GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
FirstLight is seeking a Core Field Technician to join our
fast-growing team! General duties include but are not limited to:
install maintain and repair all aspects of primary backbone
electronic network; use Industry standard practices to construct
and maintain core electronic networks and supporting central office
and point of presence locations supporting the FirstLight network;
and to understand outside plant fiber network components and when
required/requested assist outside plant engineering and
construction in restoration efforts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Responsible for maintenance and installation activities on
major backbone network components.
- Works with Core Network Engineering to facilitate clean design
packages, Understands power and grounding fundamentals.
- In depth understanding of test equipment i.e. Ethernet, TDM,
Optical, Fiber Characterization Kits and all related / required
testing equipment to conduct and troubleshoot the FirstLight
- Core Field technician must understand access procedures for all
relevant sites under their area of operation. Be responsible for
notifying management when access badging renewals are within 30
days of expiration.
- Core Field has responsibility for all mobility related (tower)
installation maintenance and repair.
- Preventative maintenance / reporting for infrastructure
components i.e. HVAC, Emergency Generators, transfer switching,
remote gen set operation, maintenance, and interface
- Core Field Technician will be responsible for end to end
installation, test, turn-up, and maintenance of all carrier related
- Participate in On-Call Rotation.
- Be available as Essential Personnel in emergency
- When necessary, assist Field Services on installation and
- Completes special projects and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the qualifications, knowledge, skill and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence
Certificate) with a minimum of three (3) to five (5) years relevant
experience installing and troubleshooting voice and data services;
or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid driver's license
with clean driving record. Familiarity with OSHA standards. Ability
to pass drug and criminal background checks for carrier access
WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The work environment characteristics and physical demands
described are representative of those an employee encounters while
performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently
is required to walk, sit, use hands and fingers, handle objects or
controls, talk and hear, stand, and reach with hands and arms. The
employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, pull
cables, and use various hand tools. Position requires frequent
entry into structures with stairs, ladders, and other vertical
obstacles. Travel to customer locations is often required. Employee
will be required to work and drive in all weather conditions.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision
and the ability to distinguish between wire and cable colors. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but may
occasionally have noise from power equipment and tools.
We offer a competitive base salary as well as an outstanding
benefits package including health, dental, vision, and life
insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company
match, tuition reimbursement, paid training, and paid time off.
FirstLight Fiber is a fast-growing telecommunications company in
Northern New England and New York, offering a robust suite of
advanced telecommunications services, including dedicated Internet
access, Metro Ethernet, traditional TDM solutions, IaaS & SaaS
Cloud Solutions, SIP trunks, virtual PBX, and Data Center
FirstLight Fiber is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance
with state and federal laws, FirstLight's equal opportunity policy
is that all applicants and employees are treated equally by the
company with respect to employment opportunities, regardless of
race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or
veteran status or veteran disability.