Join our award-winning team at University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC). Ranked among the nation's top ten hospitals for the fourth year in a row by US News and World Report, UWMC prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UWMC is operated by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The University of Washington is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement and natural beauty.
UWMC Teleservices has an outstanding opportunity for a full time day shift Communications Technician 1. We are seeking individuals with a positive attitude, who work well in a team environment and are dedicated to supporting the UWMC where Patients Are First. The Communications Technician 1 will perform telecommunications systems support work by troubleshooting, testing, installing, maintaining, and supporting telecommunications infrastructure/cabling.
Install and maintain, infrastructure related to various telecommunications systems including: voice and data network, overhead paging systems, radio, televisions, and other communication systems.
Prioritize work orders to meet established completion dates.
Use electronic test equipment and tools to perform mechanical, electro-mechanical, or electronic repairs; follow vendor manuals, schematics and wiring diagrams, specifications, or instructions from supervisor to make repairs; calibrate and/or test for proper operation.
Assist in the installation of new equipment and/or systems; prepare and maintain documentation.
Fabricate cables for use in interfacing telecommunications equipment.
Update maintenance manuals.
Confer with customers and supervisor to determine equipment problems and to fulfill services requirements.
Coordinate with internal service providers in implementing site alterations for cable installation; review floor plans for accuracy and report corrections to supervisor.
Wreck-out antiquated wire systems and replace with current standard wire; wreck-out abandoned wire in project areas prior to notice to proceed on construction, remodels and projects.
Maintain adequate inventory of various cabling materials.
Adhere to strict infection prevention/control protocols.
May direct the work of others;
Perform related duties as required.
Support rest of technical team as needed for various tasks.
As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For a complete description of our benefits for this position, please view this page.
Two years of experience/training in telecommunications technology or related field.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.
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