Network Technician in Matthews, NC at Windstream

Date Posted: 9/17/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    131 West Matthews Street
    Matthews, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/17/2022

Job Description

Job ID:22004781

***This position follows a union bidding process***

About the Role: Windstream's team of Network Technicians are vital team members who represent our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, and carrier partners across the United States. Our team of Network Technicians care about technology and connecting customers to products they value. Through providing technical expertise and customer support, our Network Technicians create meaningful connections with customers that create long-term relationships.

What You'll Do:

  • Perform routine installation, maintenance, and repair activities for network systems including voice, data, network, transport, and video equipment
  • Complete post installation tests for call processing functionality and testing
  • Coordinate central office/Network equipment, card/SFP insertions, translations, fiber cross-connects and inside wiring activities
  • Perform OTDR tests and understand results
  • Fixed Wireless Installation & Maintenance
  • Safely operate and maintain clean and organized company service vehicle
  • Work in both inside and outside environments
  • Complete necessary safety training and follow safety standards and regulations
  • You will report to the Manager of Local Operations

Do You Have?

  • Ability to understand CLR/DLR and Engineering job packs
  • Ability to perform OTDR tests and understand results
  • Basic technology and math skills
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record
  • Ability to distinguish colors in use of color-coded cable
  • Ability to use equipment with maximum load capacity of 275lbs.
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs, capable of working aloft.
  • Ability to successfully complete required safety training.
  • Ability to work assigned schedules and extended hours including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
  • Ability to respond to after hour call-outs.
  • High School, Degree or GED equivalent

Even Better:

  • Certifications or training directly related to the position.
  • Two-year technical degree in computers or electronics, or the equivalent in work experience

Job Requirements

This is a safety sensitive position.

EEO Statement: 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.