Technician II - Installation


Piscataway, NJ, US, 08854

Brand:  Lightpath
Requisition #:  621

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 Installation Tech II will have full understanding of the installation and troubleshooting of Telecommunication equipment.   Understand 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.  
  • 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.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry into various databases within the Lightpath databases.  Including all applicable testing results.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime and on-call rotation as required
  • Operates and maintains company vehicle, test equipment and inventory, per company guidelines
  • Travel regionally to perform duties
  • Ability to work on-call rotation as required. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends when necessary
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • 2-5 years’ experience in Installation, provisioning and repairing telecommunication equipment.
  • Full understanding of all phases of network installation, including Ethernet, DWDM, CWDM, Ethernet, SIP, TDM, HFC modem, WAN/LAN and TCP/IP applications Thorough
  • Experience and knowledge with various test sets (VeEx TX300, TX320 ) Fiber Optic Light meters. AC and DC power meters.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook email.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid State Drivers 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