Network Technician


Job Title : Network Technician
Location : Gold River
Company : ettain group
Salary :
Open Date : 2021-09-16
Close Date : 2022-01-16
Job Title: Network Technician

Location: Redding, CA

Industry: Telecommunications

Terms: 4-month contract to hire

Job Summary

As a Network Technician, you will maintain all aspects of the client’s Long-Haul Facilities in a geographical region of the backbone network which covers typically 500+ miles of fiber. You will work closely with both Corporate Engineering Operations and local Operational Market Areas to perform regular, scheduled, and emergency maintenance, troubleshooting and some field redesign. You will be regularly on-call and involves significant amounts of driving (you will be reimbursed for mileage).


  • Complete preventive maintenance per Long Haul PM guidelines on all assigned facilities, maintain all Long Haul facilities including cleaning floors and pulling weeds when necessary, assuring all security devices are functioning within normal parameters and all assets are secure.
  • Operate Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR), power meters, voltmeters, bit error rate and TDM/Ethernet testers. Utilize computers to remotely access and monitor the Long Haul network, communicate directly with assigned equipment, email, database entry, creation of spreadsheets, and PM tracking and recording.
  • Write Method of Procedures (MOP) for maintenance activities, recommend process improvements, create reports, and provide feedback to management on system readiness, availability, trending and outages.
  • Responsible for on-call availability 24hrs a day 7 days a week.
  • Resolve system issues independently and with assistance, using troubleshooting techniques, contacting vendors when necessary, and escalating to technical support groups as needed.
  • Travel to assist other technicians and OMAs with installation and maintenance and provide colocation escort to customers.
  • Two-year college level degree in an associated field is preferred.
  • Minimum of four years’ experience working with fiber optic carrier equipment and Internet Protocol.
  • Familiar with Windows, Word, Excel, MS Mail.
  • Experience with generators, air-conditioners, battery power plants, operation and maintenance.
  • Basic electronics training or a minimum of four years’ experience working with DC and AC circuits.
  • Experience with Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) and Optical Test Set.
  • Must be able to drive for extended periods of time (up to 8-10hrs).
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
Frequently Asked Questions
  • Benefits? Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers? Yes, this position is fully remote
  • Corp-to-Corp? Not eligible
How To Apply

For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Genevieve Hurwitz at 720-509-6587

ettain group is the Talent Solutions Company dedicated to employment opportunities in Technology, Healthcare IT, Digital, Professional, and Government. Since 1996 we’ve helped the most talented professionals in the industry capture the in-demand roles that align with their career goals. We are your long-term career partner and will not only work to find you an opportunity now but will actively work to re-engage you on your next assignment. Top employers and highly skilled talent throughout the U.S. select ettain group for an unparalleled recruitment experience, which has earned us ClearlyRated’s Best of Staffing Diamond Awards for both Talent & Client Satisfaction for 9 consecutive years, an honor achieved by less than 2% in our industry. To learn more about ettain group visit . To explore more job opportunities with ettain group, visit .

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