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Maintenance Technician

Company: Humanity
Location: Monroe
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionCompany Description

Jobs for Humanity is dedicated to building an inclusive and just employment ecosystem. Therefore, we have dedicated this job posting to individuals coming from the following communities: Refugee, Neurodivergent, Single Parent, Blind or Low Vision, Ethnic Minority, and the Previously Incarcerated.

If you identify with any of the following communities do not hesitate to register, even if you feel that this particular opportunity is not the right fit for you.

Company Name: SpectrumJob Description

JOB CODE: TMN145JOB TITLE: Maintenance Technician

JOB SUMMARYUnder 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 RESPONSIBILITIESRead 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 policyCommunicate 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 QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility 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 mannerAbility to work independentlyAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyKnowledge of basic mathematics and electronicsAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipmentAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesAbility 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 neededAbility to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wiresAbility to dig in all types of soil to bury cableAbility to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twistingAbility to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with positionAbility to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)Ability to use hand tools, test tools and web based toolsAbility to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool beltsAbility to work while standing 50 - 70% of the timeAbility to work with small components and wires to make cable connections

EducationHigh school diploma or equivalent work experience

Certifications and/or LicensesValid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeBasic understanding of HFC networksBasic understanding of RF, AC, DCBasic understanding of customer premise networkExperience with splicing coax cableKnowledge of company products and servicesBroadband industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCRI, SCTE)

Related Work ExperienceTelecommunications Installation/ServiceCoax and/or fiber network installation and maintenance

WORKING CONDITIONSWork outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or nightWork performed near power lines and electricityWork performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power polesWork and travel in inclement weatherExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutionsWork indoors in confined and/or poorly ventilated areas such as basements, crawlspaces, utility closets etc.Secondary on-call rotation may be required

Keywords: Humanity, Monroe , Maintenance Technician, Professions , Monroe, Louisiana

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