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Specialist II-Ntwk Plan Tech in Iowa Falls, IA at Windstream

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Job ID:19000090

Specialist II-Ntwk Plan Tech

Perform duties as a remote technician, by pre-building, testing and turn up of circuits in all necessary network elements for DSO and DS1 level circuits.  Work in conjunction with various organizations both inside and outside the company to ensure orders are received and scheduled appropriately.  Dispatch and coordinate with LECs, ILEC’s Vendors and WIN Operations technicians to ensure wiring and or DSX cross-connects are made in preparation for test and turn-up or grooming activity.   Trouble shoot ckt issues to ensure scheduled dates are met.  Complete daily updates as to order activity in all appropriate WIN MSS databases

  • Basic knowledge of  network operations processes, procedures, systems, and components
  • Working knowledge on how to build and test DS0 & DS1 circuits within the following Network Elements
  •  REACT Testing Platform
  • Alcatel 1630, 1631 and Titan 5500 and 532 DCS equipment
  • DMS, 5ESS, Genband, Sonus and Metaswitch switch
  • Good understanding of Metasolve circuit inventory and design as it pertains to reading circuit layouts (CLRs)
  • Self-motivator with attention to detail, and good interpersonal teamwork skills.
  • 1-3 years working experience in telecommunications circuit test, turn-up and grooming
  • Equivalent of an Associate degree or other technical training

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

High School graduate, two (2) years technical plus two (2) years experience or equivalent. Minimum of two (2) years experience in the telecommunications industry.

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.