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Supervisor, Maintenance

Location: Buffalo
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sunday to Thursday 10am to 7pm with 1 hr lunch

Supervise a team of Maintenance Technicians to meet customer expectations, technical quality and safety standards, and employee productivity; may supervise contractors as business needs dictate
Actively support all efforts to optimize network performance and reliability to ensure continuous customer satisfaction
Ensure responsiveness and first time resolution of line problem escalation work orders, while adhering to company quality and safety standards
Regularly observe and mentor employees regarding safety, quality, productivity and individual growth
Coordinate and reinforce employee training to ensure current Technical Quality Assurance (TQA) standards are met, and ensure employees are prepared as new technologies/tools are deployed
Perform practical field evaluations to verify technical competencies and safe practices; provide necessary feedback
Ensure staff has and maintains necessary company-issued tools and equipment
Monitor current procedures and tests performed to ensure compliance with FCC standards
Plan, implement and successfully complete small projects including: annual FCC testing, plant relocation projects, preventative maintenance programs, emergency restoration, etc.
Facilitate cross-functional communications and cooperation with Headend Inside Plant Operations, Construction, ROC and other internal departments as needed
Effectively interface with third party vendors
Operate Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable
Instill knowledge of all company products and services
Maintain records and documents in accordance with company policies and procedures
Establish positive employee relations through effective communication and ongoing support
Know, understand and follow company policy
Perform other duties as requested by manager

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Ability to use all types of manual and powered hand held tools, such as drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
Basic knowledge using software tools to support the current operations
Knowledge in basic network devices and network appliances
Advanced knowledge of HFC Distribution Network
Moderate knowledge of IP Networks
Moderate knowledge of Headend operation and Customer Premise Network
Basic knowledge of company products and services
Ability to accurately take measurements and apply to position tasks
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment (such as aerial lift, safety harness, gaffs and ladders)
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including ladders, safety equipment and tool belts
Ability to travel (including during inclement weather) to and from assigned territories and company facilities
Ability to work outside for extended periods in any season and/or during inclement weather
Ability to work while standing 50-70% of the time
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to supervise, mentor and motivate others
Ability to complete documentation accurately
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to use personal computer and software applications including Microsoft Office
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. RF and Optical test equipment)
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Certifications and Licenses
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

Associate's degree in electronics or related field, or equivalent work experience
Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E)

Related Work Experience/Number of Years
Construction and/or maintenance of optical and coax distribution networks or equivalent work experience 4+
Supervisory experience in a technical environment or equivalent work experience preferred 1+

Demonstrated leadership qualities

Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat or cold
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work in commercial or factory type environments
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
Some work may be performed in an office environment
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Some out of town and overnight travel as the business needs dictate
Occasionally required to work overtime as the business needs dictate
Ability to work weekends as the business needs dictate TMN460 319886-1 319886BR

Keywords: SPECTRUM, Buffalo , Supervisor, Maintenance, Professions , Buffalo, New York

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