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Broadband Technician III - Construction

Company: Altice USA Inc.
Location: Bossier City
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Broadband Technician III - Construction Job ID: 2021-29888 Location: 725 Benton Road, Bossier City, LA Overview We are Altice USA; a family of businesses that includes Optimum, Suddenlink, Optimum Mobile, Optimum Business, A4 advertising, Cheddar, and News12. Our common goal is connecting our customers to friends and family, shows they love, advertising that resonates and news that matters. We're building a workforce that thrives on collaboration, inclusion, and innovation. We hope connecting you to a potential role is just the beginning. Responsibilities Performs activities associated with system layout, strand mapping, construction, installation, replacement and rebuild of plant, introduction to activation, survey of all CATV system construction components, and assisting in the use of and interpretation of system maps used for construction purposes. Increased responsibilities associated with system mark out, system layout, strand mapping, installation, replacement and rebuild of aerial and UG plant, activation and survey of all outside plant infrastructure. ResponsibilitiesAssists in pre-wiring and installation activitiesDigs trenches and removes soil prior to cable installation in a buried systemPulls lasher, strand or cable between polesSplices coax and fiber cables to designed specificationsPlans daily activity, requisitions equipment and supplies, and stocks vehicleCompletes job documentation on paper or by using a computerResolves or escalates customer complaintsUses small hand tools, power tools, meters and other test equipmentOperates a bucket truckMaintains and secures Company truck and equipmentWorks on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as requiredPerforms other duties as assigned Qualifications Preferred ExperienceBi-lingual proficiency preferred in some locations QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent work experienceOutside Plant technical experience is preferred.Knowledge of basic mathematicsKnowledge of basic electronicsAbility to obtain current DOT (Department of Transportation) medical card and valid CDL (Commercial Driver's License) where applicable; must comply with all applicable DOT requirementsElectrical or general construction experience?Good written and oral communications skills.Knowledge of basic design calculations.Skilled in using a Windows-based computerAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyAbility to work independently and with othersAppropriate valid driver's license and driving record within Company standardsInternal Field Service Technician applicants must fully complete their field service career progression program, and spend twelve to eighteen months as an Outside Plant Tech III, to be deemed eligible. Working ConditionsHand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessaryAbility to work while standing 50 - 70% of the timeAbility to use any equipment in a safe manner, in accordance with company, industry and regulatory standardsAbility to safely lift 75 poundsAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds). Accommodation with 50-pound maximum lifting is available.Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt (weight limit of 350 pounds) as needed Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law. Can't find the job you're looking for? Join our Talent Community and receive job alerts when we have new opportunities that match your interests. Share This Page

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