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Communications Technician

Company: Keolis North America
Location: Somerville
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:


  • Must be able to communicate successfully with a variety of disciplines and levels, both internal and external staff. -
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written skills. -
  • Basic computer and networking skills -
  • Must pass exam for communication electronic technician. - Knowledge and Experience:
    • Electronic background preferred -
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. -
    • 2 years of electronics communications experience preferred -
    • Strong interpersonal skills. -
    • Experience with electronic testing equipment (multimeters, Loop testers, LAN Testers, Etc.) -
    • Previous Railroad Experience Preferred - Key Accountabilities:
      • Installs, -adds, -moves, -changes, -General -Maintenance -and -troubleshooting -of -below -but -not -limited -to: -
        • Mitel Physical/Virtual/Cloud base PBX System, Programming, Telephones POTS/VOIP -
        • Digital Carrier (T1, T3, ETC) -
        • Network (cell/wireless/wired/microwave ECT) -
        • CCTV (analog, IP)(Wave/Genetec) -
        • Alarm Systems -
        • Door Access Systems (Lenel Systems) -
        • Communication Cabling (coaxial, fiber, cat5, cat6, serial (RS232/RS485)
        • Fiber Optic (singlemode/multimode , Fusion splicing) -
        • LED Sign System -
        • Qualifications and Physical Requirements
          • Possess Valid Driver's license -
          • Knowledge of hand and power tools -
          • Climbing ladders and stairs -
          • Standing for long durations -
          • Walking long distances over flat and uneven surfaces -
          • Ability to push/pull/ lift over 50lbs -
          • Working in all inclement weather -
          • Digging (ditches/trenches) -
          • Maintenance, -repair, -and -installation -of -communications -PTC -related -components
            • Wayside and Onboard Radios -
            • Cienna Switches -
            • Fiber Optics -
            • Associated Cabling - Additional Statements:
              • Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.
              • Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world. -
              • Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.
              • EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
              • Disclaimer and closing statement: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible #CB #INDHP

Keywords: Keolis North America, Somerville , Communications Technician, Professions , Somerville, Massachusetts

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