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Field Technician

  • Location: San Luis Obispo, CA, 93401
  • Salary: 21.33
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 25 days ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Field Technician
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Term: 12 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Under regular supervision, performs basic tasks and projects with lesser complexity
  • Relies on established guidelines and/or detailed direction for installation, decommissioning and troubleshooting problems of network equipment and circuits
  • Responsible for preventative and demand maintenance of the network, critical infrastructure, materials management, and becomes familiar with the company's systems and applications
  • In some instances, may be responsible for the outside plant network in a given geographic boundary, including metro and long haul fibers
  • Responsible for asset management processes deliveries and replenishes consumables
  • Coordinates shipping and receiving of materials
  • Maintains tools, test sets, and electronic equipment including, but not limited to: fiber optic transmission equipment, lightwave multiplexing equipment, AC and DC power equipment
  • Assists in installs, provisions, tests, and maintains DS0 thru OC192 services
  • May install and test transmission/switching equipment
  • Troubleshoots network equipment, removes and replaces defective modules, tracks spares and ensures repair
  • Monitors/ locates route and assists in executing restoration in the event of a service interruption, proactively responds to potential problem areas in order to ensure integrity of the network
  • Responsible for learning all of the systems and applications required to perform the job function adequately
  • Updates installation records, enters appropriate detailed log information on trouble tickets for reference, and provides reports to others on status updates and issues related to assignments
  • 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
  • On-call 24x7 on a rotational basis, on stand-by, call out, dispatch, and overtime are required as dictated by the business

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 1 to 2 Years of Experience
  • Entry-level technician with experience and/or knowledge of at least one of the four major technician disciplines
  • Knowledge, Skills or Abilities 0-2 years network monitoring, installation, or maintenance/repair
  • High School Diploma/GED or 1 year of relevant job experience
  • Experience in similar industry
  • Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities
  • Ability to prioritize with good time management skills
  • Have knowledge of locating fiber optic cable, right-of-way, and As-Builts
  • Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and Office applications
  • Must possess the ability to quickly learn corporate databases
  • 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.)

If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!