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Telecom Technician I

Charlotte, NC 28214

Posted: 05/09/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 558459 Country: United States Is job remote?: No

Job Description


The Telecom Technician is responsible for the installation, programming, testing, and maintenance of various types of Telecommunications equipment and systems. Equipment/Systems include Fiber Optics, Microwave (SONET, DWDM, DS0 up to OC-192), Telephone Systems & Associated Physical Infrastructure (PBXs, subscriber sets, wiring, Network Interfaces), Wireless Systems (Two-way radio, paging, SCADA, siren control systems), Data Network, and common equipment including Antenna Networks (Towers, feedlines, combiners, duplexers), Power Equipment (emergency generators, batteries, inverters, UPS, transfer panels) and Grounding systems.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs, climb ladders and steps in all types of Duke facilities including Power plants, office buildings, and remote sites.
  • Outside work required in all types of weather.
  • Regular overtime and weekend work, with extensive travel, mainly in an assigned Duke Vehicle.
  • Able to obtain DOT drivers health card
  • Work Schedule: MO-TH 4/10s. Occasional second shift and call-out duties

  • Two or more years experience in the installation/maintenance of electronic systems.
  • Proven trouble-shooting skills.
  • Basic understanding of Data, Fiber Optics, Microwave, Wireless, and Voice Networks.
  • Two-year degree in electronics or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Five or more years experience in the installation/maintenance of telecommunication networks and equipment.
  • Proven trouble-shooting skills.
  • Understanding of Data, Fiber Optics, Microwave, Wireless, and Voice Networks and proven ability to maintain and install these systems and associated equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to use specialized test equipment (OTDR, Spectrum Analyzer, RF Service Monitor, Optical Power and Source Meters, Battery Load Bank, Battery Measurement, DS1/DS3 Test Sets)
  • Two-three years prior experience splicing fiber with 100+ hours of either mechanical or fusion splicing equipment.

Education Requirement:
Associates in Electronics Tech
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