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CPUC Inspection Coordinator - Gilroy

Date posted 01/10/2019 Requisition Number: 233182BR Location: United States - California - Gilroy Zip Code: 95020 Area of Interest: Engineering/Technical Operations, Facilities/Security, Telecommunications Position Type: Full Time
This position has responsibility of performing inspections for identified Charter facilities in high fire areas, ensuring violations are identified and tracked and appropriate corrective action are taken to remedy safety hazards in accordance with California Public Utility Commission (CPUC).

Patrol inspections in all facilities of Central California along with detailed facility inspections required as per documented CPUC inspection requirements.

Complete all patrol and detailed inspections including fire threat, proximately to overhead power line facilities, terrain, and accessibility / Location.

Required to perform record keeping, maintaining inspection records while being prepared to supply CPUC inspection records upon a 30 day notification

Responsible for taking or insuring appropriate corrective action to remedy safety hazards to our facilities. The position maybe required to perform temporary repairs if a safety hazard is evident.

During the inspection process, ensure all 3rd Party violations are identified, reported and tracked.

Perform and or maintain an auditable maintenance program for our facilities and lines, while maintaining documentation including timelines for corrective action based upon violation levels/severity.

Monitor and maintain an auditable Maintenance Program and or corrective actions of violation priority levels as follows
  • Safety and Reliability as specified in the priority levels
  • Type of facility and/or equipment
  • Location, including whether violation is located in extreme or high Fire threat zones
  • Accessibility
  • Climate
  • Impact to operations, customers, electrical or communications workers and general public

Must possess an understanding of on detailed CPUC inspection compliance.

Must possess and apply relevant knowledge of Charter Communications, CAL OSHA, General Orders 95 and l28 rules and regulations.

Must have complete understanding of the structural and/or architectural integrity of the network in order to successfully perform required inspection and recommend appropriate course of action.

Relevant knowledge of personal computer hardware and software and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Excel.

Ability to navigate through city streets quickly and effectively through the use of and understanding of GPS technology.

Ability to safely drive company vehicle.

Knowledge of computerized test equipment processes, standard test processes and cable TV modulation schemes.

Ability to use various electronic devices to communicate between service location and office.

Must be able to maintain regular attendance in adherence to Charter Communications and Regional guidelines. Able to work overtime, weekends and late shifts if required.

Ability to interact with coworkers in a positive manner, follow directions and work rules and accept constructive feedback.

Must possess good problem-solving, record-keeping and organizational skills.

Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices.

Must be able to estimate various distances while driving a company vehicle to calculate signal leakage.
Must have solid time management and organizational skills.

Certifications and Licenses
Valid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within Company required standards

High School diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Industry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred
Related Work Experience
Minimum of 2 years’ experience at a higher level Technician preferably at FT IV or Maintenance Tech.

Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to successfully manage face-to-face customer interactions and resolutions
Demonstrated leadership qualities
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to perform detailed administrative tasks and motivate others to comply
Moderate knowledge of residential and commercial facility construction design/layout
Basic knowledge of company products and services
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Must be able to read and type on a computer.
Possess manual dexterity, the ability to see and hear in order to utilize and read test equipment.
Must be able to drive for long, extended periods of time.
Must be able to walk for long distances frequently throughout the day.
Drive Company vehicle, use laptop computer, and basic hand tools.

The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.

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