What you’ll be doing...

Join Verizon as we continue to expand our industry-leading network to improve the ways people, businesses, and things connect. Verizon is positioned to lead the “Fourth Industrial Revolution” (4IR) with the emergence of technologies like our best-in-class 5G network and the Internet of Things (IoT) to impact a wide variety of industries such as healthcare, education, manufacturing, public safety, government, and many others. We are in the midst of historic breakthroughs in connectivity and mobility to blend the physical and the digital through cutting-edge technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, nanotechnologies, 3D printing, wearables, and advanced robotics. As part of this team, you will play a critical role in our network transformation through building a unified network across all lines of business and maintaining the technology that keeps millions of our customers connected.

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 working 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.

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 60 pounds, pushing, grasping, twisting/bending, and crawling, squatting, or kneeling in small spaces

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.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Willingness to work on a 24x7 on-call rotation and occasional weekends.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Two 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.
  • Experience with AC and DC power plants.
  • Knowledge of transmission equipment manufactured by Nortel, Siemens, Fujitsu, Alcatel, and Ciena.
  • Knowledge of SONET ring, DWDM and WDM fiber systems.
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills to support all transmission levels, DS1 – OC192 including Ethernet.
  • Knowledge of Customer Premise Equipment installation and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of Fiber Splice and Cable Prep procedures.
  • Knowledge of Fiber MPO/MTU installation and placement (Multi Point Optical Connector/Multi Terminal Unit).
  • Willingness to travel.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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