26 Aug
Maintenance Technician - Smyrna, GA
Georgia,

Vacancy expired!

Hours of operation are 24 x 7. Candidates must be available to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift.


JOB SUMMARY


Under close supervision, primarily responsible for preventative maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC), including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the company's Engineering Standards and Network Protection Policy.


MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES


Read and accurately interpret system/network design maps. Verify as built documentation; compare findings in the field with existing documentation and report findings following local process


Install and replace HFC physical plant network components such as coax, actives, passives, grounding systems, pedestals, riser guards, conduit etc., according to technical specifications; splice coax


Monitor and report signal leakage and complete repairs as required; identify and repair upstream and downstream ingress


Read and interpret equipment schematics


As directed, complete end of line network testing to meet technical specifications; regularly test all HFC network components using test equipment including: signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, leakage detector, Time Domain Reflector (TDR) and other related test equipment


Perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot and update records of standby power supplies according to technical specifications


Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC and DC elements of the forward and reverse plant; report drop related problems


Perform basic telephony troubleshooting to support medical no dial tones


Communicate with TAC/Dispatch to update progress on escalated tickets


Resolve system outages as directed


Maintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets, as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders, surveys, referrals, etc.


Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies


Adhere to company, industry, local, state and federal regulations and standards, as applicable


Know, understand and follow company policy


Communicate with Inside Plant (ISP) personnel to optimize plant performance and confirm resolution of repairs


Under supervision, optimize HFC optical nodes


May collaborate with construction personnel on new build and plant modifications, as directed


Under supervision, set up amplifier (unity gain) and complete distribution sweep (frequency response)


Perform other duties as requested


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge


Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward and professional manner


Ability to work independently


Ability to prioritize and organize effectively


Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics


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 dig in all types of soil to bury cable


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)


Ability to use hand tools, test tools and web based tools


Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts


Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time


Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections


Education


High school diploma or equivalent work experience


Certifications and/or Licenses


Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


Skills/Abilities and Knowledge


Basic understanding of HFC networks


Basic understanding of RF, AC, DC


Basic understanding of customer premise network


Experience with splicing coax cable


Knowledge of company products and services


Broadband industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCRI, SCTE)


Related Work Experience


Telecommunications Installation/Service


Coax and/or fiber network installation and maintenance


WORKING CONDITIONS


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


Work and travel in inclement weather


Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions


Work indoors in confined and/or poorly ventilated areas such as basements, crawlspaces, utility closets etc.


Secondary on-call rotation may be required


EOE


Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

Vacancy expired!


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