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Network Technician

Company: Windstream Corporation
Location: Saint Marys
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description **This Position Follows a Union Bidding Process**

About US:
Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

About the Role:
Windstream's team of Network Technicians are vital team members who represent our field operations that connects homeowners, small business, enterprise 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
Identify Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance
401K Plan Health & Flexible Savings Account
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Participation in Windstream's benefit plans by employees in bargaining units is subject to the terms of their collective bargaining agreement

Windstream DEI&B Statement:
Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.
Our Employee Resource Groups:

WinVets - Veteran Employee Resource Group
WOW - Women Employee Resource Group
WINPRIDE - LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
WBPN - Black Professional Resource Group
WARG - Ability Resource Group
LaFamilia -Hispanic Resource Group

IND123 #LI-SM1 Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience. Qualifications 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. This is a safety sensitive position. Primary Location: US-Pennsylvania-Saint MarysWork Locations: Saint Marys PA 229 Chestnut St 229 Chestnut St Saint Marys 15857Job Category: BargainingEEO 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 Corporation, Erie , Network Technician, Engineering , Saint Marys, Pennsylvania

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