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Mediacom Broadband Specialist IV, Maintenance in Des Moines, Iowa

Broadband Specialist IV, Maintenance

Job Posting Location Des Moines, IA

Working Hours Monday thru Friday 8am to 5pm

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Position: Broadband Specialist IV, Maintenance

Who we are:

Since 1995, Mediacom Communications has become a coast-to-coast presence with operations in 22 states and a team exceeding 4,000 people with the mission of bridging the digital divide between America’s major cities and America’s smaller regions. The services we offer—faster, more reliable internet service; expanded, free digital and HD TV choices; and superior technology in home security and phone service—are a direct result of our powerful culture of growth and innovation. As we continue to grow, so do our career opportunities. We aim to be at the forefront in delivering easy-to-use, high-tech entertainment, communications, and internet products to the communities we serve. To achieve this, Mediacom Communications seeks talented professionals to partner with us in meeting these challenges and realizing what we can imagine. Take that next step toward your future and join our growing team!

Position Overview:

Perform field technical work. Primarily responsible for maintain the HFC plant from node to tap through routine maintenance and repair of CATV distribution system and HSD system and for turn-on of new distribution system. Maintenance and troubleshoot the trunk system due to equipment and/or power failure.

Company Benefits:

Along with that rewarding feeling, you’ll be given the Power to Succeed in your career while enjoying ongoing training and a generous benefits package designed to be flexible and relevant to your needs. You'll find all sorts of advantages to joining the Mediacom team including:

  • Company provided vehicle and gas card!

  • Paid on the job training and opportunity to promote quickly!

  • Company provided tools, tablet, and phone!

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance!

  • Paid vacation, holidays and flex paid time off!

  • 401K with generous company match!

  • Pay increases through self-guided training!

  • Performance bonus potential!

  • Employee discounts on Mediacom services, where available. In areas where Mediacom services are not available, a reimbursement of internet/cable services are provided !

  • Education Enrichment up to $5,000 per year for qualified employees!

  • Company provided uniforms and boots!

  • Employee Wellness Program!

    Position Responsibilities:

  • Conduct system tests such as signal/noise, signal/hum, summation sweep, chart recording, return loss bridge, including monthly, semi-annual and annual tests; RF knowledge/troubleshooting; sweep & balance HFC plant.

  • Set trunk levels, set-up and change out trunk amplifiers, calculate signal level losses in cable and equipment for trunk lines and distribution lines.

  • Install electronics and make power connections; maintain power supplies.

  • Properly use, store and maintain all test equipment used in system.

  • Assume full responsibility for troubleshooting and repair of the coaxial and fiber distribution system.

  • Prepare estimates for projects, providing bill of materials.

  • Work with connectors, fasteners and wire and uses hand tools; splices coax & fiber.

  • May perform all duties of Broadband Specialist I-V, Technical Operations descriptions.

  • Climb poles with proper equipment (safety belt, safety strap and climbers), ladders or other structures as needed. Lift and carry loads up to 100lbs (including line ladder); Work within limited confines, such as crawl spaces.

  • Perform other duties such as clean-up and salvage of wrecked out materials; provide general assistance to other employees as directed.

  • On-call duty may be required; Other functions that may be assigned.

    Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required; Associates degree preferred.

  • Valid driver’s license; satisfactory driving record required.

  • Required - Minimum of 6 months’ time spent as Broadband Specialist III or 5+ years’ equivalent cable technician experience.

  • Required- NCTI Service Technician

  • Required- NCTI System Technician

  • Preferred- DOCSIS 3.1: Customer Premise

  • 18 months tenure as a Mediacom BBS III or equivalent experience.

  • Knowledge of all Broadband Specialist I-III responsibilities, basic commercial installs, business phone and service calls along with Home Controller.

  • Knowledge of HFC plant, installs and service calls.

  • Knowledge of Commercial Fiber PRI and Managed Voice installation and trouble shooting.

  • Advanced level of mechanical skills for splicing

  • Ability to interact and communicate with customers and co-workers.

  • Ability to work in high or tight spaces.

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions and at various heights.

  • Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

  • Ability to trouble shoot customer premise equipment and cable issues

    Physical Requirements:

  • Strenuous – Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 50-100 lbs.) and materials, or heavy hand tools.

    Get to know us: Mediacom Communications is known by our Mediacom brands, including: Xtream TV, Phone and Internet, Xtream Xpert, Xtream Wifi360Pro, Xtream Hotspots, Mediacom Bolt, Mediacom Digital Home, Mediacom Business and OnMedia. When you join Mediacom, you are joining a powerful team of more than 4,000 individuals working together to serve more than 1.55 million customers in 22 states and connecting them to what matters most.

    Our Awards: Mediacom is proud to have received the following recognitions: 2023 Best Managed Companies, 2022 Best Managed Companies, 2021 Best Managed Companies, 2019 Best Company for Women to Work, 2017 Best Company for People of Color and Women to Work, Content & Connectivity Human Resources (C2HR)’s 2021 Social Impact Award.

    Who you are matters here: Mediacom Communications is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. Mediacom Communications prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military status, marital status, status as a parent, age, disability (physical or mental), family medical history or genetic information, reprisal for participation in protected EEO activity, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. These protections extend to all employment policies, practices, and actions, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring; job assignments; performance management; rewards; promotions; training and development; reassignments; discipline; and separations.

    Disclaimer: When making a job offer, we consider several factors in our determination, such as years of related work experience; relevant skills and qualifications; education level; and certifications/licenses.


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