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Garcha in North York, Ontario

Updated 12 months ago

Show me the money... - 19 Replies

What are typical cable technician salaries? Do some companies pay a lot more for this position than others? What does a top earner make in this...

james in Seattle, Washington

Updated 21 months ago

Cable Installers Entitled to Overtime Pay - 34 Replies

My law office has several class action cases on file against Cable Installation companies. We believe that cable installers are not "contractors"...

sean young in Irvington, New Jersey

Updated 70 months ago

Triwire Summer Job Training - 2 Replies

Im thinking about doing a 3 week paid training course with Triwire, after which, I would be hired as a full time tech. My concern however, is that...

FindAJobSpot in Florida

Updated 72 months ago

Getting ahead... - 2 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a hirable cable technician? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective...

hardwire88 in Mckinney, Texas

Updated 72 months ago

To be the best... - 5 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every cable technician must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your cable technician...

wolverinefan in Dimondale, Michigan

moving to another state

I was wondering my chances of getting a job within 30 days in the new port richey area in florida in the cable industry. I have 10+ years in the...

jack thorne in Columbus, Ohio

Digital Cable/Dish

This company digital dish or digital cable is one of the worst contractors in the business. First off they have you train in a class for a week which...

elloydz11107 in Hickory, North Carolina

Updated 98 months ago

CATVJBS - 3 Replies

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supertech in Cincinnati, Ohio

Updated 99 months ago

real quick question - 1 Reply

this may sound stupid, but my husband has been doing cable for about 15 years and has a lot of background in cable splicing and rebuilding apartment...

brijahn in Cleveland, Ohio

Updated 99 months ago

Certifications - 1 Reply

I have never had a job as a cable installer, but want to get into the business. If I were to go out and get a installer certification (Jones/NCTI),...

andre in New York, New York

Updated 99 months ago

Interview Preparation - 3 Replies

Do you have any tips to help prepare for an upcoming cable technician interview? Are there common interview questions that come up again and again?

dethomas04@*****.*** in Taylor, Michigan

Updated 107 months ago

Cable Installer Tools - 3 Replies


Chris in Sacramento, California

Idaho Contractors?

Is there any cable contracting jobs in Idaho?

Knuckledragger in Seattle, Washington

Updated 114 months ago

Starting out... - 4 Replies

How did you get your start doing cable technician work, and what career moves did you make to get to your current position? Do you need a particular...

annly in Guangzhou, American Samoa

Updated 114 months ago

Help find a good job. - 2 Replies

If you konw about a job intelecom. Jobs that help relocate, and/or travel the USA. Please let me know. I'm willing to work with almost anybody. And...

Joe Wilhoit in Manistee, Michigan

Updated 121 months ago

1 day cabling job in NYC - 1 Reply

CAT 5 cabling on 2 floors - 24 runs, working OK Need to install 2 patch panels Punch down the existing cables Test and label Need to supply your...

Charlie in Erie, Pennsylvania

self employment

I have a question about taxes.

key in Brooklyn, New York

Updated 133 months ago

The best part is... - 1 Reply

What do you enjoy most about cable technician work? What do you dislike the most? Is it challenging? Are there many opportunities to learn and...


Boom or bust?

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most cable technician...

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