Telecommunications Specialist II
Positions test and repair advanced switching, transmission, and voice/data technology.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Maintains switching equipment and performs routine hardware and software maintenance.
- Reads and interprets circuit diagrams and electrical schematics.
- Identifies and repairs complex network problems.
- Provides training and technical assistance to less experienced technicians.
- Programs translation routine.
- Splices fiber optics cable.
- Repairs and operates video multiplexers.
- Supervises installation, testing, and repair of data services and equipment.
- Assists users in planning, installing, and operating local area networks.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Licensure and Certification
Performs work under general supervision. May supervise as a lead for other technicians.
- Analytical Thinking
- Core Application Systems
- Data Networks
- Emerging Technologies
- Performance Management
- Service Excellence
- Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
- Telecom Regulatory Environment
- Voice Networks
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