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System Technician I

Company: Grande | RCN | Wave
Location: Port Orchard
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Company-Wave BroadbandPosition Overview: Wave Broadband is currently searching for a System Technician I in our Port Orchard, WAoffice. This position is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of the plant, including the trunk and distribution system. Perform routine maintenance and repairs while providing technical support for the resolution of service related problems. Contribute to the company's success in customer service through quality, commitment, courtesy and teamwork.The primary position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:Troubleshoot and repair problems associated with RF, AC, DC, portion of the forward and reverse plant, such as transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference, including troubleshooting of optical powerPerform routine balancing, aligning, and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signalsTest main trunk lines using signal level meters, volt-OHM meters, spectrum analyzers and other related test equipment on a regular basis, compare findings in the field with documentation. Test power supply on a regular basis and perform field engineering walkout as requiredMonitor and record system leakage and repair drop leakage; comply with requirements outlined in applicable regulations (such as: OSHA/FCC/NEC)Complete and maintain accurate records including work orders, daily logs and other necessary paperworkCollect, analyze and present information on an accurate and timely basis; compile data for inclusion in FCC reports; maintain records, conduct tests, and prepare reports as required in a timely and accurate mannerAfter Hours Standby dutyClean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipmentOur ideal candidate will possess:Cable Technician experience required.System Technician experience is a plus.Valid driver's licenseSatisfactory driving recordAuto insuranceAbility to work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heatExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutionsWork outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or nightWork performed near power lines and electricityWork and travel in inclement weatherSystem Tech I assessment within 12 monthsTroubleshoot and repair problems associated with RF, AC, DC, portion of the forward and reverse plant, such as transmission levels, signal losses, off-air interference, including troubleshooting of optical powerPerform routine balancing, aligning, and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signalsMonitor and record system leakage and repair drop leakage; comply with requirements outlined in applicable regulations (such as: OSHA/FCC/NEC)Complete and maintain accurate records including work orders, daily logs and other necessary paperworkAfter Hours Standby dutyClean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipmentAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesAbility to adhere to Local, Federal regulations and Company policiesAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds)Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as neededAbility to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wiresAbility to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible mannerAbility to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twistingAbility to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with positionAbility to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)Ability to prioritize and organize effectivelyAbility to use the following hand tools: electric drills, hammers, wrenches, and screwdrivers in the installation of cable to the residence and TV set convertersAbility to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool beltsAbility to work independentlyAbility to work while standing 50 - 70% of the timeAbility to work with small components and wires to make cable connectionsIs this the career opportunity you've been searching for? Yes? Then let us know about you - apply nowQualificationsEducationRequired:High school diploma or equivalentDiverse Workforce / EEO:WaveDivision Holdings (WDH) recognizes and strongly supports the benefits of a diverse workforce, and strives to provide a culture that recognizes the unique contributions of each of our employees. WDH requires a drug test, background check, employment and education verification as conditions of employment. WDH is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, veteran status, and the presence of a non-job related handicap or disability, or any other legally protected status. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Grande | RCN | Wave, Seattle , System Technician I, Other , Port Orchard, Washington

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