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What you’ll be doing...
The primary role will involve racking and stacking equipment, provisioning the network transport equipment and managing all aspects of data centers to include HVAC, space and power planning and build management systems.
You will also be responsible for purchasing and installation of equipment cabinets, telco racks, CAT5, Coax, multi-pair copper and fiber optic cables. You will troubleshoot and install services that include layer one communications and transport services.
Installing and troubleshooting local and LD services that include private line, and local/long distance, transport and switched services.
Performing hands-on testing of circuits and working with our customers and other departments to complete the activation of new layer one services and to resolve customer service issues.
Planning and executing work independently and using own initiative and judgment to handle non-routine matters and challenging issues.
Working in a fast-paced work environment using multiple test sets, tools and information databases.
Participating in or conducting periodic project status meetings and joint working sessions with both internal and external teams and/or vendors.
Working directly with Verizon customers and other Verizon internal and external departments to complete the activation of new services and to resolve customer service issues.
Meeting schedule commitments to ensure timely delivery.
There will be times when this position will be a 7x24 on call operation and weekend work could be required.
Where you'll be working...
In this worksite-based role, you'll work onsite at a defined location, Ashburn, VA.
What we’re looking for...
You will need to have:
Bachelor's degree or four or more years or work experience.
Four or more years of relevant work experience.
Knowledge of Local/LD optical networks as well as Project Management skills and knowledge of PM tools and technique.
Experience with structured fiber and copper cabling, cable termination, cable management, and adherence to guidelines for maintaining clean cable runs.
Experience with racking and stacking new equipment and ensuring environmental, electrical, and ensure facility requirements are met.
Experience with managing inventory, asset tracking, shipping and receiving records, purchasing information, etc.
This position will require approximately 15% travel time.
Must be able to pass an extensive background investigation as a condition of employment.
Even better if you have one or more of the following:
A Bachelor’s degree in electronics or three-to-five years of job-related experience.
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs to include Word, Excel and Visio.
Technical knowledge of Local/LD optical networks.
In-depth knowledge of Layer 1 SONET networks.
Knowledge of layer one test equipment.
An understanding of Central Office Engineering principles such as space, power, and HVAC requirements for technical and administrative spaces.
Project Management skills and knowledge of PM tools and techniques.
In-depth working knowledge of Fujitsu and Ciena equipment.
Experience in fault isolation, repair and resolution, and documenting root cause analysis (RCA) for reported trouble tickets.
Knowledge of ANSI and BICSI Standards.
Understanding of DWDM networks.
The ability to plan and execute work independently and use your own initiative and judgment to handle non-routine matters and ambiguous issues.
A drive for results.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
The ability to operate effectively independently and in a team-based environment.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement
Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical, religious, or state law recognized reasons).