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Junior Local Area Network (LAN) technician for installation and repair of large academia network

Job Type: Permanent
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Aug 29, 2022
Job End Date: Aug 29, 2022
Pay Rate: Salary: Negotiable
Job ID: 122021
Location: Vancouver
Junior Local Area Network (LAN) Specialist
The LAN Installation and Repair Serviceperson participates in testing and physical installation and provide assistance with implementation, maintenance and documentation of campus Local Area Networks (LANs).
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 2+  years of experience supporting VoIP systems and VoIP installations
  • Cisco Edge Networking concepts and Cisco VoIP concepts
  • IT TIA/EIA Wiring standards
Preferred Qualifications
  • Network Management Systems: Intermapper, SNMP
  • Support Systems: DNS, DHCP, Windows. Filemaker, Visio
  • Excellent Trouble shooting skills
  • Participates in testing and physical installation of Local Area Networks (LANs) Edge equipment on campus, conducts Tier 1 troubleshooting of problems and performs associated repairs. This is facilitated via Network Orchestration tools that are both vendor supplied and internal toolsets.
  • Responsible for producing Change Advisory documentation for service impacting Access Layer network maintenance and upgrades.
  • Responsible for Networking Inventory upkeep for both projects and Capital renewal programs utilizing vendor software and internal spreadsheets.
  • Provides recommendations, maintenance and documentation on campus LAN installations. This includes providing installation estimates to clients, making implementation recommendations based on infrastructure and client needs, ordering of LAN equipment, loading upgraded LAN equipment software and maintaining documentation of diagrams and a database of user ports and equipment installed on campus.
  • Provide Layer 2 network analytics enabling network forecasting, future performance and capacity planning.
  • Assist with Access Layer Network equipment selection and implementation decisions.
  • Assist Network Wireless staff to configure, install, document and maintain Access Layer campus wireless equipment.
  • Perform moves, adds, and changes to campus VoIP phone sets.
  • Provisioning and commissioning fibre optic circuits. Provide inter-building fibre optic patching and testing, to the latest University standards.