Construction Technician I

Rustburg, VA 24588, USA Req #2042
Monday, September 13, 2021
Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art cable, fiber optic and fixed wireless networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: broadband internet, video, and voice; fiber optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing; and tower colocation leasing. The Company owns over 6,800 route miles of fiber and 223 macro cellular towers.  For more information, please visit

Job Summary:
Responsible for fiber and coaxial network construction and maintenance. Assists with construction and upgrade projects both large and small, providing support, guidance and oversight of contractors and other vendors, with the support of the Construction Manager, Cable performs plant aerial and underground construction, inspections, maintenance and troubleshooting, in accordance with safety regulations, and company construction practices policies and procedures. Completes work assignments independently or with minimal supervision/guidance. Is familiar with and practices Shentel safety procedures and hold all vendors to a high safety standard.

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
b. Experience Level: 3- 5 years relevant experience required (including HFC Construction/Maintenance experience).
c. Special Requirements: The ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
d. Skills Summary: Advanced training in technical or engineering areas preferred.
e. Knowledge of basic fundamental drafting preferred.
f. Knowledge of CATV distribution systems required.
g. Must have basic P.C. skills, Email, Word, Power Point, Visio, Excel and other programs.
h. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
i. Good oral and written communication skills as well as good organizational skills. Must be able to interact with interdepartmental staff, customers and outside workers.
j. Ability to work overtime, as needed.
k. This position does not supervise anyone.

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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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Broadband
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Rustburg, VA 24588, USA