Telecommunications Technician

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Job Opening: Telecommunications Technician
Department: Information Technology
Posting Date: March 21, 2024
Job Type: Full-Time
Salary: $39,075.40 Annually


The Telecommunications Technician is responsibility for installing, maintaining, and servicing a variety of telephone equipment, voice and data communication circuits, security cameras, panic systems, door access, and cabling.

Essential Duties

Establishes voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables.

Installs telecommunications equipment, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and fire-suppression systems; building ironwork and ladder racks; establishing connections; programming features; establishing connections and integrations; following industry standards; and coordinating with contractors.

Verifies service by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; and identifying, correcting, or escalating problems.

Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables and recording configuration diagrams and specifications.

Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages, testing network back-up procedures, and updating documentation.

Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities and reading technical publications.

Establishes communications systems by installing, operating, and maintaining voice and data telecommunications network circuits and equipment.

Perform other duties, tasks and special projects, as required.

Qualifications / Requirements

High school degree or GED equivalent.

One to three years of related IT/telecommunications experience.

General knowledge of telephone systems and a solid foundation in electronics.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge & Experience

Associate degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

Minimum of two years of telecommunications experience.

Time management skills.

Ability to work as part of a team.


Ability to support application development teams.

Ability to wade through issues quickly and make recommendations.

Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to work independently.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have:

Intermediate OutLook skills (Email and Calendar)

Intermediate Internet skills

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach or work with arms above shoulders; bend, twist or rotate at the waist; kneel, stoop, crouch or squat; crawl; climb stairs; climb or work on ladders; push up to 150 pounds; lift up to 50 pounds for a height of up to 80 inches; carry up to 50 pounds for a distance of up to 1000 feet; pull communication wiring exceeding 25 pounds while working aloft during pulling operations; work on ladders at heights up to 20 feet; drive a vehicle during working hours; and talk or hear. Occasionally, the employee will need to work with an uncommon level of noise; will need to walk, climb stairs, and drive a vehicle to and from different locations. On rare occasions, the employee will need to work with machinery and shop tools.

Th special vision requirements for this position are:

Vision corrected to 20/20.

Close vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less).

Acute color identification for cable code recognition.

Distance vision (clear vision at 20 feet or more).

Depth perception (three-dimensional vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships) -- ability to judge heights, lengths and distances.

Ability to operate in extremely low LUX environment.

Work Environment

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Some work will be performed outside in unpleasant weather.

Will be required to work aloft and on ladders.

Ability to work extended hours, as necessary.


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