Hays, Kansas

All employees are bonus and long term incentive eligible.   In addition, employees that live in our markets are eligible for courtesy cable including free or reduced-priced video, internet, AND voice services

Are you someone who likes to solve technical problems for your friends and family, enjoy the outdoors, working independently and looking to start a career? 

Eagle, Vyve and Northland are leading broadband Internet providers serving largely non-urban communities in 16 states.  A technology leader in the cable and broadband sectors, Vyve Broadband offers an extensive range of broadband, fiber connectivity, cable television and voice services for commercial and residential customers. Residential services include high-speed Internet with speeds up to Vyve Gig, all-digital, high-definition video and fully featured digital voice. Vyve Business Services provides optical Ethernet, PRI and hosted voice services to the business community. Together, Eagle, Vyve and Northland serve areas of Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming.

Vyve Broadband’s Engineering Field Engineers are responsible for performing field maintenance operations as required. This role is responsible for ensuring that all HFC plant is maintained to the highest level of quality and service. Duties to also include preventative maintenance and repair of CATV distribution system coax and fiber network forward & return balancing the system through the use of HFC test equipment, setting up a system sweep generator as well as performing other related duties as assigned.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

 

Fiber Optic Plant

  • Ability to fusion or mechanical splice SM or MM fiber optic cables, to include terminate various types of fiber optic connectors (ST, SC, LC)
  • Work with headend engineers and/or OSP Project managers to perform fusion splicing as directed/needed
  • Ability to properly read fiber documentation and interpret fiber descriptors such as colors and numbers of fiber. Properly identify and access fibers in existing enclosure
  • Properly install various types of fiber enclosures and term panels with various types of fiber. Ability to identify different type of connectors at term panels.
  • Correctly install cwdm/dwdm filters into fiber path. Differentiate between the use and need of a one fiber and two fiber solution
  • Experience and knowledge using Fiber Optic Scope and or a Fiber OTDR. To include footage readings, recognition of high loss/high reflective events, proper wavelength, etc.
  • Experience in using an optical power meter to include proper wavelength selection, db/dbm settings, and proper light levels
  • Installation and dressing of fiber optic cables (vertical/horizontal).
  • Provide management with detailed reports of field splicing activity to include splice enclosure, splicing, and path documentation.
  • Maintain fiber asset inventory and ensure fusion splicers are kept clean. Keep truck and fiber trailer in a clean and orderly fashion

 

Coax Plant

  • Testing and repair of system components and distribution HFC systems.
    • Calculate system signal losses and make necessary adjustments to resolve problems
    • Install in-line devices on system backbone (Nodes, amplifiers, Line Extenders, Taps, Splitters and Power Supplies) as necessary.
    • Maintain HFC plant and network integrity through preventive maintenance
    • Perform routine tests, sweep and balance of the HFC plant as necessary
    • Familiar with test equipment used to maintain all HFC facilities and powering
  • Conduct system tests and keep records and render reports relative to system operation
  • Must be able to climb ladders, poles, or other structures as trained and qualified. 
  • Install and maintain fiber optic transport, nodes as well splice fiber optic cables
  • Ability to review and comprehend cable maps and engineering
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Operate and maintain assigned vehicle in accordance with Company guidelines, and ensures that vehicle is stocked with necessary equipment.
  • Perform regular job inspections on Maintenance Technicians to monitor and assess job quality and performance as required
  • Assists in selecting, training, directly monitoring performance of Maintenance Technicians, appraises performance and recommends salary actions and evaluating employees
  • Gathers and provides feedback to management to maintain the integrity of all Fiber and Coaxial plant


WE PROUDLY OFFER:

• A friendly and fun work environment

• Communication and training

• Great benefits package

• Employees that live in our markets are eligible for courtesy cable including free or reduced priced video, internet AND voice services

• A culture that encourages growth

Vyve Broadband, Northland Communications, and Eagle Broadband are equal opportunity employers
and do not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an
individual’s race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status,
veteran status, reserve or National Guard status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Hays, Kansas

At Vyve, we are driven to deliver the most stellar products and services you could ask for. We’re freeing up—and speeding up—the way you live it up. Get the most out of your new Smart Assistant, stream your favorite shows with Roku, and protect your home and office with a connected Nest Camera. With Vyve Broadband, the speed you’ll need in the future is already here.

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