Telecommunications Technician
NorthWestern Energy - Billings, MT

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This position is responsible for the
operation and maintenance of the NorthWestern telecommunications system with
primary assignment in the Billings, Montana area. Responsibilities include monitoring and
trouble resolution for circuits as well as installations, changes, and removals
of these circuits.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Monitor
and troubleshoot all NorthWestern communications systems including digital
and analog microwave system, SONET system, fiber system, two-way radio system
and power line carrier system.
Ensure
proper documentation and database maintenance as systems are commissioned
into service
Assist
with construction of towers, antennas, and other equipment
Respond
to outage conditions at any time
Interact
with personnel from other utilities and industry groups to facilitate
installation, troubleshooting, and security of telecommunications systems
All
NorthWestern Energy employees are required to adhere to company safety
standards

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

An
Associate Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent is
required
Excellent
computer skills with emphasis on use of Excel, Word, and a two dimensional
drafting program
Must
be able to demonstrate a good safety record
Must
be familiar with digital multiplex, SONET, analog and digital microwave,
two-way radio, CSU’s/DSU’s, modems, and data communications protocols
including serial and Ethernet
Must
be able to obtain an FCC General Radio Telephone Operators License within
1 year
Ability
to work with a wide variety of people with little or direct supervision is
required

SELECTION PROCESS

When considering applicants for this
position, the selection process will take into consideration the needs of
NorthWestern, including such factors as reorganization requirements, diversity
opportunities, relocation requirements, employee development and job
succession. If any of the preceding
language conflicts with the applicable bargaining unit agreements, the
bargaining unit agreement will prevail.

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