Installation and Repair Technician

Full Time

Job Summary:

Our Basic Installation and Repair Technician performs all phases of field fiber installations, repairs, and turn-up of subscriber premise equipment associated with all VOICE / HSI products, including MDU (Multi-Dwelling Unit) applications. This position is responsible for installation and repair of copper based subscriber premises, small business equipment including Full Install DSL/VDSL, multi-line phones. Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Troubleshoots problems that will require cable repair, cable maintenance, air pressure, splicing, fault finding, etc.
Maintains/repairs and tests copper cable, DSL and/or POTS in an underground, overhead or buried environment.
must demonstrate the skills, and abilities with tools and test equipment necessary to complete the task.
Splices on existing facilities in buried, underground, aerial and building work locations.
Uses heavy-duty power equipment (e.g., compressors, pumps, blowers), hand tools, power tools (air and electric), and specialty tools, including electric and electronic measuring devices (e.g., multi-meters, volt-ohm meters), in the construction and repair of outside plant facilities.
Performs testing and turn-up of subscriber lines, carrier plant, and/or DSL/ POTS plant.
Locates and repairs air leaks in aerial, underground, and/or buried cable.
Locates, joins, repairs and rearranges cable and cable conductors in buildings and aerial or buried plant.
Initiates or performs cable cuts, transfer projects, and/or load balance cuts, and issues necessary cuts to prevent blocking.
Installs, maintains/repairs, and tests residential/small business telecommunication service (POTS and DSL).
Connects wires and cables to terminals, and attaches/detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings, and poles.
Performs continuity and/or conformance testing.
Reads and interprets customer service orders, technical (i.e., mechanical, electrical, digital) drawings, maps, blueprints, diagrams, etc.
Receives service orders, worksheets (detailed diagrams describing nature and location of equipment to be installed or repaired) and repair tickets from supervisor or other designated employees and performs specified work.
Works with telecom color-coded wires and cables.
Ensure that the site surveyed as efficiently as possible in regards to all facets of telecommunication.
Perform work at designated serving area.

Tagged as: and dialing equipment used in central offices or head ends. Service or repair telephone, and other communications equipment on customers' property., cable television, COAX, COPPER, distribution, DSL, Fiber, GPON, Install, Internet, or remove switching, POTS, rearrange, routing, set-up