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Plant and Maintenance Technician

Repair and maintain coaxial cables for cable-television systems.

What does a Plant and Maintenance Technician do?

Repairs and maintains coaxial cables and related equipment for cable-television system: Climbs into underground tunnels and passageways to reach television transmission cables. Determines cause of signal breakdown, using blueprints and schematic diagrams, electrical measuring instruments, and knowledge of communication equipment. Repairs equipment, such as coaxial cables and current amplifiers, and performs regular maintenance on cable system, using measuring instruments and handtools.