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Mediacom Broadband Specialist III, Construction in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Broadband Specialist III, Construction

Location Cedar Rapids, IA - (CC) Capital

Working Hours Monday - Friday, 7:30am-4:30pm

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Broadband Specialist III, Construction


Performs mapping of aerial, underground and apartments in accordance with safety regulations, Mediacom policies and procedures, good workmanship; utility, federal, state and local codes.


• Performs strand mapping for new build areas.

• Performs walk out of apartment complexes and MDU’s.

• Knowledgeable in general CATV construction practices and able to direct contractors and or in house on work to be performed.

• Able to read system prints and understand the operation of CATV.

• Performs field engineering of road projects and force relocates.

• Participate in meetings with developers and state projects.

• Develops familiarity with preventative maintenance, i.e., sweeping, balancing, signal leakage detection and monitoring, voltage measurement, and stand-by power testing.

• Produce reports as required on the operation of the plant facility.

• Functions in various weather conditions within safety constraints.

• Provides input to supervisor on projects.

• Performs quality control inspections, and construction on a regular basis to assure quality and recommend additional training as needed.

• Knowledge in all Microsoft Office programs.

• Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

• Perform all other duties assigned.

• Some overnight travel may be required.


• High school diploma or equivalent required. Associates degree preferred.

• Valid driver’s license; satisfactory driving record required.

• Required – Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Broadband Specialist IV system technician or 4+ years’ equivalent cable technician experience.

• Required – SCTE – Understanding Cable Technology

• Required – SCTE – Coax Splicer Specialist

• Knowledge of HFC plant, installs and service calls.

• Ability to interact and communicate with customers and co-workers.

• Ability to work in all weather conditions.

• Ability to work flexible work hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime as required.

• Ability to carry 75 pounds with no accommodations (Minimum).

• Knowledge of all construction tools and equipment including; bucket trucks, lasher, blocks, pulling grips, stand/cable trailers, cable layers, hoists, bolt cutters, lay-up sticks and hand lines.


• Strenuous – Physical effort represented by frequent handling of heavy objects (approx. 50-100 lbs.) and materials, or heavy hand tools.


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