Montana Combo Station/C.O. Tech-IBWQ (Great Falls, MT)
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: January 12, 2020
About CenturyLinkCenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S.
communications provider to global enterprise customers. With
customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the
customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world's best
networking company by solving customers' increased demand for
reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its
customers' trusted partner, helping them manage increased network
and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security
solutions that help protect their business.
Be a part of the CenturyLink network organization - responsible for
installing and maintaining the telecommunications network that's
the backbone of our business. As a CenturyLink employee you receive
paid vacation and holidays and have the opportunity to participate
in the various CenturyLink benefit options, including medical,
dental and vision, pension & 401(k) plans. Employees also have the
opportunity to continue their education through the tuition
assistance program (unlimited for undergraduate degrees) and
receive discounts on CenturyLink products and services.
Install, maintain/repair, and test residential and small business
telecommunication service (POTS and CenturyLink High-Speed
Test and turn-up subscriber lines, carrier plant, and/or fiber
Troubleshoots problems that will require cable repair, cable
maintenance, air pressure, splicing, faultfinding, etc.
Installs, performs routine maintenance, analyzes defects, tests,
adjusts, repairs and maintains complex equipment such as switching
systems, circuit equipment, network terminal equipment, and
data/digital equipment by using electrical and or electronic
Reads and interprets customer service orders, maps, blueprints,
diagrams, technical drawings (i.e., mechanical, electrical,
Adjust work assignments or schedule to complete designated daily
work and meet changing work-related priorities and demands.
Knowledge of basic electricity, as it relates to telecommunications
Basic principles, theories, and applications of electricity (e.g.,
voltage, current, resistance, power, grounding, insulation, Ohm's
Basic electrical components (e.g., conductors, insulators,
switches, capacitors, inductors, transformers) and basic circuit
Operation and application of common electrical components and
common measurement instruments (e.g., multi-meters, etc.).
Use established electrical, digital, and/or mechanical principals
and to perform tests to identify and solve problems.
Perceive differences in wire and telecom cable color.
Climb and work at elevations (e.g., from ladders, poles, lift
trucks) exceeding 18 feet as well as in confined spaces (e.g.,
attics, crawl spaces, utility holes).
Perform strenuous physical activities including, but not limited
to: lifting objects weighing over 100 pounds. (Any offer of
employment is contingent upon passage of a strength test.)
Perform job activities outdoors in different weather conditions
(e.g., extreme cold and/or heat, inclement weather).
Foster team work in a cooperative climate and to work independently
in the field with little supervision.
Use heavy-duty power equipment (e.g., compressors, pumps, blowers),
hand tools, power tools (air and electric), and specialty tools,
including electric and electronic measuring devices (e.g.,
multi-meters, volt-ohm meters), in the construction and repair of
outside plant facilities.
At least six months experience within the last five years (prefer
Connecting telecom color-coded wires and cables to terminals,
attaching or detaching various kinds of hardware to wires, cables,
buildings and poles.
Installing, maintaining/repairing, and testing residential/small
business telecommunication service, both POTS and DSL on copper
and/or fiber optic cable in an aerial, or buried environment.
At least 6 months of experience within the last five years with
HSI/Access Line installation and repair.
Pole-climbing certification or will train.
Working knowledge of various testing devices such as frequency and
data signal generators, transmission measuring sets, oscilloscopes,
volt-ohm meters, while installing and maintaining equipment and
A valid State driver's license with a current satisfactory driving
Work varying shifts and hours including possible mandatory
overtime, weekends and holidays.
Combined weight of employee plus tools may not exceed the
manufacturer's 280-pound weight limit to work aloft.
12 months of experience in testing and turning up DSL and POTS
Ability to read, review, interprets and understands technical
documents (e.g., schematics, drawings, blueprints, layouts).
Prior customer service experience.
Ability to promote sales of products and services.
Prior experience working on a computer in a Windows-based system
and with Microsoft Outlook.
Prior experience using a body belt and safety straps.
At least six (6) months experience within the last five (5) years
provisioning and maintaining DSO, DS1/T1, DS3/T3, switching
equipment and ISDN circuits or services.
At least 6 months of experience within the last five years with
GPON installation and repair.
Ability to perform strenuous physical activities, including but not
limited to, lifting and/or moving up to 75 pounds and working
Ability to perform job activities outdoors in different weather
conditions (e.g., extreme cold and/or heat, inclement weather).
Ability to bend, stand, sit, crawl, climb and lift throughout the
day as the job requires it.
Ability to climb and work at varying elevations (e.g., from
ladders, poles, lift trucks) exceeding 18 feet.
Ability to work in confined spaces (e.g., attics, crawl spaces,
Other Job Requirements:
Selected candidate is required to remain in the position for a
minimum of 30 months (Time in Title) and 18 months (Time in
What to Expect Next: Based on your job application information you
may be given the opportunity to complete a video interview
immediately after applying. This will include a set of questions
for you to record a response to in addition to Game Challenges.
Completion of this video interview is a requirement in order to be
considered for our open position. Now not a good time? No worries,
we will also send you an email with a link to complete the video
interview. We strongly recommend that you complete this within 5
days of your application date.
Alternate Location: US-Montana-Great Falls
Requisition #: 218935
This job may require successful completion of an online assessment.
A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website
This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a
union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining
agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to
join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or,
(b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a
condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to
join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated
to pay union dues.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all
persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national
origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical
condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender,
sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status,
pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively,
"protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination
in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring,
compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job
assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by employees within
this classification. It is not designed to contain or be
interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned
to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change
based on changing business needs and conditions.
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