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Field Service Technician II - Balch Springs, TX

Location
Mesquite, Texas
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
17 Nov 2021

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We're building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program.

Responsibilities

Job Summary

Under general supervision the BBT II Field Service Technician installs, changes, repairs and disconnects cable services including video, data, and telephone. Performs troubleshooting at time of installation and on scheduled service calls from the tap to the customer's selected locations using coaxial or fiber cable. Educates customers regarding new and existing services and describes the advantage of other services to meet customer needs.

Responsibilities

Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values

Installs, tests and troubleshoots Company services including video, data and telephone from tap to customer electronic devices

Utilizes network tools and troubleshooting knowledge to resolve network problems

Resolves issues at installation and on scheduled service call from customer's select locations to tap or pole

Educates customers regarding use of installed products; explains waivers, agreements, customer release forms, charges and billing procedures

Determines customer's current service levels; inquiries about customer preferences and needs; recommends service upgrades or additional products

Resolves or escalates customer complaints, as appropriate

Uses automated routing system or plans daily route; requisitions equipment and supplies; stocks Company vehicle

Meets scheduled appointment windows

Completes work orders and other documentation on paper and/or by mobile device

Represents Company to collect payments and equipment; secures appropriate customer signatures

Maintains network integrity through preventive maintenance and home certifications.

Adheres to established maintenance windows for all outages

Uses small hand tools, power tools, meters, and other test equipment

Maintains and secures Company truck and equipment

Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as required

When applicable rearranging and reconnecting coaxial or fiber optic service drops at pole, underground or building terminals

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications/Requirements

. High School Diploma or equivalent

Ability to communicate in person and by telephone

Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus; ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires

Hand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessary

Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time

Ability to use any equipment in a safe manner, in accordance with company, industry and regulatory standards

Ability to safely lift 75 pounds

Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds). Accommodation with 50-pound maximum lifting is available.

Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt (weight limit of 350 pounds including equipment)

Ability to work in confined spaces such as crawlspaces and attics by crawling, bending, reaching, twisting

Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner Knowledge of basic mathematics

Knowledge of basic electronics

Skill in using a Windows-based computer

Ability to comprehend and operate appropriate testing equipment (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters)

Ability to prioritize and organize effectively

Ability to work independently and with others

Minimum of 9 months of Broadband Tech I experience.

Preferred Experience

SCTE BPI certification preferred

Working Conditions

Work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat or cold

Work performed near power lines and electricity

Work, including travel, outdoors in adverse weather conditions day or night

Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. 

Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law.

Requirements of this position include demonstration of either full vaccination status against COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 424764835-2
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Altice USA
  • Location: Mesquite, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent