Communication Technician

Measurement & Communication
2110001502 Requisition #

This position that performs duties and responsibilities related to the operation and maintenance of Field Communications equipment and systems. Specifically, provides high-level detailed field technical support of Microwave Radio Systems, VSAT services, mobile radios services, telephone systems, MAS-RF SCADA systems, WAN / LAN, power systems and radio tower facilities. This position maintains operational compliance within applicable specifications, codes, safety standards and operating procedures.

Essential duties and responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. The essential job duties for this position are listed below:

  • Maintain and operate facilities in compliance with applicable specifications, codes, safety standards and operating procedures.

  • Participate in partnership safety program and initiatives.

  • Install measurement and control facilities.

  • Perform maintenance and problem identification on microwave, data acquisition, mobile radios, VSAT, telephone systems, analog and digital SCADA systems.

  • Troubleshoot, install and maintain all telecommunications related equipment.

  • Coordinates tower maintenance and any data communications work performed by outside contractors.

  • Performs tests and document results to comply with Federal regulations.

Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED.

Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level:

  • Level C requires a minimum of 0 - 2 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.
  • Level B requires a minimum of 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.
  • Level A requires a minimum of 4+ years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of applicable FCC, NEC requirements and procedures
  • Knowledge of electronic/electrical equipment as they relate to measurement and communication facilities.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • FCC license.
  • Microsoft office.
  • Some college or technical trade school preferred.

Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Driving, walking, standing frequently.
  • Exposure to adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting
    Visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Occasional overnight travel may be required.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

The nature and frequency of the above working conditions and requirements may vary depending on individual operational circumstances.  Where feasible, the Partnership will make reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job.


DISCLAIMER: The above statements, which are subject to change, are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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