Telecommunications Mechanic II

Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation • Rock Island, IL 61204

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description


Bowhead seeks a Telecommunications Mechanic II at Rock Island Arsenal, IL. The Telecommunications Mechanic II installs, tests, troubleshoots, programs, maintains and repairs digital switching equipment, attendant consoles, power and ringing relay racks, miscellaneous telephone, radio, fire alarms, intrusion alarms, and computer data circuits and related apparatus required in the central switching office. This worker analyzes system failures and other unusual system occurrences to isolate the source of the problem and determine whether the failure is caused by software, hardware, or other factors. Employees in this position maintain manual and computerized central office records, including detail records, traffic analysis records, cable records, line records, subscriber service records, and spare parts inventories.

Essential functions will include:

* Operate and maintain telecommunication equipment and systems in a serviceable condition; including equipment purchase(s), inspection, periodic testing, adjustment, and repair.

* Maintain records, including but not limited to, maintenance/repair Log, inspection records, cable installation/repair test results, other required records applicable to the task order.

* Preventive maintenance inspections, including but not limited to and switch power tests.

* Ability to install, remove, maintain, modify, troubleshoot, and repair voice and non-voice communications systems including intercom and public address systems; alarm systems; teletype equipment; and electronic and electromechanical telephone key systems/PBAXs; terminal and communications equipment, including line drivers.

* Possess the desire to provide customer service solutions and interact with coworkers and clients in a courteous and professional manner.

* Ability to work productively, multi-task and manage priorities effectively.

* Ability to perform duties and operation of tools of the trade safely and in strict compliance with OSHA regulations.

* Ability to work both independently with little supervisory direction and as a team player using good judgment and problem-solving skills

* Must be punctual and flexible regarding scheduled and non-scheduled service requirements.

Requirements Associates Degree, preferred. High School Diploma or GED, required.

* Prefer certificates of completion from telephone company sponsored training or higher educational institutions in the telephony industry.

* Minimum of three (5) years' experience in telephone installation experience including voice/non-voice communications, telephone key systems, terminal and communications equipment.

* Prefer technology services experience in a government technology environment.

* Must be able to pass a federal background investigation.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance. US Citizenship is a requirement for a clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and random drug screen and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. Also, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC, and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.



* Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

* Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

* The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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