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Customer Service Technician

Company: Brightspeed
Location: Galesville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAt Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management,our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality....designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none. Job DescriptionBrightspeed is looking for a Customer Service Technician to join our team! As a Customer Service Technician, you will be performing installation, maintenance and troubleshooting of high-speed internet, video and voice networks including associated wiring and equipment. You will also be maintaining and repairing outside plant facilities within assigned geographic service areas. As a Customer Service Technician, you may be required to work varying shifts that include mandatory overtime, weekends, and holidays.As a Customer Service Technician your responsibilities will include:

  • Installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting of high-speed internet, video and voice networks including associated wiring and equipment
  • Performing maintenance and repair on outside plant facilities
  • Climbing poles, using a shovel and pick to dig up and bury cable, working in utility access holes or controlled environmental vaults (CEV), and locating buried telephone cables
  • Observing all safety rules and regulations
  • Assisting other technical personnel in the performance of their duties when requested
  • Actively supporting sales and marketing related activities
  • Directing customer facing work and sales referralsQualificationsWHAT IT TAKES TO CATCH OUR EYE
    • High School diploma (or equivalent) or higher
    • Ability to distinguish colors on facilities
    • Ability to handle 28 footextension ladders (up to 75 lbs. routine work) and utility access hole covers (up to 150 lbs.)
    • Ability to successfully complete service tech boot camp training, POTS/DSL installation/repair, cable splicing/maintenance, basic transmissions, air pressure, and HSI installations (self and full)
    • Basic computer skills including MS Office applications
    • Ability to work in confined spaces (e.g. attics, crawl spaces, utility holes)
    • Ability to work aloft (e.g. ladder)
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and at various hours of the day/night
    • A valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record
    • Positive and professional appearance and demeanor when communicating the company's products and services to our customers
    • Accountability/dependability (on time and on load when scheduled and serve on call as needed)
    • Teamwork (technical expertise developed to complete work efficiently to achieve work group key service measures)
    • Active Listening (ability to take input from customers, APS and co-workers to problem solve and improve skills)
    • Ability to ask relevant questions to ensure problems are resolved quickly or to clarify information or directions
    • Active Learning (curious seeker of added information and actively works to improve skills and knowledge)BONUS POINTS FOR:
      • Prior experience as a customer facing telecom operations technician
      • Basic electricity training/certification or documented equivalent work experience
      • ADSL installation/repair experience (self/full installs)
      • A+/Net + Certified Required Soft Skills#LI-BH1Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.WHY JOIN US?We aspire to contemporary ways of working.We are committed to being a leader in defininga new way to workbecause we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We have a brand new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and our current priority is to make it a truly vibrant destination by hiring talent in the greater Charlotte area. Why? Becauseour purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play and connect!We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness throughphysical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.Diversity, equity and inclusionare at the center of our grounding belief inBeing Real.When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us befierce advocatesfor moreaccessible,inclusiveand high-quality internet, because webelieve doing so promotesequityin the communities we serve.Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity EmployerFor all applicants, please take a moment to review our Privacy Notices:
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