Telecommunications Specialist

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Department: IMT-Telecommunications
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Staff Assistant 1, NSSL2
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: Full-time
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Information Management & Technology

Job Summary:

The Telecommunications Specialist is responsible for the daily maintenance of the campus telephone equipment, cabling and associated applications. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, installing, terminating, testing, and documenting voice and data communications cabling, investigating and resolving telecommunications problems and concerns, implementing communication system moves, adds, and changes for individual departments, constructions projects and renovations at Upstate, and interacting with Upstate departments, communications vendors, agencies, and telephone company representatives to obtain and exchange information. The Telecommunication Specialist also recommends solutions, implements new service, or makes changes to existing service within the various Upstate communications systems to meet departments needs, and prepares all information needed for system changes, updates work order, and ensures the necessary resources are available to complete the work.

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree and three years of related experience to the Telecommunications industry or equivalent combination of education and experience, plus in depth knowledge of TIA/EIA 568 standards and excellent written and oral communications skills required. Must have a strong background and knowledge of the standards and design of telecommunications infrastructure, pathways, telecommunications room spacing and layout, grounding, fire-stopping and cabling.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office and Visio or AutoCAD computer software, and possess project cost estimation and budgeting skills also desired.

Work Days:

Monday - Friday, 7am-3:30pm; other day and hours as required.

Message to Applicants:  
Recruitment  Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.              

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability or other protected classes under State and Federal law.

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