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Fiber Optic & Cable Installation Technician

Company: ITPI Group Inc.,
Location: Ames
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

J CONTRACTOR POSITION WITH VEHICLE NEEDEDWe're looking for hard-working and knowledgeable cable installers to work as Field Service Technicians. As a Fiber OR Cable Technician, you will learn how to install new cable, high-speed internet, digital telephone systems and provide our customers with cable, internet, and telephone. The purpose of the Fiber Technician is to be responsible for the terminating, splicing, bonding/grounding, documenting, and testing of all fiber optic cables within the system's fiber-optic networks. And, Installing and setting up HDTV and/or DVR boxes, High-Speed Internet, and Digital Telephone service.Ready to learn about the latest advances in cable, internet, and the telephone? Send over your application.We offer permanent placing and short-term and long-term travel opportunities in the states of IL, IN, and KY.Compensation is based on your level of skill.What you will be doing: Working inside and outside of the customer's home (roof, crawlspace, living spaces) MUST BE Comfortable with crawl spaces/basements Installing and setting up HDTV and/or DVR boxes, High-Speed Internet, and Digital Telephone service Ability to provide efficient, quality customer service to internal and external customers both face-to-face and over-the-phone. Successfully routing services from the service point throughout the customer's home Perform cable/fiber testing and splicing MUST BE Comfortable with heights and climbing/carrying large objects Connecting fiber optic jumpers and drops (AERIAL, BURIED ) May require running of temporary fiber drop in a manner that does not pose a safety hazard to the public Locate buried copper and fiber optic cabling Initializing set up a box for activation on the fiber network Programming of remote controls Educating customers on video products and services Troubleshooting Existing services and bringing installations up to quality-control standards Adding/removing additional requested services for existing customers Job Requirements Experience cabling various electronic components (e.g., modems, routers, TVs, stereo systems, and home entertainment systems). Experience working with CAT 5 and COAX wiring or Fiber. Working knowledge of hand and power tools. Fundamental computer, network, and electronics skills and knowledge Basic organization skills Work independently in the field with little supervision. Ability to perform job activities outdoors in different weather conditions (e.g., extreme cold and/or heat, inclement weather). When working aloft, an employee's weight and tools combined may not exceed the 280-pound weight limit as specified by the manufacturer. Meet the safety restriction weight limit of 275 lbs. Ability to lift and move up to 100 lbs. Must have excellent problem-solving skills. Must be able to visually distinguish colors. Must be mechanically inclined Must have strong customer service skills. Must have good math skills Excellent time management skills are essential Must be detail-oriented. Willing to work weekends.Special Requirements: Must be willing to authorize a background check and pass a drug screen. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) A valid State driver's license.Physical Demands: Work involves standing, talking, hearing, using hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls, and reaching with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk (10%), sit (5%), climb (10%), balance (5%), stand (15%), stoop (5%), kneel (5%), drive (20%), reach (10%), and smell (5%). Skill in operation of some of the listed tools and equipment; and ability to perform heavy manual tasks for extended periods. The employee must frequently push, pull, lift (10%) and/or carry up to 100 pounds and occasionally push, pull, lift and/or carry up to 100 pounds.This job's specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Are you interested in travel? ILLINOIS: PLAINFIELD, OSWEGO, MONTGOMERY, YORKVILLE, PLANO, ELGIN, ST CHARLES, BATAVIA, DEKALB, SYCAMORE, CORTLAND. INDIANA: LAFAYETTE, FRANKFORT, WABASH, WESTFIELD, HUNTINGTON, CARMEL, FISHERS, GREENWOOD, VINCENNES, SEYMOUR, MADISION. IOWA: DAVENPORT, IOWA CITY, DES MOINES, AMES, JOHNSTON, URBANDALE. KENTUCKY: LEXINGTON, NICHOLASVILLE, RICHMOND, VERSAILLES. MINNESOTA: OWATONNA, ROCHESTER, LECENTER NORTH CAROLINA: GREENVILLE, FAYETTEVILLE TEXAS: BYRAN, COLLEGE STATION. OHIO: DAYTON _please send resume or call as for Monika or call EXT 0 OR 2_ Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $40,000.00 - $90,000.00 per yearCOVID-19 considerations:techs are required to follow the states PPE requirementJob Types: Full-time, Part-time, ContractPay: $40,000.00 - $90,000.00 per yearSchedule: Monday to Friday Weekend availabilityCOVID-19 considerations:techs are required to follow the states PPE requirementExperience: cable or Tech: 1 year (Preferred)Language: english with any second language (Required)Work Location: On the road

Keywords: ITPI Group Inc.,, Ames , Fiber Optic & Cable Installation Technician, Engineering , Ames, Iowa

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