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Entergy Telecom Tech II or Sr in Gretna, Louisiana

Date: Nov 26, 2019

Location: Gretna, Louisiana, United States

Company: Entergy

*This position will be filled as a Telecomm Tech II or Sr. depending on qualifications*

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE:

Responsible for planning work details under limited supervision. Must be able to perform work of significant difficulty and complexity involved in the installation, provisioning, and technical support of all types of telecommunications equipment.

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform telecom circuit provisioning and issue resolution; system hardware installation, system moves and changes, and system outage resolution.

  • Execute orders effectively and efficiently.

  • Be proficient in the use of test equipment, such as Volt-Ohmmeters, RF Power Meters, Frequency Counters, Communications Service Monitors, Optical Power Meters, Transmission Impairment Measurement Test Sets, T-1 Test Sets, DS-3 Test Sets, and Optical Time Domain Reflectometers.

  • Plan, layout, and perform work assigned in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Direct work of crew members, instruct and train other employees.

  • Available for after-hours call-out to address issues and problems.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum education required of the position

2 year Electronics Technology Degree, or relevant work experience.

Minimum experience required of the position

Telecom Tech II : 4+ years' experience in at least three of the following areas; voice system support, two-way radio system support, fiber optic transmission system support, microwave radio system support, or AC and DC power plant support. Must have worked for at least 1 year as qualified Communications Serviceman 2nd Class, or have had equivalent experience in related work, having all qualifications of the Communications Serviceman 2nd Class.

Telecom Tech Sr. : 5+ years' experience in at least three of the following areas; voice system support, two-way radio system support, fiber optic transmission system support, microwave radio system support, or AC and DC power plant support. Must have worked for at least 2 years as qualified Communications Serviceman 2nd Class, or have had equivalent experience in related work, having all qualifications of the Communications Serviceman 2nd Class.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required of the position

Have a complete working knowledge of electronic circuitry and electronics theory. Be able to understand technical problems and perform a wide variety of non?routine work where only general methods of procedure are available. Must comply with the Company safety policy and all regulatory body rules and regulations. Must supply personal tools used in work.

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

Be able to maintain a valid Driver's License, TWIC card or other applicable required license, background check, or ID.

*Successful completion of the EEI TECH test is required to be considered for this position.*

Primary Location: Louisiana-Gretna

Job Function :Information Technology

MRV Minimum Salary :$67,500

MRV Maximum Salary :$101,000

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: No Relocation Offered

Union description/code :NON BARGAINING UNIT-NBU

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 89760

Hiring Manager: Richard J Peltier

Recruiter :Merideth D Molnaird

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

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In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

As a provider of essential services, Entergy expects its employees to be available to work additional hours, to work in alternate locations, and/or to perform additional duties in connection with storms, outages, emergencies, or other situations as deemed necessary by the company. Exempt employees may not be paid overtime associated with such duties.

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