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Gainesville Regional Utilities GRUCom Network Cabling Specialist 2 in Gainesville, Florida

GRUCom Network Cabling Specialist 2

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GRUCom Network Cabling Specialist 2

Salary

$23.69 - $37.19 Hourly

Location

Gainesville, FL

Job Type

Full-Time Regular

Department

ELECTRIC UTILITY FUND

Job Number

010-09472

Closing

3/7/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

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Job Ad

Gainesville Regional Utilities (GRU) is seeking a qualified Network Cabling Specialist II to perform advanced technical work in the installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of network cable installations associated with the utility's telecommunications system.

A typical day of work may include installing, splicing, terminating, testing and repairing network cabling (including fiber optic, copper, coaxial and other cable); adhering to prescribed procedures and standards; troubleshooting network cabling circuit problems; and evaluating problems, formulates solutions and takes corrective actions.

To qualify for this position you must have graduated from an accredited two year college with major course work in engineering, construction, or a related subject area, and 2 years' experience in outside plant installation, maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, ability, and skills.

Notes:

  • Valid Florida Driver's License required.

  • A CDL License is required within six months of date of appointment

  • Preference will be given to those candidates who have experience installing network cable and troubleshooting fiber problems. Experience performing acceptance tests and repairing network cabling--including fiber optic, copper, coaxial and other cable is also preferred.

My underfill as a GRUCOM Network Cabling Specialist I

$20.9975 to $27.8125 to $32.4479

To qualify for this position minimum requirements include:

Graduation from an accredited two year college with major course work in engineering, construction or a related subject area, and six months experience in outside plant installation, maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, ability, and skills.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

  • Valid Florida Driver License required at time of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.

  • A CDL instructional permit may be required at the time of appointment and a CDL License may be required within six months of date of appointment (depending on job assignment and work location).*

* May fill multiple positions *

* May establish an eligibility list for future hiring. *

* May under fill the position. *

May conduct assessments within the selection process

Job Description

NATURE OF WORK

Advanced technical work in the installation, maintenance, testing, and repair of network cable installations associated with the utility’s telecommunications system.

CLASSIFICATION STANDARDS

Positions allocated to this classification report to a designated supervisor and work under general supervision. Work in this class is distinguished from higher classes by its lack of functional supervisory responsibility and from lower classes by its specialized and advanced technical skills sufficient to resolve complex network cabling problems.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Graduation from an accredited two year college with major course work in engineering, construction, or a related subject area, and 2 years experience in outside plant installation, maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of training and experience which provide the required knowledge, ability, and skills.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATES

Valid Florida Driver’s License required.

A CDL instructional permit may be required at the time of appointment and a CDL License may be required within six months of date of appointment (depending on job assignment and work location).*

  • Information on whether or not a CDL license (and which class: A, B, or C) is required, will be provided by the hiring department based on the specific vehicle(s) which may be required to be driven in the particular job assignment.

NOTES

Work requires performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.

Work requires performance of tasks in close vicinity of energized high voltage electric circuits.

Work requires physical strength and agility sufficient to perform all essential job functions.

Work requires use of personal protection equipment including hearing protection, eye protection, foot protection, hand protection, and head protection.

Work at heights of over 100 or from pole or aerial devices may be required.

Work may require exposure to hazardous conditions and noxious chemicals.

Work may require weekend, late night and/or overtime hours.

Work may require rotating standby.

Work may require performance of tasks in extreme heat and confined areas.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS**

Installs, splices, terminates, tests and repairs network cabling (including fiber optic, copper, coaxial and other cable). Adheres to prescribed procedures and standards.

Troubleshoots network cabling circuit problems. Evaluates problems, formulates solutions and takes corrective actions.

Prepares proper documentation of network cabling, maintenance and repairs. Completes work orders and trouble tickets appropriately.

Performs quality control inspections of installations to ensure construction and network circuit deployment are in compliance with plans and specifications. Initiates corrective action if necessary and conducts follow-up inspections.

Participates in special projects and accepts in-charge assignments.

Maintains functional familiarity with physical characteristics of network equipment and related network cabling interface requirements.

Complies with safety rules and regulations. Ensures that lower level field personnel similarly comply.

Provides orientation and general on-the-job training of lower level personnel.

Assists in the evaluation of performance of lower level field personnel.

Stays current with technological developments in network cabling equipment, installation techniques, construction standards and test procedures.

Prepares required reports.

Attends work on continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Performs other related duties as assigned.

SELECTION FACTORS

Thorough knowledge of occupational hazards and accident prevention methods in assigned area of responsibility.

Thorough knowledge of functions performed by a telecommunications system and its daily operations.

Thorough knowledge of network cabling systems, practices, placement, conduit design, lateral design and building entrance design.

Thorough knowledge of network cabling interface requirements with network equipment.

Thorough knowledge of outside plant (aerial & underground) and inside plant network cabling installation, splicing, and testing methods and requirements

Thorough knowledge of appropriate guidelines, standards, and regulations associated with network cabling.

Thorough knowledge of network cabling related test equipment and tools and the use of such equipment and tools. Ability to plan and direct the work of others.

Ability to operate field equipment utilized in network cabling installation.

Ability to provide technical on-the-job training.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with co-workers and the general public.

Human Resources Department: Signed original on file in Human Resources/Date

** This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position. The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.

To learn more about benefits available to eligible City of Gainesville / Gainesville Regional Utilities employees, please CLICK HERE (http://www.cityofgainesville.org/Portals/0/risk/2020 Benefit Booklet.pdf) .

01

Please select the option that best describes your highest level of education.

  • High School diploma or equivalency diploma

  • Associates Degree from an accredited two year college

  • Bachelor's degree

    02

    Please select the option below that best describes your major course of study.

  • Engineering

  • Construction

  • Other related field

  • Other non-related field

    03

    Please select the option below that best describes your years of experience in outside plant installation or maintenance and repair. All experience must be reflected on your application for consideration.

  • 0 - Less than two (2)

  • Two (2) - Less than four (4)

  • Four (4) or more

    04

    Please use the space below to describe your experience installing network cable and troubleshooting fiber problems. Experience must be reflected on your application for consideration. If you have no experience in this area, type "N/A" in the space provided.

    05

    Please use the space below to describe your experience performing acceptance tests and repairing network cabling--including fiber optic, copper, coaxial and other cable. All experience must be reflected on your application for consideration. If you have no experience in this area please type "N/A" in the space below.

    06

    Do you currently possess a Commercial Drivers License

  • Yes

  • No

    07

    How many years of experience installing, splicing, terminating, testing and repairing telecommunications network cabling (including fiber optic, copper, coaxial and other cable) do you possess?

  • 0 - 2

  • 2 - 4

  • 4 +

    08

    How many years of experience working with telecommunications systems and their daily operation do you possess?

All relevant work experience must be clearly shown in application for consideration

  • 0 - 2

  • 2 - 4

  • 4 +

    09

    Please indicate that you are aware it is important to clearly identify all relevant experience on the application and that you are encouraged to provide attachments such as copies of transcripts, proof of Veteran status, resume, cover letters, licenses, or any education, specialized classes, coursework or certifications as applicable that you participated in to gain skills related to the GRUCom Network Cabling Specialist 2 position?

  • Yes

  • No

    10

    Please select from the option below where you initially learned about this employment opportunity:

  • City of Gainesville Website

  • Governmentjobs.com

  • Career Source

  • Word of Mouth

  • College Job Posting

  • Other

  • Prefer not to disclose

  • Guardian

  • Recruiter

  • Professional Diversity Network PDN

    11

    If you selected "Other" from the above option, please identify the event, activity or source where you initially learned about this employment opportunity. Please type N/A if this question does not apply to you.*

    Required Question

Agency

City of Gainesville

Address

222 E. University Ave

PO BOX 490

Gainesville, Florida, 32627

Website

http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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