On Call Field Computer Technician -

On Call Field Computer Technician -

The On Call Field Technician will perform repair and installation dispatches for Computer Networking, Basic Wide Area Networking and telecom network equipment. Additional openings for POTS, xDSL, ISDN, T1, and inside wiring installation and repair services. The majority of field technician's time would be spent doing hands on installation and repair of new service and repair of existing installations while maintaining job time-lines. Field Technician must rely on previous experiences and a high level of judgment to maintain quality standards and improve productivity. Installation work includes the physical placement of cross-connects, category 5e cable, wall jacks, hardware, and communications equipment. Repair work involves swapping customer premise equipment (CPE), troubleshooting inside wiring (IW), and testing circuits. Dispatches may include site surveys, pulling and terminating cables, determining and implementing required pin-outs, installing and configuring equipment, testing and documenting installations, dressing/cosmetic cabling and labeling. Computer, Point-of-Sale (POS), and PBX experience is also helpful.
We are an On-Call field service company that supplies "hands and eyes" troubleshooting support for national and international Enterprise companies on a per-job basis. Work is customer driven, so there is no guarantee of work volume. Please be aware that the position offered is a 1099 contract position.
Many of the jobs that are dispatched will be during standard business hours, however there is the occasional after hours work.

Required Skills/Experience:

Must have basic understanding of DSL, T1, POTS circuits, and wireless LANs
One or more of the following: A+, Network+, or equivalent experience.
Exposure to telecommunications technology and infrastructure.
Good communication skills, both oral and in written.
Ability to work with management and engineering personnel at all levels.
Ability to work independently and to use common sense and sound technical judgment to complete assignments in a timely manner.
Must possess the aptitude to learn new technologies.
High degree of computer literacy including Windows and TCP/IP.
Knowledge of personal computers, networks, and general router configuration.
Must have a reliable means of transportation, laptop, cell phone and own hand tools.
Must be physically able to climb ladders, work in crawl spaces, and lift up to 50 lbs.
Must be able to provide a driver's license, proof of legal ability to work, pass an extensive criminal background check.
Must be willing to travel an average of 30 miles from home or office.

Desired Skills/Experience (not required):
Experience in copper cable installation (certifications a plus)
Knowledge of Cisco Networking Equipment (certifications a plus)
Fiber Optic installation, support, troubleshooting and testing
Experience in Point-of-Sale (POS) systems
Experience in POTS, IPPBX, PBX and Key Systems
Position is 1099 but as opportunities arise, may turn to permanent.

Send Resume and availability in Word or PDF only all other formats will be disregarded!