Field Technician I

ID# 000230
Duluth, GA 30096
United States
Category
Industry
Telecommunications
Job Start Date
8/9/2017
Job End Date
8/31/2017
Application Closing Date
8/31/2017
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Heavy Travel
Job Description
Entry Level Position with Training Provided. Under close supervision, perform installs, disconnects, downgrades, and upgrades for residential customers. Position will also be trained to complete reconnects.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform basic installations, disconnects, reconnects, service upgrades and downgrades, and relocates for residential single family, multi-family and/or multi-dwelling units Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality, security and safety control guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as OSHA, and FCC and following procedures as outlined in the Customer Premise Network Installation Qualifications (CPNIQ), Technical Quality Assurance (TQA), National Electric Code (NEC), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), other Installation, Technical Operations, Safety Manuals, and Employee Handbook)
Job Requirements
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

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 safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)

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

Ability to travel (including during inclement weather) to and from assigned territories and company facilities

Ability to work outside for extended periods in any season and/or during inclement weather

Certifications and/or Licenses
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

Education
High School Diploma or equivalent work experience

WORKING CONDITIONS
This position works face to face with customers
Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspaces
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work and travel in inclement weather