Cable Technician in Kittanning, PA at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/16/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    109 Crytzer Road
    Kittanning, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 5 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:22002940

***Please note that this position follows an initial Union job bidding process***


  1. Perform installation of aerial fiber cable for the Lateral Routes required as part of the success-based model Service Orders in the Lincoln exchange.
  2. Climb telephone poles and use ladders to provide service 
  3. Interpret work drawings and instructions, including paperwork 
  4. Work with other communication groups to provide service as needed 
  5. Sell and promote Windstream products and services 
  6. Ability to work scheduled tour, overtime, callouts, and standby as needed
  7. Train new employees on daily job functions
  8. Operate handheld computer for retrieving and clearing job tasks
  9. Other duties as assigned


  1. Ability to lift and control a 28’ ladder, weight 70 lbs., plus 6 lb. levelizer
  2. Ability to distinguish colors in a cable
  3. Good to excellent communication skills
  4. Good to excellent mechanical ability 
  5. Ability to climb using ladder and/or gaffs and to work aloft (must pass Windstream Pole Climbing Course)
  6. Ability to use test equipment
  7. Good to excellent computer skills preferred
  8. Basic understanding of electronic theory preferred
  9. Must be neat in appearance
  10. Ability to work in confined spaces, manholes
  11. Ability to write legibly, to prepare neat and accurate records
  12. Ability to attend training, local and out-of-state
  13. Ability to work at any assigned location 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Education: High School or GED Equivalent required, plus two-year technical degree in computers or electronics or the equivalent in work experience (see “experience” below) desired.
  • Experience: 3-5 years’ experience with installation or maintenance of telecommunications voice & data network service & equipment or equivalent education (see education above).
  • Certification/License: Valid Driver’s License, CDL License or ability to obtain one, must maintain a safe driving record.
  • Compliance with Weight Restrictions/Safe Load Limits for Equipment and Ladders

Test equipment, Ladders, Climbing hooks, Hand & Power tools, Van

Job Requirements

This is a safety sensitive position.


EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.