- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- BLOOMINGTON, MN, UNITED STATES
What you’ll be doing...
Our people are our most valuable assets, but our equipment is pretty important too. As a Cell Technician, you’ll be keeping our facilities and equipment in top form by maintaining several locations in your assigned area. You’ll be doing regular maintenance, keeping inventories, doing audits, and creating reports. You’ll also be analyzing our network coverage and finding ways to make it even better.
Performing installation, optimization and maintenance of base station equipment and transmitters.
Conducting building and grounds inspections and maintenance.
Maintaining site and test equipment inventories.
Analyzing network coverage to find gaps, making recommendations to improve coverage, and helping to implement those recommendations.
Integrating network hardware and interconnect facilities.
Updating daily logs with site-specific information and generating reports.
Performing audits when required by various departments or regulators.
Supporting national and sub-market performance and build goals.
RF system optimization techniques for voice and data with understanding of voice and data signal flow and call processing.
RF antenna systems integrity testing and quality analysis including interference detection and resolution.
Integration of network interconnect facilities, implementation of layer 1 and layer 2 transport routing configurations (Ethernet and SONET), both hardware and software, data networking (TCP/IP).
Providing 24x7 on-call support on a rotating weekly schedule.
Network Assurance responsibilities: Performing all project turn up activities to include scripting to set initial “golden” parameters, call testing and optimization; network monitoring to mitigate network issues using Real-Time-Tool (RTT) and Ericsson LTE Performance Tool (ELPT); and mitigating and eliminating all interference. Including diagnosing PIM/VSWR and triggering the appropriate repair for performance impacting issues.
What we’re looking for...
You’re tech savvy, and well-versed in all things telecommunications. Working independently suits you well. You’re also thorough, vigilant, and on top of the details—someone people count on to solve problems and to make sure they don’t happen in the first place.
You’ll need to have:
Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
Three or more years of relevant work experience.
Ability to lift up to 60 lbs.
Valid driver’s license.
Even better if you have:
Electronics training in telecommunications, two-way radio, paging, or microwave radio.
Training in data communications, digital communications, operating systems and applications, computer support, project management, or power.
Voice cells infrastructure experience, such as Lucent, Motorola, Ericsson, LTE, or CDMA data.
Telecom experience such as T1, DACS, or OMP.
Computer support experience, including troubleshooting PC hardware and configurations.
Power experience such as Galaxy, Lorain, or DC distribution systems.
Experience troubleshooting antenna systems from transmitter to antenna.
Expertise in PIM/VSWR/MIMO/RET including knowledge of fiber and LTE remote radio heads.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook.
When you join Verizon...
You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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About the company
For more than 100 years, Verizon has been at the center of the communications revolution.
Verizon is one of the largest communication technology companies in the world.
We help people, businesses and things communicate better.
The digital world promises consumers a better, more connected life, and we’re the ones delivering it. We make it possible for people to stay in touch and businesses to connect with their customers. We’re also bringing technology and hands-on learning opportunities directly to kids who need it most. Our goal is to inspire tomorrow’s creators to use technology to build brighter futures for themselves, their families and the world.