Posted: Wednesday, January 03, 2024 12:58 AM


Field Service Technician Opelika, AL Field service technicians are responsible for customer equipment installation and service work. Technicians also maintain our inventory of network assets. We are looking for someone who is friendly, reliable, self-motivated and can direct their own work at customer locations. Computer networking skills are a plus but we will train the right person. Applicants must have a clean driving record and be able to pass a pre-employment background check and drug test. We are looking for someone who is friendly, reliable, self-motivated and can direct their own work at customer locations. Applicants should be able to climb ladders and towers, be able to work with power tools and be able to lift weights over 50 lbs. Duties and Responsibilities: Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below: • Perform new connects, reconnects, disconnects, upgrades, downgrades and change-of-service • Install and relocate outlets • Install or remove converters and cable modems • Install interior and exterior wiring • Connect peripheral equipment • Train customers on proper use of equipment • Monitor, repair and record system, drop, and in-house leakage • Assure proper signal levels and picture quality • Identify causes of picture and/or signal degradation • Troubleshoot from consumer device to tap • Troubleshoot, repair and replace components from tap to consumer device • Assure system security by terminating unused ports and tag drops and locking pedestals • Take voltage measurements • Understand/apply FCC and NESC technical standards • Identify and report all incidents of noncompliance (FCC, NESC, OSHA and company standards) • Provide superior customer service • Complete all tasks to company quality standards • Maintain professional appearance and behavior at all times • Maintain excellent attendance • Responsible for motor vehicle per company policy including equipment & tool inventory, vehicle security and vehicle maintenance • Replaces defective/damaged tap plates and installs new taps • Troubleshoots/repairs problems between customer equipment and the RF of the optical node. • Tests, maintains, splices, repairs and replaces coax cable. • Installs rigid and semi-rigid coax cable (underground and aerial). • Troubleshoots/repairs problems with RF, AC, DC portion of forward and reverse plant for transmission levels, signal losses and other interference. • Performs routine balancing, aligning and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals from output of the node. • Performs underground and aerial construction duties associated with CATV operations. • Tests coax cable using signal level meters, volt-OHM meters, spectrum analyzers and compares findings with documentation. • Performs network troubleshooting including ping test, trace routes and speed test. • Installs power supply and performs field engineering walkouts. • Other duties as assigned - which may include training other employees Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Able to present technical information to a non-technical audience • Able to work independently • Able to accurately measure distances using tapes and other measuring devices • Able to use assigned test equipment including but not limited to signal level meter (SLM), leakage detector, volt OHM meter, sweep receiver, underground locator and TDR • Able to accurately maintain records, logs, reports, work orders, etc. • Able to operate office equipment, fax, copier, etc. • Able to handle escalations and time-critical issues • Able to read street maps • Able to work flexible hours as required, including evenings, weekends and on-call shifts • Must have a valid driver's license and good driving record Education/Experience Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent. One to two years of experience in the broadband communication field preferred. Computer Skills: Basic computer skills are preferred, including internet and email Physical Demands/Working Conditions: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Ability to work while standing most of the time • Ability to walk or work over all types of terrain, in all types of weather • Ability to carry tools and equipment • Ability to work in tight spaces while bending, twisting and reaching • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 28' & 75lbs) • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires • Ability to perform work in elevated places (i.e., roofs and utility poles) • Ability to use drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers and other hand tools • Ability to work with small components • Ability to use close vision, peripheral vision and adjust focus • Ability to work in poorly vented areas such as attics, in extreme temperatures • Ability to move, crawl, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, pull, push, and grasp • Ability to lift up to 90 pounds • Physically able to work computer equipment and test equipment • Ability to work in environments that may contain dust, dirt, noise, insects and cleaning solutions • Ability to work safely near power lines and electrical equipment • Ability to drive Company vehicles in a safe manner • Must be able to meet the physical limit requirements of personal protective equipment, aerial lift equipment, ladders and/or gaffs that may be used in this position. Benefits: • Medical (3 plans to choose from), Dental and Vision • Short Term Disability • Flexible Spending Accounts • Company Paid Life as well as Voluntary policies • 401(k) with generous company match • Paid Time Off • Share the Care Paid Time Off • Paid Holidays • Uniform/Boot allowance *Applicable by Position* • Cell Phone Allowance *Applicable by Position* • Career Progression Opportunities • Discounted Broadband Services *Where Applicable* Point Broadband is an equal opportunity employer. For further information, please visit: EEO is the Law Poster | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Price - 38200 - 48400

• Location: Opelika, AL Opelika, AL Alabama

• Post ID: 9041536555 Auburn

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