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About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

The Role

Basic level installation, decommissioning and troubleshooting problems of network equipment and circuits. Responsible for preventative and demand maintenance of the network, critical infrastructure, materials management, and becomes familiar with the company's systems and applications. In some instances, may be responsible for the outside plant network in a given geographic boundary, including metro and long haul fibers.

The Main Responsibilities

+ Responsible for asset management: processes deliveries and replenishes consumables as well as coordinates shipping and receiving of materials.

+ Maintains tools, test sets, and electronic equipment including, but not limited to: fiber optic transmission equipment, lightwave multiplexing equipment, AC and DC power equipment.

+ Assists in installs, provisions, tests, and maintains DS0 thru OC192 services. May install and test transmission/switching equipment.

+ Troubleshoots network equipment, removes and replaces defective modules, tracks spares and ensures repair.

+ Monitors/locates route and assists in executing restoration in the event of a service interruption, proactively responds to potential problem areas in order to ensure integrity of the network.

+ Responsible for learning all of the systems and applications required to perform the job function adequately.

+ Updates installation records, enters appropriate detailed log information on trouble tickets for reference, and provides reports to others on status updates and issues related to assignments.

+ Performs preventive/scheduled maintenance and inspections on equipment and on the critical infrastructure including, but not limited to: HVAC systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power Plants

What We Look For in a Candidate

Required:

+ Relevant job experience including network monitoring, installation, or maintenance/repair.

+ Entry-level technician with experience and/or knowledge of at least one of the four major technician disciplines: Transmission (DS1/DS3/SONET), Switching (circuit-switching/SS7), TCP/IP (routers/higher-layer protocols), and Outside Plant (Fiber locating, OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.).

+ Have knowledge of locating fiber optic cable, right-of-way, and As-Builts.

+ Must maintain site security and cleanliness.

+ Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and Office applications.

+ Must possess the ability to quickly learn corporate databases.

+ On-call 24x7 on a rotational basis, on stand-by, call out, dispatch, and overtime are required as dictated by the business.

+ A valid driver’s license

+ Sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; lift 50 lbs.; works in all weather conditions

Alternate Location: UK-London-London Other

Requisition #: 230295

The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process for people with disabilities. If there is anything we can do to help you, please let us know

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, religion, colour, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation or any other status protected by local or national law. We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. We participate in the A-Check Pre-employment Screening Program or the Electronic Employment Verification Program, depending on location.

When applying for an internal role, you must:

● Have been in your current role, and employed by CenturyLink, for a minimum of twelve months.

● Confirm to your Line Manager which role you have applied for.

● Not have any current disciplinary action recorded against you.

● Not be on a current performance improvement plan (PIP).

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