Construction Technician - Broadband

Posted 2 years ago in Telecommunications

Requisition #717

Responsible for fiber and coaxial network construction and maintenance. Performs plant aerial and underground construction, maintenance and troubleshooting, in accordance with safety regulations, and company policies and procedures. Completes work assignments independently or with minimal supervision/guidance. Projects require problem resolution using standard policies and procedures. Has developed specialized knowledge/skills in own area. May act as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Corodinate New Shentel fiber/coax builds with contractors to meet work schedule and ensure all construction goals are met in a timely manner. Manager contractor activity, quality control, built mapping, timely activiation, leakage detection, sweep and certification management, and address serviceability. Tracks and maintains any information needed to monitor contractor productivity including forcasting future construction actvity and material usage. Prepares cost estimates, bill of mateirals, control inventory, and order eqipment as needed. Assembles and interprets system HFC and Fiber documentation. Act as a liaison between contractors and the porperty/business, developer/engineering firm, utility companies and state and local officials. Engineer-Design-Build-Certify fiber links from Head ends and OTN's. Design-Build-Certify to Shenyel commercial customers. Trouble shoot and repiar fiber plant through-out the region. Work with Design Departments to assure accurate Fiber/Coax plan documentation through-out region.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent. 5-7 years of relevant experience required (including HFC Construction/Maintenance). Advanced training in technical or engineering areas a plus. Knowledge of basic fundamental drafting a plus. Knowledge of CATV distribution systems. Must have PC skills, Excel and Access programs. Must posess and maintan a valid driver's license. Good oral and written communication skills as well as good organizational skills. Must be albe to interact with interdepartmental staff, customers and outside workers. Ability to work overtime, as needed. The abilty to lift 75 lbs.

About Shentel:

Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 100 years. Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology, using innovative thinking and delivering high quality local customer service that makes using technology easy. It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US. With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and Internet. In addition, Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint. We own and operate the more than 500 towers that comprise our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network. We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving the success of all of the facets of our business. We're Shentel. Always connected to you.

We offer competitive wages and a full benefits package that includes up to an 8% company contribution towards your 401(k). Visit to learn more.

Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a
Drug Free Workplace.

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