- 22-May-2023 to 06-Jun-2023 (CST)
- Owensboro, KY, USA
- Full Time
Applications will be ranked based on experience/education as it relates to the position. Please complete a full application and attach an updated resume.
Owensboro Municipal Utilities
Job Code: 140
Civil Service: Yes
Random Drug Screen: Yes
Residency Requirement: Yes
Reports To: Telecommunications Crew Leader
GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
The intent of this description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees on this job. Employees may be required or assigned other related activities, projects, or tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability needed. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Under the general supervision of the Telecommunications Crew Leader, installs, adjusts, tests and repairs commercial and/or residential telecommunications services for OMU internal and external customers. Equipment may include Passive Optical Networking (PON) devices such as optical splitters, Optical Network Terminals (ONTs), fiber splice enclosures, media converters, routers, switches, patch panels, and other networking devices. Requires both indoor and outdoor working conditions, aerial and underground facilities, including customer premises, substations, data centers environments, and other areas as necessary.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Install, test, maintain, and repair commercial and/or residential telecommunications services for OMU internal and external customers.
- Assist with the maintenance, repair, and installation of fiber optics distribution lines and equipment as necessary; perform fiber splicing as needed.
- Process work orders timely and accurately to ensure proper record keeping.
- Perform fiber locates as necessary aka (BUD).
- Participate in 24 hour on call rotation.
- Operate various OMU vehicles including passenger vehicle, cargo van, and bucket truck.
- Perform all other duties as assigned by management.
- Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school or GED, plus specialized schooling and/or on the job education in a specific skill area; e.g. data processing, clerical/administrative, equipment operation, etc, plus 0 to 6 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to effectively communicate information and respond to questions in person-to-person and small group situations with customers, clients, general public and other employees of the organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of known variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram formats.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver's License
PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED
Basic: Alphanumeric Data Entry, Contact Management, Spreadsheet, Word Processing/Typing
INITIATIVE AND INGENUITY
Under immediate supervision, performs general assignments of work, with periodic check of performance by supervisor.
Limited responsibility with regard to specific assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations.
Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and which would not only affect the operating efficiency of the individual involved, but would also affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a slight degree.
Close mental demand. Operations requiring close and continuous attention for control of operations. Operations requiring intermittent direct thinking to determine or select the most applicable way of handling situations regarding the organization's administration and operations; also to determine or select material and equipment where highly variable sequences are involved.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING
Directed. Supervisory and/or professional skills using structured practices or policies and directed as to execution and review. Interpolation of learned things in moderately varied situations where reasoning and decision-making are essential.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS
Responsibility for work of others: Not indicated.
RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT
Occasionally responsible for the organization's and/or associated organization's property where carelessness or error would result in only minor damage or minor monetary loss. Ordinary care and attention is required when handling this property in order to prevent loss.
Probable errors of internal scope should ordinarily be detected within the department or office in which they occur, but may affect the work of others within the unit, requiring additional expenditure of time to trace errors and make all necessary corrections. Errors would require a moderate amount of time to correct.
FREEDOM TO ACT
Standardized. Accepted processes covered by well-defined standardized policies and procedures with supervisory review.
ANNUAL MONETARY IMPACT
The amount of annual dollars generated based on the job's essential duties / responsibilities. Examples would include direct dollar generation, departmental budget, proper handling of organization funds, expense control, savings from new techniques or reduction in manpower.
Very small. Job creates a monetary impact for the organization up to an annual level of $100,000.
IMPACT ON END RESULTS
Modest impact. Job has some impact on the organizations end results, but still from an indirect level. Provides assistance and support services that facilitates decision making by others.
Regular contacts with patrons, either within the office or in the field. May also involve occasional self-initiated contacts to patrons. Lack of tact and judgment may result in a limited type of problem for the organization.
Contacts occasionally with others beyond immediate associates, but generally of a routine nature. May obtain, present or discuss data, but only as pertains to an immediate and specific assignment. No responsibility for obtaining cooperation or approval of action or decision.
USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS
Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)
Outside or inside working environment, wherein there are potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations exist (fire, chemicals, electrical sources, heights, dangerous people, etc.) part of the time.
The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions, risk of electrical shock, risk of radiation; and occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.
Highly repetitive, highly physical. Highly repetitive type work which requires the concentrated and non-diversified physical demands of the employee.
While performing the functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, talk or hear; and occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision; distance vision; color vision; peripheral vision; depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.