Satellite TV Installer/Technician

MasTec Advanced Technologies
Fredericksburg, VA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
DIRECTV is the premier satellite provider in the country - and we're one of the companies that install it for them. We're MasTec Advanced Technologies and we're looking for Satellite Installation Techs to install, service and upgrade DIRECTV satellite systems. This is a great opportunity to put your experience in computers, electrical, maintenance, cable, military and customer service to work for a great company. In this role, sometimes you're the 'make it happen' tech who gets families and businesses up and running with all the TV they love - up to 285+ channels. Some days you're the 'save the day' tech, fixing the system if things go wrong and bringing the TV back (this is especially critical on game days or season finales). And on other days, you're the 'rainmaker' tech, upgrading customers' systems to maximize their DIRECTV experience. Seriously, you're pretty much a hero. At MasTec, our most successful Installation Techs have these four things in common: They are customer service-driven: They are friendly, approachable and comfortable meeting new people and can talk to just about anyoneThey have solid communication skillsThey are "likeable experts" who deliver a good service experience for customers They are hands-on: They enjoy the variety of assignments from site surveys to equipment installation to troubleshootingLadders and power tools are their version of a desk and office suppliesThey're resourceful multi-taskers and problem solvers who will do what it takes to troubleshoot issues (this is where the 'save the day' part comes in) They are tech-savvy: They have the know-how and persistence to troubleshoot technical system issuesThey like to learn new technologiesThey'll ensure a quality satellite connectionThey know their way around a Galaxy smart phone They are self-motivated: They like making multiple customer visits per day because they're motivated by the pay-per-job model control your own payThey're at their best when working on their own and setting their own scheduleThey represent DIRECTV and MasTec with integrity, professionalism and friendly serviceThey take full advantage of the $500 in monthly perks (free DIRECTV, company van, apparel, phone - more on that later)? Does this sound like you? If so, we invite you to apply to MasTec today. Here, we work hard to set you up for success. Here's what's in store for you at MasTec:Competitive wagesFive weeks of training: 2 weeks classroom training and 3 weeks field trainingFree DIRECTV for your own homeHigh-quality tools to get you startedCompany-paid Galaxy Note 4 smart phone for businessDIRECTV uniform, van and gas cardFull medical, dental and vision benefits401(k) with a company match that's 100% vested (that's free money)Paid time offHighly independent work environment and uncapped income potential80% of our Managers started as Techs - and there is a clear promotion path to Field Technician Supervisor and Site Manager. Essential Responsibilities (aka A day in the life of a MasTec Satellite Installation Tech) : Serving customers. You'll coordinate schedules with customers, review their order and begin the installation. Once the system is installed, you'll give customers a tour of their DIRECTV system to make the most of their new or upgraded service. Installing the DIRECTV technology. You'll conduct site surveys to determine the best positioning of the equipment for strongest signal reception and formulate the wiring plan. You'll place the mounts, dishes and receivers to ensure satellite connectivity. Troubleshooting. If things go wrong, you'll diagnose the issues, make repairs and replace or upgrade components - and get the TV back for customers. Qualifications Yes, there are some requirements. You must:Be able to lift 80 pounds and climb 40-foot laddersBe able to meet the 300 lb weight restrictions of our ladders (including approximately 25 lbs in a tool belt) to comply with OSHA and our Company safety standardsHave a valid driver's licensePass a pre-employment drug test, criminal background check and MVR (driving record) checkBe able to work a flexible schedule that includes weekends or eveningsHave basic computer skillsA high school diploma or equivalent; college or technical school a plus About MasTec Advanced Technologies MasTec Advanced Technologies is one of the largest DIRECTV installation and service companies in the United States, serving over 200,000 customers each month in single-family homes or local businesses. We currently operate in over 36 markets and 52 local offices nationwide to deliver the ultimate television viewing customer experience. Representing the face and/or brand of DIRECTV, our satellite technicians receive the highest level of support from senior level technicians and their management team. MasTec Advanced Technologies is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status. Company Description: Engineering and construction for electrical transmission, oil and natural gas pipelines, renewable energy and wireless networks. We are contractors that engineer, procure, construct and maintain the infrastructures that enable electric transmission and distribution, oil and natural gas pipeline, and communications companies to successfully facilitate the production and delivery of their products -- from the source to their customers. From extra high voltage transmission lines and cross continental oil and natural gas pipelines, to renewable energy, wireless towers and microwave backhaul systems, our deep industry expertise, extensive resources, and continual focus on innovation allows us to provide end-to-end services on time and on budget, every time.

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