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Construction Technician I

Rustburg, VA 24588, USA Req #1410
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Shentel (NASDAQ: SHEN) is a regional telecommunications company successfully providing a broad range of telecommunication solutions for over 110 years.  Shentel is committed to enriching the lives of the customers we serve with the highest quality telecommunication services by making major investments in technology easy.  It is our vision to provide rural communities with access to the same level of telecommunications services as those found anywhere else in the US.  With operations in multiple states, we provide our customers with wireline and wireless telephone, Cable TV, and internet.  In addition Shentel is proud to be an affiliate of Sprint.  We own and operate the more than 1000 towers that support our wireless network and employ the teams who work in our 48 Sprint stores, provide customer service, and operate the wireless network.  We are looking for dedicated people with professional attitudes who take pride in providing superior customer service, closing sales and driving success of all of the facets of our business.  We're Shentel.  Always connected to you.  Shentel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. 

Job Summary:
Responsible for fiber and coaxial network construction and maintenance. Assists with construction and upgrade projects both large and small, providing support, guidance and oversight of contractors and other vendors, with the support of the Construction Manager, Cable performs plant aerial and underground construction, inspections, maintenance and troubleshooting, in accordance with safety regulations, and company construction practices policies and procedures. Completes work assignments independently or with minimal supervision/guidance. Is familiar with and practices Shentel safety procedures and hold all vendors to a high safety standard.

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
b. Experience Level: 3- 5 years relevant experience required (including HFC Construction/Maintenance experience).
c. Special Requirements: The ability to lift up to 75 lbs.
d. Skills Summary: Advanced training in technical or engineering areas preferred.
e. Knowledge of basic fundamental drafting preferred.
f. Knowledge of CATV distribution systems required.
g. Must have basic P.C. skills, Email, Word, Power Point, Visio, Excel and other programs.
h. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.
i. Good oral and written communication skills as well as good organizational skills. Must be able to interact with interdepartmental staff, customers and outside workers.
j. Ability to work overtime, as needed.
k. This position does not supervise anyone.

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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Rustburg, VA 24588, USA