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Telecom Circuit Migration Technician - Seattle, WA

  • Location: seattle, WA, 98122
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Job Title: Telecom Circuit Migration Technician

Location: Seattle, WA

Duration:  Six Months

Job Description:

The telecom circuit migration technician will: (i) work inside of a telephone company central office to physically count, label, and record telephone central office equipment and cabling quantities and locations into an inventory database, plus (ii) support migrations/cutovers of live customer circuits.  Qualified candidates are knowledgeable regarding copper/fiber cabling, telecom transport equipment including DWDM, SONET, DACS/DCS, IP routers, plus DS1, DS3, SONET, Ethernet and DWDM circuit types.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Physically count and record quantities and locations (record rack/shelf/slot) of telecom equipment, including model number, description, part number, serial number, etc.  Equipment types include DWDM and SONET multiplexers, DACS/DCS, routers, etc.
  • Physically trace, label and record fiber optic and copper cabling, including recording of cross-connect panel terminations.  Includes hand-over-hand physical tracing and the use of cable finder test equipment to perform continuity testing and active/non-active status of cables.
  • Run new fibers and attach labeling per migration design.
  • Pre-test and support the vendor managed grooms/cutover of live customer circuits including DS1, DS3, SONET, Ethernet and DWDM circuit types. Conference bridge with remote groom techs.
  • Equipment decommissioning (i.e., power down) and disconnections (i.e. cabling). Does not include physical removal of equipment hardware.

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with central office site auditing, equipment and cable installation.
  • Prior experience with testing DS1, DS3, SONET, Ethernet and DWDM circuit types.
  • Flexible to work day shift (site audits) or night shift (circuit cutovers).
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to prepare records and reports in Microsoft Excel.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.  Basic mathematical, analytical and problem solving skills. Strong attention to detail and quality of work.
  • Motivated self-starter with a passion and drive to start and complete projects.  Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Good customer facing skills.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and self-transportation to/from site.