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SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  Customer Care Associate Trainee – Mariposa Office

Currently seeking an individual that reflects professionalism, patience, and a “people-first” attitude, to join the Customer Care Team, primarily in our Mariposa location. The selected candidate will routinely assist our customers with;

  • Payments/billing inquiries;
  • Establishing new service and/or make changes to existing service;
  • Resolving product or service issues;
  • Accessing the Internet;
  • Providing National Directory Assistance

Act now for the opportunity to serve customers in your local mountain community. Sierra Tel provides a comprehensive benefits package including medical and 401(k).

REQUIREMENTS

  • One to three months related experience, or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  • Must have a valid Class C California driver’s license with a minimum of three years of driving experience and be insurable via the Company’s standard auto insurance policy

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume and cover letter or employment application to careers@sierratel.com. For a faster response, please include the job title in the subject line of your email. The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment. For additional information, call 559-642-0200.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer

 

 

SISKIYOU TELEPHONE

POSITION:  Chief Executive Officer

Siskiyou Telephone Company is a rural broadband carrier offering a variety of services to seven exchanges in beautiful Siskiyou County. Siskiyou is located in the northernmost region of California. With year-round outdoor recreation opportunities and a rich Gold Rush era history, Siskiyou is an adventure seeker’s dream destination. From whitewater rafting to kayaking, camping to hiking, snowshoeing to skiing, Siskiyou has something to discover, and activities abound during all four seasons of the year.

Siskiyou Telephone Company currently has 35 employees and serves approximately 3,800 rural customers.  The company has converted nearly half of its current subscribers to a state-of-the-art fiber-to-the-home network.

The responsibilities of this position include directing the overall operations of the company and positioning the company both strategically and tactically in the evolving broadband paradigm. This CEO position is the main interface with the Board of Directors and Officers.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of rural broadband industry
  • Knowledge of practices and procedures utilized in successful rural broadband companies or an equivalent entity
  • Proven track record of achieving successful short-term and long-term corporate objectives across multiple technology platforms
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, managerial, and board relations skills
  • Ability to interact successfully and consistently with the public, management, and other employees
  • Create an environment that promotes staff teamwork, communication, and responsive customer service

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience as a rural broadband executive
  • Familiarity with state and federal regulatory processes
  • Familiarity with plant operations

Working knowledge of the Federal Communications Commission’s programs for federal universal service support. Demonstrated understanding of the obligations, reporting requirements, and strategic and tactical opportunities.

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, public administration, engineering, or associated field of study required
  • Five years in a supervisory capacity

Siskiyou Telephone Company offers competitive salaries and outstanding benefit packages. It is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. This position is headquartered in Etna, California, located at the foot of the Marble Mountain Wilderness, and is open until filled.

To apply, please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to:

Vantage Point
Attn. Julie Darrington – Vice President of Consulting
2211 N Minnesota St
Mitchell, SD 57301
executivesearch@vantagepnt.com

 

 

SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  Help Desk Support

Sierra Tel invites all Help Desk Support individuals to apply today to become the next member of the Information Systems (IS) department.  The IS department is responsible to ensure a safe and reliable network for all Sierra Tel employees by responding to help tickets via email or phone. The selected candidate will professionally respond to internal help desk inquiries including, but not limited to, installing devices, software, and troubleshooting. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and 401(k).

REQUIREMENTS

  • AS. Degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.
  • One-year related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience, of technical personal computer bench work and help desk support in a networking environment.
  • Must have a valid Class C California driver’s license with a minimum of three years of driving experience and be insurable via the Company’s standard auto insurance policy

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume or employment application to careers@sierratel.com.  The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment. For additional information, call 559-642-0200.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  GIS Engineering Specialist

Nestled in a quiet foothill community, Sierra Tel is the premier provider of communications services including telephone, long-distance, and internet. We are currently seeking to fill a unique role in our Engineering Department. This position will have the benefit of working in a professional environment both indoors and outdoors, working on a team, and being an individual contributor. Responsibilities will include design and maintenance of the telecommunications network, gathering and providing information regarding service requests, assigning fiber to service orders, and maintaining accurate GIS data. Sierra Tel offers a competitive benefits package.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Two-year minimum related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Telecommunications experience highly regarded.
  • Hands-on practice in GIS and mapping software is favored.
  • Prior work in AutoCAD preferred.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume or employment application to careers@sierratel.com. The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment. For additional information, call 559-642-0200.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  Central Office -IT Network Technician – Dept. 37

The Central Office is the hub and spokes for any telecommunications organization. As such, Sierra Tel is seeking an experienced IT Technician to provide exceptional and reliable network services, including network security, switching, and routing of all Central Office Data. The selected candidate will be responsible to engineer, install, and troubleshoot items such as routers, switches, wireless networks, Metro Ethernet, DSL technologies, optical carrier systems, and fiber-optic networks. This is a full-time position and may require overtime as needed. The critical role also includes assignment to on-call shifts on a rotating basis. Sierra Tel is the proud provider of communications services to the mountain community for over 125 years including telephone, long-distance, and internet. A competitive compensation package that includes 401(k) matching, medical, and vacation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A.S. Degree in an Information Technology field preferred.
  • Minimum five years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Cisco or related certification preferred.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume or employment application to careers@sierratel.com. The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment. For additional information, call 559-642-0200.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  Central Office Technician I

Sierra Tel, the community’s premier communications provider, is looking to expand its resources by adding a qualified Central Office Technician I to its professional team of highly skilled individuals. We have been the proud provider of communications products to the mountain community for over 100 years. The Central Office is a critical part of ensuring all our customers receive the service they require. This position is responsible to provide reliable networking and switching services by maintaining the consistent operation of all equipment. Daily functions may include, but are not limited to the installation, monitoring, and troubleshooting of:

  • Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) technologies
  • Fiber Optic Network
  • Remote Switching Centers
  • Wireless Networks

This position may require overtime, and the schedule assigned to on-call shifts on a rotating basis.

Minimum requirements for the Central Office Technician I:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • One year of related work experience.
  • Class C California Driver’s License with a minimum of three years unrestricted driving experience.

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume and cover letter or employment application to careers@sierratel.com. For faster response, please include the job title in the subject line of your email. The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment/. For additional information, call 559-642-0200.  This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SIERRA TEL

POSITION:  Outside Plant Facilities Engineer

Our Engineering department is looking for a telecommunications engineer to join its team. The Outside Plant Facilities Engineer is crucial to properly place telecommunications equipment for maximum service to the community. This position is responsible to research, design, and coordinate the location of Plant fiber, cable, and electronic facilities. Daily duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting inspections of assigned projects
  • Ensuring work is being completed to RUS standards
  • Utilizing Mapcom (M4 mapping) and Global Positioning System (GPS) software for layout, design, and recordkeeping

Sierra Tel offers a competitive benefits package including 401(k), Medical, and Vacation.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum five years’ experience related to Outside Plant Engineering
  • High school diploma or GED; AS Degree preferred
  • Mapping or GPS software experience highly valued
  • Must have a valid Class C California driver’s license with a minimum of three years of unrestricted driving

HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a resume and/or employment application to careers@sierratel.com. The Employment Application may be found on the company website at https://www.sierratel.com/employment/. For additional information, please call 559-642-0200. This institution is an Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SEBASTIAN

POSITION:  Outside Plant Engineer

Sebastian is a premier provider of communications and construction services in California. With more than 70 years of experience, Sebastian is passionate about providing people with a great place to work. Our high growth and dynamic model offers employees the opportunity for career advancement. As a family company, we value the expertise and experience of our team.

Job Description:
The Outside Plant Engineer is responsible for planning, estimating, design and relocation of copper and fiber cable, conduit, and manholes for outside plant capital improvement projects and maintenance work orders. This will include creating capital and maintenance work orders that identify associated costs with applicable account codes, ensure RUS financed projects meet design specifications, and those contract procedures are followed. Create and maintain CAD plant database records, right-of-way negotiations, obtaining permits from government agencies, and maintaining OSP material inventory records.

Job Duties:

  • Review and process city/county planning department maps and PG&E Construction Intents.
  • Participate in the development of the annual capital and expense budgets.
  • Create system generated capital and expense work orders detailing labor costs, material costs, and applicable account codes.
  • Design new CAD database plant installation prints for capital work orders and projects.
  • Update maintenance facility changes to OSP maps and CAD database records.
  • Secure rights-of-way from government agencies and private parties.
  • Secure permits from government agencies where applicable.
  • Coordinate capital and maintenance field activities with landowners and subscribers.
  • Apply applicable design specifications to RUS financed projects and ensure specific contract procedures are followed.
  • Coordinate project scheduling with the construction and other departments.
  • Create purchase orders for OSP projects and maintaining inventory levels.
  • Perform field inspections at construction sites to ensure RUS standards are being met along with engineering specifications.
  • Track and report on materials inventoried per construction project or contract.
  • Update and maintain as-built drawings as facilities are placed throughout the construction process.
  • Pulling inventory/shipping/receiving for I&R Technicians and other departments as necessary.

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in OSP Engineering.
  • Three to five years of CAD experience; preferably with AutoCAD (Autodesk Map).
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of RUS engineering practices and administrative requirements.
  • Basic computer keyboard and software skills (Excel, Word, and other applications).
  • A good understanding of mapping, engineering, and plant records software.
  • Must have a valid California driver’s license and a favorable DMV record.

Physical, Mental, and Environmental Requirements:

  • Must be able to sit for long periods of time.
  • Must have minimal ability to stand, sit, squat, bend, kneel, twist, crawl, reach, push, and pull as required for light duties of standard office clerical positions.
  • Occasional lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • Exposure to air-conditioned/heated office environment.
  • Hearing is required to perceive information at the normal spoken word level.
  • Visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing data, operating office equipment, and determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work.

Compliance:

  • If you need accommodation as part of the employment process, please contact Human Resources.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
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You can find the online application here: https://sebastiancorp.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=59&source=aWQ9MjA%3D

 

 

TDS TELECOM

POSITION:  Field Service Technician-Network

The FST-Network installs, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains telecommunications products and equipment that TDS sells and leases (Key Systems, PBX, Centrex Systems, and/or other business systems). This position performs work associated with splicing and maintaining outside plant facilities and equipment. This position installs, splices, repairs, and maintains aerial, buried, and/or underground fiber optic and copper cable. The FST-Network has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of telecommunications.

The FST-Network has direct, face-to-face contact with our customers and is expected to be proactive with the sales of TDS services and products. Services include, but are not limited to, Telephony, Video/CATV/DBS, Internet, and/or high-speed networks. This position exceeds customer expectations by performing extraordinary customer service, identifying customer needs, and providing them with communications solutions. This position also understands how to use and demonstrate TDS products and seeks sales opportunities while educating the customer. Products & services include (but are not limited to): Local Service, Central Office Services, Structured Cabling, MAC (Moves, Adds, and Changes), Voice Mail, Audio and/or Video Conferencing, and Non-regulated CPE.  To view the full job description click here.

 

 

VOLCANO COMMUNICATIONS GROUP

POSITION:  Outside Plant Engineer/Manager

Volcano Communications Group in Pine Grove, CA is seeking an engineering professional to forecast, design, and coordinate the conversion of outside plant to fiber-to-the-premise, as well as the ongoing maintenance and growth of legacy facilities. Full-time position with an exceptional benefits package.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in outside plant engineering and/or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Clean DMV driving record; current DMV printout required
  • Drug test post-job offer required

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a resume to Volcano Communications Group   Attn: Human Resources 20,000 E. Hwy 88, P.O. Box 890, Pine Grove, CA 95665. FAX: 209-296-2732   EMAIL: hr@volcano.net (Please no calls)   A Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity provider and employer.

 

 

SEBASTIAN

POSITION: Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Sebastian is a premier provider of communications and construction services in California. With more than 70 years of experience, Sebastian is passionate about providing people with a great place to work. Our high growth and dynamic model offers employees the opportunity for career advancement. As a family company, we value the expertise and experience of our team.

The Regulatory Affairs Specialist provides support, analysis, and recommendations dealing with state and federal regulatory activities, part 64 cost allocation, model development and maintenance, and budgets for the Sebastian companies. Responsible for working with consulting firms, regulators (CPUC/FCC), and legislators in representing the company and assuring compliance with regulatory/legislative requirements. Duties include: provide support in all regulatory matters and filings, analyze and provide recommendations regarding FCC/CPUC orders and comments, assist in the preparation of rate cases and regulatory filings/compliance, development, and insurance of compliance with Part 64 non-reg accounting practices, and collection of financial information for cost separations studies. This position is primarily task-focused, which requires an analytical, results-driven individual. Must be self-disciplined and have high attention to detail.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in business administration, economics or relevant field, or equivalent experience.
  • At least five years of experience with utility regulation.
  • Experience and knowledge of the FCC Part 32 accounting and Part 36/69/64 separations process and requirements.
  • Experience in rate case filings and business plan modeling.
  • Experience with utility regulatory compliance and reporting.
  • Must have effective communication and presentation skills.
  • Must have intermediate to advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must work well with internal/external contacts and represent the company effectively.

Sebastian covers the cost of health, vision, dental, long-term care, and life insurance for our employees, 401k match, paid holidays and time off, annual performance-based bonus, and more! If you are seeking a family-friendly environment with career advancement opportunities then apply now by clicking here.  An Equal Opportunity Employer.