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Working As A Satellite Installation Technician

  • Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge
  • Repairing and Maintaining Electronic Equipment
  • Getting Information
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • Making Decisions and Solving Problems
  • Make Decisions

  • $43,000

    Average Salary

What Does A Satellite Installation Technician Do At at&T

* Preparing for installations by reviewing installation orders, gathering equipment, supplies and tools and coordinating schedules with customers.
* Planning installations by evaluating location, locating access and laying-out equipment and wiring plan.
* Establishing satellite TV systems by installing equipment, running and pulling cable, programming and calibrating equipment while adhering to codes, regulations and standards.
* Verifying satellite TV systems for correct functionality and optimal performance by testing equipment and connections and identifying and correcting any issues.
* Maintaining accurate records through documenting installations, services and repairs.
* Maintaining and improving service and rapport with customers through listening to their descriptions of problems, answering questions and resolving issues through diagnosing, troubleshooting, repairing, replacing and/or upgrading components.
* Referring to schematics, manuals and manufacturer's instructions as needed.
* Maintaining a safe work environment by following safe practices and adhering to safety policies.
* Ensuring adequate supply levels by inventorying stock, placing and verifying orders.
* Updating and improving job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.
* Enhancing the organization's reputation through personal accountability for accomplishing new and different requests and always striving to add value.
* Other duties as assigned.
* Qualifications
* Must possess a valid driver's license in the primary state of residence
* Must be able to speak clearly, concisely, and to communicate effectively in a courteous and professional manner
* Solid written communication skills required
* Must be able to work full time, up to and including six days a week; which may include nights, weekends, and holidays, as required
* Must meet company hiring criteria for pre-employment screening, including drug test, criminal background check, fitness for duty, and MVR check
* Must be able to obtain all necessary certifications, including SBCA, Service, SW iM, and Ka/Ku, as required
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and inventory software systems preferred
* SBCA and/or other industry certifications preferred
* Six months experience in telecommunications, electrical, construction, or related field preferred
* Working knowledge of handheld electronics, including smart phones, iPads, etc., preferred
* Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and climb ladders up to 40 feet in length
* Must be able to work in tight spaces, including attics and crawl spaces
* Must be able to work outside in extreme weather conditions, including precipitation and temperature variations
* Must be able to stand for extended periods of time
* An essential duty of the position of Technician is to install satellite dishes with the use of a ladder on customers homes.
* The ladders used by DIRECTV have been rated by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to hold a maximum total weight (including tool belt and equipment)of 375 lbs.
* To allow for the weight of equipment an individual's weight cannot exceed 325 lbs.
* To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
* The qualifications and requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

What Does A Satellite Installation Technician Do At Mastec Services Company Inc.

* Prepare for new installation and service calls by reviewing installation work orders, gathering equipment, supplies, and tools.
* Coordinate daily schedules with customers through regular contact.
* Drive and operate company vehicles safely in accordance with established policies, courteously and defensively.
* Ensure that vehicle maintenance and care is performed appropriately.
* Plan installations by evaluating location and access points to that location, laying out the required equipment and establishing a wiring plan.
* Establish satellite system by installing equipment, routing running and pulling wire, programming and calibrating equipment, and adhering to codes, regulations, and standards.
* Verify system functioning by testing equipment and connections, identifying and correcting problems.
* Maintain records by documenting installation, service, and repairs.
* Maintain and improve service level by listening to customer's description of problems; diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing problems; replacing and upgrading components; referring to schematics, manuals, and manufacturers' instructions

What Does A Satellite Installation Technician Do At Dish Network

* Conducting site surveys - determine the best positioning of our equipment for strongest signal reception.
* Installing cutting edge technology - place mounts, satellite dishes and receivers while ensuring broadband connectivity.
* Educating customers - review order with the customer and teach them the basics to use and enjoy their new service and equipment.
* Providing Smart Home Services - offering our customers additional services and products while earning incentivesA successful Technician will have the following:High energy, being resourceful, and strong multi-tasking skillsBasic computer skillsStrong customer service skills Ability to stand for long periods of time on a ladder, lift over 70 lbs at times, crawl into small spaces, work in all climates and remain within the individual weight requirement of 275 lbs
* Willingness to work flexible schedules including weekends, holidays and evenings

What Does A Satellite Installation Technician Do At Digital Reception Services

* Installing, troubleshooting and servicing DISH satellite systems/products in customer s home.
* The Satellite TV Technician/Installer position can be physically challenging as you will be climbing and working from ladders, in some cases in excess of 30 feet.
* You will be entering attics and will be exposed to a variety of weather elements including: heat, cold, wind, and rain.
* Required to trench/dig, sometimes up to 100 feet in order to lay cable.
* You will interact with consumers daily and should be comfortable and able to effectively communicate/train customers on the DISH system.
* Satellite TV Technician/Installers must be comfortable offering our customers additional services and products while earning incentives.
* We operate seven days a week and techs are required to work weekends, holidays, and evenings.
* Working long hours is a daily event as your ending time will vary from day-to-day depending on your assigned jobs and business needs.
* Offer new product lines.
* To start your career apply at Company DescriptionDRS is a regional service provider for DISH Network, with a corporate office in Tampa and nine branch locations throughout Florida.
* We have been in business since 1999 and are growing quickly, with nearly 400 full time Technicians throughout Florida.
* Associated topics: beach, ericsson, fiber, license, lte, maintenance, region, service technician, system, technician

What Does A Satellite Installation Technician Do At Directsat USA

* Install, upgrade and repair residential satellite products.
* Service and trouble-shoot satellite products.
* Complete work orders and retrieve proper signatures for accurate billing.
* Ensure all installation work is done according to quality standards.
* Adhere to safety policy

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Satellite Installation Technician Career Paths

Satellite Installation Technician
Technician Team Leader Assistant Manager
Owner
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Team Leader Manager
Project Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Technician Team Leader Store Manager
Account Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Installation Technician Service Technician Field Service Technician
Service Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Installation Technician Service Technician Electrician
Maintenance Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Installation Technician Field Service Technician Systems Administrator
Information Technology Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Cable Installation Technician Delivery Driver Foreman
General Contractor
5 Yearsyrs
Cable Installation Technician Delivery Driver Computer Technician
Senior Service Technician
6 Yearsyrs
Cable Installation Technician Delivery Driver Field Service Technician
Technical Services Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Foreman Manager
Business Owner
6 Yearsyrs
Driver Foreman Assistant Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Driver Instructor Research Associate
Laboratory Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Service Technician Computer Technician Lead Technician
Technical Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Electrician Lead Technician
Service Technician Lead
6 Yearsyrs
Electrician Supervisor Training Manager
Train Operations Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Field Technician Systems Administrator Senior Technologist
Principal Technologist
10 Yearsyrs
Field Technician Journeyman Maintenance Electrician
Maintenance Lead Technician
7 Yearsyrs
Field Technician Maintenance Supervisor Fleet Manager
Area Service Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Specialist Underwriter Asset Manager
Vending Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Pest Control Technician Installation And Service Technician Low Voltage Technician
Satellite Technician
5 Yearsyrs
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Satellite Installation Technician Demographics

Gender

Male

89.1%

Unknown

7.1%

Female

3.8%
Ethnicity

White

61.1%

Hispanic or Latino

15.9%

Black or African American

13.4%

Asian

6.2%

Unknown

3.4%
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Foreign Languages Spoken

Spanish

68.6%

Arabic

5.9%

German

3.9%

French

3.9%

Carrier

3.9%

Bosnian

2.0%

Albanian

2.0%

Serbian

2.0%

Dari

2.0%

Cantonese

2.0%

Korean

2.0%

Croatian

2.0%
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Satellite Installation Technician Education

Schools

University of Phoenix

20.3%

Community College of the Air Force

9.8%

Full Sail University

7.5%

Northern Virginia Community College

6.0%

ECPI University

4.5%

Ashford University

4.5%

Kaplan University

4.5%

Hinds Community College

3.8%

Universal Technical Institute

3.8%

The Academy

3.8%

Miami Dade College

3.8%

Lincoln Technical Institute

3.8%

ITT Technical Institute-North Charleston

3.0%

Columbia Southern University

3.0%

Augusta Technical College

3.0%

McLennan Community College

3.0%

ITT Technical Institute-Norfolk

3.0%

Delgado Community College

3.0%

Lamar University

3.0%

Metropolitan State University of Denver

3.0%
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Majors

Business

15.2%

Electrical Engineering

11.8%

Electrical Engineering Technology

10.1%

Computer Science

7.9%

Information Technology

6.4%

Computer Information Systems

5.8%

Automotive Technology

5.6%

Computer Networking

5.5%

Criminal Justice

5.4%

General Studies

4.6%

Graphic Design

2.8%

Accounting

2.4%

Education

2.3%

Communication

2.3%

Computer Engineering Technology

2.3%

Electrical And Power Transmission Installers

2.0%

Industrial Technology

1.9%

Aviation

1.9%

Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians

1.9%

Management

1.8%
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Degrees

Other

40.5%

Associate

25.8%

Bachelors

18.7%

Certificate

8.7%

Diploma

4.0%

Masters

1.8%

License

0.5%

Doctorate

0.2%
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Average Yearly Salary
$43,000
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$23,000
Min 10%
$43,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Median 50%
$43,000
Median 50%
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Median 50%
$80,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Goodman Networks
Highest Paying City
Garland, TX
Highest Paying State
California
Avg Experience Level
1.7 years
How much does a Satellite Installation Technician make at top companies?
The national average salary for a Satellite Installation Technician in the United States is $44,037 per year or $21 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $23,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $80,000.

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Top Skills for A Satellite Installation Technician

  1. Customer Service
  2. TV
  3. Trouble Shooting
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Provided excellent customer service through installing, troubleshooting, maintaining and upgrading satellite television systems and equipment.
  • Installed DIRECTV satellite television systems in residential and commercial dwellings.
  • Trouble shooting customers satellite disruptions.
  • Verified satellite TV systems for correct functionality and optimal performance through testing equipment and connections to identify and correct any issues.
  • Wired residences and commercial properties for television and internet service.

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