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Datacom Technician I - Tufts Technology Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Mar. 29, 2021
Title Datacom Technician I - Tufts Technology Services
University Tufts University
Medford\/Somerville, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Classified Staff
  • Information Technology

This is a limited term position for 1 year.

Department Summary:
Tufts Technology Services (TTS) is a university-wide service organization committed to delivering technology solutions in support of Tufts’ mission of teaching, learning, research, innovation, and sustainability. With staff across all of Tufts’ campuses, as well as a 24×7 IT Service Desk, we collaborate with schools and divisions to meet the demands of a global, mobile community. We promote a collaborative, flexible work environment, embrace diversity and inclusion, and encourage personal and professional development.  Learn more about TTS on our website.

Job Summary:
This is a one-year limited term appointment. Reporting to the Team Lead of Datacom Services, the Datacom Technician I holds the responsibility to manage the physical cable plant infrastructure, as well as the installation of active data communications and electronic networking equipment in communications rooms and routing hubs. Under close supervision, this position will place and maintain cables in tunnels, crawl spaces, attics, conduit, buried, and aerial as required. In addition, s/he will perform tests on cable for certification and troubleshoot using various equipment such as, Fluke DSX5000, OTDRs, and spectrum analyzers and seek guidance as needed. This position will install and deploy cabling and equipment in accordance with design plans and work orders, and will conduct wireless network field surveys using tools such as the AirMagnet Survey Pro to measure signal strength and to generate wireless "heat maps".
This position is an on-campus position and not eligible for remote work.

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