Field Technician – Pensacola, FL Job at CenturyLink – 3.5 in Pensacola, FL

Job Description

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

The Role

Responsible for preventative and demand maintenance of the network, critical infrastructure, materials management, and becomes familiar with the company’s systems and applications. Will be responsible for the outside plant network in a given geographic boundary, including metro and long-haul fibers.

The Main Responsibilities

Maintains tools, test sets, and electronic equipment including, basic AC and DC power equipment outage resolution

Troubleshoots network equipment. Monitors/locates route and assists in executing restoration in the event of a service interruption; proactively responds to potential problem areas in order to ensure integrity of the network.

Responsible for learning all of the systems and applications required to perform the job function adequately. Updates records, enters appropriate detailed log information on trouble tickets for reference and cable locate tickets, and provides status updates and issues related to assignments.

Performs preventive/scheduled maintenance and inspections on equipment and on the critical infrastructure including, but not limited to: HVAC systems, high-voltage electrical systems, DC Power Plants.

Works in all weather conditons.

What We Look For in a Candidate

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities:
Entry-level technician with experience and/or knowledge of Outside Plant (Fiber locating, OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.).

Have knowledge of locating fiber optic cable, right-of-way, As-Builts, and operational knowledge of cable locate devices

Must maintain site security and cleanliness.

Must have PC skills and be well versed in Microsoft Windows and Office applications.

Must possess the ability to quickly learn corporate databases.

On-call 24×7 on a rotational basis, on stand-by, call out, dispatch, and overtime are required as dictated by the business.

A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma/GED or up to 2 years of relevant job experience. Relevant job experience is described as:

Job experience in similar industry

Job experience with similar essential duties

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience:
Experience: <2 years
Education Level: High School/GED

Field of Study: Electronics or Telecommunications

Attention to detail with good organizational capabilities.

Ability to prioritize with good time management skills.

Physical Requirements:
Field Tech – Sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl; lift 75 lbs.; works in all weather conditions


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Alternate Location: US-Florida-Pensacola

Requisition #: 226706

EEO Statement

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.


The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.

About Company

Company: CenturyLink – 3.5

Company Location:  Pensacola, FL

About CenturyLink - 3.5