Network Infrastructure Tech

Mississippi State University
March 17, 2023
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Network Infrastructure Tech

Apply now Job no: 505562 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 330100 - Information Tech Infrastructure Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS Categories: Support Staff Position Open Date: Feb 14 2023

Position Function:

Support for the installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Infrastructure Technology systems including campus network cabling infrastructure, campus voice telephone network, campus wireless network, and campus card access control system.

Salary Grade: 12

Please see Staff Compensation Structure or Skilled Crafts and Service Maintenance Compensation Schedule for salary ranges. For salary grade UC, these positions are "Unclassified" and salary ranges are determined by the hiring department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following examples are intended as illustrations of the various types of duties assigned in this position. The absence of specific statements of duties does not exclude those tasks from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment of the position:

1. Assist with the installation, termination, certification, and troubleshooting of network fiber optic and copper (cat6) structured cabling systems. This includes using test equipment to certify fiber and cat6 copper cable are within industry standards and assisting with cable locates to mark and document fiber optic network. 2. Be able to complete fiber optic and copper (cat6) industry recognized training certification. 3. Assist with the installation and maintenance of campus telephone system. This includes installing/troubleshooting campus phone equipment and installing/terminating telephone copper cable both intra-building house cable and outside plant. 4. Assist with installation and maintenance of campus wireless network. This includes installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Wireless Access Points. Also includes use of WIFI diagnostic software such as AIRMAGNET. 5. Assist with installation and maintenance of campus card access control system. This includes card reader installation and maintenance, low voltage power supplies and control cables, and electrified door hardware and control components. This also includes assisting in interfacing card access system with building controls such as fire/burglar alarms. 6. Network switch installation, maintenance, and troubleshooting. 7. Documentation of campus IT infrastructure including use of underground cable location equipment for 811 OSP utility locates and use of GPS to fix location of outside plant assets. Also includes use of CAD applications to document network assets inside and outside buildings and use of online database applications to network assets. 8. Use of online work order system to review and update tickets per established procedure. 9. Stay informed with current industry trends and changes in technology. 10. Perform duties and assignments with minimal supervision. 11. May provide supervision and instruction to student employees

Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in Electronics or a closely related field.

One year of applicable experience working in related IT infrastructure systems or low voltage building systems or job related technical field.

A valid driver's license is also a requirement of this position.

Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management may be accepted.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications: 1. Industry recognized certification and/or training in installation of copper and/or fiber optic cable or low voltage building systems. 2. Working knowledge of termination and testing of cat6 cable and testers such as Fluke DTX family of testers. 3. Working knowledge of termination and testing of fiber optic cable. 4. Working knowledge of fiber testing equipment including OTDR and/or Light Source/Power Meter. 5. Experience interpreting construction drawings related to low voltage network infrastructure. 6. General knowledge of configuration and maintenance of network electronics (hubs, switches, routers, bridges, etc.) 7. General knowledge of TCP/IP. 8. AutoCAD experience. 9. BICSI related certifications.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Excellent interpersonal skills. 2. Working knowledge of Windows OS based computer systems and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel or equivalent word processing/spreadsheet applications.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort

• May require occasional overtime. • Requires ability to lift and transport heavy equipment between job site and technical service area. • Work around high voltage equipment. • Occasional exposure to cleaning solutions, glues, dust, and airborne particles. • Occasionally work in environments with excessive noise, heat, and cold. • Perform tasks while on ladders. • Perform tasks in ceiling and subfloor crawl spaces.

Instructions for Applying:

Link to apply: https://

All applicants must apply online at www. by attaching a cover letter and resume which includes the names and addresses of 3 professional references. We will accept applications only from persons with indefinite employment authorization in the U.S., and will not sponsor for nonimmigrant or immigrant status for this position.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

What do I do if I need an accommodation?

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Mississippi State University, please contact the Department of Human Resources Management at tel: (662) 325-3713 or [email protected]

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Advertised: Feb 14 2023 Central Standard Time Applications close:

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