Telecom Technician will install, maintain and/or repair network facilities, and associated apparatus from the station equipment to the line card. Telecom Technician shall also perform other related duties.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
Installs, removes, rearranges, programs, tests, troubleshoots and maintains voice, data, and ancillary equipment and network services
Installs, maintains and repairs outside and inside plant equipment/facilities and inside wire
Repairs and restores service outages
Performs cable repair recovery activity
Interfaces with customer to further analyze installation and repair issues
Responds to inquiries and provides follow-up
Interprets schematic work order drawings to determine job specifications and installation needs
Orders and/or obtains required equipment
Utilizes various test equipment to analyze equipment trouble and takes appropriate maintenance action
Operates standard and aerial lift vehicles and manual, hydraulic, pneumatic, electric, electronic, gasoline, propane and power actuated tools and equipment
May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company
Required Skills and Competencies
Ability to work in confined areas
Ability to lift and carry tool boxes, drop wire, parts containers and installation loads, test equipment, generators, manhole/pullbox covers, etc.
Ability to climb poles/ladders
Ability to lift, carry, set-up, climb and take down ladders
Ability to communicate naturally and pleasantly over the telephone and/or in person
Ability to work under pressure in stressful conditions
Requires alertness and attention to detail
A valid driver's license
Able to meet the medical and driver certification requirements as established by the DOT
Federal Highway Safety Act
Not restricted to daylight hours
Able to read and interpret architectural, electrical wiring diagrams
Able to operate test equipment such as VOMs, test sets, etc.
Indoor-outdoor work. Exposed to adverse weather conditions, dust, noise, dirt, heat, poor lighting, fumes, etc.
Works in buildings being constructed/renovated, manholes, rough terrain, traffic, aerial lifts, platforms, etc.
May be exposed to high voltage electrical power lines, explosive and/or flammable liquids and gases, oxygen deficiency, carbon monoxide, lead toxicity and asbestos materials
May work with molten lead and wax
Scheduled work tours may be weekday, weekend and holiday, including day, evening and night hours
Subject to scheduled and/or unscheduled overtime and call out
May be required to have experience in one or a combination of: Equipment Technician, Special Services Technician, Telecommunications Technician, T&P Technician, Cable Splicer, Systems Technician, Network Maintainer, I&R Technician, Cable Technician
Must possess the ability to perceive difference in colors
Must possess the ability to distinguish audible tones/levels
Duration 2 months
$24-$28 per hour depending on experience
Contractor must bring their own truck and tools. Travel will be required within the County they are working
MercuryZ - 19 months ago