DAS Technician

Job Description

Job Title: DAS Technician FLSA Status: Hourly
Reports To: DAS Manager

SUMMARY:

This position will be responsible for securing the knowledge base to effectively install, operate, and maintain DAS Systems. (Distributed Antenna System). In addition, the individual will be required to have knowledge in performing site assessments, evaluation of existing electrical telco interface systems. Effectively generate CAD drawings as required. Also able to perform basic RF antenna work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Core duties and responsibilities include the following: (Other duties may be assigned.)

Utilize state of the art electronic test equipment, measuring devices, meters and hand tools in analyzing, adjusting, installing, wiring, repairing, maintaining and testing wireless, transmission, and associated equipment. Ability to operate sweep testers, signal generators, and fiber test equipment.

Possess the mechanical aptitude and ability to install equipment racks, battery equipment, and DC power cabling. This position will require a sound knowledge of telecommunication equipment identification, operation and functionality that pertain to specific carriers. These components include, but are not limited to, power plant and rectifier systems, battery backup systems, power distribution racks, fiber and inter-connect components.

Possess the knowledge of basic DAS equipment and related inter-connect equipment. This equipment being Cisco SIAD, Ciena, Fiber Mux modules. This work will also include installation of fiber and coax cables that inter-connect the DAS and site RF related components. The individual must be able to cut and install uni-strut, ladder rack and cable tray systems. Perform required incidental and preventative maintenance on cell site, power equipment, transmission, and associated equipment, and completes necessary logs, reports and postings.

Possess skills to efficiently design equipment configuration and cabling requirements and generate these designs in AutoCAD format. Should have ability to perform basis project management and lead small crews in the mobilization, installation, start up and integration of both cellular and DAS systems.

Adhere to safety practices and procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must possess a Valid California Driver’s License with less than 3 points
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in electrical and HVAC is helpful but not necessary.
  • Basic computer skills, ability to learn company software programs
  • Ability to work alone, with strong multi-tasking skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong references, high ethical standards and good human relations skills
  • Prior experience in a warehouse environment is preferred
  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs and be on your feet the majority of the day
  • Forklift experience helpful but not essential (training will be provided)
  • Must use GPS navigation or able to accurately plan routes

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Higher education desired and 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Develops alternative solutions.
  • Technical Skills – Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity – Completes work in timely manner.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret and provide a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Database software; Internet software; Service Order Processing systems; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of radiation and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather); working near moving mechanical parts; outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold (non-weather) and extreme heat (non-weather).

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Please submit your applications to: jobs@e-teps.net