Field Technician - Austin

Southern Star, Inc.
Leander, TX
30+ days ago

Job Description

Hiring Immediately! Quick Start! Sundays Off!!

Previous experience is not required.

Take the lead and close the deal at the center of where it all happens – our customers’ homes. As the face of Southern Star DISH, you’ll introduce residential customers to our award-winning TV service and sell state of the art technology in conjunction with servicing their DISH equipment. Your knowledge of our wide-range of technology and services will provide customized solutions to meet needs and elevate the customer experience.

Once you’re a part of the team, you’ll gain amazing compensation opportunities including hourly pay + commission, the chance for performance incentive bonuses as well as the opportunity to receive production-based pay instead of being stuck at your base hourly rate! We provide paid training; with a first-year potential of $50,000 or more. Earning potential increases with experience and performance.

This position requires you to work on Saturdays, with the option to opt for Sundays off after your training period is complete. If you opt to have Sundays off it’s likely you will end up with split days off.

What’s it take to deliver the ultimate customer service experience?

· Excellent communication

· Strategic thinking

· The ability to close each deal with ease.

You’ll communicate your expertise through hands-on demos that generate new sales during the home visit. You’ll also be responsible meeting sales and service objectives.

Our most successful sales experts typically demonstrate:

  • The ability to upsell products and services while installing their DISH system
  • Excellent time management
  • Communication skills

You will also need to perform the following:

  • Work flexible hours, including evenings
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and a good driving record
  • Climb ladders up to 40 ft (our ladders have a maximum capacity of 250 lbs)
  • Utilize crawl spaces in attics and under homes
  • Technicians need to be willing to travel to other location within the company to provide support as needed – up to 20% travel possible - lodging & per diem provided by SSI during these campaigns.

Once you go solo we provide the van, phone and equipment you will use to complete your work.

No experience needed, however experience in cable, construction, plumbing, manufacturing, retail, and delivery translates well to this role. Experience as a gutter installer, assembler, tile installer, sales representative, electronics technician, installation technician and helper all a plus!

Ready to join the Southern Star Family? Apply today!

This job description is not a contract or guarantee of employment for a definite or specific amount of time.

It is the policy of Southern Star not to discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any

employee because of age, color, sex, disability, national origin, race, religion, or veteran status.

Employment as an installer with Southern Star is considered a safety sensitive position and will be on an at-will basis. At-will means that an employer can terminate an employee at any time for any reason, except an illegal one, or for no reason without incurring legal liability. Likewise, an employee is free to leave a job at any time for any or no reason with no adverse legal consequences. Your employment with SSI is voluntary and at will, and you may terminate your employment with or without cause or advance notice at any time during or after the introductory period. Likewise, SSI may terminate your employment with or without cause or advance notice at any time during or after the introductory period.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $17.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Commission pay
  • Signing bonus

Work Location: Multiple Locations


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