Texas A&M University — Network Technician II

Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability.  Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Who we are
The Division of Information Technology provides reliable and accessible IT services to elevate and enhance Texas A&M University. We provide IT leadership to the campus community while enabling the research, education and service mission of Texas A&M. With trusted services and innovative solutions, we are changing the technology landscape on campus.  To learn more about IT at Texas A&M University visit us at: https://it.tamu.edu/

What we want
The Network Technician II, is responsible for assisting in the installation, construction, and maintenance of the University’s networks. Assists in network hardware maintenance and network troubleshooting. This position requires occasional supervision, guidance and training. The selected candidate will subscribe to and support our commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accountability (IDEA) as stated above. If this job description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.

What you need to know

COVID-19 information: Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website. For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent technical school certification in electronics or telecommunications
  • One year of experience in computer networking

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with a diverse range of people
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree
  • Background in construction and cable installation

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of current building and construction codes and copper and fiber networking cabling standards
  • Exposure to various operating systems (Unix, Windows), network architecture, network protocols, office productivity software and understanding of building and construction codes

Preferred Licenses and Certifications:

  • Bicsi Installer

Responsibilities:

  • Network Technical Support- Assists in the installation of unshielded twisted pair cable and fiber optic cables to required standards and tests and certifies network to required installation standards using various low voltage and light-source cabling test equipment.  Assists with on-site planning of small network construction and cabling installations.  Configures and diagnoses installed LAN equipment. Maintains and replaces legacy LAN infrastructure.
  • Administrative and Customer Support – Completes and schedules light carpentry and mechanical duties and maintains communications utilizing radios. Completes small assignments utilizing circuit records, network commands, and diagnostic facilities.  Assists in the maintenance of documentation of installation activities and network connections. Creates and updates network maps. Updates supply/equipment inventory and network databases. Checks for billing accuracy.
  • Professional Development – Participate in training and professional development sessions. Performs other duties as assigned.

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application. 

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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