Positions

Pay Range 23 Breakdown

BreakdownMinMax
Annually$64,045.82$96,068.74
Monthly$5,337.15$8,005.73
Bi-Weekly$2,463.30$3,694.95
Hourly (40 hrs.)$30.7913$46.1869
Hourly (42 hrs.)$29.3250$43.9875
Hourly (56 hrs.)$21.9938$32.9906

Head End Technician

Range: $64,045.82 - $96,068.74 (23)
Position Number: 11114

JOB TITLE: HEAD END TECHNICIAN
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for the reception, and distribution of off-air, satellite, microwave and tape originated programming to the outside plant utilizing coaxial cable, microwave, and fiber optic transmission technologies. This includes the installation, construction, operation and repair of all equipment associated with the headend and signal distribution network.
MAJOR DUTIES: 
Rack and install head end equipment and head end infrastructure
Read and understand all Engineering provided drawings
Understand Fiber Optic Networks and handling procedures
Read and understand wire list and project schematics
Identify issues that may hamper desired installation
Install and activate any required equipment for successful implementation.  
Turn up and test equipment.
Understand and activate Wave Division Multiplexing and Digital Video Architecture networks.
Connect and terminate coaxial and audio wires
Perform troubleshooting as it relates to project; corrects problems.  
Perform other functions as outlined by the Project.
Review scheduling of associated projects and identify any possible conflicts
Maintain and submit all documentation (as built drawings, progress and issues report, expense reports, timesheets, etc.) in a timely manner
Install and neatly dress all associated wiring   
Perform other duties as assigned. 
KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION: 
Thorough knowledge of video head end design, management, and testing.
Ability to develop standards and procedures. 
Must understand WDM and DVA technologies and activation of like networks.
Be able to identify and correct problems as they arise.
Ability to prepare clear and concise instructions.
Ability to maintain required records.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials, department heads, and other key personnel; strong oral and written communication skills. 
Extensive knowledge of Scientific Atlanta video equipment is highly preferred.
Experience with Alcatel PON networking equipment is preferred.   
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Greenlight Operations Manager.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This is largely sedentary work requiring limited physical effort.  Position requires visual acuity to perform related job tasks.  Worker is required to have sufficient hearing to accurately perceive information spoken at normal levels and have the ability to express and exchange ideas through verbal and written communication.  Manual dexterity is required to operate a computer and/or other automated equipment. 
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY: 
Supervision may be exercised over subordinate technical personnel during specific assignments. 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelors of Arts or Bachelor of Science from an accredited college or university.
Three years experience in related telecommunications position. 
Possession of a valid appropriate driver’s license issued by the State of North Carolina. 
Created 7-07