Telecom Technician III 1306201
MercuryZ - Kewanee, IL

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Telecom Technician III -1306201

Kewanee, IL

Job Description

The candidate must be able to perform outside plant repair, and maintenance. Repair and maintenance due to flood damage. Aircore cable requiring sections rebuilt up to 300 pair copper splicing, installation, clean up cross connects, repeater repair, installation of enclosures, sealing and installing water tight cabinets and other damage repair and maintenance. Must have own truck & tools.

Key Responsibilities
  • Coordinate and perform telecommunication moves, adds, and changes
  • Coordinate, review and perform repair services in emergency situations
  • Coordinate assigned telecommunications activities within organization
  • Maintain records and prepare required reports relevant to the operations of telecommunications
  • Recommend improvements to enhance technical capabilities of the system and reduce operating costs
  • Develop and maintain a preventative maintenance program
Required Skills and Competencies
  • Knowledge of telecommunications systems and engineering technology
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment with direction from supervisor
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage one's time
  • Basic mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback
  • Knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and Operating of telecommunications system
  • Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology

5-7 years experience required


Associate's degree in telecommunications or related field or equivalent training/educating required.

Temporary assignment – up to 4 weeks duration

Hours required 8am-8pm