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  • Field Technician-Data Center- Springfield, MO


    Bluebird NetworK
    2005 W Broadway Bldg A Ste 215
    Columbia, MO 65203

    Phone Number (573) 777-4217
    Email lynda.salings@bluebirdnetwork.com
    Web Site http://www.bluebirdnetwork.com


    Position Title: Field Technician-Data Center
    Location of Position: Springfield, MO


    Job Description 
    To provide installation and maintenance support for BBN’s network. This position is responsible for the installation/provisioning, maintenance, and monitoring of network equipment and services. This includes, but is not limited to Cisco SONET Nodes, ADTRAN 2800/2820 Multiplexers, Cisco and Alcatel Lucent Routers, Switches and NID’s, Performance Technologies STP’s, MetaSwitch switching platform, and ADVA DWDM systems.

    PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    1. Receive, monitor, analyze, and resolve network problems in a timely manner with minimal oversight.

    2. Coordinate and perform new customer installations for wholesale, enterprise, and colocation customers. This could include structured wiring, NID installation and the addition of pluggable cards and jumpers at the Bluebird Network locations.

    3. Provide proper documentation of BBN’s network (Site Audit’s, and Inventory Databases).

    4. Provide installation, test and acceptance for nodes and collocations into BBN’s network.

    5. Support emergency restoration for aerial and/or buried fiber optic cable in BBN’s network.

    6. Provide emergency restoration support for BBN’s network equipment.

    7. Maintain BBN colocation facilities and report any observations of damage or violation.

    8. Provide 24x7 network coverage, to include trouble tickets and alarm monitoring at a Tier 1 level.

    9. Adhere to the rotational on-call schedule to monitor, support, and dispatch as required.

    10. Coordinate software upgrades to any and all network elements on an as-required schedule.

    DIMENSIONS:

    This position is responsible for the operation, maintenance, monitoring, and site documentation for the Bluebird Network Optical/DWDM, IP/MPLS and SS7 network.

    This Position works closely with other Bluebird Network employees, member companies, offnet providers, customers and equipment vendors.



    SPECIALIZED KNOW HOW AND JOB REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge, training, and understanding of the following:

    Essential 3 to 5 years in Telecommunications environment or equivalent Technical Training

    Private line and broadband installation and maintenance

    SONET/DWDM installation and maintenance

    IP/MPLS fundamentals

    Test equipment proficiency (OTDR, OSA, DS1/3, and Ethernet)

    Willing to work day, evening, night shifts, overtime, call-ins, weekends, and/or holidays as required. Hours to be worked are determined by job requirements

    Valid state driver’s license with clean driving record

    Self-motivated and the ability to make sound decisions with minimal supervision

    Strong PC skills

    Strong oral and written communications skills


    Desired College or Technical degree or equivalent

    Cisco or Alcatel Lucent IP Certifications

    VOIP Switching and maintenance

    Fiber optics splicing and maintenance

    SS7/STP support

    Multi-task and maintain composure in a demanding work environment.

    Telecommunications equipment installation

    PLEASE APPLY ONLINE ONLY AT https://bbnetwork.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=17

     

    Benefits:
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Additional Benefits (Please see description below):
    AD&D, LTC, LTD, Life


    Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Bluebird Network is committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees for employment in a manner consistent with applicable local, state, and federal laws. It is the policy of Bluebird Network to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Bluebird Network is committed to ensuring equal opportunity and equal consideration for all qualified employees and applicants in personnel matters including recruitment, hiring, assignment, training, transfer and promotion, salary and other compensation, layoff and termination. Employment standards are job related and based upon individual qualifications. Our goal is to ensure that all job applicants and employees are provided the right to a discrimination-free employment process and work environment.

  • Telecom Technician (Level I,II,III)- Great Bend, KS


    Kinder Morgan Inc
    1001 LOUISIANA
    Houston, TX 77002

    Phone Number: (713) 420-1555
    Email John_Hicks@kindermorgan.com
    Web Site https://www.kindermorgan.com/


    Position Title:  Technician - Telecom (Level I, II, III)
    Location of Position: Great Bend, KS


    Position Description Kinder Morgan, INC.
    Primary purpose:
    • Field Telecommunications tech needed to support Pipeline Operations, Terminals and associated company assets.
    Essential duties and responsibilities:
    • Responsible for maintenance and installation of telecommunications equipment in Great Bend, KS, and various telecommunication sites in the area and or district.
    • Telecomm equipment includes and may not be limited to: Microwave Radios, Industrial Wireless Systems, SCADA Communication Systems, VSAT, CDMA, Phone Systems, Digital Multiplex, Office Networks (LAN/WAN), VHF Radio Systems, and associated equipment.
    • Apply problem solving skills and break down complex problems to isolate outages and restore services.
    • Work within a ticketing system to document the resolution of telecomm outages, installations and repairs.
    • Regularly and directly interface with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism, including but not limited to other employees, management, vendors, and customers.
    • Schedule each work day for optimum efficiency for the greatest benefit to Kinder Morgan, and work with limited supervision.
    • Required to carry a company-provided cell phone and be available to respond during working hours and non-working hours.
    • Callout and unscheduled overtime is required, and anticipated.
    • May be required to work non-traditional hours.
    • Maintain a high regard for personal safety, the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.
    • Maintain a regular, dependable attendance, and high level of performance.
    • Write effectively, and understand verbal and written communications, including but not limited to email.
    • Speak clearly, both in person and by telephone, using a high level of verbal skills, and listen carefully.
    • Travel is required, and a company vehicle is assigned for this job.

     

    Minimum requirements:

    Education:
    • High school diploma.
    • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology.
    • A minimum of four years experience actively working in electronic technology or telecommunications may be accepted as a degree substitute.
    • BS in Technology or Engineering a plus.
    Experience / specific knowledge:
    • In addition to the degree requirement (or acceptable degree substitute), some level of direct and active work experience in telecommunications is needed (minimum of three years to be considered for Level II Tech and higher).
    • Solid training in electronics or a thorough understanding of telecommunications through work experiences.
    Certifications, licenses, registrations:
    • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers (for travel).
    Competencies, skills, and abilities:
    • Strong diagnostic skills and logical thought processes with the ability to identify and resolve various levels of telecommunications issues.
    • Proficient with Microsoft applications (including but not limited to Word, Excel, Outlook and Visio) for the purpose of word processing, spreadsheet applications, and information retrieval.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including attention to detail in documentation.
    • Excellent customer service skills, able to effectively communicate and work with all levels of management and employees in the corporate office and the field as well as external customers.
    • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention to details, follow work rules, and adhere to established work schedules.
    • Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes, with ability to identify and resolve simple to complex telecommunications problems, including the ability to think quickly and provide support for emergency operations.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize daily work, maintain confidentiality as necessary, and work effectively with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to perform multiple tasks with strict, and often short, deadlines in a technologically diverse and fast-paced environment.
    • Possess and consistently demonstrate a positive attitude with the ability to handle negative or conflicting situations in a logical and professional manner.
    • Must be adaptable to organizational change.
    • Ability to identify expectations in an employee/employer relationship.
    • Must be highly self-motivated with the ability to perform the required and expected duties with little or no direct supervision.
    • Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.
    • Job level commensurate with experience and skill level.
    Physical demands:
    • Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 40 pounds, waist high, on a regular basis.
    Working conditions:
    • Job Location – This position will be based in Great Bend, KS
    • Callout and unscheduled overtime is required and anticipated.
    • Travel is required and anticipated; a company vehicle is assigned for this job.

    Supervisory responsibility:
    • None
    Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:
    Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
    • Good understanding of digital microwave communications, digital multiplex, terminal Servers, LAN and WAN Networks, Routers and Data Acquisition Systems a plus.
    • Cisco CCNA, Cisco IPTelephony, Nortel certifications, NABER two-way radio certification, NICET certification, FCC license a plus.
    Other responsibilities:
    • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.


    Kinder Morgan is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability or any other legally protected status. EOE/M/F/D/V

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


    Link to apply for Position:
    https://www.kindermorgan.com/pages/work/careers/job_postings.aspx


    Benefits: 
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation



  • IT Technician- Benkelman, NE


    Dundy County Hospital
    1313 N Cheyenne Street PO Box 626
    Benkelman, NE 69021

    Phone Number:  (308) 423-2204
    Fax Number (308) 423-5691
    Email snoffsinger@dchbenkelman.com
    Web Site http://www.dchbenkelman.com


    Position Title:  IT Technician
    Location of Position: Benkelman, NE


    Job Description 
    Dundy County Hospital, in Benkelman, NE has an opportunity for a full-time IT Technician. Responsible for technical support for network, PC and software applications and the configuration, implementation and maintenance of various technologies. Maintains software and hardware inventory and administers critical core and security functions. Act as a liaison between end-users and vendors/managed service providers. Associate degree in computer science preferred but equivalent work experience in IT will be considered. Must be able to work overtime, off-hours and on-call. Contact Sandy Noffsinger, HR or Renee Fink, CFO at 308-423-2204 or pickup an application from the reception desk at the hospital. DCH – EOE

    Benefits: 
    Medical Insurance
    Vision Plan
    Cafeteria Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave
    Free membership to our local gym, very generous paid time off program, AFLAC, LifeTeam membership fully paid


     Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Dundy County Hospital believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities and does not discriminate against personnel or applicants for employment on the basis of race, sexual orientation, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, national origin, or any other protected status. It is the intent and desire of this Hospital that equal employment opportunities will be provided to all personnel in employment, promotion, wages, assignments, benefits, layoff, recall, termination, training, and all other terms and conditions of employment. It is the policy of Dundy County Hospital to comply with Federal and State Civil Rights acts, orders and regulations promulgated there under in all matters related to employment practices and procedures. Any concerns that this policy is not being met should immediately be brought to the attention of the CEO/Administrator.

  • Field Technician I- Lawrence, KS


    Midco
    1 Riverfront Plaza Suite 301
    Lawrence, Ks 66044

    Phone Number: 1-800-888-1300
    Email recruiter@midco.com
    Position Title: Field Technician I
    Location of Position: Lawrence, KS

    Job Description 
    As a Midco employee you will enjoy free & discounted services; competitive benefits & pay; quarterly incentives based on performance; progressive career pay opportunities within the first year and thereafter; and training & advancement opportunities. Field Technicians also drive a company-provided vehicle and wear company clothing.

    Midco has been blazing trails since 1931, bringing innovation to the world of telecommunications and delighting customers with exceptional service. Through ambition, imagination and a genuine commitment to each other, Midco proudly serves more than 385,000 residential and business customers in 342 communities in Kansas, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. We’re also dedicated to making our communities better places to live, work and play. Ready to work at Midco? We thought so. Here are a few more reasons why Midco is one of the best places to work:

    Free and discounted Midco services
    Tuition reimbursement
    Support of employee involvement in the communities we serve
    Employee referral program
    Wellness programs


    Visit https://www.midco.com/careers/field-technician-jobs/ to learn about employment opportunities and apply today.

     

    JOB PURPOSE

    Perform basic service installations, disconnects and changes for residential and business customers.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

    Perform installation work including but not limited to voice, video and data installs, and service changes and disconnects in customer homes and places of business.
    Complete Midco First Time Right Broadband I certification within 90 days of hire. Consistently apply First Time Right principles in all aspects of work.
    Troubleshoot and repair services from tap to Customer Premise Equipment (CPE), and signal leakage repairs.
    Maintain records, including daily logs and gas sheets.
    Record all required information on work orders, surveys, and referrals.
    Promote cable, internet, and other Company services and educate customers on the proper use of Midco’s services, including how to add additional services, access help online, channel lineups, and proper equipment usage.
    Ensure proper signal levels and picture quality on all television sets; clear the premises of all debris and materials after the installation is complete.
    Appropriately manage difficult or emotional customer situations and respond promptly to customer needs.
    Respond to requests for service and assistance in a timely manner.
    Perform on-call duties as required.
    Possess knowledge of Midco’s safety program (Target Zero), practice and enforce safety rules and procedures; operate all equipment in a safe manner.
    Operate and drive a Company vehicle in accordance with Midco’s “Use of Vehicle for Company Business” policy.
    Communicate effectively and professionally in all forms of communication with internal and external customers.
    Adhere to Midco’s privacy guidelines to ensure each customer’s privacy.
    Maintain regular attendance as required by your position.

     

    ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Function as an effective team member while supporting the efforts and concepts of other departments.
    Support the mission, vision and values of Midco.
    Apply personal ethics, honesty, initiative, flexibility, responsibility and confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
    Possess an enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, and detail oriented approach towards work and all work projects.
    Possess strong problem solving and decision making skills while using good judgment.
    Multitask and change from one task to another without loss of efficiency or composure.
    Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers, clients, coworkers and management.
    Identify opportunities for improvement while creating and implementing viable solutions
    Actively follow Midco policies and procedures.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

    HS Diploma/G.E.D. required.
    Maintain a current and valid driver’s license and good to excellent driving record. A DUI within the last 5 years disqualifies you from employment in this position.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or carry loads of up to 70 lbs.
    The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.
    While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and may occasionally be exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, risk of electrical shock, and risk of radiation and vibration.
    In-person visits to a customer’s home or place of business are normal in the performance of this job. Specific abilities required include accessing a customer's home or place of business by stairs or elevator, operating doors or other entrances, navigating hallways and buildings, etc., and adapting successfully to a constantly changing environment.
    Employees may be required to work in excess of 40 hours per week and other than normal business hours, such as holidays, evenings and weekends as business demands.
    Must be able to climb poles, ladders, and other structures with proper equipment.
    Must be able to work from elevated heights and in tight spaces such as attics and crawlspaces.

     

    Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Benefits: 
    Medical Insurance
    Dental Insurance
    Vision Plan
    401K or other Retirement Plan
    Paid Vacation
    Sick Leave
    Free & Discounted Services


    Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy 
    Midco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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