The Wiggins Telephone Association d/b/a Blue Lightning, is in need of an additional Combination Technician to support its Fiber to the Home network and broadband services (including telephone, data and video).
The successful candidate will work in all areas of the central office and outside plant. Duties will include the installation and maintenance of all types of equipment and facilities used by the Wiggins Telephone Association. The successful candidate should be or must become familiar with USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) practices and standards; an Associates degree in Electronics or equivalent job experience is acceptable.
This position requires the knowledge of digital switching technology, testing methods and central office protection practices. Other requirements include maintenance and repair of fiber optic facilities, ability to operate cable locating and fault finding equipment, customer premise equipment, networks and wiring. The combination technician will be required to assist in the burying of cable and drops as required using crawler/plow type equipment, trenchers and backhoes.
As needed the combination technician may be called upon to assist in other areas and complete miscellaneous duties. This position is subject to on-call and overtime requirements. Any telephony experience, CDL license, computer experience, video, certifications, will be considered. The successful candidate must actively support sales, marketing and related activities of the regulated and non-regulated operations of the company and its subsidiary, Northern Colorado Communications, LLC.
A clean driving record is a must and the successful candidate will be requested to submit to a Motor Vehicle Records Release on their current license for insurance purposes.
Wiggins is located in the high plains of Northeastern Colorado. It is approximately 55 miles from Denver International Airport, 40 miles from Greeley, 60 miles from Loveland, and 15 miles west of Ft. Morgan. Hunting, fishing, skiing and all types of activities are easily accessible from Wiggins. Wiggins is proud to offer its residents good schools and a small town atmosphere
Wiggins Telephone Association offers a competitive benefits package and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.