Full Time Telecommunications Technician – Palo Cooperative Telephone Association – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Palo Cooperative Telephone Association

Job Requirements Include:

-Install, maintain & service telecommunications fiber optical plant & equipment. Including but not limited to installation of fiber, inside wiring, IPTV services, routers & network terminals.

-Conduct locates of buried fiber optical cables, perform maintenance & slicing as needed.

-Positive attitude and professional demeanor with excellent listening, verbal and written skills, especially when dealing with customers.

-Ability to help customers with technical issues after activation and train customers on the use of installed equipment and service.

-Ability to learn quickly and work in a fast-paced environment.

-Work independently in the field with attention to detail.

-Ability to handle several projects concurrently.

-Ability to follow standard already established on work quality and safety.

-Good driving record, work outdoors & lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

-Handle confidential information appropriately.

-Maintain company grounds & building maintenance.

-Operate and work on service equipment.

-Occasionally work outside of normal business hours and rotate on call time.

Additional job skills desired: Knowledge of test, switching and electronic equipment. Voice communications & digital technology, Computers & computer networking equipment & systems.

*Competitive Wage and Benefits* Pay is based upon experience and level of fit to position in the cooperative.

All candidates agree to complete a pre-employment drug screen and selection assessment.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Every decision made at Palo Cooperative Telephone Association concerning hiring, promotion, compensation, training, assignment of job responsibilities, termination, or any other aspect of the employment relationship is made without regard to any legally protected characteristics such as race, creed, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran’s status, or other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $31,200.00 – $50,000.00 per year


  • Telecommunications: 1 year (Preferred)
  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Work Remotely:

  • No