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Headend Technician (Burlingame, CA)

Burlingame, CA
Tech and Field Operations (Technicians and Field Operations)


Job Description

Business Unit:

Job Summary:
Responsible for installing, testing, operating, maintaining, and repairing headend equipment. Periodically tests all equipment and the quality of signals throughout the cable network. Maintains required logs, records, and other documentation pertaining to headend operations. Installs new technology as projects and department goals require. Conducts quality control tests and measurements on new installations.

Employees at all levels are expected to:
- Understand our Operating Principles; make them the guidelines for how you do your job
- Own the customer experience-think and act in ways that put our customers first, give them seamless digital options at every touchpoint, and make them promoters of our products and services
- Know your stuff-be enthusiastic learners, users and advocates of our game-changing technology, products and services, especially our digital tools and experiences
- Win as a team-make big things happen by working together and being open to new ideas
- Be an active part of the Net Promoter System-a way of working that brings more employee and customer feedback into the company-by joining huddles, making call backs and helping us elevate opportunities to do better for our customers
- Drive results and growth
- Respect and promote inclusion and diversity
- Do what's right for each other, our customers, investors and our communities

Core Responsibilities:
- Performs advanced headend maintenance and troubleshooting to ensure minimal system outages.
- Assists in the fault resolution of RF, IP, and Digital Video networks.
- Maintains an inventory of required parts for headend and OTN projects.
- Works within manufacturer's rated weight capacity for all equipment, including but not limited to ladders and aerial lifts.
- Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. Must be able to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and overtime as necessary.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:
- High School or Equivalent
- Technical Certificate
- Generally requires 0-2 years' related experience

Additional Requirements:
- Ability to use RF, fiber optic and IP test equipment. Including basic RF meter, RF spectrum analyzer, OTDR, optical power meter and MPEG analyzer.
- Data networking skills to include DOCSIS, TCP/IP, DHCP and knowledge of LANs, WANs and transport networks.
- Proficient using computer and common applications including Microsoft Office products, Telnet and/or Hyperlink.
- Ability to work independently with moderate supervision.





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