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Communication Technician - Reno
Ref No.: 18-15371
Location: Reno, Nevada
Communication Technician - Reno
Reno, NV
5 Months

JOB DESCRIPTION: A candidate, who is qualified by training and knowledge, may be required to install, maintain, repair, adjust or program various types of telecommunication voice and data transmission equipment. Must have a thorough knowledge of the SCADA system and be capable of performing maintenance and repair on that equipment or any peripheral equipment associated with the system. Other equipment skills may include, but not limited to, the EMS computer various RTUs, UPS, digital and analog microwave radios, fiber optic SONET multiplexers, digital T1 multiplexers, digital cross connect switches, automatic telephone PBX, key systems and telephones, electric and gas system telemeter equipment, transfer trip equip, power line carrier RF equip, trunked radio system, spread spectrum and two-way radios, and other telecommunications and electronic work as may be required. Escort contractors to microwave sites and substations. Perform preventative maintenance of radios, multiplexers, RTUs, batteries and generators.

EXPERIENCE AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 2+ year minimum hands-on experience as a technician. Successfully completed and passed the Telecommunication Systems Technician course. Ability to lift and transport moderately heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds). Ability to work overtime. Travel time 90-100%. Employment dependent on successful drug screen and background check.

EDUCATION & LICENSES: Technical school degree or diploma is must. Valid Drivers License. The employee must have a working knowledge of laptop computers.