Job Requisition Number: 25152. The IST Telecommunications Group designs, installs, and operates the campus voice and data network systems. The group determines standards and best practices for infrastructure development within IST, and promotes compatible standards and best practices across campus IT infrastructure groups. Key offerings include analog and digital voice services, voicemail, cellular (wireless) service, data network connectivity including wi-fi access, hostmaster services, and project management for building infrastructure projects.
•Fiber Circuits: Install, test, troubleshoot and repair fiber circuits throughout campus in support of the voice and data networks. This involves placing fiber jumpers between two to many FIC’s (Fiber Interface Cabinets) within buildings or across campus. All connections must be cleaned, labeled, tested and documented. It requires the ability to use sophisticated test equipment – primarily dB loss meters and OTDR’s (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer)
•Contractor Management: Manage outside contractors who perform work on campus for the installation of communications cabling. This may involve all or some of the following: scope of work/bid preparation, job walks, bid award, oversight during construction, punch walks and test result validation and uploading. It also often requires coordinating with IST/Telecom units, such as DPM (Design and Project Management), NOS (Network Operations and Services) and Installation Services.
•Install Equipment and Cabling: Install, terminate and test copper cabling as necessary, when contractors are unavailable.
•Other Related Duties: As assigned by Manager.•Minimum 10 years installing communications cabling; to include both copper and fiber. •Ability to use industry standard copper and fiber testers. •Ability to read and apply blueprints and standards documents. •Ability to independently solve problems and design issues. •Strong time management skills.
Education/Training: •High School degree minimum •BICSI or private courses related to the theory, installation and testing of copper and fiber optic cable.
Licenses or certifications: •BICSI (Building Industry Consulting Services International) •ITS Technician level certification
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