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Cable television service technicians install, maintain and repair cable and satellite television and Internet signal and associated equipment in homes and commercial buildings. Cable television maintenance technicians maintain and repair cable television transmission and distribution systems and associated hardware. They are employed by cable and satellite television companies.
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- Communicate with subscribers and company personnel to determine work assignments
- Connect, disconnect and relocate cable outlets, install splitters, converters, decoders, satellite and pay TV equipment, and install other cable hardware and systems at subscriber's premises
- Install cable modems and software to enable Internet access at subscriber's premises
- Inspect, test and repair cable and satellite television signals and associated equipment at subscriber's premises.
- Maintain and repair main aerial and underground coaxial and fibre optic cable television transmission lines, trunking and related distribution and interconnecting systems including power supplies and amplifiers
- Inspect, monitor, test and adjust cable transmission and distribution systems
- Repair or replace faulty cables, power supplies, amplifiers and other associated transmission and distribution equipment
- Climb and work aloft on poles, ladders or other support structures
- Communicate with other workers to co-ordinate the preparation and completion of work assignments.
St. John's, Mount Pearl, Arnold's Cove, Bay Roberts, Bishop's Cove, Carbonear, Conception Bay South, Gulch, Gull Island, Harbour Grace, North River, Spaniard's Bay, Torbay, Upper Island Cove, Wabana, Birchy Nap, Chamberlains, Codner, Doyles, Foxtrap, Goulds, Greeleytown, Kelligrews, Lance Cove, Lawrence Pond, Manuels, Newton, North Pond Heights, Peachytown, Riverdale, Talcville, Topsail, Upper Gullies
Outlook & Prospects for Cable Television Service and Maintenance Technicians in Avalon Peninsula Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Local Labour Market NewsWeek of Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2013
- The provincial government has leased the Norcon Galatea to replace vessels while they are being repaired. The Galatea will join the Sound of Islay to replace the Flanders for Bell Island and the Beaumont Hamel for the Fogo-Change Islands run.
- The provincial government announced $15,000 in funding to St. Kevin's High School to develop a new green space for recreational programs and physical activity
- The provincial government announced $95,000 in funding to Best Boy Entertainment and Ocean Quest to assist in the development of workplace skills that will increase the capacity and market presence of these companies
- Karwood Realty of Paradise has started work on the development of the 240-acre Veterans Memorial Business Park in Spaniard's Bay. Once the power lines are moved, the company will begin the planning stages.
- Twelve positions have been eliminated at the Telegram newspaper in St. John's due to restructuring. Two other management positions were eliminated earlier this past summer.
- The construction phase at the Vale nickel processing plant in Long Harbour is now complete. The start-up phase will employ 1,500 people at peak production, and 500 permanent technicians when the plant moves into full production.
- The provincial government and the City of Mount Pearl have contributed $1.8M towards the construction of a new gymnastics facility in Mount Pearl. Construction is expected to start next year and be completed by 2015.
- The City of St. John's awarded a $3.3M contract to Redwood Construction for the demolition and replacement of the pool house and splash pad in Bannerman Park, St. John's
- The City of St. John's awarded a $5M to Magna Contracting and Management to complete the first phase of renovations to the municipal depot. This phase will include renovations to employee facilities, locker and change rooms.
- The communities of Bay Roberts, Carbonear, Clarenville, Torbay and Portugal Cove-St. Philip¿s will soon receive fibre optic service as part of a $12M expansion project
- The new $36M, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Metrobus Depot is scheduled to officially open in St. John's on December 4th
- The provincial government announced $9.4M in contracts for the construction of a series of underpasses on the Team Gushue Highway in St. John's
- The provincial government announced $25,000 in funding to promote culinary talents in NL
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