This position establishes communications systems by installing, operating, and maintaining voice and data telecommunications network circuits and equipment. Entry-level apprentice positions and experience telecommunications technician opportunities are available.
The telecommunications technician plans network installations by studying customer orders, plans, manuals, and technical specifications; ordering and gathering equipment, supplies, materials, and tools, assessing installation site; preparing an installation diagram.
Additionally, the technician establishes voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and fire-suppression systems; programming features; establishing connections and integrations; following industry standards; activating remote access tools; coordinating with contractors. He or she verifies service by testing circuits, equipment, and alarms; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems; documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications; maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages, testing network back-up procedures, updating documentation.
The technician is also responsible for maintaining customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns.
He or she maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations, keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt, and must be physically capable of performing the work of the trade.
– Telecommunications knowledge
– Technical understanding
– Functional and technical skills
– Ability to work independently
– Attention to Detail
– Good verbal communication and documentation skills
– Audiovisual maintenance experience
– Experience with Category 5e and 6, Fiber Optics, CATV and CCTV systems
– Availability to work overtime when needed
Opportunities available in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and /or New Hampshire.