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 Job Information 
  Job Title: #2560 - Communications Maintainer Specialist
  Category: Communications Technician
  Career Center: External
  City/Town: Philadelphia
  Location: Maintenance Group
  Type of Assignment: Permanent
  Position Type: Full Time
  Start Date: 1/28/2013
  End Date: 2/11/2013

 Additional Information 
  Years of Work Experience: 3

 Job Description 
   
 
SEPTA currently has openings for Communications Maintainer Specialists in our Railroad Division.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work primarily will involve installing, placing, splicing, terminating, and testing fiber optic and copper communications cables, both aerially and underground.

* Aerial work including climbing wood poles using climbing hooks, steel poles using skates, ladders, and scaffolding.

* Employee will be trained on SEPTA Confined Work Space Procedures and will be required to work in enclosed areas.

* Installs, maintains, diagnoses, repairs, and replaces telecommunications equipment. This includes voice, data, fiber optic, and public address systems.

* Installation of conduit, messenger system, equipment housings, grounding systems, and power cables.

* Make terminal connections, splice cable and wire, and fusion splice fiber optic cables.


QUALIFICATIONS:

* High school diploma or equivalent.

* Two (2) year program completion of technical training in electrical/electronic field highly preferable.

* A minimum of three years relevant employment experience within telephone/communications systems with a background in construction related projects railroad/transit experience a plus. Technical school training may be substitute for relevant experience.

* Valid driver's license with access to a car.

* Will require to obtain CDL driving license with air brake attachment. Applicant must, within thirty (30) days of employment, obtain a CDL learning permit. Applicant, after training, must pass test within 120 days of employment.

* Willingness to work various hours and shifts including weekends and holidays is required.

* Work will be mostly in an outdoor environment under various weather conditions.

* Must successfully pass and maintain qualifications on SEPTA's Operating Rules Training.

* Must complete training and maintain qualifications of the Roadway Worker Protection Manual.

Selected applicants must also pass a written qualifying test to be administered at a future date.

Starting salary for this position is $26.50/hour.

To complement the salary, SEPTA offers an excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision coverage as well as a free employee pass on all modes of SEPTA Transportation.

If you wish to apply to this job, just click on the " Apply To This Job" link at the top and bottom of the page and follow the instructions.

SEPTA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity