We’re Hiring Entry Level Field Service Technicians

Warner Communications is hiring entry level Field Service Technicians based in Benton, Missouri.  We will provide training and close supervision. Field Service Technicians are responsible for basic installs, reconnects, relocations, disconnects, repairs and upgrades of digital and analog commercial and public safety two-way radio equipment.

This is a critical role that requires our Field Service Technicians to work onsite at customer locations and interact directly with customers as well as Warner’s technical department and sales team. Therefore, successful candidates must be reliable, customer service oriented, team players, professional in appearance and effective communicators (verbal and written).

RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality, security and safety control guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as OSHA, and FCC and following procedures as outlined in the Customer Premise Network Installation Qualifications (CPNIQ), Technical Quality Assurance (TQA), National Electric Code (NEC), National Electrical Safety Code (NESC), other Installation, Technical Operations, Safety Manuals, and Employee Handbook)

  • Adhere to TQA standards in accordance with company policy
  • Follow security procedures to prevent any unauthorized services
  • Integrate various company services with customer’s equipment
  • Ensure and record proper levels and signal quality within required specifications on active outlets; Verify no signal leakage or ingress is present in the drop network
  • Identify basic distribution problems associated with the RF portions of the forward and reverse plant and refer to Field Engineering
  • Escalate unresolved customer issues to supervisor
  • Clean the premises of all debris and materials after the installation is complete
  • Educate customer on proper use of services and equipment
  • Maintain accurate records including time worked, daily logs, gas sheets as required; properly record all required information on data devices and/or work orders
  • Operate communications device in accordance with company policies
  • Operate Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner. Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment, in accordance with company policies
  • Utilize and become proficient with tasks, tools, test equipment and information that will enhance business results
  • Adhere to industry specific, local, state and federal regulations, as applicable
  • Know, understand and follow company policy
  • Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma, GED and/or equivalent work experience
  • Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record within Company’s required standards
  • Proficient computer & software user: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
  • Reliable transportation
  • Professional references
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
  • Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
    Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
  • Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
  • Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
  • Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
  • Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as needed
  • Ability to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wires
  • Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
  • Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
  • Ability to work while standing 50 – 70% of the time
  • Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
  • Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
  • 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
  • Familiarity with computer operating systems, and a myriad of consumer communications devices (e.g., PDAs, smartphones, routers, modems, converters, and wireless devices), and computer software applications
  • Ability to complete documentation accurately

BENEFITS

  • Continuing education and training
  • Competitive compensation
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Company service vehicle during work hours
  • Mobile phone

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • This position works face to face with customers
  • Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as garages, warehouses, attics, basements and/or crawlspaces
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and 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 performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
  • Work and travel in inclement weather
  • May be required to work an on-call rotation as the business needs dictate
  • Occasionally required to work overtime as the business needs dictate
  • Ability to work weekends or a second shift as the business needs dictate

More About Warner Communications

Warner Communications sells and supports a wide range of commercial and public safety grade two way radio equipment and systems including P25, TETRA, DMR and NXDN. The company serves businesses and public safety/public service organizations across Missouri and Illinois. Warner is an authorized dealer and service repair shop for Kenwood/ EF Johnson, Telex Radio Dispatch, Hytera, Harris, Zetron, Ritron, Comlog, etc. Our Field Service Technicians are expected to be professional, knowledgeable and have the ability to quickly learn about digital and analog two way radio equipment including: mobile and portable radios, repeaters and base stations, trunked systems, BDA and Fiber DAS antenna systems, subscriber systems, radio dispatch consoles, call recorders and call logging systems.

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