Advanced Network Technician in Pleasant Hill

Advanced Network Technician
Verizon Communications Inc.
Pleasant Hill IA USA

Job Details

Updated on 2019-05-23

What you’ll be doing...

We’re investing in our network to improve the way we live, work, and communicate. Our network transformation will be critical for all our future connectivity businesses including new products such as IoT, 5G, and future smart cities. As part of this network transformation, you will help build one network engineered for growth for all lines of business. This is a unique opportunity to join the Wireline Network Global Operations team as we gear up to support the build plan for our OneFiber program. Our team is responsible for installing, testing, repairing and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.

  • Installing, monitoring, testing and maintaining telecommunications and associated electronic equipment and wiring per specifications and operational procedures, both in technical facilities as well as on customer property.
  • Performing complex technical duties and escalating issues as needed.
  • Following standard procedures and guidelines.
  • Using individual expertise to solve difficult technical and system problems.
  • Potentially driving a vehicle with a manual gearshift.

Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including, but not limited to, perceiving differences in wire cable colors, moving and/or lifting items such as ladders, tools, air tanks, cable reels, test equipment and other objects weighing up to 100 pounds, working aloft; climbing ladders and poles, and entering tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces, manholes, and other confined spaces to accomplish job tasks.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need t have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Willingness to travel up to approximately 25% of the time.
  • Valid driver's License

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Equipment (site specific) knowledge, including transmission equipment manufactured by Juniper, Cisco, Coriant, Nortel, Siemens, Fujitsu, Alcatel, and Ciena.
  • Experience interpreting engineering drawings and providing as-built drawings to engineering.
  • Working knowledge of SONET ring, DWDM and WDM fiber systems. Advanced troubleshooting skills to support all transmission levels, DS1 – OC192 including Ethernet.
  • Working knowledge of Customer Premise Equipment installation and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with Fiber Splice and Cable Prep procedure and Aerial cable placement.
  • Experience with underground cable placement procedure.
  • Experience with Fiber MPO/MTU installation and placement (Multi Point Optical Connector/Multi Terminal Unit).
  • Experience with Fiber test procedures-OTDR.
  • Power Loss, Reflectance and Connector Inspection experience.
  • Knowledge of NGPON network principles.
  • Experience with Ethernet test and turn up.
  • Knowledge of Fiber Inventory Management system (FIMs) and experience with reading engineering drawings.
  • Experience with testing and diagnostic procedures on equipment according to published equipment standards.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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