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Job Title: Cable Placement Technician

Classification:  Non Exempt, Hourly


Do you enjoy working outside?  Are you interested in building a next generation broadband infrastructure for our community?  Do you want to be instrumental in the success of growing a regional technology services firm?  If so, then you should consider applying for this position with Joink!


Joink, LLC was founded as an Internet Service Provider, providing dial-up, DSL and fixed wireless broadband Internet services.  Today, the company provides connectivity for customers who span the landscape from residential to enterprise using technologies that include leased lines, unlicensed wireless, licensed wireless, and fiber optics.  Also, the company provides managed hosting services including virtual machine, web/email, and offsite backup storage.  And finally, the Company’s technology services group leverages its enterprise knowledge of networking, software, storage, and telephony technologies to provide design, installation, and continued supported around key technologies from companies such as VMware, Cisco UCS, IBM, Veeam and Microsoft.


This representative will utilize company tools and software to locate handholes and paths of the Joink network and place fiber optic cable through ducts, performing cable management to ensure long-term serviceability and sealing them according to Joink standards.


  • Cable Placement Supervisor


  • No direct reports
  • May lead, train, or participate in work team assignments.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Use company software to locate handholes and paths of the Joink network.
  2. Assist in the coordination of the placement of fiber optic cables.
  3. Maintain all cable placement equipment (i.e. cable blowers, tools, trailers, vehicles).
  4. Place fiber optic cable through duct using related equipment and following standards, regulations, and best practices.
  5. Perform cable management inside handholes to ensure long term serviceability and seal ducts according to Joink standards.
  6. Responsible for stocking inventory for truck and assist in maintaining inventory of unique tools and supplies.
  7. Driving duties include conveying materials, equipment, and staff to and from work sites and ability to meet necessary FMCSA requirements (includes passing the DOT physical).


  • Adept in verbal communication.
  • Ability to maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Ability to evaluate situations and adjust to changing priorities.
  • Ability to learn and use specific computer programs.


  • 40 hours per week
  • Almost exclusively outside, year-round, in all weather conditions
  • Must be able to work overtime with and without notice.
  • Occasional travel for training and professional development


  • Candidate must be willing to reside near or commute to a Joink office (Currently within Illinois: Taylorville, Hillsboro; Indiana: Terre Haute)
  • Candidates which have the following will have priority:
    • Associate degree related to telecommunications or 2+ years’ equivalent experience
    • Experience with compressed air/blower machines


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and push/pull up to 75 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Please note that this job description is not a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities the employee may be required to engage in for this job. These duties, activities, and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.


Joink, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law, including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class.