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Radio CarrierTechnician

CenturyLink, Inc Ocala, FL

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:

We have an immediate need for a Radio Carrier Technician. The Radio Carrier Technician maintains and repairs central office transport equipment, associated pair gains and special circuits.

Reposting Date: 4/3/2017

Closing Date: 4/13/2017

Job Duties:

May be required to work in a CEV (underground vault) on troubles and jumper running activities

Works with support departments to resolve customer problems, and works complex service orders and resolves errors to provide exceptional customer service


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 2 years recent Radio Carrier experience, or equivalent special circuit experience
  • Must possess excellent computer skills
  • Must have successfully completed Basic Electricity AC/DC and Basic Electronics
  • Successfully meet physical requirements: must be physically able to perform mechanical work, climb and work from ladders, lift a minimum of 75 lbs, must be able to access and work in a confined space, (controlled environmental vault.)
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida drivers license with acceptable driving record.
  • Must be available to work overtime, accept call outs, and work flexible shifts.
  • Must be able to interpret work orders, service orders, drawings, and basic Ciras circuit layout records for special circuits
  • Must be able to perform transmission and noise measurements with a Transmission Impairment Test Set.
  • Must have working knowledge of HDSL technology, be able to capture and interpret HDSL performance monitoring data.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree in Electronics
  • Working knowledge of Fiber Node/Ring configurations and System Maintenance or have the ability to learn to perform such functions
  • Working knowledge of Digital Multiplex system maintenance and provisioning or have the ability to learn to perform such functions
  • Working knowledge or be able to promptly acquire working knowledge of company systems.
  • Neat and legible handwriting
  • Ability to work from oral and written instructions, have the ability to plan work and work without direct supervision.
  • Additional applicable training or work experience on central office equipment, transmission facilities, or Digital Loop Carrier systems will be considered in the selection process.
  • Customer contact experience

Alternate Location: US-Florida-Ocala

Requisition #: 127708

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/ 

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union.  Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b)  required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

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.



Nearest Major Market: Orlando

Job Segment: Technician, Consulting, Technology

Job Details

Date Posted March 19, 2019
Date Closes April 18, 2019
Requisition 395089000
Located In Ocala, FL
SOC Category 00-0000.00