Network Technician I/II in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Onsite) at Windstream

Date Posted: 6/10/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!

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What You’ll Do:

Performs routine installation, maintenance, and repair activities for network systems including voice, data, network, transport, and video equipment. Presents and conducts self in a professional manner; promotes positive company image to the public. Completes post installation tests for call processing functionality and AMA testing. Performs monthly routine maintenance tasks. Coordinates central office translations activities.

Do You Have?

Basic understanding of telecommunications voice and data networks. Knowledge of computer hardware, software, components, and applications. Ability to distinguish colors in use of color-coded cable. Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and use equipment with maximum load capacity of 275 lb. Capable of working aloft, climbing, bending, pulling, reaching overhead, and lifting up to 50 lbs. Valid driver's license and safe driving record.

Even Better:

Effective communication and customer service skills. Attention to detail and problem-solving skills Basic math and PC skills. Must successfully complete required safety training. Able to work assigned schedules and extended hours including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Able to respond to after hour call-outs.

Minimum Requirements: Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 4-6 years technical/telephony experience with 4+ years directly related to the job; or 6+ years of directly related telephony or network operations experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience required. This is a safety sensitive position.

Physical Tasks – Standing Continuously: 67-100% | Walking Continuously: 67 – 100% | Sitting Occasionally: 0-33%

Driving - Car: Occasionally: 0-33% | Van: Continuously: 67-100% | CMV: Occasionally: 0-33% | Climbing: Continuously: 67-100% | Bending: Continuously: 67-100% | Crouching: Continuously: 67-100%| Pushing-Pulling: Continuously: 67-100% |Carrying: Continuously: 67-100% | Reaching Above Head: Continuously: 67-100% | Lifting-Lowering >1-15 lbs: Continuously: 67-100% | >15-30 lbs: Continuously: 67-100% | >30+ lbs: Continuously: 67-100%

Repetitive Hand Action: >Medium Dexterity: Continuously: 67-100% | >Fine Manipulating: Continuously: 67-100% |Operate Foot Control: Occasionally: 0-33%

Audio Visual Needs - Hearing: Continuously: 67-100%| Near Vision: Continuously: 67-100%| Far Vision: Continuously: 67-100% |Peripheral Vision: Continuously: 67-100% | Depth Perception: Occasionally: 0-33% | Color Discrimination: 34 – 66%

Exposures to: Cold: Frequently: 34-66%, Heat: Frequently: 34-66%, Dampness: Occasionally: 0-33%, Heights: Occasionally: 0-33%, Vibration: Occasionally: 0-33%, Skin Irritants: Occasionally: 0-33%, Lung Irritants: Dust: Occasionally: 0-33%, Fumes/Gases: Occasionally: 0-33%

Equipment Used in Job Performance/Working Environment: Test Equipment, Ladders, Climbing Hooks, Hand and Power Tools, Van

Types of Driver’s License Required: Driver’s License

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Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

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