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Verizon is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our shared ambition to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

You’ll be keeping our facilities and equipment in top form by maintaining several locations in your assigned area. You’ll be doing regular maintenance, keeping inventories, doing audits, and creating reports. You’ll also be analyzing our network coverage and finding ways to make it even better.Physical requirements of the job may include, but are not limited to: climbing stairs and ladders, working from elevated areas, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 65 pounds, pushing, pulling, grasping, twisting/bending, and crawling, squatting, or kneeling in small spaces.

  • Performing optimization, troubleshooting, and maintenance of base station equipment, RF transmitters, and Fiber network.
  • Testing the fiber network and integrating network hardware to bring new products on-air and enhance customer experience.
  • Evaluating network coverage to find gaps, making recommendations to improve coverage, and helping to implement those recommendations.
  • Configuring network routers and switches for network optimization.
  • Conducting routine, preventative maintenance on assigned cell sites to identify potential issues during general site inspections.
  • Complying with company- and industry-wide standard directives to maintain network performance and enhance efficiency.

Physical Requirements of the job may include, but are not limited toclimbing stairs and ladders, working from elevated areas, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to approximately 65 pounds, pushing, pulling, grasping, twisting/bending, and crawling, squatting, or kneeling in small spaces.

You will provide cell site support across your assigned territory, which is Hickory Hills/ Downtown Chicago, and the surrounding area.

What we’re looking for...

You’re tech-savvy and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently suits you well. You’re also thorough, vigilant, and on top of the details—someone people count on to solve problems and to make sure they don’t happen in the first place.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or one or more years of work experience.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Valid driver’s license.

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

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • A technical degree in Electronics or Telecommunications.
  • Experience troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna using tools like a spectrum analyzer.
  • Experiencein PIM/VSWR/MIMO/RET including knowledge of fiber and LTE remote radio heads.
  • Electronics training in telecommunications, two-way radio, paging, or microwave radio.
  • Experience in data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, computer support, scripting, project management, or power.
  • Experience with Lucent, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, or Ericsson, base station equipment with LTE or CDMA technology.
  • Telecom experience such as T1, DACS, or OMP.
  • Knowledge of scripting and configuration of routers and switches.
  • Experience with dark and lit fiber testing using equipment such as OTDR, fiberscope.
  • Computer support experience, including troubleshooting PC hardware and configurations.
  • Power experience such as Galaxy, Lorain, or DC distribution systems.

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

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.

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