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Telecommunications Technician
Title:Telecommunications Technician
Subsidiary:Empire District (A Liberty Utilities Company)
Department:Utility Planning
Location:Joplin, MO
Country:United States
Zip/Postal Code:64801

Liberty Utilities (formerly Empire Electric District Company) is a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp, a $10+ billion North American diversified generation, transmission and distribution utility. The distribution group provides rate regulated water, electricity and natural gas utility services to over 750,000+ customers in the United States. The transmission group invests in rate regulated electric transmission and natural gas pipeline systems in the United States and Canada. 

Our vision is to be the utility company most admired by customers, communities and investors for our people, passion and performance.


Job Functions:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful 4th Class applicant must have completed formal training in electronic circuit theory, trouble-shooting and repairing electronic circuits
  • Must be familiar with telecom/fiber test equipment (i.e. OTDR, T-Bird etc...)
  • Must be a certified Fiber Optic Installer or equivalent certification, or have at lease one yexperience working with fiber optics
  • Knowledge and prior experience working with fiber optics
  • Knowledge and prior experience on SONET systems would be helpful
  • Must be capable and willing to climb and work on, up to 400 foot towers
  • Must be able to distinguish all colors
  • Some heavy lifting is required
  • Must be proficient with computer and have knowledge of IP/Ethernet networks
  • Frequent overtime and night/weekend work
  • Telecom Tech is required to live within 60 minutes of System Operations in Joplin

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to building a diverse workforce as it values the knowledge, diversity and performance of our employees to make us a great company.​ Our Company strives to provide equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. As part of our commitment, we work to ensure our application process is accessible to all candidates. If you require special assistance or accommodation during the hiring process, please notify the HR Representative.

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