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Installation & Repair Technician

Company: Clearwave Fiber LLC
Location: Baldwin City
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a results-driven and detail-oriented Installation Repair Technician who combines a great work ethic with the ability to apply critical thinking and smart-handed skills to envision and deliver customer delight. It is also important that you demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with customers and colleagues.

As an Installation & Repair Technician , you will be expected to utilize experience, technical aptitude, critical thinking and proven techniques to provide our customers with technology solutions in all areas they require. You will additionally be required to splice, maintain and repair all underground, direct bury, and aerial cables used to High-Speed Data service over all fiber optic plants.

* Prefer candidates be located near Lansing or Olathe, Kansas to better serve our customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Splices/terminates fiber optic cable according to standard procedure and company, governmental and electrical specifications.
Maintains, tests, and measures fiber optic signal strength using test equipment from street to house.
Installs telecommunications services by identifying and connecting correct cables at the vault/tap; installing temporary drop if possible; installing inside wiring; installing fiber optic equipment at the customer premise; connecting wireless devices and testing service.
Communicates independently, effectively, clearly and professionally with customers, outside technical staff, employees, supervisors and managers. Establishes and maintains considerate and cooperative relationships with coworkers, supervisors, and customers.
Operates both hand tools, including drills, saws, and test equipment, including Optical Power Meters (OPM), and Volt Ohm Meters (VOM).
Maintains vaults and taps as needed. Reports any maintenance required to supervisor
Travels to sites as necessary and on-demand via company vehicle, complying with traffic laws, safety rules, regulations and practices.
Accesses cable, pedestals and other equipment by climbing ladders, entering crawlspaces or attics, walking through muddy areas or through brush and by digging.
Maintains equipment, tools and vehicles in working condition; submits and fills out necessary clerical forms such as time, mileage, gas tickets and material and equipment charge-outs.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Clearwave Fiber appreciates the role our associates play to help the company grow, and in return an excellent benefits package is offered to our associates to recognize the importance of their contributions, such as:
Lucrative short & long-term bonus plans
Medical, dental, and vision plans - start when you start!
Life insurance (self, spouse, children)
Paid time off (vacation, holiday, and personal/sick days)
401(k) - 100% company match (vesting and matching starts upon hire, up to 5% of eligible compensation)
Group Legal plan with Identity Theft Protection
Tuition reimbursement
Advancement opportunities
Collaborative work environment

High School graduate or General Education Diploma
2-3 years' telephone or cable TV experience preferred
Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees and management
Valid driver's license with history of safe driving record
Knowledge of current industry-related terminology, procedures, and equipment preferred
Must possess the ability to work in confined spaces such as attics and crawl spaces. Must also be able to tolerate environmental conditions associated with confined spaces.
Must be able to work from a ladder while using the required hand tools
Additional Qualifications Desired:
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
Basic understanding of service order flow and process
IPTV/ ADSL Installation and repair experience
Understanding of RUS and Company construction standards and specifications
Basic computer knowledge
Basic electricity knowledge.
About us:
Clearwave Fiber, a 100% Fiber Optic Internet provider offering business, enterprise, and residential communications services, is expanding its network to reach new communities across the Midwest and Southeast regions. This new venture was formed from Hargray Fiber and Clearwave Communications. Clearwave Fiber has the financial backing of Cable One, GTCR, Stephens Capital, and The Pritzker Organization. Our Team of more than 400 colleagues is committed to delivering the most advanced technology and customer service. If you enjoy technology and are passionate about working with a new venture with strong investment partners, we'd like to invite you to consider joining us in this endeavor.

EOE/ Disability


Keywords: Clearwave Fiber LLC, Lawrence , Installation & Repair Technician, Engineering , Baldwin City, Kansas

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