Telecommunications Technician, Digital Technology Solutions

University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati , OH

Job posting number: #7193694

Posted: November 14, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Overview
Responsible for providing support for telecommunications and network devices and related equipment, circuits and systems which typically are integrated with or interconnected to larger systems. Maintain flexibility in responding to changes in schedules and job priorities.

Essential Functions
Install, repair, splice, terminate, and test various forms of telecommunications cabling (e.g. copper, fiber, coax, etc.) to ensure proper impedance matching and connections between various pieces of electronic equipment by utilizing industry standard troubleshooting skills.
Install and maintain telecommunications equipment including but not limited to routers, switches, VOIP, phones, and Wireless Access Points.
Schedule and/or coordinate telecommunications services outages (e.g. repairs, installations, removal of equipment, preventative maintenance, etc.); participate in system enhancement and equipment evaluation.
Participate in an on-call rotation to perform and/or facilitate emergency repairs, including working after-hours sporting/special events to ensure network continuity and facilitate emergency repairs.
Communicate with management and customers to provide update on daily orders and trouble tickets.
Document up-to-date records for cable detail, communications equipment and services and adhere to all required project safety requirements as set forth by the university and OSHA.
Will travel throughout the university’s campuses and to other remote facilities as necessary.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Required Education
High School Diploma or GED.

Required Trainings/Certifications
Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable record
BICSI Installer II Certification
Two (2) years of experience in structured cabling installation, fiber optic installation, repairs, troubleshooting & testing can be used in lieu of the certification requirement.
Required Experience
No work experience required if BICSI Installer II certified.
Two (2) years of experience in structured cabling installation, fiber optic installation, repairs, troubleshooting & testing in lieu of the BICSI Installer II certification.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Experience with the installation of network equipment such as network switches, VOIP phones, and Wireless Access Points.
POTS lines and identifications of different types of voice and data circuits.
Knowledge of all industry standards (NEC, TIA/EIA, BICSI).
BICSI installer.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Standing - Continuously
Walking - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Hearing, listening - Often
Talking - Often
Bending - Often
Stooping - Often
Climbing stairs/ladders - Often
Crouching - Often
Kneeling, squatting - Often
Reaching overhead - Often
Pulling, pushing - Often
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
Sitting - Seldom
Crawling - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Outdoor Environment: Employees work outdoors and may not be protected from weather conditions.
Noise: There is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level.
Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.
Atmospheric Conditions: Conditions that affect the respiratory system, such as fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
Close Quarters: Employees are frequently required to work in crawl spaces, shafts, manholes, sewage and water line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.

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