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Coax Technician

Full-time Employee



Job Description

NX Utilities, a QualTek company, is a Telecom & Utility Construction Company with a large and diverse customer base stretching from coast to coast. With a national footprint and a well-trained mobile workforce, NX Utilities has everything necessary to help wireline clients meet their construction and engineering needs.

Job Description and Responsibilities :
The Coax Splicing Technician 3 establishes communications systems by installing, operating, and maintaining voice and data telecommunications network circuits and equipment.

Primary Responsibilities:

Prepare installation diagrams

Ability to splice active and passive devices

Plan network splicing by studying customer orders, plans manuals and technical specifications

Troubleshoot network for noise and ingress

Rough balance amplifier and set node outputs

Utilizing optical test equipment such as OTDR, Fiber Identifier and Fiber Scope

Operate and utilize meter to sweep and balance the network

Order and gather equipment, supplies, materials and tools, assessing installation site

Keep supplies ready by inventorying stock and verifying receipts

Maintain customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns as well as answering questions

Maintain safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations

Requirements :

High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate plus 4 years’ experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience


1-2 years of telecommunication construction experience; cable experience preferred

Ability to analyze and troubleshoot design plans as needed to support project

Ability to read and understand maps, drawings and diagrams for project build process

Technical Skills:

Ability to utilize MS Excel or equivalent to document and retrieve splice information

Proven knowledge and training on use of Sweep equipment

Soft Skills:

Highly organized and detail orientated

Ability to detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections as appropriate

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Ability to comprehend, process and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions

Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes

Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours

Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

Ability to climb and work at elevations (e. g. from ladders, poles, lift trucks) exceeding 18 feet

Ability to work in confined spaces (e. g. attics, crawl spaces, utility holes)



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