Field Service Technician - Construction III

Location: 

Bronx, NY, US, 10465

Brand:  Optimum
Requisition #:  318

Altice USA is a cutting-edge communications, media, and tech company. We connect people to what matters most to them; texting with friends, advertising that resonates, or binge watching their favorite show. Our differentiated approach centers around technologies that push the envelope and deliver the ultimate customer experience. We’re building a workforce that attracts and retains the best talent, not only to meet the needs of our customers, but that also reflects the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

Performs activities associated with system layout, strand mapping, construction, installation, replacement and rebuild of plant, introduction to activation, survey of all CATV system construction components, and assisting in the use of and interpretation of system maps used for construction purposes. Increased responsibilities associated with system mark out, system layout, strand mapping, installation, replacement and rebuild of aerial and underground plant, activation and survey of all outside plant infrastructure. 

Responsibilities

  • Assists in pre-wiring and installation activities.
  • Digs trenches and removes soil prior to cable installation in a buried system.
  • Pulls lasher, strand or cable between poles.
  • Splices coax and fiber cables to designed specifications.
  • Plans daily activity, requisitions equipment and supplies, and stocks vehicle. 
  • Completes job documentation on paper or by using a computer. 
  • Resolves or escalates customer complaints. 
  • Uses small hand tools, power tools, meters and other test equipment. 
  • Operates a bucket truck. 
  • Maintains and secures company truck and equipment. 
  • Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as required. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 

Preferred Experience  

  • Bi-lingual proficiency preferred in some locations.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent work experience 
  • Outside Plant technical experience is preferred
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics 
  • Knowledge of basic electronics 
  • Ability to obtain current DOT (Department of Transportation) medical card and valid CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) where applicable; must comply with all applicable DOT requirements
  • Electrical or general construction experience
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of basic design calculations 
  • Skilled in using a Windows-based computer 
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively 
  • Ability to work independently and with others 
  • Appropriate valid driver’s license and driving record within Company standards 
  • Internal Field Service Technician applicants must fully complete their field service career progression program, and spend twelve to eighteen months as an Outside Plant Technician III, to be deemed eligible.

Working Conditions  

  • Hand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessary 
  • Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time 
  • Ability to use any equipment in a safe manner, in accordance with company, industry and regulatory standards 
  • Ability to safely lift 75 pounds 
  • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approximately 28 feet high and 75 pounds). Accommodation with 50-pound maximum lifting is available 
  • Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt (weight limit of 350 pounds) as needed 

Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

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Pay is competitive and based on a number of job-related factors, including skills and experience. The starting pay rate/range at time of hire for this position in the posted location is 52,685.00 - 86,554.00 / year. The rate/range provided herein is the anticipated pay at the time of hire, and does not reflect future job opportunity.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Bronx
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City