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Cable TV Installer Technician - HOUSTON, TEXAS

at TAK Communications, Inc.

Posted: 4/21/2019
Job Reference #: 997930
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Cable TV Installer Technician - HOUSTON, TEXAS

Department:Cable Technicians
Location:Houston, TX

TAK Communications, Inc., a leading multi-state cable television installation firm, is seeking full-time Cable TV Installer Technicians in HOUSTON, TEXAS.    

TAK has been selected as a prime contractor for Comcast.  It is TAK Communications’ goal to double or triple in size within the next five years. As a result, we are seeking employees who have the knowledge, drive and determination to help lead us there. Come join our team in an exciting, fast-paced and people-oriented environment.  

Why choose TAK Communications?
TAK Communications, Inc., is a premier sales and installation company representing leading telecommunications providers around the country. Here at TAK, we understand any company is only as good as its employees and our employees are the most important part of our company. When becoming an employee at TAK Communications, Inc., you are part of a team that looks out for your best interests. Our leadership team is passionate about mentoring and setting our employees up for success! We are proud to say we have countless veteran employees that are making their career with TAK Communications, Inc. 

If all of this sounds like something you’d like to be a part of, come join a company that really values people – our employees, our clients and all of the residential customers for whom we provide work.  In addition to a great work environment, TAK offers the following: 

  • Competitive Wage - Commission/Production pay scale - make as much as you like! 
  • In-depth and Ongoing Paid Training 
  • Paid weekly each Friday 
  • Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Accident and Short-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Sick & Vacation Pay 
  • 401K 
  • Strong Supportive Structure – Mentors and Supervisors 
  • Company issued vehicle for Techs that you take home and gas card for fuel! 
  • iPhone, tools and test equipment for Techs when they start! 
  • Great Red Wing work boot program for all Techs! 
  • In most cases, routing begins from home 
  • A “Promote from Within” Culture/Mindset 
  • Great Management Opportunities   
  • Annual Leadership Summit to keep our leaders developing 
  • Plus, much more! 

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Full-Time Cable TV Installer Technician – TAK Communications, Inc.  

POSITION SUMMARY:  

We are looking for people with great customer service skills to install Cable TV, Internet and Phone services to residential customers while providing high-quality service with a helpful, professional attitude.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: 

  • Climb 25-ft poles utilizing 28ft extension ladder
  • Climb a ladder up to 8 times a day or more
  • Lift up to 80lbs continually
  • Access and climb in attics/trusses
  • Enter confined spaces while bending, twisting, and reaching
  • Work while standing for 70 to 80 percent of the day
  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Drive Company vehicles responsibly and safely
  • Complete assigned work to code in its entirety by understanding work orders and having the proper customer premise equipment (CPE) needed to complete assigned work
  • Ensure equipment (hand tools, cell phones, cordless drills and meter) is in working order and have fully charged batteries
  • Properly track working time and never conduct off the clockwork
  • Perform work in a safe manner, following all OSHA and company guidelines
  • Communicate and present technical information to the non-technical audience in a friendly professional manner at all times
  • Keep assigned company vehicle interior and exterior clean and organized at all times
  • Report any vehicle performance or maintenance concerns to Supervisor/Manager immediately
  • Pick up jobs when needed as instructed by TAK Dispatch and/or Supervisor/Manager

  PREFERRED CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS: 

  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to handle various tasks simultaneously, organize, prioritize, make decisions and work efficiently and effectively under deadlines required
  • Must have basic mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge
  • Adaptability and being able to work individually and in a team environment
  • Willing to travel
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to pass MVR screen
  • Ability to pass background and drug screen 

 WORKING CONDITIONS:

• Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat
• Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions
• Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
• Work performed near power lines and electricity
• Work and travel in inclement weather

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

• Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of the equipment
• Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
• Ability to carry, climb, operate and work upon an extension ladder, (approximately 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
• Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of the equipment
• Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
• Ability to carry, climb, operate and work upon an extension ladder, (approximately 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
• Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
• Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
• Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with the position
• Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs in addition to an extension ladder)
• Ability to use hand tools in the manner for which they were intended including electric drills, hammers, wrenches and screwdrivers
• Ability to safely walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment including ladders and fully loaded tool belts
• Ability to work while standing 50 to 70% of the time
• Ability to work with small components and wire to make cable connections 

TAK Communications, Inc. strives to hire, recruit and promote associates without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. TAK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer. TAK Communications will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.