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Job ID 13366 Location Buffalo, New York Organization Electric Maintenance and Construction Department Electric PTO Operations NY West

About the Position:

Under general supervision, Communications Technicians install and maintain communications infrastructure, including, but not limited to, two-way radio mobile & dispatch systems, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Fiber Optic Networks, and Microwave Systems.  The technicians are responsible for delivering excellent service to the internal customers who rely on communications systems for their daily operations.

Job Qualifications:

  • Two-year Associates Degree (A.A.S.) in Electrical Technology or Computer Science.
  • Minimum 4 years field work, including  experience with two-way radio systems, telecommunications systems, IP Addressable devices & Network Topology, fiber optics, microwave, and/or SCADA is highly desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to perform technical work in a field setting under general supervision
  • Must have an unyielding commitment to safe work practices
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Must have strong communication skills
  • FCC commercial “General Radiotelephone Operator License” is desired.
  • Valid Driver’s License 
  • High School Diploma or GED


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