Employment Opportunities

Job Opening: Service Technician

Posted October 09, 2018

MTE Communications, an employee-owned company, is seeking an energetic, conscientious, and detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference and would like to be part of an exciting team.

Division/Department: Idaho Outside Plant

Location: Weiser, Idaho

Job Classification: Non-exempt

Reports to: Idaho Outside Plant Manager

Type of Position: Full-Time (Non-Exempt) Hourly. Includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and ESOP benefits

Hours: 40/week

Wage Range (DOE): $15.00 to $18.00/hour

Closing Date: October 23, 2018

General Description: Work with the ID Outside Plant Manager to complete installs, trouble reports, locates, C.O. and outside plant maintenance.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be able to work with customer service representatives and other employees to resolve customers' requests and problems

  • Be able to install service drops and main cable for telephone service

  • Will participate in on-call rotation

  • Follow proper safety procedures and comply with company and appropriate agencies' safety standards

  • Be courteous with customers and represent MTE in a positive manner

  • Ability to operate and maintain vehicles, utility equipment (e.g. trenchers, bucket trucks, plows, etc.)

  • Attend meetings and conference calls as scheduled

  • Maintain a valid driver's license, CDL is a plus, and meet our insurance company's guidelines to be insurable

  • Occasionally required to work long hours in various weather conditions

  • Be able to lift 50 lbs, work at varied heights, squat, stand for long periods, and climb ladders

  • Be willing to travel for company business or training

  • Be willing to cross train in other job duties as requested

  • Research and investigate new technologies

  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

  • Exhibit ethical behavior including honesty and confidentiality at all times

  • Facilitate the working relationships with outside entities

  • Be able to respond to emergencies and outages, and available to do updates on non-peak hours

Exchange-Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and install point-to-multipoint wireless equipment

Preferred Skills and Work Experience:

  • Be able to operate light construction equipment

  • Some technical background a plus

  • Possess basic computer skills including MS Office

  • Be able to analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action

  • Possess competent communication and organizational skills

  • Second language a plus

Preferred Education:

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent

Qualifications: Be able to test, turn-up DSL, FTTH installation and maintenance, fixed wireless installation and maintenance.

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How To Apply


MTE Online Employment Application

By Mail

PDF File MTE Employment Application

Mail your application, resume, and cover letter to:
Attention: HR Coordinator - Diana Holmes
MTE Communications
PO Box 7
Midvale, ID 83645

Submit resumes to human.resources@mtecom.com

Or fax your resume to (208) 355-2110. For more information, please call (208) 355-2211 Ext: 7163

For more information, email diana.holmes@mtecom.com

MTE Communications is an equal opportunity provider and employer.