Under limited supervision, responsible for coordinating construction projects through in-house and contract labor for building, repairing and maintaining Hybrid Fiber Coaxial (HFC) plant. Ensure quality of work performed meets established technical standards and company policies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Coordinate with engineers and developers in designing the plant; draw and sketch installation and location of equipment such as amplifiers, power supplies and cables; complete material orders needed for planned construction.
Ensure projects are completed within designated parameters.
Monitor contractor performance; ensure adherence to terms and conditions of agreements.
Perform site inspections for quality control in accordance with Technical Quality Assurance (TQA) standards.
Coordinate permitting and make ready process.
Respond to customer concerns.
Communicate with Project Manager or designated supervisor regarding concerns about construction progress.
Perform locates as necessary.
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Know, understand and follow company policies.
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Ability to dig in all types of soil
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to read general to complex system layouts from blueprints
Ability to work independently
Ability to use personal computer and software applications
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of company products and services
Knowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Demonstrated leadership qualities
High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred
Related Work Experience
3+ years Construction work experience preferred
Certifications and/or Licenses
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within company required standards
Office and field environment
Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work and travel in inclement weather
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