TDS TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION Maintenance Line Technician I in ST. GEORGE, Utah
Maintenance Line Technician IJob Locations US-UT-St GeorgeID 2021-17325Company TDS Cable OperationsOverview The Maintenance Line Technician I position is an entry level CATV maintenance position responsible for preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and repair services of broadband, video, and phone that is being served over a HFC-Hybrid Fiber/Coaxial cable system. This position must understand system sweep of forward and return path ensuring optimized RF levels, troubleshoots, sets-up, as well as understand trunk amplifiers with the ability to calculate signal level losses in cable and equipment for trunk and distribution lines. This position performs routine maintenance and repairs on all types of network cabling (including, but not limited to, CATV trunk and distribution systems) as well as activation and proofing new line extensions, while providing technical support and mentoring Technicians regarding service-related issues. Additionally, this position performs various Field Technician work assignments, which may include system troubleshooting.TDS Broadband Service provides cable TV, broadband internet, and phone service for more than 300,000 customer connections in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Texas. BendBroadband, located in Central Oregon, is part of TDS Broadband Service. Visit helloTDS.com or BendBroadband.com. TDS Broadband Service is part of TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom), headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin. Combined, the companies employ more than 2,800 people. Visit tdstelecom.com. TDS Broadband Service and TDS Telecom are subsidiaries of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000 company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,400 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, TDS Broadband Service, and TDS Broadcasting LLC. TDS Inc. has been named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com. Responsibilities Assumes full responsibility for troubleshooting and maintenance of the entire HFC network, including Fiber Optic Cable, Fiber Nodes, forward and return amplifiers, coax cable, couplers, splitters, and taps. Also assists in troubleshooting Escalated Customer premise issues up to the house box/MDU.Performs system sweep of forward and return path ensuring optimized RF levels, troubleshoots, sets-up and changes out trunk amplifiers, calculates signal level losses in cable and equipment for trunk and distribution lines* Maintains Plant condition in relation to repairing broken lashing wire, damaged pedestals and tree trimming helping to ensure optimal network performance while helping to maintain NESC compliance and public safety* Keeps records and renders reports relative to system operations as required* Uses OTDR, TDR, Spectrum Analyzer, SLM, Digital Test Equipment, Stealth Sweep Receiver and Cable Fault Locator throughout the scope of duties. Occasionally uses waveform monitor and frequency counter when testing / proofing Headend performance* Participates in emergency fiber restorations, including fiber preparation, fusion splicing and planning permanent repairs* Conducts system tests such as: carrier/noise, hum modulation, 24-hour... For full info follow application link. Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing. At TDS, we embrace Equal Employment Opportunity by valuing our differences and consider all qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by law. To learn about our diversity & inclusion philosophy and culture, click here!