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ISP Technician

Unitek Global Services Little Rock, AR

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

New Service Install:

  • Connecting fiber optic jumpers and drops (AERIAL, BURIED AND PLENUM)
  • May require running of temporary fiber drop in a manner that does not pose a safety hazard to the public
  • Splicing of fiber drop connectors
  • Installation of ONT and power supplies
  • Installations may require running or reusing COAX or CAT5 wiring
  • Installations may require burying fiber drop
  • Verification of service

Internet Install:

  • Installation of Internet hubs and routers
  • Installations may require utilization of MOCA technology
  • Installations may require running or reusing CAT5 or COAX
  • Installations may include fiber buried drop
  • Configuration of customer-owned computers
  • Educating customer about Internet access
  • Verification of service

Video Service Install:

  • Installations include running fiber to CPE
  • Running CAT5E cable from routers to network interface modules
  • Taking DB loss readings at all splitter points and terminated ends
  • Initializing set up box for activation on fiber network
  • Programming of remote controls
  • Educating customer on video products and services

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience with Fiber installations
  • Experience with test sets such as Signal Strength Meter and OTDR
  • Experience with routers and home networking
  • Technical understanding of loss, attenuation, and tiling.
  • Working within attics and placing wiring between walls
  • Computer skills

Job Requirements:

  • Valid state driver’s license and non-negligent driving record.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 100 lbs.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours with the understanding that workdays can be more than normal hours and some weekend and holiday work may be required.
  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug/alcohol screen.
  • Ability to visually perceive differences in wire and cable colors.
  • Ability to complete on-the-job and/or classroom training to remain competitive in the telecommunications field.
  • Ability to be “on call” and “on standby” in relation to the workload.

Special Requirements:

  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of computer operating systems (i.e., MS 98SE, 2000, XP and above).
  • Experience cabling various electronic components (e.g., modems, routers, TVs, stereo systems and home entertainment systems).
  • Experience working with CAT 5 and COAX wiring.
  • Ability to provide efficient, quality customer service to both internal and external customers both face-to-face and over-the-phone.
  • Ability to recognize and identify sales opportunities that meet the needs of customers and the company including promoting and closing sales of products and services.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity, as it relates to telecommunications (through classes or on-the-job training), which includes: knowledge related to the basic principles, theories, and applications of electricity (e.g., voltage, current, resistance, power, grounding, insulation, Ohm’s Law, AC/DC); knowledge of basic electrical components (e.g., conductors, insulators, switches, capacitors, inductors, transformers) and basic circuit design; and knowledge of the operation and application of common electrical components and common measurement instruments (e.g., multi-meters,).
  • Working knowledge of hand and power tools.
  • Ability to work well with others to achieve common goals and to foster a cooperative climate, as well as to work independently in the field with little supervision.
  • Ability to perform job activities outdoors in different weather conditions (e.g., extreme cold and/or heat, inclement weather).
  • When working aloft, employee’s weight and tools combined may not exceed the 280-pound weight limit as specified by the manufacturer.
  • Preferred ability to travel as needed
  • A valid State driver’s license.

Physical Demands:

  • Work involves standing, talking, hearing, using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reaching with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to walk (10%), sit (5%), climb (10%), balance (5%), stand (15%), stoop (5%), kneel (5%), drive (20%), reach (10%), and smell (5%).
  • Skill in operation of some of the listed tools and equipment; and ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods of time.
  • The employee must frequently push, pull, lift (10%) and/or carry up to 100 pounds and occasionally push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in inclement weather conditions.
  • The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and vibration.
  • The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.
Company Description
UniTek is a leading full-service provider of permanently outsourced infrastructure services, offering an end-to-end suite of technical services to the wireless and wireline telecommunications, satellite television and broadband cable industries in the United States and Canada.

We are a family of companies that include network engineering and design, construction and project management, comprehensive installation and fulfillment, and wireless telecommunication infrastructure services. UniTek Global Services subsidiaries presently operate in some of the largest metropolitan markets in the United States and Canada including: Texas, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Washington, DC and Toronto, Canada.

Unitek Global Services

Why Work Here?
UniTek Global Services began with a vision: to connect the wired and wireless worlds by delivering innovative technologies.

UniTek is a leading full-service provider of permanently outsourced infrastructure services, offering an end-to-end suite of technical services to the wireless and wireline telecommunications, satellite television and broadband cable industries in the United States and Canada. We are a family of companies that include network engineering and design, construction and project management, comprehensive installation and fulfillment, and wireless telecommunication infrastructure services. UniTek Global Services subsidiaries presently operate in some of the largest metropolitan markets in the United States and Canada including: Texas, Georgia, Florida, Illinois, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Washington, DC and Toronto, Canada.

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