Top Cable Television Installer Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Cable Television Installer. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Cable Television Installer resumes they appeared on. For example, 17.9% of Cable Television Installer resumes contained Internet as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Cable Television Installer actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Cable Television Installer resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Internet

high Demand
Here's how Internet is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Installed Cable Television and High Speed Internet
  • Advanced Communication Incorporated - Belding, MI Installing cable television, internet, and phone services to residential customers.
  • Assisted customer with installation of high-end home theater and customization of entertainment system including cable television and internet options.
  • Installed and serviced telecommunications services (cable television/ internet/telephone) in customers' homes and assigned commercial properties.
  • Joined local company supplying needed expertise to their operations providing installation of VOIP telephone, internet and television services.
  • Contract installer responsible for residential installation of cable television, telephone and high-speed internet for Time-Warner Communications.

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2. Additional Resistance

high Demand
Here's how Additional Resistance is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Computed impedance of wires from poles to houses in order to determine additional resistance needed for reducing signals to desired levels.

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3. Electronic Test Equipment

high Demand
Here's how Electronic Test Equipment is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Locate communication cable trouble utilizing electronic test equipment.
  • Use sophisticated electronic test equipment, measuring devices, meters and hand tools.
  • Utilized the use of schematics, meters, and electronic test equipment.
  • Measure signal strength at utility poles, using electronic test equipment.
  • Perform system test using scanners, analyzers, and other electronic test equipment.
  • Used electrician's tools and test equipment: Measured television signal in strength at utility pole, used electronic test equipment.

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4. Ensure Optimum Reception

high Demand
Here's how Ensure Optimum Reception is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Adjusted and repaired cable system to ensure optimum reception.

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5. Telephone Services

high Demand
Here's how Telephone Services is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Performed commercial and residential cable installation including high speed Internet and telephone services according to prescribed schedule and specifications.
  • Provide professional customer service through installation of residential and business cable internet and telephone services.
  • Examine telephone transmission facilities to determine requirements for new or additional telephone services.
  • Perform trouble-shooting for television, internet and telephone services.
  • Top tier performer; Installation of new cable TV or telephone services in accordance to work order instruction and specifications.
  • Installed internet services on multiple computers, telephone services to all available phone jacks and cable television packages.

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6. Customer Service

average Demand
Here's how Customer Service is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Offer Customers additional services and upgrades as part of providing excellent Customer Service.
  • Preformed follow up customer service to the client when there were problems.
  • Provide customer service and explain features of services to residential customers.
  • Installed cable television and provided on site customer service * Constructed underground and overhead cable lines
  • Managed customer-installation projects of varying levels of difficulty, including custom-curved handrails and iron banisters, providing quality customer service.
  • Service Representative Installation of water treatment equipment in both residential and commercial locations while providing excellent customer service.

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7. Telephone Poles

average Demand
Here's how Telephone Poles is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Installed fiber cables on telephone poles utilizing pole-gaffing and vehicular installation buckets.
  • Extended telecommunications media from exterior telephone poles and hubs to commercial venues and private residences.
  • Run wires between components and to outside cable systems, connecting them to wires from telephone poles or underground cable accesses.
  • Required to climb telephone poles, work in manholes, use heavy ladders and equipment in all kinds of inclement weather.
  • Install all necessary equipment from central office to telephone poles including placing jacks in walls and other required tasks.
  • Run wires between components and to outside cable systems, connecting them to wires from telephone poles or underground cable accesses.

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8. Terminal Boxes

average Demand
Here's how Terminal Boxes is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Installed terminal boxes and strung lead- in wires.
  • Installed terminal boxes and strung lead-in wires.

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9. Television Signal Strength

average Demand
Here's how Television Signal Strength is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Measured television signal strength at utility pole.

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10. Installation Fees

average Demand
Here's how Installation Fees is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Collected installation fees and reviewed cable service operations with subscriber.
  • Collected installation fees and explained cable service operation to subscriber.
  • Assisted the customer in learning the installation process for the cable TV and collection installation fees.
  • Collected installation fees and explained cable service system and operations to subscriber.
  • Explain cable service to subscribers after installation and collect any installation fees that are due.

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11. Trouble Reports

low Demand
Here's how Trouble Reports is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Reviewed work orders, trouble reports and time and equipment records for completeness and accuracy.

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12. Catv

low Demand
Here's how Catv is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Performed underground and aerial construction duties associated with CATV operations.
  • Read and understand map for activation of radio frequency signal and a/c power through CATV system to ensure optimal performance.
  • Traveled to customer locations and assisted the CATV technician in installation and setup of cable systems.
  • Splice and activate CATV aerial and underground plant for 750 MHz upgrade.
  • Install CATV to homes and business, completed 80+hrs in training
  • Experienced with CATV 5 and 6 connector crimping/splicing and emerging exposure working with fiber optic cable.

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13. Comcast

low Demand
Here's how Comcast is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Provided friendly and professional service while completing installations/repairs to provide cable television, phone and internet to Comcast subscribers.
  • Installed Comcast Cable customer premise equipment while maintaining an accurate and complete inventory of all Company-issued equipment.
  • Interacted with customers and ensured satisfaction for Comcast cable installation.
  • Provide quality control inspections on Comcast installation and trouble-shooting jobs.
  • Helped residential and business customers with Comcast internet services.
  • Ensured customer satisfaction through optimizing Comcast's product performance.

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14. Service Calls

low Demand
Here's how Service Calls is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Outlined cable installation with customer and performed service calls Completed basic and complicated post wiring of homes and businesses
  • Installed Direct TV satellite service, independent contractor, successfully completed service calls, completed SBCA certification
  • Installed duct in commercial and residential dwellings Customized metal ducts for installation Assisted with service calls received
  • Performed service calls and used appropriate troubleshooting techniques to correctly identify and resolve any performance or operational problems.
  • Complete custom closet installations, including collecting final payments from clients and customer service/service calls.
  • Selected to represent company on customer-facing service calls and installations.

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15. Electronic Installations

low Demand
Here's how Electronic Installations is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Tested electronic installations, using testing apparatus.
  • Tested electronic installations with testing apparatus.

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16. Hand Tools

low Demand
Here's how Hand Tools is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Connect or install aluminum and titanium assemblies using pneumatic hand tools and micrometers to specific tolerances.
  • Operated forklift, skyjack, back-hoe, jackhammer, floor saw, hammer drill and various other air & electric hand tools
  • Employed wide variety of hand and power tools including hand tools, drills, precision measuring instruments and electronic testing devices.
  • Install commercial and residential items Extensive use of both power and hand tools Work both as a team and independently Customer service
  • Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand tools or power tools.
  • Adjusted and connected and disconnected wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts, using hand tools and power tools.

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17. Technical Problems

low Demand
Here's how Technical Problems is used in Cable Television Installer jobs:
  • Reported technical problems and equipment malfunctions.
  • Installed Cable Television Services to new customers * Performed Troubleshooting to solve technical problems customers have with their cable services

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17 Most Common Skill for a Cable Television Installer

Internet17.9%
Additional Resistance11%
Electronic Test Equipment9%
Ensure Optimum Reception8.3%
Telephone Services8.3%
Customer Service7.6%
Telephone Poles6.2%
Terminal Boxes5.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Cable Television Installer

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Internet
Internet
17.9%
17.9%
2
2
Additional Resistance
Additional Resistance
11%
11%
3
3
Electronic Test Equipment
Electronic Test Equipment
9%
9%
4
4
Ensure Optimum Reception
Ensure Optimum Reception
8.3%
8.3%
5
5
Telephone Services
Telephone Services
8.3%
8.3%
6
6
Customer Service
Customer Service
7.6%
7.6%
7
7
Telephone Poles
Telephone Poles
6.2%
6.2%
8
8
Terminal Boxes
Terminal Boxes
5.5%
5.5%
9
9
Television Signal Strength
Television Signal Strength
4.8%
4.8%
10
10
Installation Fees
Installation Fees
4.1%
4.1%
11
11
Trouble Reports
Trouble Reports
4.1%
4.1%
12
12
Catv
Catv
2.8%
2.8%
13
13
Comcast
Comcast
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Service Calls
Service Calls
2.1%
2.1%
15
15
Electronic Installations
Electronic Installations
2.1%
2.1%
16
16
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
2.1%
2.1%
17
17
Technical Problems
Technical Problems
2.1%
2.1%

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