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Job No. 145608

  • Job Title:
  • Transport Engineer, Sr.
  • Employer:
  • University of Utah
  • Location:
  • Salt Lake City , UT
  • Posting Date:
  • 12-Jan-2022
  • Description:
  • Job Summary
    The Utah Education and Telehealth Network (UETN) provides Internet access, wide area network (WAN) connectivity, and interactive video conferencing (IVC) services to support distant education for Public K12, Higher Education and Healthcare throughout Utah. UETN manages a statewide, high-capacity fiber optic based network and video based distance education services to connect students, educators and healthcare professionals throughout Utah.

    The candidate will support the State of Utah maintaining all UETN projects, assets and services. This candidate will lead and assist in the maintenance and upgrades of the UETN network backbone and last mile sites to include K12 schools, colleges/universities and libraries. This position is also responsible for troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, and testing of both network and IVC services and associated UETN managed equipment. This position requires experience with fiber-based broadband network services.

    Benefits
    · Health, dental, and wellness coverage
    · Automatic and immediately vested 14.2% employer contribution to personal retirement account (401a)
    · Free public transportation pass (Utah Transit Authority)
    · Paid leave time
    · Tuition reduction for employee and family members
    · … and more: https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/
    Responsibilities
    Candidate will be responsible for statewide troubleshooting, maintenance, installation, repair and acceptance testing of existing and new circuits and associated transport equipment to include network routers, switches, fiber transport and wireless services. Proper labeling, placement and termination of copper and fiber lines is essential. Statewide travel and night work is required. Candidate will also assist with microwave radio projects and maintenance. Along with IVC/classroom installs and maintenance.
    Minimum Qualifications
    Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty to include telecommunications, information technology, or computer science or equivalency and 4-6 years of experience within service provider level telecommunications or related area. Qualification may vary depending on department utilizing position.

    Department Specific Qualifications:
    Candidate must have fiber optic splicing and testing experience and knowledge of industry best practices standards and codes.
    minimum 4 years experience installing, troubleshooting, maintaining of the physical layer components of a network.
    A sound working knowledge of Ethernet and wireless.
    Strong troubleshooting and diagnostics with fiber optic circuits.
    Proper fiber cleaning and inspection.
    Basic knowledge of structured cabling.
    Ability to utilize hand and power tools and power tools.
    Working knowledge of AC/ DC power.
    Ability to work independently make decisions in the field as needed and is self-motivated team player.
    This position requires statewide travel, evening/late night and weekend work as necessary.
    Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.
    Must be able to climb and preform work on an 8 ft. ladder, use hand and power tools.
    Must be willing and able to operate ATV’s and UTV’s tow a trailer up to 20 feet long with a work truck in all driving conditions.
    Must have a good driving record.
    Preferences
    Type Benefited Staff
    Special Instructions Summary
    Additional Information
    The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


    Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.


    The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Utah
  • Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • United States
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