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Broadband Technician

Freedom Security and Surveillance

Location: Mankato, Minnesota
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: May 2, 2024
If you enjoy technology, working with your hands and can work independently you'll love Freedom Security and Surveillance. 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 Freedom Security team including: -Company provided vehicle -Paid on the job training and opportunity to promote! -Company provided tools, Laptop and internet -Full-time with Medical, Dental options -Paid vacation, paid holidays and paid flex PTO! -401K! GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: As a Broadband Specialist I (Field Technician), you will be primarily focused on new installations of Fiber Optic Broadband services. You’ll drive a company van, go into customer homes, and represent Freedom Security every day to our customers. You’ll also learn and perform a variety of duties including installation, changes of service, additional outlet installation. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Makes customer drop installations (exterior and interior) Performs new connects, reconnects, requested and non-pay disconnects; adds outlets; installs and/or removes converters; performs upgrades and downgrades of service. Works with connectors, fasteners and wire and uses hand tools. Uses customary hand and power tools in performance of job duties. Completes appropriate paperwork functions as prescribed by system management. Properly uses, stores and maintains a VOM or DMM to check for “open” or “short” on line as well as AC and DC voltages. Reads general drop system layouts from blueprints. Drives Company vehicles in performance of job duties. Proper vehicle upkeep and maintenance. Generate additional company revenue through effective sales techniques and by offering information about product options, sales campaigns and promotions. EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Entry level; 0 to 18 months experience. Computer Skills are a Must! Light Duty Installation Work High school diploma or GED required; trade school training preferred. Valid driver’s license; satisfactory driving record required. General level of mechanical and consumer devices knowledge 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 Job Type: Full-time Pay: $18.00 - $23.00 per hour Expected hours: 40 per week Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Health insurance Paid time off Compensation package: Overtime pay Payment frequency: Paid weekly Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Holidays Monday to Friday Overtime Weekends as needed Ability to Relocate: Mankato, MN: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person
Salary: $18 - $23 an hour
Employment Type: Full-time
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