Senior Network Field Technician

  • Cleveland, OH
  • Posted 22 days ago | Updated 22 days ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

Network operations
Technical training
Wireless networking
Computer networking
Field operations
Resource allocation
Problem solving
Microsoft Office
Workflow management
Power tools
Life insurance
Network
Leadership
Apache Hive
FOCUS
Bridging
Training
AIM
Internet
Software deployment
Art
Management
Budget
Workflow
Mentorship
Collaboration
Operations
Auditing
Cellular
Ethernet
Optical fiber
Testing
RF

Job Details

Position: Full Time, Exempt

Job Title: Senior Network Field Technician

Reports to: Head of Network Operations

Supervises: N/A

Location: Cleveland, OH

DigitalC is a leading nonprofit technology social enterprise headquartered at the MidTown Tech Hive in Cleveland, Ohio's Hough neighborhood. Our journey began in 2015 with a singular focus: bridging the digital divide through digital skills training. Over the years, we have evolved into a dynamic force, refining our vision and mission to lead the way in ensuring an equitable digital future. Our vision is bold yet powerful: we aim to change the world one connection at a time. We achieve this by providing superior internet access, fostering accessible community spaces, and delivering tailored technology training. At the heart of our mission is the deployment of a premier, state-of-the-art network that is not only affordable and reliable but also sustainable. We are on a mission to bridge the digital divide-for good.

Job Summary:

We are seeking a dynamic and skilled Senior Network Field Technician to join our team. This vital role focuses on installation, operation and maintenance of the wireless network and project managing network-related projects, ensuring they are executed efficiently and within budget. The ideal candidate will bring extensive knowledge of outdoor wireless networks, computers and IP networking, applying these skills in varied field operations. Responsibilities include developing and refining internal processes for better workflow, training and mentoring and leading team members, and collaborating with leadership for resource allocation.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead teams and network-related projects, ensuring completion within set timelines and budgets
  • Installation, operation and maintenance of the wireless network
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of computers and IP networking as essential tools in field operations
  • Develop and refine internal processes to improve efficiency and workflow
  • Lead, train and mentor team members, creating comprehensive training materials to facilitate their development
  • Collaborate with DigitalC leadership and vendors for resource allocation and prioritization of local operations
  • Operate various vehicles including cars, trucks, or other equipment
  • Conduct network evaluations, identify coverage gaps, and implement improvement strategies
  • Complete regular reports on project statuses
  • Conduct site audits and site walks for network modernization and expansion
  • Maintain a clean driving record and drivers license

Qualifications/Skills:
  • Minimum of four years in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • At least four years of on-the-job experience in cellular or ngFW environments
  • Proven ability to lead teams and manage projects effectively
  • Must have a clean driving record and valid driver's license
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Proficient in software applications like Microsoft Office and Google Suite for workflow management
  • Must be able to work Flexible working hours, including shifts, weekends, on-call duties, and holidays
  • Physically capable of performing tasks like standing, climbing, balancing, and lifting objects up to 75 pounds
  • Must be willing to work in diverse weather conditions and remote locations
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills in Ethernet and Fiber networks, including knowledge of relevant equipment and testing methods
  • Expertise in installing, optimizing, and maintaining outdoor base station equipment, RF transmitters, and Fiber networks
  • Ability to work independently or in teams, using hand and power tools, and setting up field-based network troubleshooting equipment

Benefits
  • Generous Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance benefits for full-time employees
  • 401(k) opportunity with company match for full-time employees
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company gatherings and learning opportunities