Cable Technician – Multiple Locations

Job Information:

City: Houston, Wisconsin (entire state), Denver and Twin Cities

We are seeking Cable Technicians in multiple areas, Training is available

Veterans Encouraged to Apply! Separated, Retired, Spouses, Guard, Reserves and Immediate Family Members.

Position Summary: 

The position is a critical piece of our exciting and people-oriented company which delivers high-quality technical services to residential customers in the market. Includes installing broadband services (cable/internet/telephone). Requires willingness and desire to deliver an outstanding customer experience at each and every residence.

Essential Functions:

  • Climb 25-ft poles utilizing 28ft extension ladder
  • Climb a ladder up to 8 times a day or more
  • Lift up to 80 lbs continually
  • Access and climb in attics/trusses
  • Enter confined spaces while bending, twisting, and reaching
  • Work while standing for 70 to 80 percent of the day
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Drive Company vehicles responsibly and safely
  • Complete assigned work to code in its entirety by understanding work orders and having the proper customer premise equipment (CPE) needed to complete assigned work
  • Ensure equipment (hand tools, cell phones, cordless drills and meter) is in working order and have fully charged batteries
  • Properly track working time and never conduct off the clockwork
  • Perform work in a safe manor, following all OSHA and company guidelines
  • Communicate and present technical information to non-technical audience in a friendly professional manner at all times
  • Keep assigned company vehicle interior and exterior clean and organized at all times
  • Report any vehicle performance or maintenance concerns to Supervisor/Manager immediately
  • Pick up jobs when needed as instructed by Dispatch and/or Supervisor/Manager
  • Work long hours as needed based on customer demand

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to speak the English language clearly, concisely, and to communicate effectively in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines required
  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge
  • Adaptability and being able to work individually and in a team environment
  • Willing to travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to pass MVR screen
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background screen and drug test

Expected Working Conditions:

  • Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions
  • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
  • Work performed near power lines and electricity
  • Work and travel in inclement weather

Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of the equipment
  • Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
  • Ability to carry, climb, operate and work upon an extension ladder, (approximately 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
  • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of the equipment
  • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
  • Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
  • Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position
  • Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs in addition to an extension ladder)
  • Ability to use hand tools in the manner for which they were intended including electric drills, hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers
  • Ability to safely walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment including ladders and fully loaded tool belts
  • Ability to work while standing 50 to 70% of the time
  • Ability to work with small components and wire to make cable connections