Network Operations Technician

Verizon Communications Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 weeks ago

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $985.50 - $1408.00

Summary

Located in both field and operations support center locations, you will perform complex technical duties working in LD Terminals, customer premises, Local Nodes, and Backbone Regens performing maintenance, site surveys, installation, test & turn-up, fiber locates and preventive maintenance. You may also perform fiber splicing or cable terminations.

You will also perform remote installation and maintenance of customer and network telecommunications circuits and coordinate with various internal and external organizations, to provide quality products and services to Verizon Business customers.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

A. Installing, monitoring, testing and maintenance of telecommunications and associated electronic equipment and wiring per specifications and operational procedures, both in technical facilities as well as on customer property.

B. Performing testing and diagnostic procedures on equipment according to published equipment standards.

C. Performing fiber locates, monitoring of construction activity, fiber splicing and termination.

D. Assembling, installing, and/or testing transmission equipment channel banks, channel service units (CSU), digital service units (DSU), modems, routers, etc.

E. Installing routers, bridges, multiplexers, concentrators, etc.

F. Completing periodic maintenance on company transmissions support equipment.

G. Maintaining new and existing circuits through troubleshooting and fault isolation techniques; utilizes remote test systems to isolate and resolve customer circuit outages.

H. Coordinating the testing and turn up of service with all involved providers until our customer's service is fully operational.

I. Performing complex testing on DS0/DS1/DS3 circuits/equipment, to support both installation and maintenance activities.

J. Performing routine testing related to OCN (optical circuits) and next generation services, to support both installation and maintenance activities. Ability to access network equipment to include DXC's and transport equipment, and utilize remote test systems.

K. Operating a computer or tablet to access applications like email and utilize software such as documents and spreadsheets.

L. Performing complex provisioning functions on DS0/DS1/DS3 circuits/equipment, as well as OCN and next generation services, to support both installation and maintenance activities. Accessing network equipment to include DXC's, switches, and transport equipment and utilizing remote test systems.

M. May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.

Qualifications

  • Tests Results obtained in interviews and tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.

  • Medical evaluation may be required. Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including, but not limited to, perceiving differences in wire cable colors, working aloft; climbing ladders, and entering tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces, manholes, and other confined spaces to accomplish job tasks.

  • Where driving is required, a valid state driver's license with a satisfactory driving record is required.

  • Must be available to work scheduled tours designated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and/or the needs of the business. Associates may be required to work evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, non-scheduled days and overtime as the needs of the business require.

  • Must meet safety-related requirements including but not limited to those standards of safety imposed by OSHA, state agencies, manufacturers and/or the Company.

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Associates degree in a related field of study.
  • 3-6 years Telecommunications Technician experience working with networking equipment.

Work tours may vary but typically include 8 hour shifts scheduled on a rotational basis within a 24 x 7 operation. Standby for on-call duties is a requirement as well as possible weekends, evenings and overtime as needed by the business.

Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test B

Technician Bus/Gov - Power SI

Test Preview

Test Previews

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.


See if you are a match!

See how well your resume matches up to this job - upload your resume now.

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Network Technician Jr

Now Hiring Heroes, Inc.

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 12/1/2018 3:52:54 AM 2019-03-01T03:52 <p>Ready for a challenge that will require your experience and keep you on the edge of maintaining and securing critical defense networks? Want to take your Networking experience and lead teams that maintain, protect privacy and ensure security for our national defense? Now Hiring Heroes, Inc. is now hiring experienced Junior level Network Technicians in Philadelphia, PA (Lakehurst).</p> <p><br /> <strong>This position's primary role will be a Field Service Junior Level Network Technician servicing a large scale Enterprise network. You will be a part of a Team of Network Technicians and Engineers. This network includes Cisco, Aruba, Brocade, Juniper, Riverbed, and McAfee network devices to include Routers, Switches, Access Points, Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), Virtual Private Networks (VPN) and WAN Accelerators.</strong></p> <p><strong>Responsibilities</strong>:</p> <p><br /> As a Junior Level Technician you will be expected to install and maintain network devices at the site and work with the NOC technicians and Managers to troubleshoot outages and resolve network related issues. You will be responsible to create ticket for maintenances using HPE Service Manager. Candidates will be expected to understand, implement, and follow processes in accordance with current policies and procedures. Perform escalation and additional tasks as directed. Take Direction from the Regional Leader and Site Leaders.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Job Requirements</strong>:<br /> • The successful candidate will have basic working knowledge in the Networking and Information Technology field with 0 to 4 plus years’ experience in the Information Technology Field with basic Networking knowledge.<br /> • Position requires the basic skills to manage the execution of maintenance activities and network outages.<br /> • Fundamental understanding of the OSI Model is required. Candidate needs a basic understanding of network devices such as servers, routers, switches, associated software tools, and cabling in a large LAN/MAN/BAN/WAN environment.<br /> • Knowledge of network protocols such as OSPF, BGP, and EIGRP is a Plus.<br /> • Knowledge and experience working with wireless technologies, Virtual Private Networks (VPN), Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS), and WAN Accelerators and associated technologies is highly desirable.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Skills</strong>:<br /> • The ideal candidate will have a passion for excellence and continual improvement, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, strong written and oral communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, innovative thinking in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.<br /> • Strong customer service and communication is necessary to ensure customer satisfaction and network reliability.<br /> • A good problem-solving and troubleshooting skills in severs and Cisco devices are a Plus.<br /> • Ability to lift up to 50lbs is required.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Education</strong>:<br /> • A Background Information Technology field or a related technology field is highly desirable.<br /> • Other evidence of intellectual, technical, business accomplishments, and related technology leadership experiences will be considered.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Certification</strong>:<br /> • Cisco CCNA and Security+ required. (CCNA can be waived for 6 months)<br /> • ITIL foundation V3 certification is highly desirable.<br />  </p> <p>Some Travel will be required.</p> <p><br /> <strong>Minimum Secret Clearance required.</strong></p> Now Hiring Heroes, Inc. Philadelphia PA

Network Operations Technician

Verizon Communications