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Duquesne Light Company Electronic Technician 2/c in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Department: Telecommunications

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Starting rate: $34.62

Overall Purpose:

Under semi-direct supervision, installs, alters and maintains every type of subscriber switching equipment and assists in the installation, maintenance, operation, and repair of telecommunication computers, peripheral equipment, telephone switchboards, data systems, carrier systems, multiplex systems, and other equipment assigned to the Technical Services and Operations Unit.

Job Responsibilities:

Installs, alters, maintains, and tests every type of subscriber switching equipment and subscriber cabling and station equipment.

Assists in the installation, testing, repair, maintenance, modification, removal, reinstallation, and adjustment of all microwave, radio, Telecommunication, Beaver Valley Power Station Emergency Warning, supervisory, telemetering, and load control communication systems, and other electronic equipment as assigned.

Assists in the installation, testing, repair, maintenance, modification, removal, installation, and adjustment of all telecommunication computer systems and peripheral equipment as assigned.

Assists in the investigation of reported radio, television, and other electronic interference.

Installs conduits, wiring, and labeling associated with communication and related equipment.

Performs all work in accordance with established safety regulations and practices.

Performs other work related to that described above as required or assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements:

Education equivalent to graduation from high school and must possess an Associate Degree in Electronics from an approved Technical School

Must pass the company administered standardized test. (TECH)

Demonstrated knowledge of electronic equipment and the ability to work with simple plans and diagrams.

Must possess an appropriate State driver's license and the required endorsements associated with the job requirements.

Must have the ability to identify, by color code, communication cable pairs and optical fibers.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.