Aerial Construction Technician - Kilgore

Spectrum

3.4

(50)

Kilgore, TX

Why you should apply for a job to Spectrum:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 61% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through a partnership with Women in Cable Telecommunications, employees can access mentoring, networking and development programs.
  • Spectrum Women serves as an internal resource, helping empower women to achieve their goals for professional success.
  • In 2019, 15 Charter leaders were recognized as Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women.
  • #2023-26785

    Position summary

    pment, ground plant, or place rod or wire to serve as a ground for future installations.

    Work with other Construction Technicians, in-house Technicians, and third-party contractors in performing their duties.

    Perform traffic control and/or flagging as necessary.

    Load and unload cable equipment and tools.

    Read system prints and place cable according to prints.

    Calculate signal losses from all cable lines and devices, using the signal level meter.

    Adhere to industry-specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.

    Know, understand, and follow company policies.

    Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

    Ability to read, write and speak English

    Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers

    Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts

    Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harnesses and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment

    Ability to use personal computer and software applications

    Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices

    Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)

    Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks, and climbing belt as needed

    Ability to differentiate between different sizes, types, and colors of wires

    Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting

    Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with the position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)

    Ability to perform the job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)

    Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time

    Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections

    Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications

    Ability to adhere to Local, Federal regulations and Company policies

    Ability to dig in all types of soil

    Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner

    Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation

    Ability to prioritize and organize effectively

    Ability to read general system layouts from blueprints

    Ability to work independently and on a crew

    Knowledge of traditional fiber architectures, Fiber Plant maintenance

    Knowledge of Fusion splicers and related equipment

    Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics

    Knowledge of company products and services

    Knowledge of the National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code and OSHA

    Required Education

    High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
    Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record within company-required standards

    Commercial Driver License - Class A

    Industry and vendor-specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred

    Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years

    2+ years of construction work experience preferred

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge

    Utility/Electrical/Telecom knowledge or experience

    Preferred Education

    OSHA 10

    Electrical Training

    NESC Communications 1910.268

    Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years

    1+ years of Utility/Electrical/Telecom

    WORKING CONDITIONS

    Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes
    Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
    Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
    Work performed near power lines and electricity
    Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
    Work and travel whenever required and in inclement weather

    Mandatory travel on a weekly basis when required

    EFR126 2023-26785 2023

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    Why you should apply for a job to Spectrum:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 61% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Through a partnership with Women in Cable Telecommunications, employees can access mentoring, networking and development programs.
  • Spectrum Women serves as an internal resource, helping empower women to achieve their goals for professional success.
  • In 2019, 15 Charter leaders were recognized as Cablefax’s Most Powerful Women.