Satellite Technician Job Description

Satellite Technician Job Description

October 29th, 2020

Satellite technicians install, service, and repair satellite dishes. They are responsible for installing the satellite cabling, positioning the dish, and ensuring that the service is connected and operational.

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We are looking for a hard-working satellite technician to perform installations, services, and repairs on a variety of television and internet satellite dishes. In this role, you will be required to install and mount satellite dishes and cabling, troubleshoot connectivity problems, and compile diagnostic and repair reports.

To be successful as a satellite technician, you should demonstrate excellent problem-solving abilities and precision in your work. Ultimately, a top-notch satellite technician should be able to diagnose and resolve technical issues efficiently and provide excellent customer support.

Satellite Technician Responsibilities:

  • Traveling to customers' homes or businesses to perform installations, maintenance, and repairs.
  • Performing site surveys to determine the optimal placement for satellite dish installation.
  • Installing the necessary cables, mounting the satellite hardware, and ensuring that the dish is positioned correctly.
  • Calibrating the equipment to ensure that the connection is secure and the service is functioning correctly.
  • Diagnosing technical issues and implementing effective repairs.
  • Generating diagnostic and repair reports.
  • Providing training to new employees or interns.
  • Ensuring that tools and equipment are safely operated and maintained.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest technology and practices in the industry.

Satellite Technician Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Bachelor's degree in electronics or a related field preferred.
  • CompTIA A+ or Network+ certification preferred.
  • At least one year's experience as a satellite technician or similar.
  • Valid driver's license and own transport.
  • Proficiency with hand and power tools.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Physically fit and able to work at heights.
  • Willingness to work after hours and on weekends and holidays.

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