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CATV Sweep Technician

CCI Systems, Inc.
Toledo, OH
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Location: Position requires travel throughout the US. 

Why CCI?   CCI Systems, Inc. is an Employee Owned Telecommunications Company based in Iron Mountain, MI with 60+ years of industry knowledge and experience.  Our outstanding team-based work culture and environment has allowed us to grow, develop, and retain long-term employees.  We offer a comprehensive benefits package, competitive pay, flexibility, paid on the job training, professional development, and inspire you to be bold, yet accountable.  We value our employee’s hard work and determination and REWARD results all while having fun! 

Our mission is to make life better by connecting people through innovative communication systems.

We are seeking a CATV Sweep Technician -Technical Field Services (TFS) to provide technical expertise pertaining to your network.  CCI focuses on High End Routing, Optical, Broadband Access, Information Technology, Security and Network Consulting.  We offer a full spectrum of network planning, assessment and implementation services, and a Cisco Gold Partner with over 60 certifications.  


  • Assess OSP hardware and infrastructure including but not limited to plant documentation, Radio Frequency (RF) active and passives, reading and understanding OSP diagrams/drawings, taking and maintaining accurate field notes, operation of a bucket truck, accessing network enclosures and nodes and operation of testing gear.
  • Work with customers, subcontractors, and other team members in the field to define, collect, and determine information from customers and customer facilities for project requirements.
  • Conduct targeted system sweeps, document findings, and deliver system reports.
  • Perform head end and meter set up.
  • Troubleshoot with and use standard OSP tools to include OTDR's, light meters, and signal strength meters.
  • Perform DOCSIS 3.1 Testing/Assessment.
  • Calculate system signal losses and make necessary adjustments to resolve issues.
  • Reduce and diagnose upstream noise within the cable system.
  • Understanding the project SOW and escalation process for deviations.
  • Report accurate daily project updates for productivity tracking and project billing.
  • Define, develop, and share technical knowledge and stay current on technical advancements.
  • Install fiber optic enclosures, nodes, and related equipment as necessary.
  • Install in-line devices on system backbone (node, amplifiers, line extenders, taps, splitters and power supplies) as necessary.
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director of Field Services and TFS Consulting Services Engineer.

Skills we are looking for

  • Prior experience in the CATV service provider space required.
  • DOT Certification & Bucket Truck and Safety Certifications preferred.
  • Familiarity with OTDR test equipment, locator, signal level meter, and hand tools.
  • Full understanding of Viavi/JDSU gear regarding sweep and DOCSIS testing.
  • Full understanding of an HFC head end; combining, optics (forward and return), and basic understanding of CMTS, FTTX, and ISP.
  • In-Depth understanding of OSP (outside plant) and proficient in troubleshooting.
  • Accurate record keeping, reporting, and attention to detail.
  • Maintain accurate files coming in from the field, file tracking.
  • Able to work independently on projects and take direction from teammates and develop skills to advance professionally.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take direction and work within timelines.
  • The ability to embrace corporate values, understand the company vision, and exemplify CCI leadership behaviors. 

Shift is Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. but must be able to work outside normal business hours when required.

Additional information:  must be willing to travel extensively to complete projects at customer locations.

 CCI Systems, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. 

CCI Systems, Inc.


Toledo, OH
43604 USA
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