- Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds and climb up to a 40 foot ladder
- Work in tight spaces (attics and crawl spaces)
- Stand for extended amounts of time
- An essential duty of the position of technician is to install satellite dishes with the use of a ladder on customers' homes. The ladders used have been rated by the American National Standards Institute (ASNI) to hold a maximum total weight (including tool belt and equipment) of 300 lbs. To allow for the weight of equipment an individual weight cannot exceed 250 lbs.
Industry Education and Certification
Visit SBCA's Certification pages to view all the available certifications for the consumer satellite industry. Every Installation Technician should have the SBCA Satellite Fundamentals certification.
Depending on what types of systems an Installation Technician will be operating, there are many levels and opportunities to further one's education and training in the consumer satellite industry. Consider learning more about Commercial Installations, Home Theater and Home Networking.
Become a Member of the SBCA
As a member of the only trade association dedicated to the growth of the Consumer Satellite Industry, you'll have access to specialized training courses, benefit from consumer advocacy programs, stay up to date on various issues and help to grow the satellite industry here in the United States. Sign up today!