Broadband Maintenance Technician - Fiber
Responsible for maintenance, installation and repair of FTTH services in the Shentel FTTH systems. Installs all Shentel FTTH video , broadband internet access and voice services. Supports system troubleshooting, maintenance and repairs from the customer premises to the head end / IP Hub location including all active and passive devices. Will be included in Shentel on-call schedule and expected to work Saturdays periodically. Daily contact with customer concerning service problems and installation of equipment as well as clearing network and customer troubles. Frequent contact with manufacturers for technical assistance. Working conditions include climbing, bucket truck operation, working at heights, driving approximately 50 to 100 miles a day and working diverse hours.
a. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.
b. Experience Level: 5 years of CATV, wireline and fiber optic installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs.
c. Special Requirements: Ability to read and comprehend written materials. Ability to communicate in both face-to-face and non-face-to- face situations. Ability to lift 50 pounds and transport 200 feet. Ability to work aloft on ladder or bucket truck, as well as underground while using power tools.
d. SCTE, NCTI or cable company equivalent certifications for maintenance tech or head end technician required. Candidate must be holding certification, or certifying entity must verify certification.
e. Experience with digital CATV systems, IP Video, Optical installation and troubleshooting.
f. Competent in fiber optic theory and fiber cable system operation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
g. Skills Summary: PC skills utilizing laptop devices and basic software applications (MS Word, Excel, Web Browse).
h. Valid Driver’s license required, DCJS certification preferred.
Shentel will provide reasonable accommodations (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and provide your name and contact information.
- Job Family Fiber
- Pay Type Hourly
- Required Education High School
- Winchester, VA 22601, USA