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Network Technician

Full-time Employee


Springfield, MO; Buffalo, NY; Fort Worth, TX; Chicago & Springfield, IL; Little Rock, AR




Varies with skills and location.


Prefer experience with some of the following: Installation, Repair, Fiber, Transport, telecommunications, router, fiber optics, OSP. Will also consider Associates from technical schools.

Job Description

About the Role:

Windstream’s team of Network Technicians are vital team members who represent our leading telecommunications brand that connects homeowners, small business, and carrier partners across the United States. Our team of Network Technicians care about technology and connecting customers to products they value. Through providing technical expertise and customer support, our Network Technicians create meaningful connections with customers that create long-term relationships.

What You’ll Do:

Perform routine installation, maintenance, and repair activities for network systems including voice, data, network, transport, and video equipment
Complete post installation tests for call processing functionality and AMA testing
Coordinate central office/Network equipment, card/SFP insertions, translations, fiber cross-connects and inside wiring activities
Perform OTDR tests and understand results
Fixed Wireless Installation & Maintenance
Safely operate and maintain clean and organized company service vehicle
Work in both inside and outside environments
Complete necessary safety training and follow safety standards and regulations
You will report to the Manager of Local Operations

Do You Have?

Ability to understand CLR/DLR and Engineering job packs
Ability to perform OTDR tests and understand results
Basic technology and math skills
Valid driver’s license and safe driving record
Ability to distinguish colors in use of color-coded cable.
Ability to use equipment with maximum load capacity of 275lbs.
Ability to lift up to 50lbs, capable of working aloft.
Ability to successfully complete required safety training.
Ability to work assigned schedules and extended hours including day, evening, weekend, and holiday hours.
Ability to respond to after hour call-outs.
High School Degree or GED equivalent

Even Better:

Certifications or training directly related to the position.
Two-year technical degree in computers or electronics, or the equivalent in work experience.
Our Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
401K Plan
Health & Flexible Savings Account
Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
Educational Assistance Plan
Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance


Brande Garrison

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About Us

Windstream is a $6 billion company. We provide data networking, core transport, security, unified communications and managed services to mid-market, enterprise and wholesale customers across the U.S. The company also offers broadband entertainment and security services for consumers and small and medium sized businesses primarily in rural areas in 18 states. Windstream services are delivered over multiple network platforms including a nationwide IP network, our proprietary cloud core architecture and on a local and long-haul fiber network spanning approximately 150,000 miles. To accomplish these technological advances, Windstream employs over 11,000 exceptional employees located across 49 states.

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