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  • Telecommunications Technician / Field Network Installer

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

    APT

    Telecommunications Technician/Field Network Installer - Ketchikan, Alaska

     

    Recognized as one of the most progressive utilities in Alaska, Alaska Power & Telephone (www.aptalaska.com) currently provides service to communities located above the Arctic Circle, deep in the Wrangell Mountains and throughout the islands of Southeast Alaska.

     

    We have a full time opening for a Telecommunications Technician / Field Network Installer at our Ketchikan, Alaska location. This hands-on, manual labor role will climb communications towers to heights of 160 ft, be certified in tower rescue, complete site and tower construction, install antennas, waveguide and coax, work with helicopter sling loads, fuel remote sites, complete DC power installation and service, handle basic generator engines and microwave maintenance, and other duties as assigned. 

    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.

     

    If you are dependable, a team player, and have a positive attitude, please apply today!

    Qualifications Required

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 5+ years of experience in general telecommunication infrastructure, field maintenance experience, including tower and antenna installation, or 5+ years electrical experience in a similar or related industry
    • Strong technical background, with basic knowledge of DC and AC wiring and RF; ability to work with assorted power and manual tools
    • Working knowledge of computer networks such as MS Office Suite, Telnet/puTTY, and HyperTerminal
    • Experience with TDM and IP data transport and network troubleshooting
    • Ability to climb 160ft or more on a regular basis
    • Proven ability to explain technical issues to individuals of varying technical levels
    • Comfortable traveling by boat, small plane and helicopter, working remotely for extended periods of time (20%), including overnight stays
    • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured by AP&T
    • Ability to lift up to 100lbs and work from ladders on a regular basis
    • Proven ability to cope with Alaska’s harsh weather & challenging environment
    • Pre-employment background and drug test required

     

     

    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!

     

    Applications are only accepted online. 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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