Overview

About Lumen

Lumen connects the world. We are igniting business growth by connecting people, data and applications – quickly, securely, and effortlessly. Together, we are building a culture and company from the people up – committed to teamwork, trust and transparency. People power progress.

Lumen’s commitment to workplace inclusion and employee support shines bright. We’ve made the Newsweek 2024 Greatest Workplaces for Diversity list and achieved a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year. Plus, we’re the top employer in the communications and telecom industry, ranking 12th overall across all industries in The American Opportunity Index.

We’re looking for top-tier talent and offer the flexibility you need to thrive and deliver lasting impact. Join us as we digitally connect the world and shape the future.

The Role

T his position is for a Field Engineer that will perform multiple tasks to include: site surveys, Bill of Material (BoM) development, engineering, installation, troubleshooting, and test & turn up for ISP and OSP projects. The position will support deployment of Long-Haul Optical Transport Networks, LAN/WAN installations and testing, evaluation of equipment, implementation of network upgrades and system design changes. 50% travel is required.

The Main Responsibilities

  • Associates degree and five years’ experience or bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience preferred. Experience can be substituted for education.
  • Experience with installation and testing of new and active WAN/LAN circuits is required.
  • Experience using Optical Power Meter and test equipment.
  • In depth knowledge of AC/DC Power and Grounding is preferred.
  • Experience using amp and volt meter.
  • Analyze and operate Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR).
  • BICSI certifications desired.
  • Working knowledge of standard security operations and procedures.

What We Look For in a Candidate
Qualifications

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a Top Secret/SCI clearance required.
  • At least 50% travel will be required.
  • ISP installation experience is required.
  • Experience in troubleshooting ISP telecom systems is required.
  • The responsibilities of this position will continue to grow as additional portions of the network are accredited and achieve operational status.
  • Documentation review and redlining
  • Material movement and asset management
  • Associates degree and five years’ experience or bachelor’s degree and two years’ experience preferred. Experience can be substituted for education.
  • Experience with installation and testing of new and active WAN/LAN circuits is required.
  • Experience using Optical Power Meter and test equipment.
  • In depth knowledge of AC/DC Power and Grounding is preferred.
  • Experience using amp and volt meter.
  • Analyze and operate Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR).
  • BICSI certifications desired.
  • Working knowledge of standard security operations and procedures.

Compensation
The starting salary for this role differs based on the employee’s primary work location. Employees typically do not start at the top of the range, though compensation depends on each individual’s qualifications.

Location Based Pay Ranges
$84740 – $112980 in these states: MO and OH.
$88980 – $118630 in these states: CO and OR.
$93210 – $124280 in these states: CA, IL, and VA.

As with the pay range variety that’s based on the region of a country, specific offers are determined by various factors such as experience, education, skills, certifications and other business needs.

Requisition #: 333631

Background Screening

If you are selected for a position, there will be a background screen, which may include checks for criminal records and/or motor vehicle reports and/or drug screening, depending on the position requirements. For more information on these checks, please refer to the Post Offer section of our FAQ page . Job-related concerns identified during the background screening may disqualify you from the new position or your current role. Background results will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Equal Employment Opportunities

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, “protected statuses”). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.

Disclaimer

The job responsibilities described above indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not intended to include a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities for this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on evolving business needs and conditions.

Salary Range Salary Min : 84740

Salary Max : 124280

This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors.

This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We’re able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.

As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here.

Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions.