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Telecom Site Audit/Wiring Technician - Seattle, WA

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

Posted 14 days ago

  • Job Ref: 188508

Job Title: Telecom Site Audit/Wiring Technician

Location: Seattle, WA

Duration:  Six Months

Job Description:

The telecom site audit/wiring technician will work inside of a telephone company central office to physically count, label, and record telephone central office equipment and cabling locations into an inventory database, and will also assist with migrations/cutovers of live customer circuits.  Preferred candidates are knowledgeable regarding copper/fiber cabling, 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.  
  • Physically trace, label and record fiber optic and copper cabling. 
  • Run new fibers and attach labeling per network design documentation.
  • Assist with the pre-test and cutover of live customer circuits including DS1, DS3, SONET, Ethernet and DWDM circuit types.
  • Equipment decommissioning (i.e., power down) and disconnections (i.e. cabling). Does not include physical removal of equipment hardware.

Required Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with low voltage wiring and equipment installation.
  • Flexible to work day shift (site audits) or night shift (circuit cutovers).
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to input data 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.