Network Technician


Boone, IA

What you'll be doing

Makes splicing rearrangements on existing facilities in buried, underground, aerial and building work locations. Uses heavy duty power equipment (e.g., compressors, pumps, blowers), hand tools, power tools (air and electric) and specialty tools, including electric and electronic measuring devices (e.g., multi-meters, volt-ohm meters), in the construction and repair of outside plant facilities. Performs testing and turn up of subscriber lines, carrier plant or fiber optic plant. Locates and repairs air leaks in aerial, underground or buried cable. Locates, joins, repairs and rearranges cable and cable conductors in buildings and aerial or buried plant. Installs, maintains or repairs and tests residential or small business telecommunication service. Connects wires and cables to terminals and attaches or detaches various kinds of hardware to wires, cables and buildings. Performs continuity or conformance testing. Reads and interprets customer service orders, technical (i.e., mechanical, electrical, digital) drawings, maps, blueprints, diagrams, etc. Receives service orders, worksheets (detailed diagrams describing nature and location of equipment to be installed or repaired) and repair tickets from supervisor or other designated employees and performs specified work. Works with telecom color coded wires and cables.

What your background should be

At least six (6) months of experience within the last five years maintaining or repairing and testing copper cable or fiber optic cable in an underground, aerial or buried environment. At least six (6) months of experience within the last five years connecting telecom color coded wires and cables to terminals, attaching or detaching various kinds of hardware to wires, cables, buildings and poles. Knowledge of basic electricity, as it relates to telecommunications (through classes or on-the-job training), which includes: knowledge related to the basic principles, theories, and applications of electricity (e.g., voltage, current, resistance, power, grounding, insulation, ohm law, AC/DC); knowledge of basic electrical components (e.g., conductors, insulators, switches, capacitors, inductors, transformers) and basic circuit design; and knowledge of the operation and application of common electrical components and common measurement instruments (e.g., multi-meters, etc.). Working knowledge of test equipment (e.g., tech tad, sidekick, 965DSP, transmission measuring sets). Ability to efficiently and accurately work with multiple types of information or perform multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to complete designated amount of work in a specified timeframe (e.g., quality jobs per day), adjusting work assignments or schedules to meet changing work related priorities or demands. Ability to provide efficient, quality service to both internal and external customers both face-to-face and over-the-phone.

Required Schooling / Training

Not specified

Who is the client company

This is an American multinational telecommunications company.
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