When you join Verizon…

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.


What you’ll be doing…

Our people are our most valuable asset, but our equipment is pretty important too! You’ll use your telecommunications know-how to maintain Verizon’s services and equipment in our central offices. You’ll be hands-on in making sure we provide unparalleled service to our customers.

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Operating and maintaining all types of legacy and next generation local and toll switching technology, data network, and computer processing equipment, along with associated peripherals.
  • Performing/assisting with system and equipment installations, acceptance testing, initialization, upgrades and reconfigurations.
  • Analyzing, troubleshooting and modifying software programs for network device configuration and control.
  • Analyzing turn-up, testing, trouble reporting and repairing of circuits.
  • Performing daily backups and routine monitoring of switches, computer systems and data networks to ensure optimal operation.
  • Troubleshooting, maintaining and repairing power systems/equipment.
  • Climbing ladders, working aloft, and moving/lifting items not exceeding 40 lbs. (100 lbs. for power responsibilities).
  • Working evenings, weekends, holidays and unscheduled shifts as determined by the needs of the business.


What we’re looking for…

You know telecommunications technology and are anxious to put your knowledge and skills to work on America’s fastest and most reliable network. You like to be busy and well-organized to stay on top of things. You know that the whole team needs to work together to win—and you take pride in a job well done.

You’ll need to have:

  • Valid state driver’s license and a satisfactory driving record.
  • Related Associate Degree or 2 or more years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location.
This position is a “4 wall” Central Office Technician. COT will be trained on frame, carrier, switch. The job may also involve roving: therefore, the COT could be working in multiple Central Offices each day. The position is a 7x24 function, including weekends and holidays. COT will begin to be assigned out-of-hour tours once Supervisor deems COT is qualified. Must have valid Driver’s License. Must be able to climb ladders (275 lb weight limitation) and move/lift 50 lbs.


Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test B
Network Systems Assessment
Central Office Technician SI

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