Technician, Installation & Repair I 7/17/2018

Rise Broadband Denton, TX

Denton, TX
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


The Installation & Repair Technician I is the face of Rise Broadband serving as the front-line representative and a key member of our service-oriented team. Responsibilities include completing installs, disconnects, reconnects, add-ons, changes, and troubleshooting telephone and high-speed Internet services at customer locations while regularly climbing ladders and working on rooftops.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Works outside or inside customer s home or business to complete installations and repairs.

Regularly climbs ladders and works on rooftops while performing installations and repairs.

Troubleshoots by attempting to identify and remedy sources of internet, video and telephone service or customer-perceived problems.

Prepares for daily work assignments by requisitioning equipment and supplies from warehouse, and stocking vehicle as needed.

Maintains company truck and other equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines.

Communicates with Dispatch and monitors provided software throughout the day for information regarding changes to work schedule and for information about current installation.

Completes basic performance testing and setup of installed services, including PC, Local Area Network, and/ or functionality of Voice over Internet Protocol telephone equipment.

Promotes Rise Broadband services to generate new accounts, service upgrades or additional services by explaining the advantages of additional products and services.

Cleans work area upon completion of job.

Participates in team meetings as scheduled.

Applies knowledge and skills acquired through training to relevant aspects of work activities.

Completes paperwork accurately, and reports and records work order status updates as required through various methods or media.

Regular, consistent and punctual attendance required. Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours due to customer or operational demands, as needed.

Follows all Company standard procedures, policies and safety practices in the course of performing work activities.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred; post-high school education a plus

Minimum 18 years of age

Valid state driver s license and acceptable driving record in accordance with Company s Motor Vehicle Policy

Up to three years experience in fixed-wireless or job-related area, such as structured wiring (e.g., new construction electrical, low voltage wiring, home entertainment system wiring); field service installation and repair in voice technology (telephone); data (internet), or video (RF/cable)

Comtrain certification preferred

Rigging certification preferred

Excellent customer service, time management, and decision-making skills

Working knowledge of PC and MS Office products

Self-motivated; ability to work independently with limited supervision to complete tasks, respond to department requests, collaborate with others to utilize resources, and apply knowledge to identify quality solutions

Ability to interact and communicate appropriate information to customers and team members in a professional manner

Ability to effectively maintain professional appearance and demeanor in a variety of work environments

Ability to read and interpret technical information, such as repair manuals, parts books, etc.

Basic understanding of electronics, connectivity concepts

Ability to work required shifts and overtime (as necessary)

Ability to travel and provide service in assigned geography

Working Conditions

Employee is constantly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Must possess physical conditioning and stamina to climb heights up to 500 feet and perform physically demanding tasks at such heights. Must be able to frequently climb a ladder and work in an elevated position. On a constant basis, must safely lift, carry and maneuver heavy or awkward objects 100 pounds or more, with or without assistance. Specific vision abilities required include close up, distance, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Full spectrum color vision required.

Must be able to work safely in a field or office environment. Must be adept at working in adverse weather conditions.

Daily travel within the Company s geographical footprint is required.


Electronic Application Procedures: Rise Broadband only considers applicants that complete our electronic application through our career center. If, because of a disability, you need special services or facilities in order to apply for this opening, please call the Human Resources Office 3 0 3 7 0 5 6 5 2 2.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere and Rise Broadband is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are firmly committed to non-discrimination and affirmative action and it is the policy of the Rise Broadband to strive to afford equal opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.

We are a drug free workplace and all employees must be authorized to work in the US. All offers of employment will be contingent on the successful completion of a drug test, reference and criminal background investigation. Some positions will also require a motor vehicle record check

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