Spectrum Employment – Maintenance Technician

Website Spectrum

Job Description:

Under close supervision, primarily responsible for preventative maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC), including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the company’s Engineering Standards and Network Protection Policy.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic telephony troubleshooting to support medical no dial tones
  • Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies
  • Resolve system outages as directed
  • Maintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets, as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders, surveys, referrals, etc.
  • Communicate with TAC/Dispatch to update progress on escalated tickets
  • Read and interpret equipment schematics
  • Perform routine maintenance, troubleshoot and update records of standby power supplies according to technical specifications
  • Install and replace HFC physical plant network components such as coax, actives, passives, grounding systems, pedestals, riser guards, conduit etc., according to technical specifications; splice coax
  • As directed, complete end of line network testing to meet technical specifications; regularly test all HFC network components using test equipment including: signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, leakage detector, Time Domain Reflector (TDR) and other related test equipment
  • Read and accurately interpret system/network design maps. Verify as built documentation; compare findings in the field with existing documentation and report findings following local process
  • Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC and DC elements of the forward and reverse plant; report drop related problems
  • Monitor and report signal leakage and complete repairs as required; identify and repair upstream and downstream ingress

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
  • Basic understanding of customer premise network
  • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward and professional manner
  • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
  • Ability to dig in all types of soil to bury cable
  • Basic understanding of RF, AC, DC
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Experience with splicing coax cable
  • Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position
  • Knowledge of company products and services
  • Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
  • Basic understanding of HFC networks
  • Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
  • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires

Job Details:

Company:  Spectrum

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Melbourne, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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