? Installs, configures, provisions, checks, maintains, and adjusts a wide variety of Headend/MTC equipment to provide voice, video, and data communications services, advance services, alternate access through transmission, transport, and distribution.
? Requires working knowledge of procedures for prepping connectors for fiber optic cables and installing connectors for various coax and Ethernet cabling. Working knowledge of RF and Optical Test Equipment and the ability to trouble shoot RF and Optical circuits. The position requires the technician to provide their own small hand tools required to make connections on the RF & CAT5/6 cables.
? Verifies, validates, and authenticates the operational performance of MTC systems equipment for compliance to design specifications and quality of service targets by utilizing appropriate test equipment and craft analysis management platforms.
? Responds to alarms or outage notification; analyzes and troubleshoots problems for quick resolution in conjunction with Network Operations Center and/or local SOC; restores service.
? Responsible for ensuring installation, documentation, and turn-up of circuits and equipment conforms to engineering standards.
? Acts as a primary liaison with other departments, vendors, customers, and interconnection activities to correct error conditions.
? Ensures transmission and distribution equipment meet Client, franchise, and FCC standards.
? Implements work orders and coordinates installation, test, and acceptance with field systems technicians to ensure customer acceptance of circuits and services.
? Applies engineering standards, calculates link loss, determines coupler values, implements combining and amplification schemes, and documents rack and equipment positioning details.
Typical Training / Experience-HS diploma, GED or relevant work experience; 2 years of experience in area of responsibility
? Layer 1 structured cabling experience with a focus on Coax, CAT5/6, and fiber optics
? Ability to lift 80 pounds regularly
? Assist in moving a 500 lbs. loaded routers
? Ability to safely climb ladders (6’-14’) while carrying 40 pounds
? Ability to stand for several hours
? Ability to stoop over for several hours
? Ability to kneel or work on knees for several hours
Dept/Org Scope & Impact: Entry level support role requiring basic skills; can perform some of the basic tasks within the function; some impact at the job or department level
Problem Complexity: Performs simple, routine work; Selects correct processes from clearly prescribed rules, past practices, or instruction; Seeks advice and guidance on non-routine or problem areas from supervisor. Any deviations from the norm are cleared by the supervisor/manager
Autonomy:Under close supervision, exercises limited latitude/independent judgment; Work typically involves detailed checks or close review of output by a senior co-worker and/or supervisor/manager
Knowledge:Assignments require minimal knowledge beyond the assigned work; Demonstrates correct understanding of routine aspects of work
? Layer One Cabling
? RF Knowledge
? Fiber knowledge
? Screwdriver set, standard and Phillips
? Wrench set, standard and metric
? Socket set, standard and metric
? Hex set, standard and metric
? Power/electrical strippers and crimpers
? Cat-5 crimp tool
? Rf strippers and compression crimp tools
? Cordless drill, with standard and Phillips bits
? 6’ ladder