Field Technician II - Atlanta, GA
Posted on: January 28, 2023
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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 Lumens
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RoleResponsible for installation, decommissioning and
troubleshooting problems of network equipment and circuits. This
includes the fiber, transport equipment and all critical
infrastructures within. Demonstrates a degree of experience with
circuit provisioning, maintenance and testing (DS1/DS3/SONET), test
equipment, telecommunication equipment installation and acceptance.
Responsible for the outside plant network in a given geographic
boundary, including metro and long haul fibers.The Main
- Diagnoses, troubleshoots and repairs customer and network
troubles. Removes and replaces defective equipment, tracks spares
and ensures repair.
- Performs site surveys, fiber locating and oversees splicing of
Metro/Long Haul Outside Plant fibers.
- Monitors route and executes restoration in the event of a
service interruption, proactively responds to potential problem
areas to ensure integrity of network.
- Installs, provisions, tests, and maintains SONET/Ethernet
services, DWDM equipment-(Ciena 6500, Huawei, Infinera, (ALU-1830,
AdvaR7), SONET equipment-(Cisco 15454 /15310/15327- ALU DMX
OC192/DMXEtend, FT2000), CPE Equipment- (Adva114/150/825,
Netvanta924E, Cisco 1941/4331) Signaling, Private Line, and Data
- Responsible for asset management: process deliveries and
replenishes consumables. Coordinates shipping and receiving of
- Operates and maintains tools, test sets, OTDRs, T-Berd
2310/310, PRI Tester, EXFO FTB-1/FTB-200 lightwave multiplexing
equipment, digital multiplexers, channel banks, circuit termination
equipment, AC and DC power equipment, fiber optic cable locating
- Performs preventive/scheduled maintenance and inspections on
equipment and on the critical infrastructure including, but not
limited to: HVAC systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power
- Installations, test and turn up of all circuits at the Gateway
in addition to performing Customer Provided Equipment (CPE)
installs in the metro market.
- Receiving and shipping of warehouse materials.
- Site surveys for all customer and NB installs in gateway.
- Orders all consumable materials for installations- Fibers,
attenuators, racks, etc.
- Performs 3 Tech escorts, locates, and remote hands at the
gateway.What We Look For in a Candidate
- 2+ years experience working of Installation, Test, and Turn-up
of a variety of Telecommunication equipment including SONET, DCS,
DWDM, Routers and Switches.
- Strong technical and mechanical background with experience on
the latest generation transport gear, critical infrastructure (HVAC
systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power Plants, etc.),
as well as knowledge of locating fiber optic cable, right-of-way,
- Must have a high degree of experience and/or knowledge of at
least two of the four major technician disciplines: Transmission
(DS1/DS3/SONET), Switching (circuit-switching/SS7), TCP/IP
(routers/higher-layer protocols), and Outside Plant (Fiber
locating, OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.).
- Some technical evaluation and fundamental judgment is required,
while building an internal and external network.
- Must maintain site security and cleanliness.
- Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and
- Ability to quickly learn corporate databases.
- On-call 24x7 on a rotational basis, on stand-by, call out,
dispatch, and overtime are required as dictated by the
- A valid drivers license required and satisfactory driving
- High School diploma or GED
- Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities
- Ability to prioritize with good time management skills
- Sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; lift 75
pounds; works in all weather conditionsRequisition #: 324728When
applying for a position, you may be subject to a background screen
(criminal records check, motor vehicle report, and/or drug screen),
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