STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group B22

Class No. 0284

TELECOMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST IV

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs advanced and/or supervisory (senior-level) telecommunications work. Work involves selecting and integrating system components for voice or data telecommunications networks, and installing, maintaining, or coordinating the installation and maintenance of telecommunications networks and computer hardware attached to these networks. May supervise the work of others. Works under limited supervision, with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Coordinates and/or performs preventive maintenance on assigned telecommunications systems, associated software, and peripheral equipment.

Coordinates the planning and preparation for telecommunications network or systems equipment.

Coordinates and/or performs installation and maintenance of telecommunications networks and computer hardware.

Prepares material requests and time requirements for telecommunications equipment and wiring.

Investigates and resolves problems concerning the operation of remote computers, telecommunications systems, communications hardware, and equipment.

Troubleshoots, repairs, tests, installs, customizes, or maintains telecommunications components; and implements corrective measures.

Monitors the operation of voice, data, or video telecommunications equipment and network control consoles.

Organizes and establishes operating controls and procedures for voice or data telecommunications network.

Provides technical expertise in telecommunications system design and modification and coordinates the installation of office wiring infrastructure.

Assists in conducting studies regarding computer usage and recommending changes to use of the computer facility and fully automated communication procedures.

May review and prepare specifications for equipment or licenses.

May develop operational or administrative policies and procedures.

May supervise the work of others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in electronics and telecommunications work. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in computer science, management information systems, electronic engineering, or a related field is generally preferred. Education and experience may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of data processing and telecommunications principles, equipment, procedures, terminology, standards, and wiring technologies; of network operating systems; and of the Federal Communications Commission’s policies and procedures.

Skill in the use of telecommunications test equipment, of personal computers and applicable software, and of microcomputer or mainframe applications.

Ability to coordinate, install, operate, and test telecommunications equipment; to analyze, diagnose, and resolve telecommunications problems; to communicate effectively; and to supervise the work of others.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-17