Cell Site Technician
Vertex Innovations - Fort Collins, CO

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Assist the NOC in fault detection, isolation and remediation
  • Perform configuration and maintenance of network equipment including switches, routers, firewalls, Ethernet microwave radios, and DC power plants
  • This position will require some night, weekend and on-call shifts
  • Performs preventative and remedial maintenance on all base station and transmitter equipment, installation and optimization of same
  • Performs routine building and grounds maintenance and inspections. Integrates Network hardware and interconnect facilities
  • Analyzes network coverage to ensure contiguous communication and network integrity
  • Makes recommendations to engineering for improving network coverage and implement
  • Maintains inventories of test equipment, base station, and transmitters. Updates daily logs with site-specific information
  • Composes clear and concise reports for system documentation
  • Uses advanced skills to perform functions associated with the installation, integration and/or maintenance of wireless equipment
  • Installs and maintains mobile test equipment
  • Performs database changes, repairs on all cell site components as well as wide area network equipment
  • Works with contractors on existing cell site reports to ensure work is being done to engineering specifications
  • Assists other technicians in monitoring and/or testing wireless network performance and/or resolving cell site problems
  • Additional responsibilities may include switch database changes, testing digital circuits and interpreting results
  • Required Skills:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Must maintain an acceptable driving record
    • Hands-on experience of at least 5 years in a related field is required
    • Knowledge and experience installing microwave Ethernet TCP/IP networks
    • Experience installing wireless equipment and mobile test equipment
    • Experience installing network equipment including switches, routers, firewalls, Ethernet microwave radios, and DC power plants
    Preferred Experience & Education:
    • Cisco CCNA certification