Telecommunications Field Technician

Kordia

Seeking a solid Technician for swap outs, installation, commissioning, routine inspection & maintenance of carrier base stations.

  • NSW metro & rural areas - Travel required
  • Established team expanding due to increased workload
  • Permanent Opportunity - Huntingwood
Kordia is one of Australia's largest Telecommunications Systems Integration service delivery organisations.  We specialise in designing, building and operating challenging and critical telecommunications systems throughout Australia.

We are currently going through an exciting period of growth and a result are looking for a solid Field Technician to assist with driving our delivery on a range of telecommunications projects we have currently, as well as in the pipeline.

To be considered for this role you will need to have excellent communication and customer service skills. You will also be methodical with attention to detail and be able to complete swap out and installation tasks within a specific time frame.

Reporting to the Field Operations Supervisor, you will be responsible for:
  • Providing swap outs, installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair support of customer telecommunications equipment and systems
  • Installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair support of Client Radio Network systems
  • Installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair support of Mobile Data Networks
  • Installation and Maintenance of Operational Vehicle Electronic Systems and associated data networks
  • Conducting line of site surveys
  • Installation and maintenance of antenna and feeder cables on monopoles, roof tops and towers which will require regular climbing and heights up to 30 meters.
  • Ensuring that QHSE Policy requirements are observed and followed and any hazard or non
In order to be considered for the role we are targeting the following skills and qualifications:
  • A certificate or diploma certification with Electro-Technology or Telecommunications engineering 
  • Possession of an ACMA Cabling Registration
  • RF Awareness Certificate
  • Industry Construction Card
  • Australian (C Class) Drivers Licence for a manual vehicle
  • 3+ years' experience installing and commissioning GSM/WCDMA/LTE radio access network equipment
  • Experience installing and intimate familiarity with the current suite of Nokia, Huawei and Ericsson BTS products.
  • Experience installing and commissioning of DC Rectifiers, Batteries and DC power distribution
  • Experience installing and commissioning of transmission systems including PDH, SDH, DWDM, ATM, IP and Carrier Ethernet
  • Analytical approach to fault resolution and use of test equipment
  • High levels of verbal and written communications skills
  • Willingness to travel regularly to site across the state for installations and possibly interstate
  • Experience in installation and maintenance of antenna and feeder cables on monopoles, roof tops and towers, including hybrid fibre systems (desirable) 
  • Willingness to work at heights with ability to comfortably operate at heights regularly (i.e. climb 30 metre monopoles would be highly desirable).
At Kordia we believe every team member has a role to play in the overall success of the business.  Whether it is through our working relationships, technology or skills. Our culture and values encourage and reward those that are collaborative, trustworthy, humble, courageous and expert.  If these values appeal to you, we can offer you an environment in which you will thrive.