Equipment Installation Technician

As an Equipment Installation Technician, you will install, upgrade, modify, repair and remove all types of telephone equipment in our buildings and remote locations. You will drive to and from each work location in your own vehicle and will be reimbursed for mileage according to the collective bargaining agreement. You must be knowledgeable in and abide by all National Electrical Safety Codes and Company Safety Practices. The size of your work group will vary depending on location and assignment.


Erect, construct and remove steel framework, cable and equipment.
Place cables within buildings and on cable racks.
Perform wiring operations.
Analyze and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings.
Perform various tests using testing equipment.
Climb ladders and/or staging.
Wear appropriate safety equipment and follow established safety practices and procedures.
Handle AC & DC electric power cables, as necessary.
Remove hazardous waste from telephone plant in accordance with Federal, State and local requirements, as necessary.
Work within area boundaries, but can be temporarily assigned to any location within the company.

Must meet required test results for this position in accordance with company policy.
Must meet Verizon medical standards for the job. Must meet weight restriction to comply with OSHA/Company safety standards.
Must have ability to perceive differences in wire and cable colors.
Must be able to lift 60 lbs. or more many times a day.
A valid state driver's license is required in the state where the work is performed. May require ability to drive a vehicle with manual gearshift.
Must be available to work scheduled tours designated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and/or the needs of the business.
Must have ability to travel to remote jobs which may involve overnight stays for periods of up to four months or longer.
Must have ability to work day, evenings or nightshifts and overtime; emergency call outs, weekends and holidays, as the needs of the business necessitate.
A Security background investigation may be required.

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