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Temporary Outside Plant Technician

AT&T

AT&T

Mississippi, USA
Posted on Monday, April 3, 2023

Biloxi, Mississippi

Temporary Outside Plant Technician

Biloxi, Mississippi

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Outside Plant Technician

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From performing construction work to laying telephone cables and conduits, you'll keep our customers connected to the services they need.

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Outside Plant Technician

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Connect customers in your community to the latest tech and services in opportunities that are as wide as the open road.

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  • Tech savvy
  • An effective communicator
  • Personable with excellent customer service skills
  • Able to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills

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Job Overview

LOOKING FOR A COMPANY THAT VALUES YOUR POTENTIAL?

A job with AT&T as an Outside Plant Technician can provide you with exactly that!

Take advantage of our paid training and wide range of career possibilities. AT&T offers a competitive salary, company provided vehicle and tools and benefits that include medical, dental, paid vacation, and more!

Our Outside Plant Technicians work both inside and outside to test and repair equipment and services for our customers.

What you'll do as an AT&T Outside Plant Technician:
• Place aerial and underground copper and fiber cable
• Perform various jobs with copper splicing and assist in fiber splicing
• Perform construction work such as digging holes, placing cable, air pipe and inner duct in various types of conduit systems and open excavations
• Work with heavy duty power equipment and small tools in the installation, repair and maintenance of outside plant facilities

Have you worked 5 or more years performing construction work that involves cable splicing and/or operating heavy machinery? If yes, you could be eligible for a starting pay of up to $27/hour. Don’t have 5 years of experience? We offer a competitive salary for all levels of expertise and provide opportunities for training and career growth.

Learn more about the Outside Plant Technician by watching this short video.


In addition to possessing strong communication skills, our Outside Plant Technicians must:
• Possess a valid state driver license
• Meet 325lbs weight limit due to safety restrictions
• Perceive differences in wire and cable colors
• Climb poles, climb ladders and work aloft with hand tools
• Lift and/or pull up to 120lbs
• Work outside in all kinds of weather
• Work in attics, basements, crawl spaces, manholes and other similar places
• Use computers including hand-held models to update work status and check new assignments
• Work mandatory overtime and holidays as service conditions require
• AT&T will consider for employment qualified applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of federal, state and local laws
• Qualify on pre-employment screening

Study Guides (click the links below to open the various study guides)
Assessment Information:

Technical/Mechanical Test III (TMT III)




Job ID 2311381 Date posted 04/02/2023

Benefits

Invested in your satisfaction and continued success.

We take care of our own here (hint: that could be you). Our benefits and rewards mean we cover some of your biggest needs with some of the coolest offerings. We already think we’re a pretty great place to work. We’re just trying to rack up some bonus points.

Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.

Compensation

When it comes to priorities, we know family tops the list. For the moments that matter the most, you'll be there for them, and we'll be here for you.

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Want an idea of what will be on the assessment? You can prepare by taking a look at our study guides:
Premises Technician Assessment Technical Mechanical Test Field III

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