Internship Details

BendBroadband - A TDS Company
Website:
https://bendbroadband.com/

Internship Title
Field Services Intern
Area Industry Minimum Age* Hourly Rate Interns Needed
Bend Service 16 + $15.00 1
Resume Required Requires Cover Letter Interview Required Hours Per Week Days Per Week
Yes No Yes 30-40 Mon-Fri (Flexible)
Application Deadline Start Date End Date Computer Knowledge Drug Screening
Open Until Filled 05-23-22 TBD Yes No
Background Check
No

Description

As a Field Services Intern, you will receive valuable on-the-job experience by working side-by-side with a Field Service Technician (FST) mentor.  During this paid internship opportunity, you will shadow FST mentors and assist with onsite installation, troubleshooting, repairs, and maintenance of telecommunications products, services, and equipment provided to our residential and commercial customers. In this role, you will gain an understanding of how we deliver our products and services on time to our customers and provide exceptional customer service! 

Educational Aspect
In this role, you will:
- Learn the overall functions of Field Services, and how the business unit impacts our organization.
- Gain experience in the field through direct mentorship with one of our Technicians.
- Learn and assist with general customer installations, repairs, and maintenance activities in various weather conditions.
- Learn about the importance of safe work practices, and how they impact you, the customer, and TDS as an organization.
- Gain knowledge and understanding of outside plant facilities and equipment.
- Learn about and assist with splicing - a very important skill set in our industry!
- Learn the functions of our warehouse while assisting with inventory and staging.
- Learn about software and programming that Technicians use to serve our customers.
- Gain a valuable understanding of the importance of customer service.
 
Further Requirements
- This program is ideal, but not required, for students currently enrolled in high school, homeschooling, or a GED/Equivalency program
- Ability to follow directions, both written and verbal.
- Positive outlook and desire to learn.
- Ability to be flexible as day-to-day tasks and priorities may change.
- Reading and writing skills are required.
 
Lift Requirements

Physical Demands and Work Environment. The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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 sit, stand, write and operate a computer keyboard, standard office equipment, and telephone. The employee regularly communicates with customers. The employee is frequently required to move about and reach for items.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must also be able to climb ladders. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and may have to work in attics and crawl spaces. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is at times loud.


BendBroadband - A TDS Company
Website:
https://bendbroadband.com/
Internship Title
Field Services Intern
AreaIndustry
BendService
Minimum AgeHourly Rate
16$15.00
Interns NeededRequires Cover Letter
1No
Interview RequiredApplication Deadline
YesOpen Until Filled
Start DateEnd Date
2022-05-23TBD
Hours/WeekGeneral Computer Knowledge
30-40Yes
Drug ScreeningBackground Check
NoNo

Description

As a Field Services Intern, you will receive valuable on-the-job experience by working side-by-side with a Field Service Technician (FST) mentor.  During this paid internship opportunity, you will shadow FST mentors and assist with onsite installation, troubleshooting, repairs, and maintenance of telecommunications products, services, and equipment provided to our residential and commercial customers. In this role, you will gain an understanding of how we deliver our products and services on time to our customers and provide exceptional customer service! 

Educational Aspect
In this role, you will:
- Learn the overall functions of Field Services, and how the business unit impacts our organization.
- Gain experience in the field through direct mentorship with one of our Technicians.
- Learn and assist with general customer installations, repairs, and maintenance activities in various weather conditions.
- Learn about the importance of safe work practices, and how they impact you, the customer, and TDS as an organization.
- Gain knowledge and understanding of outside plant facilities and equipment.
- Learn about and assist with splicing - a very important skill set in our industry!
- Learn the functions of our warehouse while assisting with inventory and staging.
- Learn about software and programming that Technicians use to serve our customers.
- Gain a valuable understanding of the importance of customer service.
 
Further Requirements
- This program is ideal, but not required, for students currently enrolled in high school, homeschooling, or a GED/Equivalency program
- Ability to follow directions, both written and verbal.
- Positive outlook and desire to learn.
- Ability to be flexible as day-to-day tasks and priorities may change.
- Reading and writing skills are required.
 
Lift Requirements

Physical Demands and Work Environment. The physical demands and work environment characteristics 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 sit, stand, write and operate a computer keyboard, standard office equipment, and telephone. The employee regularly communicates with customers. The employee is frequently required to move about and reach for items.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must also be able to climb ladders. The employee is occasionally required to sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions and may have to work in attics and crawl spaces. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and heavy equipment; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is at times loud.


Area Coordinator

Larry Holeman
larry@edcoinfo.com
541-815-5005

* Some minimum age requirements are mandated by age and work restrictions mandated by BOLI (Oregon Bureau of Labor & Industries).