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Broadband Specialist I

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by Mediacom

Springfield, MO 65804
Professional/Technical Services
10 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Broadband Specialist I position in Springfield, MO 65804 GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
As a Broadband Specialist I (Field Technician), you will be primarily focused on new installations of our cable television and broadband services. You'll drive a company van, go into customer homes, and represent Mediacom every day to our customers. You'll also learn and perform a variety of duties including installation, changes of service, additional outlet installation, disconnection of service, payment collection, and any special requests customers may have regarding installation. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Makes customer drop installations (exterior and interior) complete from tap to antenna terminals on customer equipment in both single and multiple unit dwellings, including pre-wired units.
• Performs new connects, reconnects, requested and non-pay disconnects; adds outlets; installs and/or removes converters; performs upgrades and downgrades of service.
• Analyzes picture quality and judges acceptability of picture delivered following installation of cable service.
• Works with connectors, fasteners and wire and uses hand tools.
• Uses customary CATV hand and power tools in performance of job duties.
• Completes appropriate paperwork functions as prescribed by system management.
• Reads signal levels through use of field strength meter; adds and subtracts levels in installation problems; installs connectors on different types of drop cable; maintains proper clearances; installs tap-off devices.
• Climb poles with proper equipment (safety belt, safety strap and climbers), ladders or other structures as needed. Lifts and carries loads up to 75lbs (including line ladder); Works within limited confines, such as crawl spaces.
• Properly uses, stores and maintains a VOM or DMM to check for "open" or "short" on line as well as AC and DC voltages.
• Reads general drop system layouts from blueprints.
• Inform customers of FCC Rules and Company policies as they pertain to customers.
• Drives Company vehicles in performance of job duties; uses bucket truck. Proper vehicle upkeep and maintenance.
• Generate additional company revenue through effective sales techniques and by offering information about product options, sales campaigns and promotions.
• Performs other duties such as clean-up and salvage of wrecked out materials; provides general assistance to other employees as directed. EXPERIENCE/SKILLS:
• Entry level; 0 to 18 months experience.
• High school diploma or GED required; trade school training preferred.
• Valid driver's license; satisfactory driving record required.
• General level of mechanical and consumer devices knowledge.
• Ability to interact and communicate with customers and co-workers.
• Ability to work in high or tight spaces.
• Ability to work in all weather conditions and at various heights.
• Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required
Hours: Tues.- Sat., 10am- 7pm Pay: $10.00- $12.00/hr. depending on relevant experience (Springfield) and $10.50- $12.50/hr. depending on relevant experience (Columbia) *Broadband Specialist have potential to earn commission from upselling on products and services as well! Benefits: 100% paid formal training, company vehicle, uniforms, tools, netbook, cellphone, health, dental, vision, discounted cable services, education reimbursement, 401(k) with company match, pay increases through self-guided study, and more! Mediacom is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Category: Installation & Maintenance , Keywords: Cable Television Technician

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