The Network Technician performs telecom moves, adds, and changes for horizontal cabling systems in campus buildings. He/she works with departments to facilitate telecom work required to complete construction projects and daily work requests. He/she performs repairs on cabling infrastructure and ancillary equipment as needed. - Work with other campus departments to provide cabling estimates for construction new builds, expansions or renovations, and perform as built documentation updates as needed. - Attend project meetings, supervise contractor installation activity, and perform invoice reconciliation with contractors for billing accuracy. - Maintain adequate supply inventory for cabling infrastructure expansions and provide materials billing when completing installations. - Program, troubleshoot and repair Code Blue (Blue Light) emergency phones as needed. – Address Helpdesk trouble tickets and work requests on a daily basis. - Provide detailed documentation for repairs and action taken to resolve tickets. - Operate and maintain various test equipment for maintaining university cabling system, including voltmeters, outside plant cable locate equipment, and associated tools and computer equipment. - Perform single mode, multi mode fiber optic and copper cabling installations in our telecom rooms and supervise contractors as needed while doing so. - Support miscellaneous network equipment owned and operated by other campus business units, i.e. point of sale systems for 49er card and IP converters for vending machines. - Perform outside Plant cabling work in manholes or telecom junction boxes. - Work with Windstream, Time Warner Cable and other carriers on campus that need access to campus duct banks or pathway systems.
Minimum Experience / Education:
Bachelors Degree or more than 5 years of telecommunications cabling experience.
Preferred Education Skills and Experience:
Experience working at educational facilities or universities.
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.