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Telecommunication Specialist 2

Johnson City, TX, US, 78636

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for performing installation and maintenance of telecommunications hardware and software.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install new or modified hardware, software, or programming modules of telecommunications system
  • Routine administration of telephone and telecommunications systems operation
  • Communicate with telecommunications vendors to facilitate problem reporting and resolution
  • Work with Information Technology personnel and facilities management staff to install, remove or relocate user connectivity equipment and devices
  • Document procedures for hardware and software installation and use
  • Document technical specifications and operating standards for telecommunications equipment
  • Document user support activity, such as system problems, correction actions, resolution status and completed equipment installations
  • Maintain the security of confidential information
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology


Supervisory and/or Leadership Responsibilities: None


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of using computer systems, which may include setting up and using hardware and software programs, entering data, configuration, or processing information
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service
  • Skilled in time management
  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing changing priorities
  • Skilled in operating power tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to listen and understand information verbally and in writing
  • Ability to anticipate, identify, analyze and resolve conflict and problems


Minimum Qualifications – (Education, Experience, Certification, & Licensure):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent AND
  • Five years related work experience OR
  • Associate’s Degree AND
  • Three years work related experience
  • Directly related work experience may substitute for education
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License


Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • The employee may be required to stand; reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel
  • The employee may be required to sit or stand for long periods of time
  • The employee may be required to lift, carry, push, pull or move up to 25 pounds
  • The employee may be required to travel
  • The employee may be required to be available for call out
  • Exempt employees receive a fixed bi-weekly salary to compensate them for all hours worked during each pay period
  • This position may be required to work more than 40 hours per week




Pedernales Electric Cooperative is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation and gender identity. 

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