Senior Telecommunications Technician
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (which are not in any hierarchical order)
- Oversees and coordinates telephone servicing activities, including determining priority of request and scheduling work to be done.
- Orders, installs and tests telecommunications equipment from vendors.
- Oversees and installs telephone system wiring and fiber-optic lines, jacks, connecting blocks and cross-connects.
- Obtains bids for telecommunications equipment or systems from contractors and oversees installation.
- Orders additional circuits from Southern Bell as necessary.
- Programs voicemail boxes for new City employees.
- Instructs City employees in the use of telecommunications equipment and voicemail.
- Assigns PIN numbers to City employees for long distance calling.
- Performs general repair and preventive maintenance on conventional or wireless telecommunications equipment and software.
- Maintains service records on equipment and ensures an adequate inventory of parts and spare equipment.
- Knowledge of the installation, repair and maintenance of telecommunications equipment and wiring.
- Knowledge of a variety of telecommunications hardware and software.
- Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
- Knowledge of administrative procedures, principles and practices.
- Skill in installing, repairing and servicing conventional telecommunications equipment.
- Skill in utilizing computer databases to maintain and update records, files, and inventory.
- Skill in instructing and training skilled workers.
- Skill in following oral and written instructions.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
- Skill in using hand and power tools.
- Ability to read engineering drawings or blueprints.
- Ability to establish cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and five (5) years related experience, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida driver’s license is required.
Last revision date: October 2001