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Senior Communications Technician – 12 Months

Richmond, VA


Are you interested in being part of an innovative team that supports Westinghouse's mission to provide clean energy solutions? At WECTEC Staffing Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, we recognize that our employees are our most valuable asset and we seek to identify, attract and recruit the most qualified talent while recognizing and encouraging the value of diversity in the global workplace.

Works fairly independently, this role, is responsible for complex tasks typically relating to network monitoring, operations, installation, and/or maintenance. High degree of expertise in the more complex areas of routine switch maintenance. An incumbent is responsible for working with an individual business unit on multi-project assignments. Guides and advises less experienced Telecommunications Technicians. Monitored on project's progress and results. Errors may cause significant delay, expense and disruption.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

  • High School / Equivalent
  • Experience in network and telecommunications applications is required.
  • 2+ Years of Experience: Ability to turn up and troubleshoot MPLS Ethernet Networks and Microwave Radios. Going to be hard to find someone with both skills so might have to take either or and then develop the gap.
  • Understands DC power systems and grounding
  • Strong troubleshooting skills sets
  • Must provide personal availability and maintain rotation on call status.

What are the top “nice to have” skill sets?

  • Fusion Fiber Splicing able to use OTDR
  • Knows how to use spectrum analyzers and power meters for RF
  • Knows how to utilize ethernet test set for layer 1 and - 2 testing and TDM testing of DS1’s

WECTEC Staffing Services provides customer-focused solutions with offerings ranging from high-volume and low-cost to specialized niche solutions, never compromising on delivering best-in-class customer service to both our clients and our employees each day.

WECTEC Staffing Services offers competitive pay to all of our employees. Additionally, most positions qualify for benefits including the following:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Comprehensive Health and Income Protection Benefits
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid Vacations for Qualifying Positions

EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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EOE of Minorities / Females / Vets / Disability.

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