Head End Technician

Washington, DC
Oct 27, 2020
Oct 30, 2020
Full Time
Please note that this is a 8 months contract position. Work location: Chicago location, O'Hare airport and surrounding areas. Candidate must be local to Chicago Suburbs. Will supervise and mentor others in the process of racking electronic equipment in cabinets. Responsible for (but not limited to) the installation, cabling and troubleshooting of multiple Headend/Hub network devices. Able to organize, terminate, test and label coaxial and Ethernet cabling as needed. Must be able to read and create Hub Design and rack elevations and conduct others to execute the designs. Will assist in migrations from old devices to new devices during nighttime maintenance windows. Will perform pre-launch testing of equipment as needed. Must possess the ability to self-manage. Must be able to mentor and direct others. Must be able to understand and execute Statements of Work, perform quality assurance audits and communicate work performance and status. Will work closely with the Market Lead, Deployment Manager and Project Manager. Required skills and experience: Technical headend experience in balancing a headend Working with Video, audio CMTS equipment Inside skill level 4 or more years of related work experience Good driving record Good computer skills Good communications skills Troubleshooting/problem solving skills Valid Driver's License Able to lift 50 lbs occasionally lifting as needed Must provide own required tools Organized, self-motivated, ability to problem solve Attention to details Ability to manage and mentor others Good knowledge of Headend and Hubs able to travel extensively Work duties to be performed: Rack headend equipment Install associated coaxial and Ethernet cables Connectorized coaxial and Ethernet cables Test coaxial and Ethernet cables Clean, test and install fiber jumpers Label coaxial, Ethernet cables and fiber jumpers Read and understand hub design and rack elevations Self-manage time Managing hub crews Mentor and direct others Applicants must provide their phone number. Reference job number A444. - provided by Dice