Field Technician II (Louisville, KY)

Level 3 Communications

Summary

Performs varied tasks of moderate complexity requiring the application of standard procedures and criteria. Responsible for installation, decommissioning and troubleshooting problems of network equipment and circuits. This includes the fiber, transport equipment and all critical infrastructures within. Demonstrates a degree of experience with circuit provisioning, maintenance & testing (DS1/DS3/SONET), test equipment, telecommunication equipment installation and acceptance. Responsible for the outside plant network in a given geographic boundary, including metro and long haul fibers.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

2-5 Years experience working of Installation, Test, and Turn-up of a variety of Telecommunication equipment including SONET, DCS, DWDM, Routers and Switches.

Strong technical and mechanical background with experience on the latest generation transport gear, critical infrastructure (HVAC systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power Plants, etc.), as well as knowledge of locating fiber optic cable, right-of-way, and As-Builts.

The Technician II has the technical skills and abilities of a Tech I.

Must have a high degree of experience and/or knowledge of at least two of the four major technician disciplines.

Those technical disciplines are: Transmission (DS1/DS3/SONET), Switching (circuit-switching/SS7), TCP/IP (routers/higher-layer protocols), and Outside Plant (Fiber locating, OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.).

Some technical evaluation and fundamental judgment is required, while building an internal and external network.

Must maintain site security and cleanliness.

Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and Office applications.

Ability to quickly learn corporate databases.

On-call 24×7 on a rotational basis, on stand-by, call out, dispatch, and overtime are required as dictated by the business.

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Essential Duties

Diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs customer and network troubles. Removes and replaces defective modules, tracks spares and ensures repair.

Performs site surveys, fiber locating and oversees splicing of Metro/Long Haul Outside Plant fibers. Monitors route and executes restoration in the event of a service interruption, proactively responds to potential problem areas to ensure integrity of network.

Installs, provisions, tests, and maintains DS0 thru OC192 services, Transport equipment, Signaling, Private Line, and Data Services.

Responsible for asset management: process deliveries and replenishes consumables. Coordinates shipping and receiving of materials. Operates and maintains tools, test sets, and electronic equipment including, but not limited to: fiber optic transmissions equipment, lightwave multiplexing equipment, digital multiplexers, channel banks, circuit termination equipment, AC and DC power equipment, GN Nettest OTDR, fiber optic cable locating equipment, various BER type test equipment.

Performs preventive/scheduled maintenance and inspections on equipment and on the critical infrastructure including, but not limited to: HVAC systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power Plants.

Basic Qualifications

Minimum skills required to perform in this role.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma/GED or 2 plus years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

Job experience in similar industry

Job experience with similar essential duties Physical Requirements:

Field Tech – Sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; lift 50 lbs.; Valid driver’s license required; works in all weather conditions

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

Experience: 2 yrs

Education Level: High School/GED

Field Of Study: Electronics or Telecommunications

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

About Level 3

Level 3 (LVLT) provides global communication services that strengthen the growth, efficiency and security of enterprise, government and carrier customers around the world today, Level 3 serves customers in more than 500 markets, spanning three continents and more than 60 countries.

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Title: Field Technician II (Louisville, KY)

Location: Kentucky-Louisville-KY:Louisville:11857 Commonwealth Drive

Requisition ID: 39513

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