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Telecom Coordinator

  • Location: Richmond, Virginia, 23219
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 5 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position: Telecom Coordinator

Location: Richmond, VA 23219

Term: 10 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Identifying connectivity (broadband and cellular) challenges within individual State parks – this includes travel to Parks and meetings with Parks staff.
  • Researching customer survey results in regards to connectivity challenges and researching current solutions in other states.
  • Coordinating meetings with Park staff and connectivity providers to identify solutions to connectivity challenges.
  • Working with DCR IT, State Parks Administration, and DCR Administration Division to identify funding sources for solution implementation.
  • Providing Short term and Long term written connectivity solution business plans per Park with associated projected expenses.
  • Prioritizing connectivity needs and projects.
  • Work with Vendors on and off the VITA state contract for new products and implementations.
  • Work with ILEC and CLEC on Trouble Tickets related to Telecom outages.
  • Review telecom bills monthly for accuracy and to identify cost saving opportunities.
  • Coordinate meetings between vendors and DCR IT Staff to discuss connectivity solutions.
  • Advice agency staff on new state contract telecom offerings.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 5+ years of recent hands-on experience with connectivity and cross-over cabling.
  • Ability to communicate technical information so that a lay person can understand the information.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interface with customers, vendors and team members.
  • Must have valid Driver’s License. Must be willing to do overnight travel to State Park areas (State vehicle provided for travel).
  • Ability to troubleshoot and isolate client issues.
  • Ability to understand, define and document telecommunications system requirements.
  • Must be able to physically able to climb ladders (some heights over 25 feet) to access equipment on a regular basis.
  • Must have good project management /organizational skills.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!