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Installation & Repair Technician


Department:
Installation and Repair
Posted on:
September 18, 2017

Installation and repair of telephone and broadband services for the following: T1, data, DSL, Adsl, Vdsl, and voice lines using various test equipment, modems, and basic networking knowledge.

The candidate must have a valid driver's license that would qualify the current company's carrier to insure the individual for traveling with the use of a company vehicle to residential and business customers for the installation and repair of the company's services. The candidate is responsible for performing all duties associated with installing and repairing telephone and broadband services. The duties include, but not limited to, splicing copper and fiber cable, grounding and bonding cable, inside wiring and rewiring of residential and business locations including CAT 5 wire, working aloft on ladders and in bucket trucks, and the ability to work in confined spaces, such as closets and crawl spaces. The position will require the use of test meters and interpretation of results as well as the technique of splicing copper and fiber cable. Basic knowledge of electrical theory for understanding and analyzing causes and effects of problems is required in order to trouble shoot and repair the service problem. Broadband services require the use of computers, with basic knowledge of modems, routers, home networking and being familiar with Windows Operating System and its components. The candidate will be working with various types of modems and routers and is required to be familiar with its configurations. When inside the customer's premises, the individual will be required to respect the customer's home and business environment, and provide courteous and professional service. The technician is encouraged to recommend Nitco products while at the customer's premise that may benefit the customers' needs, such as increasing upload and download speeds and current promotions. Due to the rapid change in technology other duties may be assigned as needed to keep current with the industry.

NITCO offers a competitive benefit package including healthcare insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, 401(k), and disability.

Send resume to: nitcohr@nitco.com or P.O.Box 67, Hebron, IN 46341


Qualifications
  • Working with test meters, ohm meter, JDSU, 965, and fault locater
  • Working with light spans and cross-connect boxes
  • Grounding and bonding of cables as well as grounding protectors
  • Splicing copper and fiber cable
  • Toning of wires and cables
  • Reading facility maps
  • Wiring and rewiring residential and business locations
  • Operating a bucket truck
  • Computers, laptops, modems and routers
  • Configuration of different brands of modems and routers
  • Windows Operating System and its components
  • DSL, ADSL, VDSL
  • Electrical theory of shorts, grounds, and opens
  • Home networking
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. above head
  • Ability to perform duties aloft on a ladder, pole or in a bucket from a bucket truck
  • Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
  • Ability to work in confined spaces
  • Must be professional and courteous to customers and respect customer property
  • Must be safety conscious and perform safe practices
  • Must be accepted by NITCOs Insurance Company as an insurable driver
  • Must be willing to work Saturdays and emergency callouts when needed
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Must keep accurate and current inventory of materials used and turn in paperwork timely
  • Must keep assigned vehicle organized and manageable
  • Must be trainable and willing to learn

Submit your resume to nitcohr@nitco.com.

Full-time Boring Machine Operator/Construction Worker


Department:
Outside Plant - Construction
Posted on:
March 14, 2017

Job Purpose:
This position will be required to do labor intensive work such as digging, pulling, pushing, and heavy lifting. The individual will also be operating heavy machinery such as backhoes, and boring machines for the placement of copper and fiber optic cable as well as working with aerial cable. A CDL license is required to operate the construction vehicles.

Job Description:
Places and maintains cable within underground conduit system; places direct buried cable using plowing, digging, and trenching equipment; installs and removes aerial cable, including installation of messenger strands and transfer of cable and equipment from old poles to new poles; sets poles using a pole truck and digging and bracing equipment; installs central office feeder and distribution cable; requires familiarity with all RUS practices and standards; performs other duties when needed to assist in the operations of the department. Operator must be knowledgeable with all typical safety procedures and apply them at all times. Ability to operate directional drill in accordance with blueprints and designated plans.


Qualifications
  • CDL Class A Driveru2019s License required
  • Insurability with companyu2019s carrier
  • General knowledge of construction practices
  • Prior experience in operating directional boring machine for telecommunications a plus
  • Previous experience in underground fiber and coax construction a plus
  • Must be willing to work weekends and emergency callouts
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently above head
  • Ability to work in trenches, manholes, and tunnels
  • Adaptable to extreme degrees of weather conditions/environments
  • Ability to sit, stand, stop, crouch, reach and lift for extended periods of time
  • Physical labor to use a shovel for digging, pulling and pushing heavy cable
  • Use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tool, or controls

Submit your resume to nitcohr@nitco.com.

Wireless Network Specialist / Tower Climber


Department:
Wireless
Posted on:
August 16, 2017

Job Description:

Tower climbing, installation of wireless equipment to towers and rooftops, grounding of equipment, paperwork requirements to document work performed and to track inventory, responsible for growth of customer base, willing to work occasionally at expos to promote service: Applicant must be able to install, maintain, and troubleshoot all network hardware and wiring; must be able to install, configure and maintain customer premise equipment including routers and switches.

Physical and Environmental Requirements:

Must be able to perform enduring tower climbs
Must be able to work on your feet 75% of the day
Must be able to lift 70lbs.
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.


Qualifications
  • Ability to climb towers at heights of thirty feet up to 500 feet
  • Must adhere to tower climbing safety practices as well as for self and others
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Knowledge and application of improving and securing existing networks
  • Analytical abilities to problem solve
  • Writing skills to effectively communicate and document details of work activity
  • Keen attention to details
  • Professional workmanship at customersu2019 homes
  • Results oriented
  • Commitment to meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle work under pressure
  • Punctuality and dependability are extremely critical to the position
  • Agreeable to work flexible hours
  • Be insurable with our carrier and have a valid driveru2019s license
  • Agreeable to work call-outs for emergencies and overtime for special projects

Submit your resume to nitcohr@nitco.com.