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What you’ll be doing...

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.

In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location(s).

You will provide support across Milwaukee and Madison, WI territory.

    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.
    • Valid driver's license and ability to pass a DOT physical.
    • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job with or without a reasonable accommodation.
    • Willingness to work on-call, rotating schedule (shifts) including nights, weekends, and holidays based on the needs of the business.
    • Availability to work night shift 8pm - 4am.
    • Must meet safety-related requirements including but not limited to those standards of safety imposed by OSHA, state agencies, manufacturers and/or the Company.
    • Willingness to travel.

    Even better if you have:

    • A degree or Telecommunications/Networking certification.
    • One or more years of experience in telecom/wireless industry with recent technology.
    • Knowledge of electronics, electricity and transmission systems turn-up and test procedures, or related discipline, gained through technical training.
    • Experience with AC/DC power plants.
    • Knowledge of transmission equipment manufactured by Cisco, Siemens, Fujitsu, Alcatel, Nortel,and Ciena.
    • Knowledge of SONET ring, DWDM and WDM fiber systems.
    • 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).

    If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don’t meet every "Even Better" qualification listed above

    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

    Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons).

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