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Data Technician (RF & VSAT)

Posted 4 months ago

Our client is a multibillion-dollar company that provides end-to-end managed services, technology and consulting to enable the digital workplace for small to enterprise businesses. Join their team to be part of delivering individualized experiences to a diverse range of clients in a collaborative and productive workplace environment.

Position: RF Data Technician
Location: 1400 Smith Street Houston Texas USA 77002
Term: 6 Months Contract-to-hire (09/08/2020 to 12/31/2020)

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Performs a variety of skilled technical work in configuration, maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of telecommunications physical, data link and network layer systems and associated equipment. 
  • Duties are performed in a highly customer orientated organization where the exercise of excellent customer service and teamwork is paramount. 
  • Operating, monitoring, and servicing multiple communications devices in specialty networks.
  • Diagnose and test voice, data, and specialty (RF) network infrastructure.
  • Expectations include; the ability to perform unsupervised installations, conduct independent system level trouble shooting, proficiency on varied specialty systems.
  • Works with other third party supplied personnel engaged in the installation, maintenance, and repair of voice, data, and RF equipment. 
  • Tracks and manages the assets of the voice, data, and RF network.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Ability to pass “fit-for-duty” requirements as described for the office and field technician, on the last page. This is must have. 
  • Significant travel required including occasional overnight stays.
  • Excellent driving record (vehicle provided)
  • High School diploma or GED
  • A minimum of five years’ experience actively working in electronic technology or telecommunications.
  • Ability to maintain, configure, and troubleshoot access and distribution switches.  Must have knowledge of MAC and IP addressing (broadcast, unicast, multicast), switch operating systems, and basic understanding of spanning tree functions. 
  • Ability to maintain, configure and troubleshoot traditional telephony components.
  • Ability to maintain, configure and troubleshoot VoIP end points and voicemail accounts.
  • Ability to manage hardware requirements including staging, testing, installation, configuration, maintenance, and decommissioning of components applicable to area of responsibility. 
  • Ability to document infrastructure configuration, changes, and design components in order to facilitate effective management of the infrastructure and ensure accuracy of the infrastructure information (e.g., components, version numbers, supplier information, history, location, status, component relationships, and asset information)
  • Understanding of infrastructure cabling, i.e. fiber, copper, and coax.  Fully understands the hardware means of sending and receiving data on a carrier, including defining cables, cards and physical aspects.  This is must have. 
  • Basic knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite.  This is must have. 
  • Ability to detect, record, investigate and diagnose events which cause disruption or reduction in quality or service level.  This includes incident monitoring, tracking, communication, resolution, and recovery. 
  • Skilled practitioner of the methods, tools, equipment and materials used in telecommunications equipment testing, repair and maintenance
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Communication Skills:
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees
  • Planning / Organization Skills:
    • Proficiency in prioritizing to effectively meet daily work demands. 
  • Teamwork:
    • Ability to cultivate positive and cooperative working relationships with others. 
  • Safe Work Practices:
    • Create and update job safety analysis (JSA) documents.
  • Ability to install, maintain, configure, and troubleshoot communication transmission systems e.g., microwave, radio, VSAT, fiber, cable. This includes in-house and vendor supplied services. This is must have. 
  • Ability to interface control networks (e.g., SCADA) with Chevron network. 
  • Understanding of wireless infrastructure transmission characteristics. 
  • Skilled practitioner of the methods, tools, equipment and materials used in RF equipment testing, repair and maintenance. 
  • Demonstrated and proven ability specifically in RF test equipment functions.
  • Planning / Organization Skills:
    • Highly skilled in prioritizing to effectively meet daily work demands
If this sounds like the perfect fit, Apply Today!