Responsible for tasks associated with outside plant copper and fiber network deployment and operations, including line location, testing, construction management, progress reporting, maintenance and record keeping ensuring accuracy and availability of the outside plant network.
Utilize locator tools to find and verify copper and fiber runs. Mark existing copper and fiber runs. Update existing maps as necessary. Escalate errors and unexpected issues. Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate degree in telecommunications, networking or related field; or preferred certification and two (2) years of equivalent practical experience or the equivalent experience. Condition of Probationary Period: Must complete all requirements and obtain certification to drive University vehicles during probationary period. https://www.uta.edu/campus-ops/ehs/vehicles/index.php
Fluke Certified Cabling Test Technician (CCTT) certification. Knowledge, skills and abilities: Ability to lift and move 50lbs of equipment; work on platforms, ladders and in confined spaces. Ability to work within a hybrid development, engineering, and support team. Ability to collaborate with team members, staff, and customers. Ability to provide excellent customer service. Skilled in communicating effectively both orally and in written form to a variety of constituents at varying levels of authority within the organization. Ability to think intuitively and analytically to break down and resolve problems. Ability to read, understand, and follow high-level policies and guidelines and apply those guidelines to daily responsibilities. Ability to work proactively and independently. Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions. Ability to pay close attention to detail and work under pressure. Ability to analyze system components and support options. Ability to be a forward, creative, positive, and flexible thinker.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Location: Ft. Worth
Internal Number: 12752
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.