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Cable Technician

Company: American Broadband
Location: Sulphur
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

American Broadband

Position Purpose/SummaryThe Cable Technician is committed to providing the highest quality service to the communities we serve and is dedicated to fulfilling our customers' needs by offering the latest in technological advances allowing them to keep pace with the growing demands of a global economy.Primary Duties & Responsibilities1. Undertakes all projects related to splicing, locating, terminating, testing, and maintenance of cables, including but not limited to, fiber, copper, and CATV (coax) cable2. Sizing and planning new installation of cables by our company or by contractors3. Identifies and counts groups of cable pairs and prepares the groups for splicing or termination4. Maintains cable system by testing to locate trouble, opening cable to repair or replace defective sections, using splicing techniques then closing and sealing cable5. Maintains cable air pressure by ensuring that all splice closures and termination points are airtight and free of moisture.6. Ties or terminates cable to protector devices and main distribution frame at central office, laces cable down to cable vault, and splices into central office cable7. Ties customer drop cable to central office cable system, using splicing techniques and special equipment, such as multi-distribution stubs and terminal access boxes8. Repairs and maintains telephone and CATV drops9. Mounts demarcation devices and protectors at customers premises and attaches individual cable pairs of central office feeder cable10. Mounts terminal blocks throughout customer premises and attaches individual house or service cable pairs and ties other end of house cable to terminal block at demarcation point where all inside wiring and subscriber loop feeder cable meet11. Performs testing on completed splices or terminations to ensure dependable service12. Wires load coil into the subscriber loop plant, supports cable, splice closures, and distribution stubs as necessary13. Transfers customer's service from one cable and/or terminal to another with minimal service interruption14. Installs and maintains all types of carrier systems and remotes15. Plows and maintains drops16. Documents daily work in a company issued work book for future reference17. Understanding and strictly adhering to the Company's Customer Proprietary Network Information (CPNI) policy while appropriately maintaining the confidentiality of customer records18. Understanding how all departments contribute to the success of the organization and referring customers and employees to the appropriate department to best fulfill their needs19. Building and maintaining a good rapport and cooperative relationship with customers and co-workers while taking ownership of responsibilities and being accountable for his/her own actions20. Being an advocate for Company programs and special events while taking initiative to participate and volunteering readily when opportunities arise21. Performing all other duties and responsibilities assignedKnowledge, Abilities, & Skills for Success1. Knowledge of all cable meters and cable trouble hunting and toning devices which are needed to repair and maintain cable2. knowledge of copper, fiber, and CATV (coax) cable installations, cable maintenance and cable testing equipment3. Knowledge of and the ability to comply with CPNI regulations and procedures4. Ability to embrace change in the workplace while encouraging others to seek innovative approaches and the ability to function effectively as a team player5. Proficient computer skills and the ability to adapt and learn as programs and processes change.Qualifications--- High school diploma or equivalent--- Previous work experience (preferred)Working Conditions--- Must have valid driver's license--- Work in an outdoor environment year round, exposed to elements


Keywords: American Broadband, Lake Charles , Cable Technician, Professions , Sulphur, Louisiana

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