About Starry:

Starry is reinventing the way people connect to the internet. Our mission focuses on two things. First, we’re making the experience of accessing the internet simple, transparent, and delightful. Second, we’re bringing that experience to underserved communities around the world. We approach our mission with a cutting-edge wireless technology, customer service designed to delight, and a culture of innovation and intellectual curiosity.

 

Who we’re looking for:

As a Starry Construction Technician, you’ll work with construction efforts of in-house installation construction, maintenance and rebuild projects: fiber/ethernet cable in-building applications as well as various aerial and rooftop applications to support Starry Internet services. Your responsibilities will include Installation of Starry Network equipment at users locations ensuring the safety and quality of work performed, ensuring timely completion in both a safe and quality manner. Positive attitude and able to work in a team to achieve installation goals.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure that Starry remains cost effective by performing quality work in a timely manner
  • Present yourself to the building owner and/or building manager in a manner to secure his/her trust in you
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills when in the presence of customers, building owners, property managers, and public in general
  • Install site equipment and have the ability and skill to do fiber cleaning, splicing, fiber optics testing, ethernet speed test, tone out wiring testing, etc. (It’s possible that you may not have all these skills at present, but you must be able to demonstrate a working ability in one or more of these areas with the aptitude to learn the other skills.)
  • Work in a professional manner
  • Work closely with Starry’s Manager of Construction to ensure that you are following processes as outlined in your team meetings
  • Ensure that you take the opportunity to develop those around you to the betterment of yourself and the company
  • Strive to perform work quickly, accurately, and cost effectively

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with wireless system deployments (PMP, PTP, mobile), preferably in deploying greenfield networks
  • Prior experience performing building wiring in a metropolitan environment, especially Los Angeles
  • Understanding of telecommunications work environments, including a thorough understanding of remaining compliant with national and local electrical codes
  • Hands-on experience with in all aspects of building wiring, including the placement of vertical wireless assets is a plus
  • Comfortable working in a small team or startup, and sometimes ambiguous or fluid environments
  • Proven team player
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs regularly, respond quickly to avoid or mitigate potentially dangerous situations, move safely over uneven terrain, safely climb ladders while carrying up to 40 lbs, work in extreme weather, and wear personal protective gear correctly
  • Must be able to adhere to OSHA safety guidelines and wear personal protective gear correctly
  • Must be able to bustle about, bend, squat, or stand for prolonged periods of time

 

Bonus points if...

  • Understanding of RF propagation theory and model tuning of the radio planning tool, ideally across a number of the following frequencies - 80GHz, 60GHz, 37 - 40GHz, 23GHz, and 18GHz
  • Limited experience with RF planning tool outputs (Siradel, Atoll, Planet, or IBwave) and GIS tools (MapInfo or ArcView)

 

We work hard, so we take care of each other and try to enjoy ourselves along the way. We have:

  • Premium medical, dental, and vision coverage with no employee contribution required
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Catered meals on a weekly basis
  • Groups for skiing, biking, running, climbing, stretching, shuffleboard, darts, and more

 

Happy Interneting!

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Starry, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.

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