Coax Technician I

Prince Frederick, Maryland /
Urban Cable – Urban Cable /
Full Time
/ On-site
At QualTek, growth and evolution have been at the forefront of our culture since the Company’s inception in 2012.  Our work environment reflects this, as our team has a fast-paced, “get stuff done” mindset, that is balanced by our collaborative and casual atmosphere. If you are seeking a new opportunity, with a clear career path, come join a team that is committed to, “Quality first, people and safety always”.

This position is responsible for establishing communication systems by installing, operating, and maintaining voice and data telecommunications network circuits and equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Place and install coaxial cable per the applicable specifications and quality and safety standards
·         Install passive/active devices, pedestals, vaults or coax splice cases
·         Splice active and passive CATV equipment
·         Rough balance and troubleshoot coaxial cable plant
·         Operate aerial lift and other related equipment
·         Organize materials and basic hand tools necessary to complete project requirements
·         Complete all required Company documentation
·         Safely operate and maintain Company and customer issued tools, equipment, and vehicles
·         Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.

Education: High school diploma, general education degree (G.E.D.), or related trade school education

·         Six months of coax, aerial, and fiber construction experience
·         Six months of pole climbing experience
·         Six months to one year of telecommunication construction and cable experience preferred
·         Ability to operate a bucket truck
·         Commercial driver’s license (CDL) preferred
·         Knowledge of highway traffic control standards
Technical Skills:
·         Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency
·         Ability to use hand tools
·         Ability to pole frame and place strands
·         Knowledge of G.O. 95 and similar state aerial guidelines
·         Understanding of coax fiber design prints
·         Ability to read blueprints, CATV design maps, and basic electronic designs
·         Must have or obtain and maintain DOT certification
Soft Skills:
·         Ability to read, comprehend, and carry out instructions
·         Ability to work independently and as part of a team
·         Strong verbal communication skills
·         Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
·         Ability to motivate, lead, teach, and train on proper work and safety procedures
Physical Requirements:
·         Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
·         Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets Company requirements
·         Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 75 lbs.; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
·         Ability to work in various settings with moderate to loud noise levels
·         Ability to climb and work at elevations
·         Ability to pull rope/cables and dig with shovel
·         Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather
·         Ability to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces
·         May be required to work long and unpredictable hours

Starting Pay: $35
Employee Benefits:

QualTek takes pride in providing a comprehensive employee benefits program that meets employee needs and ensures a level of security and protection. We also recognize the important role employee benefits play as a critical component of your overall compensation. We strive to maintain a benefits program that is competitive within our industry.
·         Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
·         Short- & Long-Term Disability Benefits
·         Company Paid Basic Life Insurance (plus additional voluntary benefits)
·         Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness and Voluntary Hospital Indemnity
·         Flexible Spending Accounts
·         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
·         401(K) with company match
·         Paid Time Off, Paid Sick Time, & Company Holidays
·         Paid Parental Leave
·         Employee Referral Program
·         Company Discount Program
At QualTek, we take pride in the quality of our people and the services that we provide. 
Apply today and become part of the QualTek family, work alongside our talented industry professionals and impact the future of technology! #QualtekServices #TelecomJobs #NowHiring #QualTekLife #QualTekConnects
Disclaimer: All job requirements are subject to possible revision to reflect changes in the position requirements. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.