Communication Maintainer

at Metra in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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 22-Electricians (Communications)



 United States of America


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The Communications Maintainer will install, inspect, and test all Metra's indoor and outdoor communication systems at various locations. Perform all maintenance and repair of all telecommunication equipment, including VHF/UHF radios and radio dispatching systems, public address and video surveillance systems, automatic revenue collection equipment, alarm monitors, GPS networks, fiber optic systems, and communication computer networks. Conduct component and circuit board level repair as well as macroscopic troubleshooting of major systems. Ensure compliance with all railroad rules and regulations for safety, operations and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). This position is issued a cellular phone and is subject to on-call status, including nights, weekends, and holidays per the union contract.
Metra is a railroad employer subject to the provisions of the Railroad Retirement Tax Act, not the Social Security Administration.

Associate degree in Electronics OR in lieu of specified degree, any combination of education and telecommunications and/or military experience that equals (2) two years.
Must have three (3) years of communications work experience that includes Board level Radio communication Radio Frequency (RF) repair, inside/outside plant telecommunication equipment/systems, or computer/computer networking.
Must be Operating Rules qualified within six (6) months of hire
Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license.
Federal Communications Commission License preferred.
Please note: Regardless of any state laws that legalize marijuana, Metra prohibits applicants and employees' use or possession of marijuana (or marijuana paraphernalia), or having detectable amounts of marijuana in their bodies, including synthetic and/or non-synthetic substances such as THC for any reason for pre-employment screening purposes, while on duty, subject to duty, on Metra property, or in Metra work equipment and vehicles.

Metra is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. It is our policy to fill vacant positions with qualified candidates without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, gender identity, disability or any protected categories, assuming an individual can perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation.        

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Job Posting: 11698942

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Mar 02, 2024

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