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Customer Service Technician II

CenturyLink, Inc Gettysburg, PA

Job Description

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.

Job Overview:

The Customer Service Tech responsibilities include, but are not limited to: installs and repairs single and multi-line residential and business accounts. This position maintains and repairs outside plant cables, which include, copper and fiber, which are underground, direct buried, and aerial. Must be able to work overtime, and take callouts. Excellent customer and team skills are required.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Job requires specialized advanced vocational skills (generally non-theoretical) acquired on or off the job, typically gained through a combination of education and relevant experience, totaling 4 years post-high school or equivalent.
  • High school graduate or equivalent, an associate degree in electronics, or 2 years work related experience or must have completed 12 college credit hours in computer science or electronics subject to company approval.
  • Possess and maintain valid drivers license and have an acceptable driving record.
  • Accept call-outs and overtime as a condition of employment.
  • Satisfactorily complete company schools: AC/DC; Basic OSP, Service Tech Modules 1, 2, 3, Basic Transmission and Noise Mitigation, and Cable Repair.
  • Successfully meet physical requirements; work aloft from ladders, platforms, poles (with climbers), and bucket trucks; safely lift, carry, set up and secure 75 lb ladder; able to load/transport standard nitrogen cylinder.
  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Possess a good attendance, work and safety record.
  • Work from oral or written instructions with the ability to plan work without direct supervision.
  • Have neat and legible handwriting
  • Possess proficient personal computer operation skills.
  • Must be able to work with internal and external customers


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a customer facing or customer service operation
  • Experience with DSL installation and repair
  • Perform installation, maintenance, and repair on all cable/station facilities and related equipment, along with other associated duties.
  • Climb poles, use a shovel and pick to dig up and bury cable; and may be required to work in manholes or controlled environmental vaults (CEV)

Alternate Location: US-Pennsylvania-Gettysburg; US-Pennsylvania-Hanover

Requisition #: 124335

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/ 

EEO Statement

No Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.


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.

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