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Velex Integration Technician in Des Moines, Iowa

Velex, Inc. is hiring a Integration Technician in the following area(s): Des Moines, IA.

Who We're Looking For:

Velex is looking for an Integration Technician to join our growing team. This position requires installation, configuration, troubleshooting, commissioning, integration, and testing of 5G, 4G/TE, CDMA, and UMTS on OEM equipment to include Ericsson, Nokia and/or Samsung at customer Cell Sites. Position works in conjunction with Deployment Teams, Engineering Leads, Management and both internal and customer Remote Integration Centers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Deploy to cell site locations to install, commission and integrate customer 5G, 4G/LTE, CDMA, UMTS on Nokia, Ericsson or and/or Samsung equipment.

  • New Site Builds (NSB), Carrier Ads as well as Indoor systems including all necessary elements; installation, integration, testing, transport, alarm, power, ground, Cell Site Routers (SIAD, SAR-F, Cisco ASR 910, etc), Drive and E911 call testing.

  • Load software and scripts in order to perform configuration as directed by Remote Integration Center.

  • Provide troubleshooting support to complete system commissioning and integration.

  • Coordinate construction crew and Remote Integration Center efforts during troubleshooting.

  • Provide guidance and both physical and remote assistance to other Integration team members.

  • Responsible to pick-up OEM equipment from customer or company warehouse location and care for, scan and report on equipment disposition.

  • Log detailed daily activities during on-site efforts.

  • Complete and deliver End of Day and Site Completion Reports daily.

  • Travel throughout a regional territory and other regions, as needed.

  • Periodic air travel may be required

The Qualities You Possess:

  • Leadership with skills to positively influence others, collaborate with teammates, communicate on the level of others, listen and understand people in circumstances common in the workplace

  • Excellent communicator, communicating clearly and often

  • Ability to embrace corporate values, understand the company mission and exemplify leadership behaviors.

  • Independent work style and ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

The Skills and Background You’ll Bring:

  • 1 – 3 years 5G, 4G/ LTE, CDMA, and/or UMTS integration experience required

  • Must have 1-2 years Nokia OEM equipment integration experience

  • Must have AIR antenna integration experience

  • Systems support to include T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon and/or Sprint within the past 6 months preferred

  • Skilled at installation, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network systems as they relate to equipment installation and failure Test & Turn-up Experience preferred

  • Experience testing and working with Fiber, RF, Electrical, CAT5/6, T1 Copper) and other technologies

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in cell site environment

  • Ability to read and interpret construction/site documents and drawings

  • Ability to write detailed reports

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Able to crouch, kneel, and twist throughout the work day

  • Able to reach, grasp and climb with both hands

  • Must be able to sit, stand, bend, walk and drive or ride in a truck for long periods of time

  • Must be available to travel up to 100% for weeks at a time if required

  • Flexible to work shift work to include maintenance window and weekends if needed

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable under the company insurance policy

  • Local to the market

  • OSHA Safety standards, CPR/First Aid, RF Awareness, Low Voltage Safety certification is preferred

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due to the changing nature of the job is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice.

This position is Non-Exempt based on the FLSA laws. Our company uses E-verify and third party background check services during the hiring process.

If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

Time Type:

Full time

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We are the future of Telecom.

Deploying 5G networks faster, cheaper and more efficiently while maintaining excellent safety. We are the hard working, courageous industry leading professionals who bring Telecom to life. Our expertise and knowledge enables us to be agile, adaptable and flexible to meet your needs so we can collaboratively deliver the future of 5G and beyond.

Whether you are expanding geographically with new site and network builds, or require existing network maintenance, we have the ability to upgrade and enhance your company now.

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