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Position: Universal Home Technician-In Training

At Cox, we connect people to the things they love. Now we’d like to connect with you. Cox Communications is currently seeing a Universal Home Technician – In Training to play a pivotal role in the continued stability and growth of our organization.
As a Universal Home Technician – In Training, you will serve as a front-line representative of the Cox brand and be a key member of a supportive, service-oriented team that: 
• Installs, disconnects, reconnects, adds, changes, and troubleshoots video, telephony, and high-speed Internet services at customer locations.
• Educates customers regarding their existing and new services, promotes other Cox services, and proposes solutions to customer problems. 
• Takes whatever actions are required to deliver a great customer experience.
• Lives the Cox Values, by completing work to the highest quality standard in the most productive manner.
Unleash your potential with Cox Communications as a Universal Home Technician, where you’ll be enhancing the lives of Cox customers and your career.

Qualifications:
• Drives Company vehicle between office, warehouse, and work sites. 
• Works outside on a customer’s premises or within a customer’s home.
• Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours, as required. Reports to a Field Service Supervisor.
• Follows all Company standard safety practices in the course of performing work activities. 
• Prepares for daily work assignment by requisitioning equipment and supplies from warehouse, and stocking vehicle as needed.
• Maintains company truck and other equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines.
• Drives a company truck between office and/or home, warehouse, and work sites in a safe and courteous manner, and in accordance with all laws and company policies.
• Monitors Workforce Administration System (WFA) throughout the day for information regarding changes to work schedule and for information about current installation.
• Communicates with dispatch (via WFA, radio, phone) for connection assistance, status on current install or new service requests.
• Consults with supervisor and other technicians for advice and assistance as needed.
• Interacts with customers in a professional, courteous manner including when responding to escalations and repeated customer concerns.
• Educates customers in the use of installed products.
• Promotes Cox services to generate new accounts, service upgrades or additional services by explaining the advantages of additional products and services
• Explains waivers, agreements, customer release forms.
• Completes work order on paper or WFA in accordance with Company standards.
• Ensures that customer completes invoice.  Explains charges and billing procedures. May also collect money/payment from customer (local practices vary).
• Cleans work area upon completion of job.
• Participates in team meetings as scheduled.
• Attends job-related training that may include initial training, refresher training, product and service updates.
• Applies knowledge and skills acquired through follow-up training to the relevant aspects of their work activities.
• Completes paperwork accurately, and reports and records work order status updates via WFA/ARU and/or Dispatch.
• Follows procedures to deposit and close out batches (when applicable).
• Works on regularly scheduled days as well as unscheduled days and beyond regular work hours due to customer or operational demands.
• Installation: Installs, upgrades, and/or disconnects Cox broadband products and services including video, telephony, and HSI following prescribed procedures. Uses small hand tools, power tools, and test equipment. Ensures that service operates within prescribed parameters.
• Troubleshooting: Attempts to identify and remedy sources of video, telephone, and HIS service or customer-perceived problems.
• Works with alarms, low voltage electricity, and color-coded wires.
Qualifications
Minimum
• 18 years of age
• Valid state driver’s license and a good driving record
• One year of work experience in a comparable field such as construction trade, mechanics, semi-skilled manufacturing, or other related hands-on trade role
• Minimum of one year of direct customer service experience
• PC and Windows software skills
• Stable work history
• Able to work required shifts and overtime (if necessary)
• Spanish proficiency desirable in some locations
Preferred
• High school degree or GED equivalent preferred; post-high school education a plus
• 5+ years of experience specifically in service installation and repair in multiple service provider and/or telecommunications environment.
• Ability to carry and use tools and equipment
• Ability to complete documentation, and inspect, install, and repair materials and equipment
• Ability to locate work sites
• Requisite ability required to drive motor vehicle
• Adequate ability to distinguish different colors of wire
• Ability to communicate in person and by telephone
• Ability to bend, stoop, and crawl
• Ability to lift up to 70 pounds to lift, position, and carry 28-foot extension ladder
• Ability to climb ladders and/or utility poles and work in high places
• Ability to work in small places (such as crawl spaces and attics)
• Ability to tolerate temporary exposure to fumes, airborne particles, and extreme, non-weather-related heat
• Ability to work outdoors

Application Requirements:
Apply online at http://www.cox.net/

Apply Online

Job Posted:
11/14/2017
Application Deadline:
01/30/2018


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