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Field Service Technician II

Company: Altice USA
Location: Greenville
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description: Job Description 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. We're not the only ones who have seen it; we've recently been recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers as well as by the Human Rights Campaign, DiversityInc Magazine, and Cablefax for our diversity & inclusion program. Responsibilities Job Summary Under general supervision the Field Service Technician II ( BBTII) installs, changes, repairs and disconnects cable services including video, data, and telephone. Performs troubleshooting at time of installation and on scheduled service calls from the tap to the customer's selected locations using coaxial or fiber cable. Educates customers regarding new and existing services and describes the advantage of other services to meet customer needs. Responsibilities Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company valuesInstalls, tests and troubleshoots Company services including video, data and telephone from tap to customer electronic devicesUtilizes network tools and troubleshooting knowledge to resolve network problemsResolves issues at installation and on scheduled service call from customer's select locations to tap or poleEducates customers regarding use of installed products; explains waivers, agreements, customer release forms, charges and billing proceduresDetermines customer's current service levels; inquiries about customer preferences and needs; recommends service upgrades or additional productsResolves or escalates customer complaints, as appropriateUses automated routing system or plans daily route; requisitions equipment and supplies; stocks Company vehicleMeets scheduled appointment windowsCompletes work orders and other documentation on paper and/or by mobile deviceRepresents Company to collect payments and equipment; secures appropriate customer signaturesMaintains network integrity through preventive maintenance and home certifications.Adheres to established maintenance windows for all outagesUses small hand tools, power tools, meters, and other test equipmentMaintains and secures Company truck and equipmentWorks on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as requiredWhen applicable rearranging and reconnecting coaxial or fiber optic service drops at pole, underground or building terminalsPerforms other duties as assigned Qualifications Qualifications / Requirements/Experience High School Diploma or equivalentAbility to communicate in person and by telephoneVision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus; ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wiresHand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessaryAbility to work while standing 50 - 70% of the timeAbility to use any equipment in a safe manner, in accordance with company, industry and regulatory standardsAbility to safely lift 75 poundsAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft 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 including equipment) Ability to work in confined spaces such as crawlspaces and attics by crawling, bending, reaching, twistingAbility to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner Knowledge of basic mathematicsKnowledge of basic electronicsSkill in using a Windows-based computerAbility to comprehend and operate appropriate testing equipment (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters)Ability to prioritize and organize effectivelyAbility to work independently and with othersMinimum of 9 months of Broadband Tech I experience. Preferred Experience SCTE BPI certification preferred Working Conditions Work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat or coldWork performed near power lines and electricity Work, including travel, outdoors in adverse weather conditions day or nightExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions 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. Altice USA, Inc. collects personal information about its applicants for employment that may include personal identifiers, professional or employment related information, photos, education information and/or protected classifications under federal and state law. This information is collected for employment purposes, including identification, work authorization, FCRA-compliant background screening, human resource administration and compliance with federal, state and local law. Requirements of this position include demonstration of either full vaccination status against COVID-19 or company-provided weekly COVID-19 testing.

Keywords: Altice USA, Greenville , Field Service Technician II, IT / Software / Systems , Greenville, North Carolina

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