Central Office Technician

Job Summary

What you will be doing…  

You will be responsible for repair, maintenance, testing and configuring all types of central office equipment including but not limited to Metaswitch voice switch, Fujitsu 100 Gig transport equipment, Cisco ethernet switches, Cyan Z77 transport switch, Ciena transport switches, Accedian switches, rectifiers and battery power systems, DPS T-Mon alarm monitoring system and Dasan / Zhone GPON and XDSL access equipment. The job requires you to maintain and test fiber optic cables and connectors within the central office and remote sites.

Relocation Assistance will be available.

Job Description

  • Installing, maintaining, and testing all types of central office equipment
  • Performing routine and complex translations associated with the MetaSwitch
  • Advanced knowledge of analog and digital/IP/soft switching technology
  • Special circuit deployment and related process of but not limited to DS0, DS1, DS3 and ethernet technology


What we are looking for…

You’re a strong communicator that is organized, detail oriented and known for your good judgement. Ability to work with outside plant on clearing troubles, completing customer service orders; installation, maintenance and testing of subscriber carrier systems, special circuits, broadband (DSL) and other associated equipment; digital cross connect systems; responsible for maintaining fiber optic inside CO and remote CSA sites. Responsible for performing routine and complex translations associated with the MetaSwitch

You will need to have:

  • Strong communications skills orally and in writing in a clear straightforward manner
  • Bachelor’s degree or a combination of work experience and education
  • 4-6 years relevant work experience
  • Availability to work extended hours when necessary, including weekends and after hours and on call as required for the needs of the business
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Four or more years knowledge of digital IP switching technology, transport networks, -48 DC power, Fujitsu Flashwave 4100 & Accedian
  • Basic knowledge of emerging and advanced communications technologies including CYAN, MPLS, TCP/IP, VDSL, GPON and Wireless.

Even better if you have:

  • Experience with MetaSwitch
  • Hosted PBX
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Carrier Ethernet

Experience with Dasan / Zhone GPON

Download Application here: Application.pdf


Please send your Application and Resume by one of the following methods:

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You may also drop by the InterBel Business Office located at 300 Dewey Ave. Eureka, MT 59917 to submit your application in person.

Mail in applications, send to the following address:

InterBel Telephone Cooperative
PO Box 648
Eureka, MT 59917

InterBel Telephone Cooperative Inc.
300 Dewey Ave. Eureka, MT 59917
Office: (406) 889-3311 Support: (406) 889-1500
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