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Service Technician

Location: Reno
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYUnder limited supervision, verify that the premise wiring & services meet all company installation & service specifications for residential & SMB customers. Perform basic to complex installation, troubleshooting & repair of video, internet, telephone services from tap to CPE or other demark locations for residential & SMB customers. Perform quality control inspections by reviewing work completed by contract & in-house technicians. Test & repair network hardware for residential & commercial services. Provide exceptional service to customers as well as their technical representatives, ensuring that Charter services interface as expected with business systems. MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIESPerform quality control inspections & repair residential & complex residential & commercial customer premise HFC network workmanship of in-house & service partner workforces to ensure compliance with quality & safety guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as OSHA & FCC & following procedures as outlined in the CPNIQ, TQA, NEC, NESC, other Installation, Technical Operations, Safety Manuals & Employee Handbook). Perform basic to complex installation of & troubleshoot/repair coax based phone, internet or video services in a residential & commercial environment from the tap to the connection of the CPE; including but not limited to, all necessary wiring of both interior & exterior associated equipment in the forward & return signal path of the CPN. Configure, install & maintain Network Wi-Fi products to routers, gateway servers, Ethernet switches & wireless access points & other components within HFC. Interact with business customers & representatives, demonstrating an understanding of & regard for the unique priorities of business clients. Work with customer technical support personnel to diagnose & correct service related issues. Respond to equipment failures, troubleshoot & repair equipment while providing the customer with productive communications regarding repair process. Assist supervisor in following up on unacceptable workmanship to ensure work is completed tosatisfactory levels. Recognize & escalate to a supervisor persistent service problems or other observed factors that could impact the ongoing relationship between Charter & a business customer. Follow security procedures to prevent any unauthorized services. Utilize & demonstrate proficiency with tasks, tools, test equipment & information that will enhance business results. Enter inspection findings in established company database in accordance with policy & procedures. Maintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders. Operate communications device in accordance with company policies. Operate a company vehicle in a safe & responsible manner; Clean, maintain, stock & secure assigned vehicle & equipment in accordance with company policies. For applicable systems: Perform repair & maintenance on voice systems; Installing, uninstalling & reconnecting NEU devices & backup powering; Initiating DHCP script. Adhere to industry specific, local, state & federal regulations, as applicable. Know, understand & follow company policy. Perform other duties as requested by supervisor. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities & KnowledgeAbility to adhere to local, federal regulations & company policiesAdvanced understanding of the TCP/IP stack & associated abstraction layersAdvanced knowledge of network designs, network architectures & network topologiesAbility to inspect & repair aerial & underground HFC drop system Ability to prioritize & organize effectivelyAbility to positively influence others & facilitate change to resolve quality issueAbility to read, write, speak & understand English Ability to carry, climb & operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high & 90 pounds)Ability to differentiate between different sizes & colors of wiresAbility to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twistingAbility to use the following hand tools: electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdriversAbility to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools & equipment, including gaffs, ladders & fully loaded tool beltsAbility to drive Company vehicle in a safe & responsible mannerAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness & ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipmentAbility to perform job from high places (i.e. poles & roofs)Ability to work while standing 50-70% of the time. Ability to work with small components & wires to make cable connectionsAbility to travel (including during inclement weather) to & from assigned territories & company facilitiesAbility to work outside for extended periods in any season and/or during inclement weatherAbility to complete documentation accuratelyExperience working with complex structure cabling, including Cat 5/6 cablingExperience in configuring & installing routers, Internet gateway services, Layer2/3 Ethernet switches & wireless access points in commercial environments Certifications &/or LicensesValid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standardsIndustry & vendor specific certifications & training (NCTI, SCTE) CCNA or other industry accredited certification Education High School Diploma or equivalent work experience Related Work Experience6 months+ Field Technician V or equivalent work experience1+ years IP networking experienceInstallation & repair of WAN/LAN & wireless router related equipment experience PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities & KnowledgeAbility to use personal computer & software applicationsKnowledge of company products & servicesExperience with consumer education of products & servicesExperience & knowledge of POTs services, IP networking, PBX, point of sale equipmentKnowledge of company products & servicesKnowledge of basic mathematics & electronicsKnowledge of drop loss calculationsKnowledge of National Electric Code & National Electrical Safety Code WORKING CONDITIONSWork indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspacesExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, & cleaning solutionsWork outdoors in all kinds of weather & at all times of the day or nightWork performed near power lines & electricityWork performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power polesWork & travel in inclement weatherWork in commercial or factory type environmentsOccasionally required to work overtime as the business needs dictateMay be required to work an on-call rotation as the business needs dictateAbility to work weekends or a second shift as the business needs dictateEOECharter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability TQA165 300874 300874BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Reno , Service Technician, Professions , Reno, Nevada

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