Broadband Technician I
Suddenlink - Onalaska, TX

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Suddenlink Communications™ a top-10 U.S. cable broadband provider, is looking for a Broadband Technician I, for our Onalaska, TX system. Candidates need to live or be willing to relocate to the Onalask area.

If you are looking for a company who values Honesty, Integrity, Family First, Creativity, Customer Service, Positive Attitude, Excellence, Pride, Knowledge, Skills, Corporate Citizenship and Care for Others, then you have found it. We conduct business according to the highest ethical principles.

Under minimal supervision the Suddenlink Broadband Technician I installs, disconnects, changes, and repairs service for Suddenlink Communications. Educates customers regarding their existing and new services, informs them about other services and proposes solutions to customer problems. Describes the advantages of and sells additional Suddenlink services to customers. Performs basic troubleshooting at time of installation from tap to customer’s electronic devices. Buries drops, locates lines and performs service audits. ILLUSTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding Suddenlink’s values
• Educates customers n the use of installed products; explains waivers, agreements, customer release forms, charges and billing procedures
• Determines customer’s current service levels, inquires about customer preferences and needs, and recommends Suddenlink service, upgrades or additional products
• Resolves or escalates customer complaints
• Plans daily route, requisitions equipment and supplies and stocks vehicle
• Maintains and secures Suddenlink truck and equipment
• Installs, tests and troubleshoots Suddenlink services including video, data and telephone from tap to device
• Uses small hand tools, power tools, meters, and other test equipment
• Meets schedule appointment windows
• Completes work orders and other documentation on paper or by using a truck-mounted or mobile computer
• Represents Suddenlink to collect payments and equipment; secures appropriate customer signatures
• Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours as required
• Performs other duties as assigned
Position Requirements
• Ability to communicate in person and by telephone
• Hand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessary
• Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus; ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
• Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approximately 28 feet high, and 75 pounds)
• Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks, and climbing belt as needed
• Ability to work in confined spaces such as crawlspaces and attics by crawling, bending, reaching, twisting
• Ability to work while standing 50-70% of the time
• Ability to drive Suddenlink vehicle in a safe and responsible manner JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Appropriate valid driver’s license and a good driving record
• Ability to comprehend and operate appropriate testing equipment (e.g. signal level meters , ohm meters)
• Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
• Ability to work independently and with other
• Ability to comply with all Suddenlink implemented safety procedures
• Skill in using a Windows-based computer
• Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
• Bi-lingual proficiency preferred in some locations WORK EXPERIENCE
• Field service experience with cable, telecommunications or electronic equipment preferred
• Customer service and sales experience preferred WORKING CONDITIONS
• Work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat
• Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions
• Work performed near power lines and electricity
• Work, including travel, outdoors in adverse weather conditions day or night
Suddenlink Communications offers all employees and applicants for employment equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or other protected group status.

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