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Multi-Function Plant Tech

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Job Type: Full-time, hourly.

Hours:  M-F 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Position Objective /Goal:

The goal of Multi-Function Tech position is to assist with installation and repair of phone, internet, and television services for residential and business customers. The Multi-Function Tech will troubleshoot South Slopes network issues and equipment to ensure timely isolation and resolution of problems to avoid service disruptions and to ensure customer satisfaction.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work various hours and different shifts.
  • Must be customer service oriented and driven to provide quality service.
  •  Must possess mechanical aptitude, with the ability to use common tools.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions as given.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  •  Must have core values: respect for others, be responsible and trustworthy.
  • Ability to follow safety procedures at all times.
  • Self-starter, with the ability to prioritize workload.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Experience with traditional POT’s services, cable locating, phone systems, CAT5/fiber wiring installation and termination.
  • Ability to locate underground facilities; Install and perform proper termination of various categories of inside wiring and fiber optics.
  • Install service and equipment for new subscribers.
  • Maintain and repair existing services and equipment by using test sets to locate line trouble. Determine necessary repairs which may include repairing or replacing wiring, cable, pedestals, pedestal stubs, station protectors, ground connections, running new wires and replacing jacks, lids and pedestals as needed.
  • Drive company vehicle to specific location(s) as directed to perform locates.
  • Maintain company equipment per service requirements and safety guidelines.
  • Assist other crew members in relocating as needed.
  • Deliver outstanding customer service and contribute to a sales-oriented culture.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • Prior telecommunications experience preferred.
  • Mechanical aptitude, with prior experience and ability to use common tools

Work Environment:

Must be able to work indoors as well as outdoors for an 8-hour period and work in extreme weather conditions including wind, rain, hail, sleet, snow etc. Must be able to work outdoors with varying temperatures during the Summer and Winter months including excessive heat and/or cold temperatures. Must be willing to interface with Customers to complete service requests, installs, and repairs at both residential and business locations.

Physical Demands/Essential Job Functions:

  • Standing (Continuously)
  • Sitting (Continuously)
  • Lifting/Pushing/Pulling (Frequently)
  • Stooping and Squatting (Frequently)
  • Driving (Frequently)
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. (Occasionally)
  • Walking on all types of terrain, e.g. grass, ditches, gravel in and around residential and rural areas (Frequently)
  • Bending (Frequently)
  • Kneeling (Frequently)
  • Climbing (Frequently)

Reasonable Accommodation:

Reasonable Accommodations can be made if and when requested under ADA. Medical documentation will be requested from the employee to understand the employee’s need for an accommodation and/or the employee’s medical restrictions. If there is an accommodation requested, all medical information should be certified by the employee’s treating medical provider.


Traveling may be required during working hours as well as during on-call hours to assist with installs/repairs.

Affirmative Action Plan (AAP/EEO Statement):

South Slope provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check and pre- employment drug screen.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record; Possession of CDL-A, or ability to obtain CDL-A.
  • Other duties may be assigned based on business needs or at the discretion of the Designated Supervisor within the scope of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
  • An Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Vision insurance

About South Slope Cooperative

South Slope Cooperative Communications provides ridiculously reliable internet, phone and television service to homes and businesses. We are committed to providing an exceptional customer experience and giving back to the communities we serve.

South Slope offers an impressive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Company-funded pension plan and 401K plan
  • Health, dental, short- and long-term disability
  • PTO, paid holidays and paid birthday leave
  • Monthly internet allowance

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position, please complete our Career Application.

South Slope is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of race, color, sex, pregnancy, religion, national origin, age, disability military/ veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected category in compliance with local, state and federal law.

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