Broadband Technician I (Construction) at Cablevision

Job ID: 2019-21962


Brooklyn, NY
Altice Technical Services is a business entity within the Altice family of companies. Altice Technical Services is a first of its kind national services organization capable of deploying and implementing cutting edge video, internet and voice products and networks to the consumer. We promote the culture of an innovative start-up company that is intensely focused on providing the highest level of service to our clients. Altice Technical Services is responsible for the technical service delivery from the execution at our head ends through to the customer premise. You have an opportunity to be on the ground floor of something new and exciting as we innovate and introduce services such as fiber to the home and bring Generation Gigaspeed to life.
This is an entry level position that performs activities associated with system layout, strand mapping, construction, installation, replacement and rebuild of plant, introduction to activation, survey of all CATV system construction components, and assisting the BBT II in the use of and interpretation of system maps used for construction purposes. Increased responsibilities associated with system mark out, system layout, strand mapping, installation, replacement and rebuild of aerial and UG plant, activation and survey of all outside plant infrastructure.
  • Assists in pre-wiring and installation activities
  • Digs trenches and removes soil prior to cable installation in a buried system
  • Pulls lasher, strand or cable between poles
  • Splices coax and fiber cables to designed specifications
  • Plans daily activity, requisitions equipment and supplies, and stocks vehicle
  • Completes job documentation on paper or by using a computer
  • Resolves or escalates customer complaints
  • Uses small hand tools, power tools, meters and other test equipment
  • Operates a bucket truck
  • Maintains and secures Company truck and equipment
  • Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Electrical or general construction experience preferred
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Knowledge of basic electronics
  • Ability to obtain current DOT (Department of Transportation) medical card; must comply with all applicable DOT requirements
  • Good written and oral communications skills
  • Knowledge of basic design calculations
  • Skilled in using a Windows-based computer
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to work independently and with others
  • Appropriate valid driver’s license and driving record within Company standards
  • Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
  • Ability to use any equipment in a safe manner, in accordance with company, industry and regulatory standards
  • Ability to safely lift 75 pounds
  • Ability 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

Altice Technical Services provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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