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CABLE LOCATOR

Apply for position Location: Hollywood, Maryland

Job Summary:


•   Responsible for carrying out assigned construction activities locating underground cable plant and utilities in support of new plant construction, rebuilds and existing plant upgrades.
•   Responsible for interpreting system maps (paper and electronic) and accurately locating MetroCast underground facilities.
•   Provides assistance in investigating facility damages incurred through excavation dig-ins.
•   Assists in correcting system mapping information when discrepancies are discovered while performing locates by reporting the finds to his/her immediate supervisor.
•   Understands and adheres to applicable construction codes and safety regulations.
•   Operates cable detecting equipment, company assigned vehicle and hand tools.
•   Demonstrates proficiency and working knowledge of several areas of construction practices of cable routing.
•   Handles semi-routine construction duties and problems.
•   Recognizes deviation from accepted practices and confirms with senior staff appropriate next steps.
•   Receives general instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
•   Work is regularly supervised and reviewed for timeliness, accuracy and correct procedures.
•   Proper completion of daily work log, work orders, vehicle log and reports.
•   Overtime may be required; On-call rotation may be required.
•   Overall troubleshooting of cable television service including identification and repair of service cabling and customer premise equipment using a variety of tools and test equipment may be required.
•   Other duties as assigned.
 

Job Responsibilities & Required Qualifications.

•    High School diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent combination of training and/or experience.
•    Valid driver’s license, with a proven good record.
•    Ability to perform physically demanding work and lift a minimum of 75 lbs.
•    Ability to work a schedule including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.
•    Customer relations skills.
•    Must possess excellent communications skills.
•    Team oriented.
•    Attendance and punctuality are both essential functions of this position.

An Equal Opportunity Employer