Construction Technician I
Suddenlink - Flagstaff, AZ

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Job Title: Construction Technician I
Location: Flagstaff, AZ
Supervisor: Construction Manager

Under close supervision the Construction Technician I supports the construction of buried and/or aerial cable systems.

ILLUSTRATIVE ACCOUNTABILITIES
• Provides quality internal and external customer service surrounding the Company values
• 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
• Supplies crewmembers with necessary tools and hardware
• Plans daily activity, requisitions equipment and supplies, and stocks vehicle
• Completes job documentation on paper or by using a computer
• Uses small and large 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
Participates in occasional out of area system(s) support, trainings, meetings, etc. as needed, which will require travel.

Position Requirements
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Ability to communicate in person and by telephone
• Vision ability: close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus; ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
• Hand and finger dexterity to carry and to use tools and equipment as necessary
• Ability to work in confined spaces such as crawlspaces and attics by crawling, bending, reaching, twisting
• Ability to work while standing 70 - 90% of the time
• Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
• Ability to lift up to 90 pounds
• Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
• Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
JOB QUALIFICATIONS
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
• Knowledge regarding usage of construction equipment such as jackhammers, compressor power equipment, extension ladders, aerial lifts
• Skill 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
• Bi-lingual proficiency preferred in some locations
WORK EXPERIENCE
• Field construction experience with cable, telecommunications or line equipment preferred
WORKING CONDITIONS
• Work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat
• Work performed near power lines and electricity
• Work, including travel, outdoors in adverse weather conditions day or night
• Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions

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Cequel Communications, which operates through subsidiary Suddenlink, provides cable TV, high-speed Internet access, and phone...