Field Technician Travel I

Company: Apex Systems ( Learn More )

General Information
US-NY-New York
High School
At least 3 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description


18 month contract opportunity

Apex Systems, the nation’s second largest IT staffing firm, is currently searching for a qualified Wireless Field Technician to support a multinational telecommunication and networking company.

If interested, please send an updated copy of your resume and the best phone number and time to be reached to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].


Scope of Work:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in primary skills of customer relations, basic electricity, basic electronics, basic telephony, basic principles of digital transmission, fiber communication, data communication, telephony terminology, industry standards, and on-line network control/maintenance systems
  • Require basic IP and Computer skills
  • Serve as a technical reference point for other functions
  • Ability and Competency to follow detailed method of procedures (MOP) and practices to perform routine maintenance on all radio interface equipment
  • Perform Service Assurance work on all radio interface network elements. Interpret the alarm conditions on the network to proactively identify and implement repairs and restoration plans to ensure minimal service disruption and impact to customer
  • Perform Service Delivery work; installing, swapping, and removing equipment within a customer network element
  • Demonstrate proficiency with use of relevant wireless tools and test equipment
  • Demonstrate proficiency with inventory tools and procedures
  • Able to trouble shoot AC and DC power systems including tower light controllers
  • Meet expectations with regards to behavioral and administrative facets of the position
  • Demonstrate Basic Microwave principles
  • Job Requirements:

  • First Aid and CPR qualified; renewable every 3 years
  • Vocational Skills and procedural knowledge, typically gained through a combination of education and relevant experience totaling up to 2 years post-high school or equivalent
  • Proficient Administrative Skills to comply with the Time Entry, Customer Specific Processes and Procedures, and day-to-day communication with team
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure in stressful and demanding work environment
  • Ability to exercise flexibility and resourcefulness (with assistance from others) in challenging and/or perplexing situations
  • Confirmation of travel requirement a 100% for Technicians but flexible to travel outside of market for weeks at a time if required (e.g. disaster recovery, new product roll-out, etc)
  • Must be able to work outside of normal business hours (ie: shift work), to include maintenance window and weekends if needed
  • This position may require the contractor to be on-call
  • Ability to identify all colors associated with telecommunications cable and equipment indicator lights
  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive long distances on and off road. A CDL classification may be required for some vehicles
  • Will need to transport equipment; therefore, we require a reliable vehicle with appropriate carrying capacity will be needed
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to climb ladders and steep staircases
  • Ability to work in remote and challenging locations including, but not limited to: rooftops, vaults, and all types of geographic locations
  • The dexterity to connect and disconnect various sizes and types of electronic connectors
  • Good oral and written communications skills
  • Familiarity with field operations specific trouble ticket and network database systems
  • Previous experience working wireless networking system
  • Intermediate to Expert computer literacy skills – the ability to utilize multiple applications, draft emails, manipulate Word and Excel, and be generally savvy with a laptop

  • Job Requirements