Summary

What you’ll be doing…

 

You’ll ensure our network is always ready through monitoring and maintenance of our switching infrastructure. Using your technical expertise and hands-on skills, you’ll make sure our world-class technology is always prepared!

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

 

  • Performing the daily operation, maintenance and troubleshooting required on all DC power plants used to provide power to various telecommunications and video equipment, including rectifiers, batteries, microprocessor controllers, power distribution boards, inverters, converters, ring/tone plants, UPS, and associated power alary telemetry systems.
  • Performing preventive maintenance and troubleshoot all standby generators (diesel/turbine) and electrical AC switchgear to provide essential AC power for DC power plants and environmental equipment to support 24X7 Central Office operations.
  • Loading and completing power preventive maintenance routines and trouble tickets.
  • Monitoring and interfacing with power equipment vendors during all phases of power equipment installation, additional and removals to the Verizon network.
  • Transport portable standby AC generators to various Central Office locations.
  • Climbing ladders (and poles in some locations), working aloft, working in manholes, trenches, buildings, tunnels, etc., perceiving differences in wire and cable colors, and moving/lifting 60 lbs. or more.
  • Working evenings, weekends, holidays and unscheduled shifts as determined by the needs of the business or as a result of emergency conditions.

Qualifications

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 with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Valid CDL Class “A" or "B.”
  • Satisfactory work experience in a craft job involving the repair and maintenance of switching equipment.
  • Satisfactory work experience in a skilled or semi-skilled craft job or satisfactory work experience, training and/or schooling in the electrical or electronics field.

 

Even better if you have:

 

  • A related Associate Degree or 2 or more years of relevant work experience.

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $475.50 - $1710.00

Additional Information

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.

 

The hours of operation for this facility are from 12:00AM - 11:59PM, Monday through Sunday, 365 days per year. Work tours will be on a rotational schedule and may include days, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed by the business. Overtime may be required as needed by the business as well.

Test(s) Required

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

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