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NHMU is accepting applications for the following position.  This position holds the promise of future growth opportunities for someone who is motivated to succeed and willing to learn.

  • Full-Time Employee

  • Salary range - $20 to $30 per hour depending on experience.

  • Health Insurance

  • Retirement Benefits

  • Vacation Benefits


  1. Performs installation, maintenance, and repair of telecommunications systems

  2. Install, maintain, and repair voice, data, and wireless communications systems.

  3. Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, electrical schematics, Outside Plant construction sheets, and Outside Plant diagrams.

  4. Tests, locates, and repairs equipment problems associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance at customer locations.

    • Be able to utilize fusion fiber splicing and Bidirectional troubleshooting to find faults.

    • Utilize fusion splicer, OTDR, Power Meter/Light Source, Light ID, scope

  5. Emergency fiber restoration

  6. Troubleshoot fiber

  7. Be able to splice fiber optic cables.

  8. Maintain and provision electronics equipment at the Central office.

    • Calix Access Equipment

  9. Understand and connect fiber jumpers at a fiber frame to connect new customers

  10. Verify work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information.

  11. Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  12. Participate in special projects as required.

  13. Familiarity with Aerial and Buried Plant.

  14. Ability to give and receive clear direction from multiple sources.

  15. Ability to effectively communicate, present information, and respond to managers, employees, customers, and vendors.

  16. Ability to utilize Facility Management software to track and update Inside Plant and Outside Plant information

  17. Ability to locate outside plant facilities to meet 811 state statute requirements.


Educational and Other Qualifications


  1. Associates degree in a related technical discipline.

  2. 3-5 years of related telecommunications inside/outside cable plant work.

    • Installation of ducts and conduits, pulling cables, terminating, testing, splicing, and repairing interior and outside copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cabling.

    • Installation of fiber optic modems fiber multiplex equipment, fiber patch panels, analog and digital patch panels, and intermediate distribution frames.

    • Installation of lightning protection and supporting ground and power connections.

    • Installation of cabinets, cable ladder, and racking systems, and equipment components within the cabinets.

  3. Ability to use specialized telecommunications tools and test equipment.

  4. Knowledge of high-speed circuits, routers, switches, and modems.

  5. Valid driver’s license and insurance.

  6. Knowledge of IP subnetting

  7. Computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Outlook


Physical Demands/Working Conditions


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform the following.

  1. Regularly talk or hear.

  2. Frequently required to walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms.

  3. Required to stand, climb, or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  4. Be physically capable of lifting weights up to 50 pounds.

  5. Limited travel (primarily for educational purposes)

  6. Standard hours (e.g. 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) for normal working hours.

    • Occasional callouts after hours via phone or physical site visits for emergency callouts.

    • Ability to be in an on-call rotation with a certain proximity to
      New Hampton while on call may exist.

  7. Extended conversations with customers providing customer service and interaction.


Submission of Applications


Qualified candidates shall submit their applications to the attention of the
New Hampton Municipal Communications Utility (NHMCU) General Manager, including a current resume with work and educational experience included.

Brian Quirk, GM

New Hampton Municipal Communications Utility

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