Telecommunication Technician Level 3
Great opportunity to join an amazing team!
Are you ready to embark on a new adventure? Alamon, Inc. is a Montana-based Employee-owned company providing installation services to the utilities, energy, and communications industries since 1975. We offer installation solutions to industry-leading equipment manufacturers, communications companies, utilities, and energy EPCs, nationwide. Alamon provides a competitive compensation and benefits package while encouraging career growth and promotion opportunities from within the entire organization.
Alamon is hiring a Level III Telecommunication Technician with extensive experience working in Central Offices, MSO and/or Data Centers. Must have experience installing equipment including Adtran, Cisco, Ciena (Ethernet and/or DWDM), Infinera, Fujitsu, Calix, Nokia, Galaxy 4848, Galaxy Millennium Controllers, Vertiv Power Systems, Eltek Power Systems and Wet/VRLA Battery replacements.
The ideal candidate should be a self-starter who provides high-quality workmanship and has excellent customer service skills both in person and over the phone. Must be able to multi-task under pressure and can work independently. Need to be able to climb ladders, lift at least 50 lbs. and be proficient using a laptop.
This is a position that requires extensive travel upwards of 75% of the time throughout Arizona and southern California. Wage is determined by experience.
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Essential Job Functions:
The Level 3 Telecommunication Technician will act as a lead and experience in such a role is required.
This job requires extensive travel.
Understand Central Office installation and Quality Standards contained in Telcordia GR-1275, Lumen 77350 / 77385, att TP-76300 / TP-76400 and/or Verizon IP72202 ISS 5-1 Core Standards.
Read and interpret floor plans, rack drawings, and customer-provided work orders.
Should also have the skills and ability to plan and coordinate high-risk activity including identifying equipment, cards, pluggable, fiber cables, and circuit IDs, and map out and run new fibers for integration, fiber rolls, and hot cuts.
Extensive understanding of hand tools, test equipment, and ability to use a computer to interface with customer products.
Install relay racking, cable racking, fiber ducting, auxiliary framing, and other superstructure elements.
Install and sew copper and fiber cables utilizing an array of connector types (RJ45, wire wrapping, BNC, LC/SC, etc.).
Proficient understanding and experience in lacing/stitching/sewing central office wire.
Install DC power rectification, batteries, fuse panels and BDFB/BDCBB.
Work effectively with customer supervisors, engineers, and technicians.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
Communicate effectively, including proficiency in written and verbal communications, with strong listening skills.
Minimum Position Qualifications:
Trade school or equivalent installation experience.
Ability to comply with Central Office / MSO / Data Center standards.
Must have DC Power (-48VDC) knowledge and be able to install and perform hot cuts as needed.
A current driver's license and insurance are required.
Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel.
Must pass a pre-employment background check, MVR, and drug screening.
Have knowledge of the Lumen practices 77350.
CIENA 6500 / Infinera GX30 installation is preferred but not mandatory.
Excellent time-management skills and multitasking abilities.
Work conditions may include working in a partially controlled indoor air environment.
May be subjected to noise levels which may range from low volume to loud and will be required to wear provided safety hearing devices from time to time.
Must be able to climb ladders and lift at least 50 lbs.
Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. at a time.
Must be able to ride in a vehicle for up to four hours to travel to and from job sites.
Ability to work in different temperatures and through changing weather conditions.
Must be able to traverse all areas of the Jobsite. This may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching.
Ability to clearly distinguish colors, shades, and brightness when working with multi-colored cablings such as twisted pair copper and fiber optic cable.
Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and use practical judgment while working through job assignments.
Life Insurance policy
Paid time off
Employer-paid health insurance for each full-time employee
ESOP company= Employee Stock Ownership Plan
Lodging and transportation are provided while traveling.
Alamon does not currently support the H1B VISA for this position.
Alamon Inc is an equal-opportunity employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Alamon Inc does not discriminate in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws.
Alamon's safety initiatives include our in-house learning management system, AlamonU, that provides a modern approach for training a national and remote workforce in addition to traditional learning methodologies.
Alamon is committed to safety and has earned Ericsson's 2018 Supplier of the Year Safety Award. Our teams have received commendations from safety giants such as Bechtel Corporation. Alamon's total U.S. EMR ratings speak volumes about our strong commitment to safety.