Posted: Jun 3, 2022
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Senior Telecom Technician

Full-time
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Senior Telecom Technician

 

Job ID: 44583
Location: Evanston, Illinois

 

Department: IT Cyber Telecom &Network Svcs
Salary/Grade: NEX/19

 

Job Summary:
Plans and implements network/telecommunication system, product and/or service installation projects ensuring that goals and objectives are attained.  Provides instruction to and supervises staff.

 

Specific Responsibilities:
Strategic Planning

  • Analyzes individual building infrastructures and recommends and coordinates remedial changes as necessary while evaluating fit of new technologies.

Administration

  • Authors Scopes of Work for medium to large sized projects.
  • Modifies procedures to assist in effective operations of areas of responsibility.
  • Manages and coordinates Network Plant projects.
  • Works collaboratively with other units in Information Technology.

Development

  • Coordinates medium to large installation, repair or adjustment projects working closely with peers and users to deliver optimum service.
  • Performs such tasks as replacing components, wiring circuits, taking test readings, and evaluating problems.
  • Performs complex preventive maintenance tasks in accordance with established practices.
  • Maintains copper and fiber outside plant facility per NU Standards.
  • Performs Technical Field Work as needed.

Performance

  • Leads diagnoses of complex hardware, software and/or network malfunctions in accordance with established practices.
  • Diagnoses complex hardware, software and/or network malfunctions in accordance with established practices.
  • Collaborates with other technicians, peers and Manager to solve various situations   

Supervises

  • Provides work direction and/or supervises staff such as team members, subordinates, contractors, vendors, students, etc.
  • Recommends staff hires/terminations.
  • Coaches and mentors staff.
  • Manages projects ensuring timelines and deliverables are met and meet expectations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • 3 years of communications wiring and installation work experience or comparable accredited technical training is required.
  • Please see information highlighted below.
    • Certification/Licensure
      • BICSI
      • FOA (Fiber Optic Association)

 

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Benefits:
At Northwestern, we are proud to provide meaningful, competitive, high-quality health care plans, retirement benefits, tuition discounts and more! Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/index.html to learn more.

 

Work-Life and Wellness:
Northwestern offers comprehensive programs and services to help you and your family navigate life’s challenges and opportunities, and adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles.
We support flexible work arrangements where possible and programs to help you locate and pay for quality, affordable childcare and senior/adult care. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/benefits/work-life/index.html to learn more.

 

Professional Growth & Development:
Northwestern supports employee career development in all circumstances whether your workspace is on campus or at home. If you’re interested in developing your professional potential or continuing your formal education, we offer a variety of tools and resources. Visit us at https://www.northwestern.edu/hr/learning/index.html to learn more.


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