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DC Power Technician Level 4 - Springfield, IL.

Company: Alamon Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

DC Power Technician Level 4

Great opportunity to join an amazing team!

Position Summary:

Are you ready to embark on a new adventure? Alamon, Inc. is a Montana-based Employee-owned company providing installation services to the utilities, energy, and communications industries since 1975. We offer installation solutions to industry-leading equipment manufacturers, communications companies, utilities, and energy EPCs, nationwide. Alamon, Inc. provides a competitive compensation and benefits package while encouraging career growth and promotion opportunities from within the entire organization.

Alamon, Inc. is hiring a Level 4 DC Power Technician with extensive experience working in Central Offices, MSO and Data Centers. The Level 4 DC Power Technician will play a vital role in the oversight, design, implementation, maintenance, and optimization of DC power systems. Must have experience performing power plant battery replacements, VRLA battery replacements, working with wet cell batteries and perform DC power grounding. This position is ideal for a self-starter that possesses a safety mindset. This position requires extensive travel, and the wage will be determined by experience.

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Job Description:

The Level 4 DC Power Technician will act as a lead and experience in such a role is required.
Must be able to work on the road for extended periods of time.
Understand Central Office installation and Quality Standards contained in Telcordia GR-1275, Lumen 77350 / 77385, ATT TP-76300 / TP-76400 and/or Verizon IP72202, ISS 5-1 Core Standards.
Possess experience installing equipment including Adtran, Cisco, Ciena (Ethernet and/or DWDM), Infinera, Fujitsu, Calix, Nokia, Galaxy 4848, Galaxy Millennium Controllers, Vertiv Power Systems, Eltek Power Systems, and Wet/VRLA Battery replacements.
Scheduling and oversight of projects.
Job/Project tracking.
Quality reviews/Site walks.
Provide weekly updates on overall progress.
Read and interpret floor plans, rack drawings, and customer-provided work orders.
Have the skills and ability to plan and coordinate high-risk activities including identifying equipment, cards, pluggable, fiber cables, and circuit IDs, and map out and run new fibers for integration, fiber rolls, and hot cuts.
Extensive understanding of hand tools, test equipment, and ability to use a computer to interface with customer products.
Install relay racking, cable racking, fiber ducting, auxiliary framing, and other superstructure elements.
Install and sew copper and fiber cables utilizing an array of connector types (RJ45, wire wrapping, BNC, LC/SC, etc.).
Proficient understanding and experience in lacing/stitching/sewing central office wire.
Install DC power rectification, batteries, fuse panels, and BDFB/BDCBB.
Work effectively with customer supervisors, engineers, and technicians.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Drive.
Communicate effectively, including proficiency in written and verbal communications, with strong listening skills.
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Possess a current/valid driver's license and a clean driving record with no DUI/DWIs within the past 5 years.
Must pass a criminal background check and a drug test.
Willing to travel nationally when needed.
Possess a professional attitude that will positively represent the Alamon organization to employees, clients, and the communities in which we work.
Ability to comply with Central Office / MSO / Data Center standards.
Must have DC Power (-48VDC) knowledge and be able to install and perform hot cuts as needed.
Must have reliable transportation and be willing to travel.
ROADM installation experience preferred but not mandatory.
Excellent time-management skills and multitasking abilities.

Physical Requirements:

Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs in various areas.
Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. at a time.
Must be able to ride in a vehicle for extended periods of time to travel to and from job sites.
Ability to work in different temperatures and through changing weather conditions.
Must be able to traverse all areas of the Jobsite. This may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, kneeling, or stretching.
Ability to clearly distinguish colors, shades, and brightness when working with multi-colored cablings such as twisted pair copper and fiber optic cable.
Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions and use practical judgment while working through job assignments.
Ability to work at heights, handle ladders, along with pushing and pulling equipment.

Work Environment:

The Level 4 DC Power Technician position requires visiting Alamon customer site facilities nationwide, travel is required.
Must be able to work in enterprise, educational, warehouse, and manufacturing settings.
Indoor and outdoor work will be based off the scope of the contract.
Exposure to dust, odors, gases, vapors, varying noise levels, and wet or slick surfaces may be possible.
When appropriate, wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in compliance with Company standards and governmental regulations.
This position may require working outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions and terrain; may work for long periods in hot, cold, wet, windy, or icy conditions.
Travel Requirements:
This position requires extensive travel.
Lodging is provided while working and traveling for the Company.

Pay Scale:

The pay scale for this position ranges from $30.00 - $38.00 depending on experience.


Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance policy
Pharmacy Benefits
Paid Holidays
Paid time off
Vacation time
Employer-paid health insurance for each full-time employee
ESOP company= Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Work Authorization:

Alamon, Inc. does not currently support the H1B VISA for this position.


Alamon, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Alamon, Inc. does not discriminate in employment decisions based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable state and local laws.

Additional Information:

Alamon, Inc's. safety initiatives include our in-house learning management system, Alamon U, that provides a modern approach for training a national and remote workforce in addition to traditional learning methodologies.

Alamon, Inc. is committed to safety and has earned Ericsson's 2018 Supplier of the Year Safety Award. Our teams have received commendations from safety giants such as Bechtel Corporation. Alamon, Inc's. total U.S. EMR rating speak volumes about our strong commitment to safety.
Compensation details: 30-38 Hourly WagePIf52c6628d99e-25660-34685264

Keywords: Alamon Inc., Springfield , DC Power Technician Level 4 - Springfield, IL., Engineering , Springfield, Illinois

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