Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: September 13, 2012

Organization: Charter

City: Greenville

Website: View Website


You will need advanced understanding of IP networks; moderate understanding of HFC networks and optical design; 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; 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; ability to splice coax and fiber optic cable; ability to use personal computer and software applications. You need to have the knowledge of the companies products and services. You need a High school Diploma or equivalent work experience. You need atleast 6 months+ Broadband Technician III or equivalent work experience. You need BBT Sr. certification or equivalent work experience; industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE); valid driver's licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards.

Job Description:

You will be under general supervision, responsible for preventive and/or demand maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC) including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the company's Network Protection Policy and Engineering Standards; perform maintenance while providing technical support for the Broadband Technicians (BBT) on resolution of service related problems. You will also be on-call rotation, which is required. Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience. You must be able to perform the duties of BBT I, II, III and Sr. Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC, DC portions of the forward and reverse plant. Troubleshoot and repair basic problems associated with the optical portion of the forward and return plant. Perform routine node optimization, balancing, aligning, and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signals. On a regular basis test all HFC network components using test equipment including but not limited to signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, spectrum analyzers, optical power meter, leakage detector, OTDR and other related test equipment; record and update documentation, compare findings in the field with existing documentation and adjust and repair accordingly; perform routine maintenance on standby power supplies in accordance with the preventative maintenance program and update all associated documentation; monitor, record, and repair signal leakage; comply with regulatory requirements. Compile data for inclusion in FCC and other regulatory reportsMaintain 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. You will have to operate communications device in accordance with company policies; communicate with TAC to update progress during outage restoration and maintenance activities; operate Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain, stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies. Read and accurately interpret system/network design maps and simple schematics. Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable. Know, understand and follow company policy. You will need to perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
You will be working indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspaces. You will have exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions. You will 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.

This is a full time job.
Application Process:
You will need to go online to this website to apply.