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  • Telecommunications Network/Field Combo Technician

    Job Locations US-AK-Ketchikan
    Category
    Skilled Trade/Craft
    Type
    Full-Time
    Company Name
    Alaska Power and Telephone Company
  • Overview

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    Telecommunications Network / Field Combo Technician - Ketchikan

     

     

    We are looking for a Telecommunications Network / Field Combo Technician at our Ketchikan, Alaska location. This is a hands-on role that will work on remote mountaintop sites; climb communications towers to heights of 100 ft.; be certified in tower rescue; install and disconnect circuits; monitor network for any network or fieldwork as needed; able to lift up to 100lbs.  Applicant must be willing to spend an estimated 25% of time traveling with overnight stays; and respond to after-hour emergency calls.

    A successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and strong communications skills, both verbal and written.  Our ideal candidate will have exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, the ability to prioritize tasks independently and work under stressful situations.

     

    Qualifications Required

     

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 1-3 years of experience in general telecommunication infrastructure and field maintenance experience, including tower and antenna installation or 3-5 years electrical experience in a similar or related industry
    • Strong technical background, with basic knowledge of DC and AC wiring and RF (i.e. theory, polarity, path alignment, modulation, bandwidth and power (dBm))
    • Working knowledge of computer networks
    • Possess strong trouble shooting skills; ability to test electronic units using standard test equipment along with the ability to analyze the results to evaluate performance and write reports or record data clearly and concisely
    • Ability to work with assorted power and manual tools including microwave power meter, frequency counter, spectrum analyzer and digital voltmeter
    • Ability to climb communication towers up to 100ft
    • Ability to lift up to 100lbs and work from ladders when needed
    • Willingness to take extended trips in the field with overnight stays on remote mountain top sites (25%)
    • Ability to work in all weather conditions for extended time periods; proven ability to cope with Alaska’s harsh weather & challenging environment
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured by AP&T
    • Pre-employment background and drug test required

     

     

    Applications are only accepted online. For more information, please apply today or visit the employment section at www.aptalaska.com.

     

    AP&T is a small employee & investor owned, non-union utility.  We offer competitive wages and an attractive compensation and benefits package. If you are self-motivated and want to work for a stable company, please apply today! There is no relocation benefit for this position. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

     

     

                               EEO Employer/Vets/Disabled and Drug and Alcohol-free workplace

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