Advanced Technician - Installation


Piscataway, NJ, US, 08854

Brand:  Lightpath
Requisition #:  914

Lightpath is one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers in the tri-state area. We own and operate our infrastructure "from the ground up" by deploying over 20,000 route miles connecting 13,500 on-net/LIT buildings, With a strong portfolio of cutting edge solutions for Internet, WAN, Voice, SD-WAN, Security & Cloud services, we enable Enterprise customers of all sizes the ability to react to new challenges while developing best practices for the future. With Lightpath’s continued focus on network excellence and a “customer first” service commitment, we are building a workforce of the best talent that will meet the needs of our customers and reflect the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

Responsible for installation and repair of telecommunications equipment and services located in customer locations and co-location sites. The Advanced Installation tech will have a full understanding of all aspects of installation and troubleshooting of Telecommunication equipment.   Have thorough understanding of Ethernet, TDM, SONET, IP, and VOIP.   Will work with minimal supervision and under the direction of the Installation manager and Installation lead tech. Ensures that all company quality standards are met, and all circuits tested as per company testing procedures.  


  • Assemble, Configure, and Install electronic components supporting Ethernet, DWDM, SONET, IP, and VOIP protocols at Data Center environments and customer premise locations.
  • Assemble, Configure, and install electronic components supporting multiple Video protocols such as, TV1, ASI, MPEG-2, MPEG-3, SDI, HD-SDI
  • Connect AC or DC power to electronic components and verify backup power functionality.
  • Install proper grounding of equipment isolating ground cables from power and signal cables
  • Provision and configure electronic devices per Design Layout Record (DLR) using the latest Methods & Procedures. 
  • Provision, Test and turn up network facility circuits as per current Lightpath testing procedures and Methods & Procedures
  • Provision, Test and turn up customer facing circuits as per current Lightpath testing procedures and Methods & Procedures
  • Install NIDs and circuits at various cell site locations throughout NYMA area, typically on commercial building roof tops.
  • On occasions, be assigned special projects and high-profile orders.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry into various system databases. Including all applicable testing results.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime and on-call rotation as required


  • 10+ years’ experience in Installation, provisioning and repairing telecommunication equipment.
  • Thorough understanding of all phases of network installation, including Ethernet, DWDM, CWDM, Ethernet, SIP, TDM, HFC modem, WAN/LAN, and TCP/IP applications Thorough
  • Thorough knowledge of multiple Video protocols such as, TV1, ASI, MPEG-2, MPEG-3, SDI, HD-SDI.
  • Thorough knowledge of legacy SONET & TDM protocols such as, T1, T3, OC3, OC12, OC48 and OC192 desirable.
  • Strong experience and knowledge with advanced test sets (VeEx TX300, TX320, and UX400) (Leader Video Generator LT4400) Optical DATA analyzers, Fiber Optic Light meters. AC and DC power meters.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook email.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, troubleshooting and conflict resolution skills.
  • Valid State Driver’s License


Lightpath is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Nearest Major Market: New Jersey