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Telecom Splicer - Candidate for Tuition-Paid Class

Job Title
Telecom Splicer - Candidate for Tuition-Paid Class
Job ID
27629968
Location
Chattanooga,  TN
Other Location
Memphis, TN; Charleston, SC; Savannah, GA; Huntsville, AL; Jacksonville, FL; Tallahassee, FL; Panama City, FL
Description
Job Title: Telecom Splicer - Candidate for Tuition-Paid Class
Business Unit: Southeast Utilities of Georgia, a Congruex Company
Department: Operations
Reports To: Area Manager
Employment Status: Full-time
Primary Location(s): Chattanooga, TN USA, Charleston, SC USA, Memphis, TN USA, Panama City,
FL USA, Tallahassee, FL USA, Jacksonville, FL, USA, Huntsville, AL USA,
Savannah, GA USA

Company Profile:
Networks Built Better.
Congruex is a multi-national organization that specializes in broadband network construction and engineering.  We support some of the largest service providers in the United States with a footprint that extends across the nation.  Our turn-key design and build solutions allow our customers to deliver more data, more bandwidth, and ultimately support more devices for their end users.
Our diverse self-perform capabilities allow us to deliver high quality telecommunications and utility solutions with efficiency as one combined end-to-end business.

Congruex is a growing collection of subsidiary operating units.  Our unified vision is to be the nation’s largest end-to-end provider of network design, engineering, construction, and maintenance for broadband operators.  We are One Congruex.

Our Mission & Values
It is our mission to satisfy our customers by providing the expertise, technology, and resources necessary to build better networks.

Congruex is committed to the overall health, wellness, and safety of our people.  We support diversity, inclusion, and the right to live freely with mutual respect.  These values are ingrained in our core values of GRIT.

At Congruex, GRIT is an acronym for guts, reliability, improvement, and teamwork – having the GUTS to do the right thing, being RELIABLE to deliver what we promise, IMPROVING ourselves every day, and embracing TEAMWORK together as One Congruex.
Southeast Utilities of Georgia, a Congruex Company
Southeast Utilities of Georgia ("SEU") offers full-service construction, repair and emergency services related to Cable TV, Telephone, Fiber-Optic communications and Power construction including underground trenching, plowing, missile and directional boring and aerial construction.  Over the last 24 years, SEU's charter to provide high quality construction services and customer satisfaction has never wavered. We have grown to over 250 employees with 13 offices in 7 states.

Job Summary:
BACKGROUND: Southeast Utilities of Georgia (“SEU”) is hiring, but more than that, we are training. We are looking for interested and motivated folks to join our team and learn a career in the telecom construction industry. SEU specializes in constructing wireless, broadband, fiber & telecommunications infrastructure across the Southeast, and is a part of a larger, national telecommunications company. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to begin a career in a growing and financially rewarding industry.
Coax Splicers perform tasks associated with the aerial and underground construction and splicing of coaxial cable for cable television and fiber optic communication systems. As a Coax Splicer Candidate, you will become enrolled in our custom and proprietary in-house, specialized course of instruction to learn the duties, responsibilities, and skills of a Coax Splicer.  Generally, our in-house Splicers earn between $70k and $100k yearly on production-based compensation. 

If selected for our Training Class, you will:
(a) become a full-time employee with SEU,
(b) receive 100% tuition assistance while enrolled in the Coax Splicing course,
(c) be provided hotel lodging at no charge to you, if needed,
(d) receive per diem payments to assist you with meals, and
(e) become eligible for paid time off and holiday pay.

These benefits will continue so long as you are employed with SEU and making satisfactory progress in the course.
After graduating from the course, you will have acquired special skills in splicing, activations, testing, troubleshooting and more.

Job Responsibilities (Including, but not limited to):
  • Enroll in our Splicer Training Class.
  • Attend class Mondays through Fridays, arriving on time and participating fully;
  • Successfully complete assessments, tests, or exams, as well as hands-on activities.
  • 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 complete assignment.
  • Install all passive and active devices, pedestals, and vaults and coax splice cases required to house CATV equipment per customer requirements.
  • Test Coax-RF lines for balanced signal between points-continuity and fault.
  • Load required tools and materials on boom trucks, vans, pick-up trucks, and drive to work location.
  • Read and understand site plans, maps, diagrams, designs, and prints needed to support project.
  • Pull Coax through existing duct package, pull cable through conduit either manually, blowing, or mechanically, and splice and activate underground and aerial lines.
  • Optimize new Nodes and splice in node splits to reduce capacity.
  • Utilize RF Meters and TDR accurately.
  • Learn how 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, adjust and troubleshoot, as necessary.
  • Ensure that all work considers the safety of the customer, public and compliance with all governmental orders.
  • Ensure proper safety techniques and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Maybe required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.

Required Skills & Qualifications:
General
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position.
  • Able to work both individually and in a team environment.
  • Able to communicate professionally with co-workers, homeowners, and customers.
  • Able to lift and/or pull up to 80 pounds several times a day.
  • Must be able to use hand tools such as screw drivers, pliers, drills, and wrenches.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Adherence to all company Safety, HR and Financial policies.

Technical
  • CableTV experience preferred but no required
  • Telecommunications Network experience, OSP,
  • Electrical and structure wiring experienced not required but welcomed to apply

Training:
  • Classroom Training & on the Job training provided tuition-free.
  • Training Location will be in Jacksonville, Florida.
  • Pay rate at $15/hr. while successfully enrolled in training.
  • To receive 100% tuition assistance, paid lodging and per diem, you will be required to sign a one-year commitment to remain employed by, and work only for, SEU.

Other Benefits Include:
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO) after 90 days employment
  • Retirement Saving Plan (401K) with company matching.

SEU/Congruex is an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour


All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” employment relationship.


 

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