Construction Technician II

at Project Resources Group, Inc
Location La Jolla
Date Posted June 21, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Project Resources Group (PRG) is a rapidly growing company with Corporate Headquarters in Denver, Colorado, and operations in 40 states around the United States. We are committed to helping our customers manage their outside plant needs in the telecommunication and utility industries. Over the last 20 years, we have built our expertise and have become subject matter experts (SME) on all things outside plant construction.

We are currently looking for an outside plant expert for our OSP Construction Coordinator role. Is that you?

Being an OSP Construction Coordinator at PRG is a unique opportunity for the well-versed in outside plant telecommunications, bringing the best parts of the traditional job. Our OSP Coordinators are well-versed in external plant telecommunications. We run cable fiber and coax for both aerial and underground scenarios. Our people have a passion for the telecommunications industry, giving them several options for career growth in roles such as Project Manager, Construction Manager, and more.

Because of the growing demand for high-speed cable, we are searching for a teammate committed to working on a long-term project to bring our customer over the finish line. PRG has a top client in your area with a project that will allow you to spend your days in both the field and the office.

Description:

  • Key contributor to Webpass network construction efforts, including installation of new equipment, maintenance of existing equipment, and related tasks

  • Leverages network construction expertise to complete more complex challenges that may arise during construction (e.g. troubleshooting and repairing a fiber splice with mismatched strands, identifying and mitigating RF interference on a production link, etc.), in addition to completing basic network construction tasks

  • Exercises strong judgment and decision making, and tests/troubleshoots connections without guidance for both residential and commercial customers

  • Strong communication skills, both internally with colleagues and externally during customer interactions

  • A solid contributor to team culture; proactively identifies opportunities to work across the team on projects; identifies and proactively suggests changes to best practices to drive better outcomes; mentors and offers guidance to teammates

  • Proactively owns their professional development, including developing advanced installation skills and certifications (e.g., fiber splicing certifications)

  • May perform residential in-home customer installation work as needed

  • Participates in on-call rotations as needed; understands urgency and prioritization

Typical Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5+ years of pulling, terminating, and testing twisted-pair copper cabling and fiber optics in residential and commercial environments.

  • 3 - 5+ years of fiber splicing and/or network construction experience installing, repairing, and testing fiber and twisted-pair copper cabling cable.

  • Experience using fusion splicers and proficiency in splicing fiber.

  • Ability to terminate fiber optic cable utilizing a variety of connectors.

  • Extensive experience troubleshooting Ethernet network issues related to routers, switches, and hubs

  • Experience with rack and stack work, putting together server racks, Closet work, and Patch panels

  • Must have a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Complete understanding of the physical layer with a basic understanding of the OSI model

  • Understanding of BICSI 1, 2, and Fiber 1, 2, 3

  • Exceptional attention to detail.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

Still a good fit? If so, the selected candidate will enjoy the following perks and compensation:

  • $45-50/hr with the ability to earn an annual bonus.
  • Health benefits include medical, dental & vision for you and your dependents on the first of the month following your start date.
  • Company-paid Short-term Disability benefits after 1 year of service.
  • 401(k) Plan on the first of the month following your start date with a safe-harbor match after 1 year of service.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance is offered for you and your dependents.
  • ClassPass shared cost membership is offered to each employee.
  • Paid time off and holiday pay so you can enjoy time with your friends and family.

PRG is a dedicated employer of choice and we realize that our people are our biggest asset. We work hard at building a team that fosters collaboration, new ideas, and fun. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Project Resources Group embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

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