Cable technicians install and repair cable systems by managing cable lines and poles in order to ensure continuous service. They may work on feeder lines or scan cable systems to determine nature of problem and then work to get it fixed in a timely manner. They also ensure that both preventative and regular maintenance measures are taken in order to make sure that breakdowns are few and far apart. They also test and troubleshoot cable issues using a variety of tools.

Resumes are an important gateway to get your dream job as a cable technician. If you are successful in writing a good resume, half the battle is won. An employer is sure to ask you for an interview if your resume interests them. People applying for cable technician position are expected to submit resumes that speak volumes for their skills in performing a job.


Cable Technician Resume Sample


William Stevenson

309 Conger Street, Bloomfield, NJ 67909
(000) 121-4441, Email

SUMMARY: Extremely motivated Cable Technician with 15 years’ dedicated experience in installation and troubleshooting of different kinds of cables including Cat3, Cat5, Cat6 and CATV. Track record of assembling and installing modular connectors, implementing cut-overs, cable splices and grounding infrastructure. A team-player who has in-depth knowledge of different types of cable distribution systems, wiring configurations and terminations.

• Placement• Testing• Labeling
• Termination• Grounding• Bonding
• Hardware Installation• Rack and stack• Documentation


• Twisted Pair, Coaxial and Stranded Cable
• Solid Conductor Low Voltage Cable
• Single and Multi Mode Fiber Optical Cable

• Conducted several seminars on Cat3, Cat5, Cat6, CATV systems and their implementation
• Trained newly hired cable technicians in field work processes
• Incorporated automated diagnosis procedures ensuring that the troubleshooting time is brought down considerably
• Wrote a manual on troubleshooting activities for the benefit of new hires


Baker Installations, Bloomfield, NJ                                           Jan 2003  – Present
Cable Technician

• Terminate 50-60 jacks per day
• Check cable wires, poles and amplifiers for problems
• Install terminal boxes and splice cables as necessary
• Install fiber optic, non-shielded, and shielded cable
• Test copper and fiber cables to ensure correct working order
• Diagnose and troubleshoot cable problems
• Perform diagnostic and preventive maintenance measures
• Document test results and safety reports as appropriate

NES Associates LLC – Bloomfield, NJ                                          Jan 2001 – Jan 2003
Cable Technician Assistant

• Assisted in splicing and installing cables
• Removed cables as instructed
• Managed terminating activities
• Set up new frames for cable installation
• Assisted in troubleshooting cable issues


Diploma: Bloomfield High School – 2000