CenturyLink Operations Technician 1 in Leesburg, Florida

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

Customer facing Network Operations Technician.

Job Description

The primary responsibility is to troubleshoot, isolate, and dispatch troubles with Optical and Ethernet circuits within the CenturyLink network. By utilizing network element performance monitoring data. The technician works alongside field operations to resolve high impacting network trouble.


  • Post-high school or equivalent. Combination of education and relevant work experience totaling 8 years telecom experience.

  • Candidate must have the ability to be effective in a stressful environment Must have a healthy sense of urgency and be results driven. Exceptional oral, written, and interpersonal skills.

  • This is a customer facing organization. Exceptional customer service skills will be a requirement.

  • Exceptional analytical and decision making skills.

  • Strong PC skills. MS Office Suite.

  • Technically proficient working knowledge in SONET, DWDM, DCS and Ethernet architecture.

  • Experience troubleshooting Optical networks

  • Working knowledge of OC-3 and higher level circuits.

  • Possess broad background of network equipment including multiplexers, SONET nodes, and associated test equipment.

  • Working knowledge of wiring, testing, turn-up, and troubleshooting Ethernet and optical special circuits. Ability to work any shift in a 7x24x365 operation


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Florida-Leesburg

Requisition # : 200727

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/

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