Friday, 9 October 2009

NEW Tmobile Req: Field Technician - Chicago, IL


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Job Name: Field Technician - NLP2/3 - Chicago, IL

Service Type: Technical/Engineering

Location: IL - Chicago
Duration 4 Months+
Rate : $20/hr C2C Max    


Additional Information

Are expenses authorized? No

Job Description: Responds to standard and non-standard requests to support T-Mobile's network performance and reliability initiatives. Applies fully developed knowledge and skills to provide an advanced level of support in the testing, locating, maintenance and repair activities for assigned sites within the designated geographic area. Writes daily and weekly reports pertaining to maintenance activities. Frequently interacts with other Field Technicians, Switch Technicians, RF Technicians and Operation Service Center Technicians.

Performs the site expansion process and mentors junior level technicians (Field Technician I's) to ensure they learn the basic elements of the process. Provides input and feedback regarding standard operating procedures to Technician III's and supervisors to assist in streamlining the process.

Tests, accepts and integrates new circuits and applies operational knowledge and theory of microwave radio in applicable activities, supporting the FSC/Capital projects. The expectation for this position is to resolve more complex problems related to circuitry.

Maintains tools, test equipment and vehicle to ensure proper working order and adherence to safety regulations. Performs the repair and return process and is responsible for maintaining adequate spares within the truck inventory

Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring some judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations to Technician IIIs and/or supervisors.

Usually receives very little instruction on daily work and receives general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

Provides some guidance to Technician I's, using some judgment in decision-making.

Basic Knowledge of Get More Reliability Program preferred

Basic understanding of ''Mean Time to Resolve'' metrics preferred

Self Motivated - with the ability to take initiative on certain matters

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to prioritize multiple taks to completion

Ability to work independently and complete tasks successfully

Strong attention to detail

Flexibility in ever changing environments and priorities

Exhibiting initiative in achieving company goals and objectives

Must meet minimum technical proficiency requirements

Ability to solve problems using moderate level creativity and innovation

Minimum Required Skills / Competencies: Basic knowledge of RF Engineering

Operational knowledge of all interconnecting circuits to include but not limited to T1, T3, and microwave radio

2 year technical degree, equivalent military or work experience

2 - 4 years wireless telecommunications experience preferred

Computer skills and knowledge a plus



Ability to work shifts and on call as needed

Clean driving record/license required

Ability to climb stairs or stepladders to reach equipment and cable trays

Ability to lift at least 50 pounds

Ability to work in all weather conditions and in remote areas

Preferred skills: T-1 Testing

Nortel BTS experience

Anritsu Site master sweeps

Acterna T1 testing

UMTS (Nokia Flexi)

Shift / scheduled hours: 24x7, 365 

A Criminal background check is required, allow 1 week for processing: Yes

Additional background checks required? If yes, please list:  

Is driving a requirement for this assignment? (Note, this does not include transportation to and from the work location). If yes, a clean MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) will be required prior to assignment start. Yes

If applicable list any special instructions for this assignment; including items to be provided by supplier:  

Other comments (Viewed by All Vendors): Vendor/contractor will be required to furnish the vehicle (truck 4x4 or at least a 4 wheel drive vehicle), T-Berd, Transmission Line Sweep Gear, Laptop and a basic toolkit. T-Mobile will not supply an automobile for this assignment.


Thanks & Regards

Thomas Fedrick
Recruiting Specialist "IT Services"

Keen Infotek, Inc
710 E || Ogden Ave || Suite #110 || Naperville || IL 60563

Phone: 630-225-7137 || Fax: 630-206-0325

E-Mail : ||


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