Verizon Network Operations Technician in Schenectady, New York

Summary

Getting our business and government customers connected to America’s fastest and most reliable network! At Verizon, we do much more than sell technology. We deliver game changing solutions that enhance the agility, productivity and global reach of businesses. Ingenious solutions that connect people the world over. Pioneering solutions that transform the way communities live, work and play

Located in both field and operations support center locations, you’ll be performing complex technical duties including performing remote installation and maintenance of customer and network telecommunications circuits and coordinating with various internal and external organizations to provide quality products and services to our Verizon Business customers.

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.

Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Installing, monitoring, commissioning, testing and maintaining of equipment associated with providing telecommunications services in both technical facilities and customer premises.

  • Assembling, installing, testing and maintaining transmission equipment.

  • Maintaining new and existing circuits through troubleshooting and fault isolation techniques.

  • Coordinating the testing and turn-up of services with all involved providers.

  • Performing routine and complex provisioning and testing of equipment and circuits.

  • Climbing ladders and poles, working aloft, perceiving differences in wire and cable colors, distinguishing audio tones.

  • Working evenings, weekends, holidays and unscheduled shifts as determined by the needs of the business

Qualifications

You know telecommunications technology and are anxious to put your knowledge and skills to work on Verizon’s 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.

Even better if you have:

  • Related Associate degree and 3-6 years of relevant work experience with telecommunications networking equipment.

  • Previous experience testing, turning up and installing telecommunications equipment.

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $985.50 - $1408.00

Additional Information

Work tours may vary but will typically include shifts scheduled Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM with potential on-call duties, evenings, weekends and overtime as needed by the business.

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