Network Tech- Kill Devil Hills, NC
Location: Kill Devil Hills
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when
technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route
fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver
the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data
to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing
experiences. Learn more about Lumen 's network, edge cloud,
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The Role As a Lumen Network Tech you will be responsible for all
aspects of working in the physical Central Office.
POSTING CLOSES 1/12/2022
The Main Responsibilities Support and maintain all switching
equipment in Central Offices.
Keep all backup generators in optimum condition.
Install, support and maintain special circuits and be capable of
working within the TIRKS system.
Monitor and support all switch alarm activity.
Install, support and maintain fiber and copper networks.
Support and maintain transport network and central power
Tech should be familiar with both inside and outside plant cabling
Tech must be self-motivated and be able to drive issues to
Tech is expected to promote and sell Lumen services.
Tech must observe all safety rules and regulations.
Tech must work well with both customers and fellow peers.
All other duties as assigned.
Must be willing to work overtime and weekends
What We Look For in a Candidate Three years of current experience
in a Central Office, related telephony field, or the equivalent in
training and experience.
Incumbent must be technically proficient in order to perform the
specific work requirements of the job in the particular
Ability to achieve required certifications and to successfully
complete any required training or coursework.
Ability to analyze the performance of switching and peripheral data
systems and initiate corrective action.
Effective oral and written communication skills, particularly in
detailing technical information.
Ability to maintain an excellent attendance record.
Must possess a valid driver's license, be able to safely operate
company vehicles and equipment, and maintain a safe driving
Ability to perform strenuous physical activities including, but not
limited to lifting and/or moving objects weighing over 75
Ability to identify and distinguish audible tones/levels.
Knowledge of transmission and supervision characteristics.
Must have working knowledge of central office NAP functions.
Must have working knowledge of PC's, including basic computer
Must be able to respond to after hour call-outs, work overtime,
shift, weekends, and holidays as required.
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and at various
hours of the day/night.
Ability to quickly adapt to new technology/equipment/platforms.
May be required to reside within certain proximity of a reporting
Must be able to travel overnight as necessary for business
requirements and training.
Ability to safely climb ladders while working aloft.
Ability to work flexible shifts.
SONET Fiber Optic transport experience.
Network+, A+, CCNA Certifications.
Certification in CISCO, Microsoft, or other related network/data
Certification or equivalent training in inter-networking technology
and LAN/WAN equipment such as Ethernet switches, routers, ATM,
frame relay, IP, and routing protocols.
AFC experience. Certification or equivalent training in the
maintenance and operation of AFC (DLC), Calix DSL systems, Adtran
(DLC), Fujitsu (FO Transport), and Alcatel DSL systems.
Installation and configuration of network enabling CPE hardware and
software for connection to strategic network services to include
frame relay, HiCap, xDSL, and other systems utilized by Lumen.
Configure and troubleshoot LAN/WAN systems to include routers,
switches, hubs, transceivers, servers, and DSL, as well as,
programming ATM based services (i.e. ADSL).
Knowledge of SS7 networks in theory.
Experience and/or training in copper transmission systems, fiber
optics transmission systems, installation, testing and
troubleshooting (DSO, DS1, DS3, SONET, PON, etc.).
Certification or equivalent training in the maintenance and
operation of Voice Mail systems.
Experience installing and troubleshooting T1 and DS3 circuits,
digital loop carrier, high-speed internet, voice mail systems, E911
equipment (CML) and services, installation and repair
DMS-10 or DMS-100 experience
What to Expect Next Based on your job application information you
may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview
immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions
for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges.
Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be
considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries,
we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video
interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5
days of your application date. Requisition #: 270464
This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a
union. -Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining
agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to
join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or,
(b) -required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a
condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to
join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated
to pay union dues.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all
persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical
condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status,
pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively,
"protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination
in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring,
compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job
assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
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