Less than 1 hour

Main Plant Technician

Thibodaux, LA 70301
The essential function of this position is to maintain the main line, troubleshoot fiber and coax plant, and perform regular preventative maintenance on the entire cable network.



  • Monitors forward & return network and restores service

  • Performs aerial construction on fiber and coax plant

  • Splices Coaxial Plant with active and passive devices, active and sweep coax plant

  • Assists with prepping fiber cable and splicing

  • Works with test equipment

  • Works on main line outages and problems

  • Resolves service issues at customer residence

  • Operates power equipment such as compressors, pumps, blowers, etc.

  • Works with heavy duty equipment (boring rigs, plows and any other heavy machinery) and small tools in the installation, repair and maintenance of outside plant facilities

  • Performs construction work such as digging holes, placing cable, and inner duct in various types of conduit systems and open excavations; unreels and pulls cable from pedestal or pole to buildings, building entrances, etc.

  • Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches or detaches various kinds of wires and cables in pedestals, on poles, and in protectors

  • Splices twisted pair, fiber and co-ax cables and installs appropriate enclosures

  • Completes all associated paperwork in timely manner

  • Maintains and performs minor repairs on heavy equipment

  • Cleans, maintains and stocks assigned vehicle


  • Accepts responsibility

  • Adheres to quality assurance standards within deadlines

  • Communicates effective

  • Performs precise detailed work without supervision

  • Provides services that meet Management, customer, and employee expectations

  • Works well with others and provides assistance willingly

  • Utilizes appropriate safety equipment and follows established safety procedures

  • Maintains confidentiality      

  • Manages time wisely


  • Must possess a valid chauffeurs license; must be a skilled driver with the ability to drive a vehicle with a manual shift

  • Experience in electrical and mechanical fields

  • Reading, writing, and comprehension skills; requires legible printing talent


Posted: 2021-02-27 Expires: 2021-03-29

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