Considering a Career As a Cable Tech? Here’s What to Know

Are you looking for a rewarding career that combines technical expertise, problem-solving, and customer service? If so, consider a career as a cable tech.

Gaining the right blend of education, training, and skills can help you build a career as a cable tech. You gain virtually endless opportunities for professional growth and development as you make a difference in the world.

Here is what to know when considering a career as a cable tech.

What Does a Cable Tech Do?

A cable tech ensures that people have television, internet, and phone services to remain connected with the outside world. The tech is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing cable services for commercial and residential clients. This includes installing new cables and equipment, troubleshooting technical issues, and ensuring the services run correctly.

What Type of Education and Training Is Needed?

A high school diploma or GED typically is required to work as a cable tech. However, some employers may prefer technical or vocational training. Hands-on experience through an apprenticeship or training program can be helpful.

Which Skills and Qualities are Beneficial?

A range of technical and customer service skills are helpful for a career as a cable tech. Examples include strong communication, attention to detail, and problem-solving skills. Physical fitness, the ability to work individually and collaboratively, and comfort working at heights and in confined spaces are essential.

Which Types of Equipment and Tools are Used?

A cable tech uses cable and wire strippers, testers, crimping tools, and ladder trucks to complete their work. A good set of hand tools and power tools also is required to safely and effectively complete tasks.

How Can a Cable Tech Get Help Establishing Their Career?

SitePro Solutions has many cable tech jobs available across the country. We can help you find the career you have been searching for.

The industry-certified cable techs in our national database may be placed on projects ranging from large national data centers to stadiums, hospitals, and schools. This provides access to national data center projects and on-the-job training. 

We can connect you with entry-level positions and help you grow your career as a cable tech. We offer competitive pay, a comprehensive benefits package, a 401(k) retirement plan, advancement opportunities, and 24-7 support.      

Are You Ready to Start Your Career as a Cable Tech?

Partner with SitePro Solutions to begin your career as a cable tech in Phoenix, AZ; Houston, TX; Des Moines, IA; Manchester, NH and other parts of the United States. Visit our career portal today.

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