Cable Technician - Military veterans preferred

2021-01-04
TAK Communications
Manufacturing/Production

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Memphis
Tennessee
38118
United States

Join the Hero’s at TAK Communications!
To speak with a Recruiter directly, call 901-713-2640.   
How do you become our customers hero, every day?

Dazzle customers with a smile, energetic personality and ability to connect them to what is most important to them! Entertainment, Telephone, Home Security and more for their residential or commercial services.
Solve our customers problems.  You will use your communication skills to understand the customers’ needs and use your superior problem-solving skills to identify solutions to get customers back up and running, all the while, delighting them and exceeding their expectations.
Complete customers’ orders efficiently. You have expert product knowledge and help customers understand and get the most out of their services.  Always, delighting them with a happy disposition and high level of professionalism.
Technician safety is vital and TAK Communications has this as its top priority at all times, with even greater emphasis during the pandemic. All technician vehicles are fully supplied with required safety equipment, including masks, gloves, hand sanitizer and handwashing stations. Technicians are required to wear masks at all times when working in a customer’s home.

What’s in it for you?

Paid Weekly! Paid Training!
Commission/Production pay scale to make as much as you like!
Technician Loyalty Bonuses!
Company issued vehicle that you take home & 100% free fuel!
In most cases, technician routing begins from home!
Company provided iPhone, branded work attire, tools & test equipment
Health, Dental, & Vision Insurance
Vacation Pay & Sick Pay
Midwestern roots, friendly, family atmosphere

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Work outdoors in all weather conditions
Drive Company vehicles responsibly and safely
Complete assigned work to code in its entirety by understanding work orders and having the proper customer premise equipment (CPE) needed to complete assigned work
Properly track working time and never conduct off the clockwork
Technicians are required to meet TAK safety standards and OSHA requirements
Keep assigned company vehicle interior and exterior clean and organized at all time
Pick up jobs when needed as instructed by TAK Dispatch and/or Supervisor/Manager

PREFERRED CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS:

High School diploma or equivalent
Have at least 9 months of previous cable installation experience (prior experience with Comcast services is preferred!)
Must be able to communicate in a courteous and professional manner
Self starter
Ability to multitask, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines required
Must have basic mechanical aptitude
Adaptability and being able to work individually and in a team environment
Willing to travel
Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to pass MVR screen
Must be able to pass pre-employment background screen and drug test

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb, operate and work upon an extension ladder, (approximately 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (safety harness and ladders)
Body weight of no more than 275 pounds is required for ladder certification
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to make cable connections in confined spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate computer or test equipment associated with the position
Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs in addition to an extension ladder)
Ability to use hand tools in the manner for which they were intended including electric drills, hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers
Ability to safely walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment including ladders and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to work while standing 50 to 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wire to make cable connections

TAK Communications, Inc. strives to hire, recruit and promote associates without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. TAK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. TAK Communications will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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