March 9, 2017 —
The National Wireless Safety Alliance (NWSA) announced the first workers to obtain NWSA Telecommunications Tower Technician (TTT) certification. The organization made the announcement at the NWSA Educational Session that was held in conjunction with the NATE UNITE 2017 Conference in Fort Worth, Texas.
Industry workers have obtained their TTT certification: Justin McKenzie, Legacy Towers, TTT-1, TTT-2; Scott Jackson, Green Mountain, TTT-1, TTT-2; David Robinson, Legacy Towers, TTT-1, TTT-2; Justin Kinney, EasTex Tower, TTT-1, TTT-2; Don Parker, EasTex Tower, TTT-1, TTT-2; Adam Johnson, Ericsson, TTT-1; Christopher Rodgers, Ericsson, TTT-1.
These individuals achieved their NWSA certification after successfully completing both a computer-based (CBT) written examination and a practical examination to demonstrate their knowledge and skills at their worker certification level.
The candidates were issued an official NWSA wallet certification card that is portable for the worker and can be authenticated through the NWSA’s online credential verification database search tool.
“I would like to congratulate the workers who have officially obtained their NWSA certification credentials,” stated Executive Director Duane MacEntee. “These professionals have the distinction of becoming the first NWSA certified personnel in the United States and will be great ambassadors for the NWSA through the quality, safety and pride they carry out their job duties with on a daily basis.”
The NWSA also acknowledged the contributions of accredited Practical Examiners Chad Alban from PEAK Career Services, Gordan Lyman of eSystem Training Solutions and Rick Teckenbrock from Heartland Solutions for taking the candidates through the fieldbased portion of the examination in Fort Worth. Additionally, the NWSA thanked
Rob Siegel and his colleagues from ENSA North America for donating the use of ENSA’s portable tower for practical examination testing purposes.
Candidates and industry stakeholders are encouraged to visit www.nws-a.org for detailed information on the NWSA certification process, applying for CBT tests and practical examinations, credential verification and for more information on new certification programs.
Industry workers, companies and stakeholders are encouraged to visit the NWSA website at www.nws-a.org to learn more about the organization and how they may be involved.