Technician, Switch - RT
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40203
Acts as a technical contributor within and occasionally outside his or her immediate team. Responsible for staying current in technical theory, application, and operational discipline. Takes on technical and project-related efforts, providing communication as directed. The Technician has a solid understanding of theory and application related to project management, core networks, transport, signaling and interface protocols, disaster recovery planning and response, data services, and location-based services. The Technician has a basic understanding of theory and application related to the radio access network, network design, capacity planning, fire suppression systems, power systems AC/DC, and HVAC.
•Must meet minimum technical proficiency requirements; proficient in Microsoft Office
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Self-motivated; exhibits initiative in achieving company goals and objectives
•Basic leadership skills and ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks
•Able to work independently or in a team environment
•Strong attention to detail
•Flexibility with ever-changing environments and priorities
•Understands basic RF Engineering, Radio Frequency theory, and Electricity and Electronics theory
•Solve problems using creativity and innovation
•Accepts and provides constructive feedback
•Operational knowledge and theory of all interconnecting circuits to include but not limited to T1, T3, and microwave radio
•2 years’ experience in switch operations and maintenance, with a proven track record of success
•High School Diploma/GED
•Two-year vocational degree in a technical discipline
Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.
•Technical support: Provides technical support within and occasionally outside immediate team. Provides technical support in network performance initiatives, outage resolution and works to identify day-to-day improvement opportunities.
•Project management: Takes on smaller projects or portions of key projects / initiatives, providing accurate status and progress updates as requested.
•Operations: Identifies and shares potential process improvements and recommends them to Senior Technicians and / or management for consideration. Provides input on process improvements related to maintenance and repair activities. Assists in creation of job aids, scopes of work, method / statement of procedure, and helpful tools working closely with a Senior Technician.
•Continuous learning: Enrolls in and completes training requirements to stay current on existing and new systems and products, to grow skills, and to expand proficiency in company values and organizational requirements.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary:
1. You MUST meet minimum technical proficiency requirements; proficient in Microsoft Office
2. Do you have 2 years’ experience in switch operations and maintenance, with a proven track record of success?
3. Do you have a High School Diploma/GED?
4. Do you have a 2 year vocational degree in a technical discipline?