Charter Spectrum Maintenance Technician I in Kansas City, Missouri
JOB SUMMARYUnder close supervision, primarily responsible for preventative maintenance and repair of the hybrid fiber coax network HFC, including all of its associated equipment in accordance with the company s Engineering Standards and Network Protection Policy.MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESRead and accurately interpret system/network design maps. Verify as built documentation; compare findings in the field with existing documentation and report findings following local processInstall and replace HFC physical plant network components such as coax, actives, passives, grounding systems, pedestals, riser guards, conduit etc., according to technical specifications; splice coaxMonitor and report signal leakage and complete repairs as required; identify and repair upstream and downstream ingressRead and interpret equipment schematicsAs directed, complete end of line network testing to meet technical specifications; regularly test all HFC network components using test equipment including: signal level meters, volt-ohm meters, leakage detector, Time Domain Reflector TDR and other related test equipmentPerform routine maintenance, troubleshoot and update records of standby power supplies according to technical specificationsTroubleshoot and repair basic distribution problems associated with RF, AC and DC elements of the forward and reverse plant; report drop related problemsPerform basic telephony troubleshooting to support medical no dial tonesCommunicate with TAC/Dispatch to update progress on escalated ticketsResolve system outages as directedMaintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets, as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders, surveys, referrals, etc.Operate company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain stock and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policiesAdhere to company, industry, local, state and federal regulations and standards, as applicableKnow, understand and follow company policyCommunicate with Inside Plant ISP personnel to optimize plant performance and confirm resolution of repairsUnder supervision, optimize HFC optical nodesMay collaborate with construction personnel on new build and plant modifications, as directedUnder supervision, set up amplifier unity gain and complete distribution sweep frequency responsePerform other duties as requestedREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and KnowledgeAbility 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 mannerAbility to work independentlyAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyKnowledge of basic mathematics and electronicsAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders within the maximum weight limitations of that equipmentAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesThe Spectrum brand is powered and innovated by Company . Company reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, current unemployment status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.Charter Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Veteran/DisabilityCompany will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable laws, including local ordinances.Employer's Job# 233370BRPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.