Sr Broadband Technician
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Responsible for maintenance, installation and repair of FTTH services in the Shentel FTTH systems. Installs all Shentel FTTH video , broadband internet access and voice services. Supports system troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs from the customer premises to the head end / IP Hub location including all active and passive devices. Will be included in Shentel on-call schedule and expected to work Saturdays periodically. Daily contact with customer concerning service problems and installation of equipment as well as clearing network and customer troubles. Frequent contact with manufacturers for technical assistance. Working conditions include climbing, bucket truck operation, working at heights, driving approximately 50 to 100 miles a day and working diverse hours.
a. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
b. Experience Level: 5 years of CATV, wireline and fiber optic installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
c. Special Requirements: Ability to read and comprehend written materials. Ability to communicate in both face-to-face and non-face-to- face situations. Ability to lift 50 pounds and transport 200 feet. Ability to work aloft on ladder or bucket truck, as well as underground while using power tools.
d. SCTE, NCTI or cable company equivalent certifications for maintenance tech or head end technician required. Candidate must be holding certification, or certifying entity must verify certification.
e. Experience with digital CATV systems, IP Video, Optical installation and troubleshooting.
f. Competent in fiber optic theory and fiber cable system operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
g. Skills Summary: PC skills utilizing laptop devices and basic software applications (MS Word, Excel, Web Browse).
h. Valid Driver’s license required, DCJS certification preferred.
a. Telecommunications concepts, CATV, fiber optic and coaxial transport systems, electricity and
b. Troubleshooting skills in fiber optic systems using experience and test equipment.
c. Skills: Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with the public and staff, as well as 3rd party vendors and other utilities.
Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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- Job Family Fiber
- Job Function Broadband
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education High School
- Roanoke, VA, USA