Coax Splicer - Portland, OR

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Workplace Type
Position Type
Regular Full-Time




Join Us! Sign-on Bonus Available! Primary responsibilities include ability to splice/test/repair cables/wires in both indoor and outdoor settings, read, create, and maintain splicing diagrams, maintain activities surrounding the assigned work site(s), and taking splicing field notes. 


  • Climb utility poles and ability to handle/use a 28-foot ladder.
  • Interprets prints in underground and aerial environment
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work within time constraints
  • Provides accurate daily timekeeping
  • Keeps track of production and hours on daily reports and completing 'as-built' maps for areas built. 
  • Performs tasks associated with the electronic upgrade and splicing of cable 
  • Test, activate, and troubleshoot equipment after installation
  • Basic daily maintenance of provided vehicle: check fluids, clean and organize vehicle
  • Self-supervise all operations to ensure that all splicing operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications. 
  • Safely operate and use bucket truck to complete daily construction assignments as needed (potentially climb poles)
  • Field train and control/oversee the work of other Splicers when necessary.
  • Complete daily production reports, mark-up maps, keep track of work hours, complete "as-built maps" for areas built and track daily production
  • Reconcile all issued parts and materials daily to ensure accurate material usage counts. 
  • Frequently work independently
  • Ability to use proper use of hand tools, ladders, and equipment to assist in the completion of assigned projects
  • Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and work areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations 
  • Other splicing related duties as assigned.



  • Must have knowledge of installation of equipment such as nodes, amplifiers, passives
  • Knowledge of RF, forward and return signal
  • Must be detail oriented and proficient with paperwork 
  • Ability to read and build from blueprints and/or wire diagrams
  • Ability to distinguish colors
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess a valid driver’s license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position
  • Ability to work in emergencies, nights and weekends if needed including but not limited to holidays and extending days.
  • Ability to be on-call
  • Inner city traveling required between job sites (company truck)
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified pole climber or capable of demonstrating proficiency as a pole climber.

Benefits and Company Summary



Join us!  This is a great opportunity to join Texstar Enterprises as a Coax Splicer.


Texstar Enterprises, Inc. ("Texstar") provides construction and maintenance services for telecommunications providers in the Southwest and Pacific Northwest regions of the United States. We have turnkey capabilities to perform all aspects of aerial and underground line construction, repair, and maintenance services.


Headquartered in Selma, Texas, Texstar has been delivering reliable, cost-effective solutions to leading telecommunication providers across the country since 1989. We are fully committed to providing a safe work environment for our employees and continuously strive to exceed the expectations of our customers.



  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching.
  • Stock purchase plan
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and ADD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)


Staring pay begins at $25.00 per hour, depending on experience.


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability, and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.


The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (


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