The Broadband Service Technician is primarily responsible for the installation, maintenance and customer experience of residential and commercial data, voice, and video fiber services, satellite internet, RF wireless internet and related communications equipment. The Broadband Service Technician performs the responsibilities of this position through the utilization of necessary computer and telecommunications trade tools, including both hand and power tools.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Perform all necessary activities in the installation, testing and maintenance of fiber, satellite and RF wireless services and related communications equipment, including the splicing of fiber optic cable. Installation may require running, reusing, or burying Coaxial, Cat 5, or fiber wiring.
Inspect fiber, satellite, or wireless installations to ensure quality control of required codes and procedures.
Must be able to communicate detailed information with the customer regarding installed services, equipment and features.
Maintain accurate documentation and complete required paperwork with legible handwriting and proper grammar.
Perform data entry on a computer or mobile device including, but not limited to, work orders, customer information, correspondence, and documentation.
Communicate and work well with co-workers to promote a team environment as well as work independently in the field with little or no supervision.
Understand and utilize safety and protective equipment.
Properly use and keep in good working order all trucks, tools and assigned equipment.
Learn and comply with all company policies, safety policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Attend training and/or courses relating to area of work (overnight stays may be required).
Provide efficient, courteous service to customers and the general public.
Perform all other duties that may be assigned by the CEO, COO, or designee.
This position has no supervisory responsibility.
This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and climbing. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. This position requires the ability to work in high or tight spaces, including attics, crawl spaces and from ladders. This position must be able to work inside and outside in inclement weather, including extreme heat and cold.
This is a full-time position. This position will primarily report to the Savannah office but may occasionally be required to report to the Excelsior Springs, Cameron, or Maryville office. The position will be required to travel during the work day throughout the service area. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. as well as 11:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. depending on business needs. This position must be able to work flexible hours outside normal working hours, including overtime, weekends and holidays as required. This position also requires the ability to be “on-call” as assigned. Occasional Saturday shifts working overtime may be required between 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This position may also be required to work outside in inclement weather at any time.
Please note this position description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time or without notice. This position description is not deemed an employment contract and does not waive the employment at-will doctrine governed by the state of Missouri.
Failure to fulfill the requirements of this position description, changes in economic conditions, changes in operational policies or procedures, and/or other conditions or reasons may result in the elimination of this position and/or employee termination.
Required Education and Experience:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent
Experience: Entry Level 0 to 12 months experience
Skills: Common knowledge of consumer computer equipment/router devices, as well as telephone, television, and related home electronics. Working knowledge of hand and power tools.
Must reside within 15 miles of the Cooperative office where reporting to work.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Education: Trade School training and/or certification
Experience: Twelve months of previous experience in customer premise installation of electronic equipment.
Skills: Previous experience with CAT 5 and COAX wiring and cabling of consumer electronics. Current knowledge of computer operating systems and configurations commonly used in residential and commercial environments.