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Coax Splicer

Am Communications Ltd

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted April 28, 2022.

AM Communications has immediate openings for experienced Coax Splicers.

The Coax Splicer is responsible for performing tasks associated with the aerial and underground electronic upgrade and splicing of coaxial cable for cable television systems.

Essential Duties:

Read and interpret work orders, specifications, engineering drawings and/or cut sheets to determine work to be done in sequence of task.

Repair or splice in new line as needed to complete the testing and certification of the project.

Place and install required coax cable when necessary to compete assignment(s).

Install all passive and active devices (amplifiers, taps, splits), pedestals, and vaults and coax splice cases required to house CATV equipment per customer requirements.

Test RF lines for balanced signal between points-continuity and fault.

Read and understand site plans, maps, diagrams, designs, and prints needed to support project(s).

Pull Coax through existing duct package, pull cable through conduit either manually, blowing, or mechanically, and splice and activate underground and aerial lines.

Splice in node splits to reduce capacity
Utilize RF Meters and TDR accurately
Ability to safely utilize bucket trucks or climb utility poles to place cables on poles per system design.

Close a project by completing production sheets, verifying proper levels after activation, and adjust and troubleshoot as necessary.

Ensure that all work considers the safety of the customer and public and compliance with all governmental orders,
Ensure proper safety techniques and incident reporting procedures are followed
Communicating with Local MSO Employees as a Representative of AM Communications
Other duties as required.

The position offers:

Uniforms, safety gear, and specialty tools
Medical, Dental, Life, and Disability insurance
Paid time off and paid holidays
401(k) retirement savings plan
Direct deposit every Friday

Experience and Education:

Must be able to pass required DOT physical and have the proper endorsement for operating non
– CDL bucket truck.

High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Minimum 1 year of experience as an aerial lineman preferred.

Minimum 1 year of MSO/CATV experience required.

Demonstrated proficiency in new build, coax and pole transfers required.

Knowledge of building strand, lashing, pole transfers, and grounding required.

Understanding of and ability to use: signal level meter, volt-ohm meter, AC clamp meter television test set, spectrum analyzer basic time-domain reflectometer.

Ability to drive for results completing assignments timely and accurately.

Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to handle multiple priorities with strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills.

Comfortable working with a team or alone.

Must be able to pass a drug screen, criminal background check.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job.

Frequent walking, standing, sitting within the work area.

Must be able to lift/push/pull/carry up to 75 pounds
Ability to effectively communicate with employees, management, peers, etc.

Must be able to work in various weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, and dry)
Ability to work in a confined space and at high elevations (poles, hydraulic lift buckets, ladders)
Up to 50% local travel required to a variety of worksites (planned in advance)
Must be able to work in a loud, noise-filled environment out in the field
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