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Company Name :
University of Alaska
Company Location :
Fairbanks, AK
Job Position :
Telecommunications Specialist
Job Category :
Jobs in Fairbanks, AK

Job Description :
The University of Alaska is seeking a candidate to join our OIT Telecommunications Services team as a Telephone Technician. Come join a dedicated team of engineers and technicians that keep the University’s network and voice services operational.


10Performs day to day move/add/change requests to phone system and voicemail systems, based on Cisco Communications Manager and Cisco Unity Connections. Installation of IP telephones. Troubleshooting and repair of telecommunication systems as part of daytime and after hours on-call duties.Essential

15Develops, writes, and edits computer-related technical and administrative documentation and publications for data network and voice communication systems. Completes technical and safety training to keep current in areas of responsibility and expertise.Essential

25Coordinates requirements for testing, production, scheduling and other actions between technical and operations units; assists in reviewing and analyzing problems and determining solutions.Essential

25Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and repair of data network and voice communication systems: Cisco Call Manager and Unity voicemail systems. Delivery of cross-campus network communication circuits based on ethernet, fiber-optic and T1 based communications. Installation and replacement of network communication systems including network switches, wireless access points, routers, UPS systems and other network or telecommunications hardware.Essential

25Performs technical work in providing operational, diagnostic, and installation/configuration of computer services and office automation support related to implementing and maintaining local area networks, wide area networks, high performance network components, voice and telephony services. Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems with applications and software, customer workstations, servers, network components, office automation equipment and related systems and devices. Completes cable/network media installation and certification for network connectivity. Installs and repairs data communications lines and equipment for computer systems.Essential

Daily work includes working closely with members of our campus community, supporting their network and voice services needs. As a Telecommunications Specialists maintain and upgrade our campus cable plant. Provide excellent customer service to our customers by testing and troubleshooting fiber and copper circuits throughout campus. This position also performs telephone service moves, adds and changes for telephone and voicemail systems. Come join our dynamic team to support our campus network infrastructure.
Familiarity with low voltage electrical code and general best practices. Knowledge of the principles and practices of telephony as it applies to PBX and related telephone system facilities. Telephone utilities industry; cable splicing; installation, maintenance and administration of Cisco Communications Manager and Unity Connection. Ability to work at heights, lifting of up to 50 pounds and compliance with safety regulations. Familiarity with industry standards such as TIA/EIA, and certifications such as BICSI, preferred but not required.

Experience or formal education in network and telecommunications service delivery, cabling systems, cable termination and the diagnostics/repair thereof. General familiarity with industry tools including hand tools, diagnostic systems and other commonly used equipment.
High school diploma or equivalent. Must have and maintain a valid drivers license.

This is a full-time, Grade 79, minimum starting wage is $54,246 per year (DOE), 12-month position complete with competitive salary and UA employee benefits package.
Please attach cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.
To ensure consideration, please apply prior to June 25th 2022, by 11:59pm, Alaska Standard Time.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

UAF COVID Requirements
Effective immediately, all new UAF hires, whose job function or work location results in the employee being subject to the UAF vaccine requirements guided by the Federal Contractor Employee vaccine mandate*, must be fully vaccinated with an FDA- or WHO- authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption no later than six weeks from the new hire’s start date.

Employees based on UAF’s Troth Yeddha’ (Fairbanks) campus, regardless of university affiliation and remote work status; Employees based in UAF research units outside Fairbanks (including Seward Marine Center, Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center, HAARP, Poker Flat, Lena Point, and Toolik Field Station); and Employees, regardless of their work location, paid by or directly working on impacted UAF federal contract.

Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual:
Background Check:
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Probationary Period:
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace. University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
Training Policy:
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
Contact Information:
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.

Advertised: 01 Jun 2022 Alaskan Daylight Time Applications close:

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