|The Combination Technician installs, tests, and repairs communication equipment such as public address and intercommunication systems, wired burglar alarms, switchboards, telegraphs, telephones, and related apparatus, including coin collectors, telephone booths, and switching keys.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
-Consistently demonstrates skill and abilities in cellular and telular installation and maintenance in assigned areas.
-Proficiency at designing and troubleshooting special circuits when the need arises.
-Demonstrates skills and abilities appropriate for installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of outside plant equipment including, but not limited to public address and intercommunication systems, wired burglar alarms and all Key and PABX systems.
-Performs installations on equipment according to layout plans and connects units with inside and outside service wires.
-Proficient in the ability to examine mechanisms and disassembled components/parts and replace, clean, adjust or repair wires, switches, relays, circuits, or signaling units.
-Operates and tests equipment to ensure elimination of malfunction.
-Climbs poles to install or repair outside service lines.
-Splices cable and cuts subscribers into new cable plant while maintaining accurate plant records of each cut.
-Ensures that all safety, regulatory, and company policies, practices, and procedures are applied during all OSP work assignments.
-Works on call as assigned.
Our competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, ESOP, flexible spending, potential for annual bonus, vacation, sick, and holiday leave. Relocation assistance is available.
Hiring range: $20.78 to $25.00/hour DOE.
Equal Opportunity Employer - Drug Free Workplace
-To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Proficient at installation, maintenance, and repair for telephone and telephone related services.
-Proficiency and technical knowledge in the use of Test and Measurement equipment.
-Demonstrates understanding and knowledge for installation, maintenance, and repair of special circuits.
-Demonstrates working knowledge of cable and fiber splicing.
-Demonstrates working knowledge for installation and repair of key systems (PABX) and intercom.
-Ability to read drawings and specifications.
-Maintains proficient PC skills, organizational skills, and equipment operation knowledge.
-Consistently applies safe practices when performing all duties.
-Overnight and day travel equaling 60%.
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and depth perception.
One-year certificate from college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid driver’s license.
Acceptable driving record.