CenturyLink Technician II - Transport - NIGHTS in Tulsa, Oklahoma

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) at http://www.centurylink.com is a global communications and IT services company focused on connecting its customers to the power of the digital world. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, big data analytics, managed security services, hosting, cloud, and IT consulting services. The company provides broadband, voice, video, advanced data and managed network services over a robust 265,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 360,000-route-mile international transport network. Visit CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com/ for more information.

Job Summary


The Transport Technician II should have an advanced understanding of Transport Network functions such as SONET and DWDM signal flow and troubleshooting. Performs tasks associated with the maintenance, installation and change of company transport network service. With a solid understanding of telecommunications, the tech II will be responsible for implementing, troubleshooting, managing and correcting customer and network service issues.


Job Description

Essential Duties

 Efficiently install, change and repair services on the network.

 Provides technical training to Tech I level personnel.

 Provides accurate and consistent internal and external customer communication during established intervals using phone, email, and ticketing notes.

 Escalates, for higher order support, to technical leadership and Management.

 Operate in multiple systems and databases as required.

 Coordinate and perform low to mid-level complexity migrations.

 Works with internal peer teams to assist with customer trouble resolution.


Basic Qualifications

Minimum skills required to perform in this role.

Education Qualifications: High School Diploma/GED or 2 plus years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

Job experience in similar industry

Job experience with similar essential duties Physical Requirements:

Office – Sits 5 to 7 hours per day; Bend, reach, stoop and crouch; lift 10 lbs.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

Education and Experience

 Experience: 2+ yrs

 Education Level: High School/GED

 Field Of Study: Telecommunications/Engineering/Computer Science

 A combination of education and experience is acceptable: Yes

 Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

 Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities

  • 2 years of college or technical school in electronics or telecommunications preferred

  • Entry level experience and/or knowledge of at least one of the three major technical disciplines: Transmission (DS1/DS3/SONET), Switching (circuit-switching/SS7) and TCP/IP (routers/higher-layer protocols)

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload

  • Resourceful, innovative, and creative

  • Ability to work extra hours as needed

  • Must be willing to work on call via pager and/or cell phone, including weekends or holidays to support the operations staff


Alternate Location: US-Oklahoma-Tulsa

Requisition # : 206122

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

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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.