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We are excited to add a skilled networking telecommunications technician to our service center in the heart of lake country, Alexandria, MN.
A typical starting range for this position is $46.27-50.36 per hour. We offer market competitive base pay and adjust our offer accordingly based upon the value of the candidate’s knowledge, skills and experience. In addition, our Total Rewards strategy focuses on recognizing individual performance and rewarding business results. Our robust Total Rewards package includes exceptional benefits and retirement, a focus on continuous engagement, recognition, personal and professional development, and an emphasis on work-life effectiveness.
Performs and/or assists in the installation, testing, and checkout of telecommunication equipment, including:
Communication site maintenance, power transfer switches, UPS batteries and chargers, alarm/monitoring systems,
Fiber optics systems including CWDM/DWDM, OPGW, ADSS, fusion splicing & terminations,
Develops and updates maintenance procedures along with maintaining equipment records.
Must be able to reside within 30 miles living radius or 45-mile driving distance from the reporting location. Relocation allowance available.
A two-year technical degree, diploma, or certifications in telecommunication systems, networking, or wireless communications. Experience with RF and optical test equipment, including communication analyzers, spectrum analyzers, and TDRs/OTDRs. Cisco network experience/certification, as well as Avionics training are highly preferred. FCC license w/radar endorsement and other certifications will be considered.
Powering what’s possible Great River Energy is a not-for-profit electricity provider owned by our 28 distribution cooperatives in Minnesota and Wisconsin for which we generate and transmit electricity. We provide wholesale electric service to our member owners who distribute electricity to approximately 660,000 member consumers - or about 1.7 million people. A diverse mix of generation resources - Our power plants generate more than 2,800 megawatts of electricity and several solar arrays capable of producing 650 kilowatts. In addition, we purchase wind and hydroelectric energy.Your electricity is delivered through power lines to you. Every time you plug in your toaster, television or other electrical device, a system of power lines goes to work to bring you the power you need. Our job at Great River Energy is to keep the lights on by providing a safe & reliable supply of electricity.