Tech IV - Transport (Traveling Crew)

Anywhere, USA

Share This Job

Job Description

These positions will be part of a Traveling Crew, performing work wherever necessary. 


The Transport Technician IV will be a member of the EF & I Services team and will be dedicated to adhering to procedures, focused on producing the best quality service, being highly productive and mindful of costs.  The successful candidate must be comfortable working in a challenging, dynamic, team-based environment.


Structured cabling, installation of total integrated voice and data systems, key systems, networks, and wireless. Completes any adds, removals, changes, upgrades and maintenance to service contracts. Installation and maintenance of equipment. Engineering of new projects. Installs Central Office equipment including: iron work, AC, transport equipment, and all infrastructures. Occasionally performs outside plant installation.

The successful candidate must meet a majority of the knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience requirements outlined below.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES                                                                                                                                           


The Technician will be responsible for installation of total integrated voice and data systems, key systems, networks, and wireless systems including installation and maintenance of equipment, and Engineering of new projects. She/he will complete any adds, removals, changes, upgrades and maintenance to service contracts.  They will install Central Office equipment including: iron work, AC, transport equipment, and all infrastructures. Occasionally will perform outside plant installation.

Is capable of performing without supervision or direction work operations/job activities, including, but not limited to the following:


  • Manage Inventory of assigned tools

    Ensure that all assigned tools are current on calibration

    Submit ECR or RED LINE for any change that would alter the work items, assignments, and/or specifications

    Writing and presenting a method of procedure for our customers' approval.

    Staging all the equipment and inventorying material for accuracy.

    Assigning specific tasks to subordinates and monitoring their work ethics for efficiency, quality, and safety.

    Supervise all starts, breaks, and quitting time.

    Responsible for the accuracy in the installation of each and all types of equipment installed.

    Tests for completeness of wiring to ensure it is installed correctly

    Must coordinate the timely procedures of doing a power cut with the customer within the maintenance window.

    Responsible for the accuracy of all the final paperwork required and turned over to the customer in a timely manner.

    Completes quality assurance procedure and check the final product for errors.

    Ensure the safety, quality, and efficiencies of our crew.

    Interfaces with customer contacts on projects and work orders.

    Interfaces with the end user (contact person) and coordinates with other vendors for each project when required by customer.

    Provides technical support for customer contacts and Technicians on request.

    Attends project planning and progress meetings with or without the customer contacts assigned.

    Understands, adheres to, and promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies of AFL Telecommunications




KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / COMPETENCIES                                                                                                              

  • Self-starter with integrity and confidence who strives to achieve in even the most challenging environments with limited supervision.
  • Able to comprehend and follow work instructions, apply basic math, and use handheld measurement devices.
  • Team player with well-developed interpersonal skills who is comfortable in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment.
  • Mechanically oriented individual with the ability to solve problems and implement change.
  • Strong communication and writing skills with the ability to clearly explain issues.
  • Good time management.



Skills & Requirements

Available to travel up to 100% of the time.

Must possess a valid US Driver's License

High school or equivalent. Vocational/Technical Business School desired.

Think critically and problem solve.

Handle confidential/sensitive information with discretion.

Good judgment.

Organizational skills.

Customer service skills.

Mechanically inclined.

Must have color vision and good hearing.

Proficient with Microsoft Office and Vendor Specific Software.

Good vision and hearing.

Strong mechanical aptitude.

Minimum of six years telecommunications training and/or experience.

Must have demonstrated proficiency and profitability at the Technician III level.



Work Requirements

Proficient use of all tools.

Prolonged standing.

Climbing of stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds.

Carrying of loads up and down stairs.

Reaching and/or grasping.

Stooping, kneeling, bending, crawling, and crouching.

Carrying, pushing and/or pulling.

Must work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Finger and wrist dexterity and hand/eye coordination.

Heavy physical effort (usually lifting/moving up to 70 pounds).


Exposure to noisy or dusty conditions.

Exposure to chemicals and solvents.

Exposure to mechanical, electrical, and/or other hazards.

Use of standard office equipment.

General testing knowledge required. (ex. Fibers, COWAN, BTAS…etc)  

AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic.  The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation. 

AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination.  The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.