Construction Technician II

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Full-time Employee

Location(s)

Virginia

Radford, VA

Starting Date

Pay Rate & Details

Qualifications

Qualification Requirements: Bachelor Degree & 10 years or 15+ years of Telecommunications experience including all phases of aerial & underground coaxial & fiber plant construction, CWDM, DWDM, and RFoG installation and maintenance. 5 years of supervisory experience. Must have basic P.C. skills, Excel and Access programs. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. The ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

Other Requirements

Job Description

Job Summary: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:

Essential Duties
a. Coordinate New Shentel fiber/coax builds with contractors to meet work schedule and ensure all construction goals are met in a timely manner.
b. Manages contractor activity, quality control, as-built mapping, timely activation, leakage detection, sweep and certification management, and address serviceability. Tracks and maintains any information needed to monitor contractor productivity including forecasting future construction activity and material usage.
c. Prepares cost estimates, bill of materials, control inventory, and order equipment as needed.
d. Assembles and interprets system HFC and Fiber documentation.
e. Act as a liaison between contractors and the property/business, developer/engineering firm, utility companies and state and local officials.
f. Engineer –Design- Build- Certify fiber links from Head ends and OTNs.
g. Design-Build–Certify to Shentel commercial customers.
h. Troubleshoot and repair fiber plant thought-out the region.
i. Work with Design Departments to assure accurate Fiber/Coax plant documentation through–out region.
j. Utilizes test equipment to include RF analyzers and signal meters, OTDR’s, optical scope, fiber splicers, voltage meters, fault locators, and computer software for remote hardware management.
k. Performs RF sweep and optimization on fiber and coaxial plant from Headend to tap, including FCC POP testing and power supply maintenance.
l. Observes all company safety procedures at all times.
m. Demonstrates and holds employees accountable for stewardship of the brand to include embodiment of the Shentel Way by ensuring appropriate use of the brand (name, logo, company, appearance, and attitude) within their respective team and organization.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

a. Bachelor Degree or 15 or more years of Telecommunications experience.
b. Experience Level: 10 years relevant experience required (including HFC Construction/Maintenance experience) is required. Experience in all phases of aerial and underground coaxial and fiber plant construction, CWDM, DWDM, and RFoG installation and maintenance. 5 years of supervisory experience.
c. Advanced training in technical or engineering areas is required. Knowledge of basic fundamental drafting is required. Knowledge of CATV distribution systems is required.
d. Must have basic P.C. skills, Excel and Access programs.
e. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
f. Good oral and written communication skills as well as good organizational skills. Must be able to interact with interdepartmental staff, customers and outside workers. Ability to work overtime, as needed.
g. The ability to lift up to 75 lbs.

Contact Information

Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 2/1/2018
Expires: 5/2/2018