Under limited supervision, build, repair and maintain HFC (hybrid fiber coax) plant.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Prepare underground system plant for repairs; includes trenching, pot holing, backfill, and repair or replacement of conduits, poles, risers or pedestals.
Install equipment used to house HFC equipment, ground plant, or place rod or wire to serve as ground for future installations.
Work with other in-house Technicians as well as third-party contractors in the performance of their duties.
Perform traffic control and/or flagging as necessary.
Load and unload cable equipment and tools.
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
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 (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to read general system layouts from blueprints
Ability to work independently
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of company products and services
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred
Related Work Experience
Certifications and/or Licenses
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and 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 performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
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