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Broadband Professional/Expert (BT IV-V)

Company: Vyve Broadband
Location: Westlake
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

VYVE BROADBAND JOB DESCRIPTIONBroadband Professional/Expert (BT IV-V)Eagle, Vyve and Northland are leading broadband Internet providers serving largely non-urban communities in 16 states. A technology leader in the cable and broadband sectors, Vyve Broadband offers an extensive range of broadband, fiber connectivity, cable television and voice services for commercial and residential customers. Residential services include high-speed Internet with speeds up to Vyve Gig, all-digital, high-definition video and fully featured digital voice. Vyve Business Services provides optical Ethernet, PRI and hosted voice services to the business community. Together, Eagle, Vyve and Northland serve areas of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.JOB SUMMARYUnder -general supervision, responsible for preventive and/or demand maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network (HFC) including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the company's Engineering Standards. Perform maintenance while providing technical support for the Broadband Technicians (BT) on resolution of service related problems. On-call rotation required.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITIONMay perform any or all of the following duties of the Broadband Rep/Associate/Specialist/Professional (BT-I, II and III and IV)Troubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC, DC portions of the forward and reverse plantTroubleshoot and repair basic problems associated with the optical portion of the forward and return plantPerform routine node optimization, balancing, aligning, and adjustment of components and equipment used to amplify and process signalsOn a regular basis test all HFC network components using test equipment including but not limited to signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, spectrum analyzers, optical power meter, leakage detector, OTDR and other related test equipment. Record and update documentation, compare findings in the field with existing documentation and adjust and repair accordinglyPerform routine maintenance on standby power supplies in accordance with the preventative maintenance program and update all associated documentationMonitor, record, and repair signal leakageComply with regulatory requirements. Compile data for inclusion in FCC and other regulatory reports ---Maintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets, as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders, surveys, referrals, etc.Operate communications device in accordance with company policiesCommunicate with appropriate departments to update progress during outage restoration and maintenance activitiesOperate Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain, stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policiesRead and accurately interpret system/network design maps and simple schematicsAdhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable. - Know, understand and follow company policyActively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experiencePerform other duties as needed or assigned to meet customer expectationsPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills, Abilities and KnowledgeAdvanced understanding of IP networksModerate understanding of HFC networks and optical designAbility to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional mannerAbility to work independentlyAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyKnowledge of basic mathematics and electronicsAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipmentAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as neededAbility to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wiresAbility to dig in all types of soil to bury cableAbility 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 use hand toolsAbility 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 while standing 50 - 70% of the timeAbility to work with small components and wires to make cable connectionsAbility to splice coax and fiber optic cableAbility to use personal computer and software applicationsKnowledge of company products and servicesKnowledge of HFC plant constructionEducationHigh school Diploma or equivalent work experienceRelated Work Experience6 months+ Broadband Specialist (BBT III) or equivalent work experienceCertifications and/or LicensesBT-IV certification or equivalent work experienceIndustry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE)Valid driver's licenses with satisfactory driving record within Company required standardsWORKING CONDITIONSWork indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements and/or crawlspacesExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutionsWork outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or nightWork performed near power lines and electricityWork performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power polesWork and travel in inclement weatherWe PROUDLY OFFERA friendly and fun work environment--- Communication and training--- Great benefits package--- Employees that live in our markets are eligible for courtesy cable including free or reduced priced video, - - - internet AND voice services--- A culture that encourages growthVyve Broadband is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, veteran status, reserve or National Guard status, or any other status protected by applicable law.Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Vyve Broadband, Lake Charles , Broadband Professional/Expert (BT IV-V), Other , Westlake, Louisiana

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