Responsible for installation / removal, management and limited commissioning of network projects in wireline and wireless switch rooms, regen, and PoP site environments across the region while adhering to strict quality and industry standards.
Responsible for installation / removal, management and limited commissioning of network projects in wireline and wireless switch rooms, regen, and PoP site environments across the region while adhering to strict quality and industry standards with little or no supervision. Must be able to perform ground work and work at heights from an aerial work platform (AWP) such as man-lifts, boom trucks, cranes & other approved equipment.
Complete all activities associated with physically placing equipment identified in project specification documents including but not limited to routing, lacing, labeling, terminating and local / remote testing and turn up of Ethernet, switch board, fiber, and power cables.
Analyze and resolve network issues associated with equipment installations / removals.
Perform and assist card level troubleshooting and replacement procedures with assistance from control centers and/or back office engineers.
Interpret and follow detailed method of procedures (MOPS) and engineering documents / diagrams.
Review project specifications to validate equipment placement, cable assignments and determine cable lengths then document results in proprietary databases such as Engineering Tool Suite (ETS).
Provide timely and accurate feedback to site survey requests.
Understand and follow all common and industry specific safety standards to protect personnel and assure network integrity / reliability.
Communicate as required with multiple departments to optimize project scheduling, resolve roadblocks, and coordinate material deliveries.
Inventory, receive, and ship materials using appropriate databases.
Document project milestones, notes, job information memorandum, and submit ready for service notifications in ETS to gain Operations acceptance for all completed projects.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum years of experience: (3 – 5 Years)
Must be at least 21 years old, have a valid Driver’s License, and meet Ericsson’s driver eligibility criteria in order to drive an Ericsson company vehicle.
Must successfully complete DOT certification within 90 days of employment, and required DOT medical exam post-offer, pre-employment.
Must take and pass a pre-employment, post-offer drug test and adhere to random drug testing policy, as permitted by state and local law.
Must successfully complete and pass a pre-employment, post-offer background check, including criminal history check, employment history check, and education verification, among other things; Ericsson will consider criminal history in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
Must successfully complete Ericsson’s AWP training program.
Must be able to travel outside home market up to 50% of the time; but amount of travel could be higher depending on customer projects and business needs.
Must be able to work outside of normal business hours, to include nights and weekends, when needed.
Prior experience working as a field technician or field engineer in the telecommunications industry is highly desired.
In-depth knowledge of wireline/wireless equipment installation and basic testing methods and procedures (MOPs).
Knowledge of operating principles of wireline, wireless and RF environments.
Ability to interpret and perform tasks outlined in MOPs, vendor documentation, technical specifications, network practices, engineering letters and job aids.
Knowledge of telephony networks, include DS1, DS3, OC, and various IP networks.
Ability to work in overhead rack or grid for extended periods of time pulling long lengths of heavy cables.
Ability to learn and retain physical and mechanical installation specifications.
Must have a high level of computer hardware/software experience with skills and knowledge in Microsoft office product lines, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook.
Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently without continuous supervision.
Must be a team player and have excellent interpersonal communication skills.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
Effective written and oral communication skills in English language for safety reasons.
Ability to exercise flexibility in challenging and/or perplexing situations.
Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in stressful and demanding work environments.
Understanding of basic mechanical terms and tools.
Must have own transportation to get to the job site if required
Must be able to work at heights from an aerial work platform (AWP) such as man-lifts, boom trucks, cranes & other approved equipment.
Must meet certain weight requirements post-offer, pre-employment and during employment in order to comply with equipment manufacturers’ safety standards for performing two-person aerial work; maximum weight to be qualified upon hire is 228 pounds.
Waist circumference must not exceed 60 inches measured at the navel as specified by the manufacturer of safety equipment.
Ability to lift and carry materials that weigh up to 40 pounds for 6-8 hours per work day.
Ability to identify all colors associated with telecommunications cable and equipment indicator lights.
Ability to connect and disconnect various sizes and types of electronic connectors.
Ability to push and pull materials and equipment for extended periods of time.
Ability to stand, walk and climb for extended periods of time.
Perform repetitive movements for extended periods of time.
Ability to drive long distances on and off road.
Ability to perform these duties in all weather conditions and climates including heat, cold, rain, etc.
Ability to work in remote and challenging locations including, but not limited to: rooftops, confined spaces, and all types of geographic locations.
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