National Grid Technician, Telecommunications in Brockton, Massachusetts

_About the Position:_

With minimum supervision assist other technicians with the installation, configuration and testing of telecommunication equipment such as two-way radio, fiber optics, Scada and analog and digital microwave systems.

_Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to)__:_

  • Assist other technicians with the installation, configuration and testing of RTU's, reclosers and their associated circuits for correct installation and operation.

  • Assist with the testing of energy metering systems, verify accuracy and maintain records as per OP18 requirements.

  • Assist with the periodic functional testing of two-way radio and microwave systems as per FCC regulations.

  • Assist in the installation, maintenance and documentation needed for a reliable phone and network system.

  • Assist in the timely completion of all project related documentation, including schematic diagrams and database records.

  • Develop troubleshooting skills to logically analyze and resolve system problems.

  • Inform supervisors of critical issues involving safety, system disturbances and customer reliability, or any other issues that may affect the department or the company.

_Knowledge & Experience Required:_

  • Associate's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Bachelor of Science in Electrical/Electronics.

  • Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Must have demonstrated analytical skills and ingenuity.

  • Knowledge of computer software including Windows and Microsoft Office.

  • Must have a high degree of mechanical ability.

  • Must have the ability to qualify for the National Grid Clearance and Control list.

  • Will be required to work from ladders or bucket trucks.

  • Ability and resourcefulness to work effectively under pressure to solve problems and complete all projects on time.

  • Must be able to respond to system emergencies and be available for overtime as workload dictates.

  • Overnight travel is required on occasion to meet department workloads and training requirements.

  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license.

This position is one of National Grid’s career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

/National Grid is an equal opportunity employer thatvaluesa broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture ofinclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to bean affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team./

Job: *Maint & Construction

Organization: *Maint & Construction

Title: Technician, Telecommunications

Location: MA-Brockton

Requisition ID: 20170867