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EKKONET is currently hiring for the following positions.
Prior governmental work experience and /or security clearance preferred.

To apply, send resumes to management@ekkonet.net

EkkoNet / Telecommunications Network Infrastructure Field Installation Technician

EkkoNet is seeking Telecom Network Infrastructure Field Installation Technicians with security clearance (or ability to obtain) to become part of our team! You will assist with the installation of various telecom equipment, primarily fiber optic backbone OADM (Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers) and amplifier nodes.

EkkoNet is a minority-owned company focused on government and corporate telecom network infrastructure opportunities. Our mission is to create a sense of community and build long lasting relationships through our commitment to our customer and our world class services. At EkkoNet, we value our people, respect our customers, and we are accountable to deliver on all our commitments.

EkkoNet Telecommunication Network Infrastructure services include: Deployment (Surveys, Engineering, Installation, Provisioning/Commissioning, Testing), Decommissioning, Fiber Optic Characterization, Logistics (Warehousing, Hot Staging, Last Mile Delivery), Migration Support (Capacity & Software Upgrades, MOP Creation, Remote Maintenance Window support), and Staffing Support (Project Managers, Detail & Field Engineers, Tech Support)

Job Description
  • Responsible for installation of Telecom Network Infrastructure equipment, system cabling (DC Power and Ground, DS3, Fiber Optic frames/chassis/components).
  • Provide installation services that exceed minimum industry quality standards and perform Self- Audits on completed activities.
  • Responsible for completing inventory, provide data status reports and follow up on outstanding issues on daily activities.
  • Extensive to customer locations throughout the United States.
Essential duties and responsibilities
  • Provide and use basic, essential hand tools as required.
  • Perform high level of craftsmanship in securing equipment, running and securing system cable (terminating power and ground cabling at the equipment and fuse/ breaker panels).
  • Attention to detail in the thoroughness of installation, while interpreting project engineering documentation, placement of equipment, system cabling, and creating labels to identify origination and termination points.
  • Proper handling of equipment/circuit packs in regards to ESD (Electro Static Discharge) precautions./li>
  • Responsible for controlling equipment and material (receiving and managing installation related material and equipment for each project).
  • Respond to inquiries from Project Management (internal and customer accounts regarding the status of daily activities).
  • Provide a quick, organized response regarding issues with equipment, material shortages, and customer requests.
  • Responsible for directly handling on-site management of customer premises ("Good Housekeeping").
  • Stay abreast of industry installation and quality standards and practices.
  • Demonstrate a good use of customer service skills to provide excellent customer experience on every installation project.
  • Utilize efficiencies in multitasking (project preparation, execution, and completion) to minimize re-work and/or return to projects due to uncompleted activities.
  • Work with Materials Coordinator in the accuracy and efficiency of shipping project related materials.
  • Manage acquired travel and lodging expenses.
  • Maintaining accurate record of receipts for submission on weekly time sheets.
  • Submit an electronic time sheet, by designated time, each week.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge in optical and data transport systems.
  • Knowledgeable in Telecom Industry Quality Standards of Installation.
  • Excellent customer service while working at customer facilities.
  • Ability to work in near live functioning networks.
  • Excellent problem solving and ability to handle rapid paced technical environment.
  • Analytical, detail-oriented, flexible and decisive.
  • Able to interpret project documentation.
  • Able to work in an organized and efficient manner while multitasking.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office, Microsoft visio and Adobe reader.
  • Brady labeling skills a plus.
Education and/or Experience
  • Associates degree in Telecommunications and/or minimum of 1-3 years of related field installation experience.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university a plus.
Salary and Benefits
  • Employment Type: Full-time.
  • Salary $16 to $22 Hourly, eligible for overtime as project’s require.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits available to qualified candidates.
  • 401K participation.
  • Paid Training on various vendor products/platforms.

EkkoNet / Telecommunications Network Infrastructure Field Tester

EkkoNet is seeking Telecom Network Infrastructure Field Tester Technicians with security clearance (or ability to obtain) to become part of our team! You will assist with the Provisioning, Commissioning, and Testing of various telecom equipment, primarily fiber optic backbone OADM (Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers) and amplifier nodes.

EkkoNet is a minority-owned company focused on government and corporate Telecom Network Infrastructure opportunities. Our mission is to create a sense of community and build long lasting relationships through our commitment to our customer and our world class services. At EkkoNet, we value our people, respect our customers, and we are accountable to deliver on all our commitments.

EkkoNet Telecommunication Network Infrastructure services include: Deployment (Surveys, Engineering, Installation, Provisioning/Commissioning, Testing), Decommissioning, Fiber Optic Characterization, Logistics (Warehousing, Hot Staging, Last Mile Delivery), Migration Support (Capacity & Software Upgrades, MOP Creation, Remote Maintenance Window support), and Staffing Support (Project Managers, Detail & Field Engineers, Tech Support)

Job Description
  • Load and confirm telecomm network equipment provisioning and commissioning configuration parameters. Validate functionality using optical and data testing equipment.
  • Support live OPTS and EMOP procedures to add new hardware (chassis/shelves, cards, and/or pluggables). Conduct testing to validate functionality.
  • Perform preventative or reactive maintenance to network equipment.
  • Use test equipment to perform circuit testing such as: FC-100, FC-200, FC-400, FC-800, 10G, 1GbE, OC-192, OC-3, OC-48 etc.
  • Working knowledge of fiber optic cleaning and testing, using OTDR, light source/meter.
  • Assist Installation technicians in completing projects when necessary to meet customer expectations.
  • Proper recordkeeping on each job to include daily status reports, redlines, and quality audits as needed.
  • Attend training and shadowing programs available for new equipment to help expand knowledge of our vendor equipment.
  • Manage acquired travel and lodging expenses.
  • Maintain an accurate record of receipts for submission on weekly basis.
  • Submit electronic Timesheet (by designated time) each week.
Requirements
  • A college graduate from an accredited university and/or minimum of 1-3 years of related experience. Bachelor degree from an accredited university a plus.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be adaptable to changing environments.
  • Must be willing to travel extensively.
  • Ability to retain large quantities of information.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Levelheaded with keen decision making skills.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office and database experience.
  • Working field knowledge of SONET/DWDM based systems, a plus.
Salary and Benefits
  • Employment Type: Full-time.
  • Salary $24 to $32 Hourly, eligible for overtime as project’s require.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits available to qualified candidates.
  • 401K participation.
  • Paid Training on various vendor products/platform.

EkkoNet / Telecommunications Network Infrastructure Site Survey Engineer

EkkoNet is seeking Telecom Network Infrastructure Site Survey Engineers with security clearance (or ability to obtain) to become part of our team! You will assist with the installation details for various telecom equipment, primarily fiber optic backbone OADM (Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers) and amplifier nodes.

EkkoNet is a minority-owned company focused on government and corporate Telecom Network Infrastructure opportunities. Our mission is to create a sense of community and build long lasting relationships through our commitment to our customer and our world class services. At EkkoNet, we value our people, respect our customers, and we are accountable to deliver on all our commitments.

EkkoNet Telecommunication Network Infrastructure services include: Deployment (Surveys, Engineering, Installation, Provisioning/Commissioning, Testing), Decommissioning, Fiber Optic Characterization, Logistics (Warehousing, Hot Staging, Last Mile Delivery), Migration Support (Capacity & Software Upgrades, MOP Creation, Remote Maintenance Window support), and Staffing Support (Project Managers, Detail & Field Engineers, Tech Support)

Job Description
  • Perform various duties including visiting customer premise to evaluate space, ground, power, and facilities termination points.
  • Responsible for filling out customer specific paperwork with details of how equipment should be installed within customer spaces.
  • Analyze design plans, and propose equipment placement within customer spaces.
  • Extract needed or required installation related material (IRM) from designs then procure by working with internal and external materials supply sources.
  • Familiarity with fiber optic cleaning and testing, using OTDR, light source/meter
  • Manage acquired travel and lodging expenses.
  • Maintain an accurate record of receipts for submission on weekly basis.
  • Submit electronic Timesheet (by designated time) each week.
Job Requirements
  • Candidate should have an minimum of 2 years’ experience with focus on telecom placement, design and installation standards.
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university a plus.
  • Technical skills: Well versed in Microsoft office, Microsoft visio and Adobe.
  • Candidate should have a working knowledge of Telcordia standards.
  • Superior written and oral skills.
  • Job Location: Primary task requires extensive travel, remote work may also be required
Salary and Benefits
  • Employment Type: Full-time, salaried/exempt.
  • Competitive salary that’s consistent with experience.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits available to qualified candidates.
  • 401K participation.
  • Paid Training on various vendor products/platforms

EkkoNet / Telecommunications Network Infrastructure Detailed Design Engineer

EkkoNet is seeking Telecom Network Infrastructure Detailed Design Engineers with security clearance (or ability to obtain) to become part of our team! You will assist with details for the installation of various telecom equipment, primarily fiber optic backbone OADM (Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers) and amplifier nodes.

EkkoNet is a minority-owned company focused on government and corporate Telecom Network Infrastructure opportunities. Our mission is to create a sense of community and build long lasting relationships through our commitment to our customer and our world class services. At EkkoNet, we value our people, respect our customers, and we are accountable to deliver on all our commitments.

EkkoNet Telecommunication Network Infrastructure services include: Deployment (Surveys, Engineering, Installation, Provisioning/Commissioning, Testing), Decommissioning, Fiber Optic Characterization, Logistics (Warehousing, Hot Staging, Last Mile Delivery), Migration Support (Capacity & Software Upgrades, MOP Creation, Remote Maintenance Window support), and Staffing Support (Project Managers, Detail & Field Engineers, Tech Support)

Job Description
  • Perform various duties including evaluating space, ground, power, and facilities termination points for telecom network infrastructure equipment by visiting customer premise.
  • Communicate with the customer to designate ownership of responsibilities.
  • Be able to communicate with and bring multiple groups from different companies together to complete projects in the most efficient manner.
  • Responsible for filling out customer specific paperwork with details of how equipment should be installed within their spaces.
  • Analyze design plans, and propose equipment placement within customer spaces.
  • Create initial EDP/IDP (Engineering/Installation Data Package), and update as needed per red-lines from field staff
  • Compose installation design packages for various customers and formats.
  • Communicate with installation teams: give precise direction on the placement of the equipment specified within your written field documents.
  • Order minor material: Work with various procurement groups, provide lists of material needed for the installation of equipment.
  • Represent EkkoNet on conference calls, responding to inquiries from all groups involved with every project.
  • Manage acquired travel and lodging expenses.
  • Maintain an accurate record of receipts for submission on weekly basis.
  • Submit electronic Timesheet (by designated time) each week.
  • Job Location: Primary task requires extensive travel, remote work may also be required.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university a plus.
  • Candidate should have an in-depth knowledge with a minimum 2 years of experience with placement of telecom fiber optic multiplexers within the fore mentioned environments.
  • Well versed in Microsoft office, Microsoft visio and Adobe
  • Superior written and oral skills.
  • Candidate should have an above average knowledge of Telcordia standards.
Salary and Benefits
  • Employment Type: Full-time, salaried/exempt.
  • Competitive salary that’s consistent with experience.
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits available to qualified candidates.
  • 401K participation.
  • Paid Training on various vendor products/platforms.
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