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Network Technician I

Company: Windstream
Location: Herndon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:


"Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority."
About the Role:
Windstream's team of Network Technicians are vital team members who represent our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, and carrier partners across the United States. Our team of Network Technicians care about technology and connecting customers to products they value. Through providing technical expertise and customer support, our Network Technicians create meaningful connections with customers that create long-term relationships.
What You'll Do:
Perform routine installation, maintenance, and repair activities for network systems including voice, data, network, transport, and video equipment
Complete post installation tests for call processing functionality and AMA testing
Coordinate central office/Network equipment, card/SFP insertions, translations, fiber cross-connects and inside wiring activities
Perform OTDR tests and understand results
Fixed Wireless Installation & Maintenance
Safely operate and maintain clean and organized company service vehicle
Work in both inside and outside environments
Complete necessary safety training and follow safety standards and regulations
You will report to the Manager of Local Operations
Do You Have?
Ability to understand CLR/DLR and Engineering job packs
Ability to perform OTDR tests and understand results
Basic technology and math skills
Valid driver's license and safe driving record
Ability to distinguish colors in use of color-coded cable.
Ability to use equipment with maximum load capacity of 275lbs.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs, capable of working aloft.
Ability to successfully complete required safety training.
Ability to work assigned schedules and extended hours including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
Ability to respond to after hour call-outs.
High School Degree or GED equivalent
Even Better:
Certifications or training directly related to the position.
Two-year technical degree in computers or electronics, or the equivalent in work experience.
Our Benefits:
Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
401K Plan
Health & Flexible Savings Account
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
About US:
Windstream Holdings, is a leading provider of -advanced -network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.


Minimum Requirements:Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 2-3 years technical/telephony experience; or 4 years of directly related telephony experience, or an equivalent combination of education and directly related telephony experience.

Job Category: Field Operations
Locations: US-Virginia-Herndon

EEO Statement:
Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Keywords: Windstream, Germantown , Network Technician I, Engineering , Herndon, Maryland

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