A Dispatch Rep working for Spectrum is in a unique role to support our Field Service Technician while they are on the customer premise. As a Dispatch Rep, you will support the Field Service Technician with job assignment, technician tracking, and job rescheduling while performing in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment. This role will assist with relaying and recording information to field team members via telephone, messaging and another form of communications. We are looking for individuals with high attention to details to track and monitor issues and determine the cause. As a level 1 Dispatch Rep, you will have the ability to advance to the next level through self-directed coursework and training.
A Dispatch Rep has a variety of shifts. Therefore it requires individual to be flexible in the shift assigned to them. A shift will be assigned upon the completion of a 4-week paid-training program.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
Drive field productivity through efficient call handling and support.
Provide Work Order support in adjusting, closing, and Equipment Add or Remove.
Close work orders using proper solution and clear codes. Ensure billing is complete and accurate by verifying the services installed are reflective of the services on the account, along with the appropriate one time charges being added to the account.
Assist with monitoring real-time performance and proactive management of on arrival jeopardy alerts.
Record all inbound calls into computer to provide accurate customer service history in each customer account and record of service calls.
Assist with entering Lunch breaks and any other allowed breaks must be communicated by technicians to the RSC and exceptions must be escalated to the appropriate Supervisor.
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with all levels of management, employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Ability to adhere to local and federal regulations and company policies
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively with a keen sense to detail
Ability to analyze and interpret data
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high pressure environment to make decisions and solve problems
Ability to multi-task using multiple software programs simultaneously
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office software applications (MS Word, Excel, etc.)
Ability to utilize dispatching equipment such as telephone, pagers, mobile radio
Ability to read general system layouts from blue prints
Ability to wear telephone head set
Ability to work independently
Ability to work seated for prolonged periods of time
Knowledge of basic mathematics
Ability to use scheduling and workforce management software (e.g. Aspect eWorkforce Management's tracking module and Real Time Adherence Software)
Knowledge of cable television products and services
Flexibility with work schedule required (weekend, early morning, or night shift)
Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations
Occasional light lifting of approximately 25 pounds
Requires adherence to Spectrum Code of Business Conduct; position must assist in maintaining the confidentiality of customer and business data at all times
High School Diploma or equivalent related work experience
Related Work Experience Number of Years
Dispatch or Customer Service or equivalent work experience 1+
Workforce Management experience preferred
Office environment with 24-hour service capabilities
Exposure to moderate noise level