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What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be responsible for the installation, monitoring, testing, and maintenance of telecommunications and associated electronic equipment both in technical facilities as well as on customer property. You will be responsible for maintaining the integrity of our fiber optic network to ensure a best in class customer experience.

  • Assembling, installing, testing, and turn-up of high-speed transport equipment such as Ciena 6500, Tellabs 7100, Fujitsu 9500, and other ROADM equipment.
  • Installing Cisco routers and Ethernet systems such as Overture and Ciena to provide Ethernet services up to 1 GB.
  • Conducting fiber locates, monitoring of construction activity, and work closely with outside plant engineering for planned construction and relocation.
  • Performing fiber splicing and termination for new builds and restorations on multiple types of cable.
  • Performing maintenance of new and existing circuits through troubleshooting and fault isolation techniques.
  • Utilizing various types of test equipment to isolate and resolve customer circuit outages.
  • Coordinating test, turn-up, and acceptance of customers’ service with all local and remote groups.

This role will be based out of Honolulu, as listed in the posting. In this role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including, but not limited to, perceiving differences in wire cable colors, moving and/or lifting items such as ladders, tools, air tanks, cable reels, test equipment and other objects weighing up to 50 pounds, working aloft; climbing ladders and poles, and entering tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces, manholes, and other confined spaces to accomplish job tasks.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Equipment knowledge including, but not limited to, transmission equipment manufactured by Nortel, Siemens, Fujitsu, Alcatel, and Ciena.
  • Working knowledge of SONET ring, DWDM and WDM fiber systems.
  • Working knowledge of basic Customer Premise Equipment installation and troubleshooting.
  • Experience with troubleshooting to support all transmission levels, DS1 – OC192 including Ethernet.
  • Experience working independently and with minimal oversight.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to work on a 24x7 on-call rotation and occasional weekends.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • A degree.
  • Four or more years of experience in telecom/wireless industry with recent technology, working knowledge of electronics, electricity and transmission systems turn-up and test procedures, or related discipline, gained through technical training.
  • Leadership skills/ability to lead teams and projects.
  • Knowledge of Fiber Splice and Cable Prep procedure.
  • Knowledge Fiber MPO/MTU installation and placement (Multi Point Optical Connector/Multi Terminal Unit).

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).

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