Spencer Municipal Utilities (SMU) is seeking applicants for a full-time Communications Technician. The ideal candidate would be a self-motivated individual responsible for consulting and working with communication utility customers with the installation, repair and maintenance of communication services including internet, home networking, cable television and telephone services. Basic responsibilities include performing routine and complex installations and re-connections of coax & fiber services in residences and businesses; including installing fiber drop, ONT, Coax outlets, data and phone outlets, set-top boxes, gateways, hooking up & programming customer TVs, routers, computers, phone systems and providing customer education. Position also responsible in assisting with the maintenance of our HFC and fiber plant. This position is non-exempt and will have on- call responsibilities.
Qualified candidates should have a High School diploma/GED. Experience or training with the basic knowledge of the methods and practices involved with installing Cable TV, High Speed Internet, and residential and business telephone services preferred. Required to possess and maintain a valid Iowa driver’s license and meet SMU insurability requirements.
To apply candidates must complete an SMU application. Applications can be found on our website at www.smunet.net (click on the careers tab) or applicants may complete an online application utilizing SMU’s computer located in our lobby during regular business hours at 520 2nd Avenue East, Suite 1, Spencer, IA.
SMU is an equal opportunity employer, offers a comprehensive wage and benefit package that includes health/dental/vision/long term disability/group life insurance, IPERS, 457(b) retirement plan, clothing allowance along with paid time off for vacations and holidays. Post-offer drug test is required. Applications accepted through 7/31/2019.