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Cell Technician| Network | Elgin, IL, USA

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Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the proper Operation, Maintenance, and Troubleshooting of a wide array of Network Elements related to Cell Site Locations.

Duties in Support of Interdepartmental Objectives include:

  • Installation, Integration, Operation, Maintenance, Troubleshooting, and Optimization of any and all Cell Site Equipment.
  • Building, Roof Top Sites, Tower inspection, and Ground upkeep.
  • Integration, Testing, Operation, and Troubleshooting of Network Hardware and Interconnect Facilities including EBH, Fiber, Routers, Microwave, etc.
  • Installation, Testing, and Maintenance of Macro-cells, In-Building systems, Repeaters, Outdoor Equipment, Small Cells, and DAS systems.

Other Responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining Cell Site and Test Equipment Inventories.
  • Testing and Analyzing Network Coverage to ensure contiguous communication to support Network Integrity and Quality.
  • Updating Daily Logs with site-specific information and all work related activities.
  • Composing clear and concise reports for system documentation and Manager Review.
  • Performing audits as required by Local, Regional, Area, Corporate, and/or Regulatory agencies.
  • Able to work On-Call, Nights, and Weekends as required.

The Technician – Cells is expected to be able to perform his duties with little supervision and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled.



Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree preferred. Minimum Technical Degree or Equivalent Work Experience is required.
  • Minimum 2-years of experience plus electronics training in one or more of the following fields: Telecommunications, Cell Infrastructure, In Building, or Microwave radio is required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the following technologies and/or platforms:
    • Voice and Data Cell Infrastructure experience including: Lucent CDMA and Ericsson LTE, DAS Systems, Small Cells, VoLTE, Microwave, etc.
    • Telecom experience including: EBH, Fiber, Routers 7705/SAR-18, DACS, etc.
    • Generators, Power and Battery Plant DC distribution systems experience including Operation and Maintenance of various Systems.
    • Computer experience including: PC hardware, configurations, and troubleshooting.
  • Intermediate training in at least 3 of the following areas: Data Communications, Digital Communications, Operating Systems and Applications, Telecommunications, Computer Support, Project Management, Generator Management and Power Plant Solutions.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook is required.
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs. is required.
A valid driver’s license is required.



Equal Employment Opportunity
  • Verizon is a Federal Contractor
  • Verizon requests veteran priority referrals
  • Verizon is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer M/F/Disability/Vet.




Job ID: 358957