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Technician B*
Requisition Number: 6657 Location: Myrtle Beach
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Unit Number - Unit Name: 81210 - DISTR COMMUNICATIONS
Experience Required: See Position Requirements Education Required: High School Diploma/GED
Recruiting Start Date: Oct 12, 2021 Recruiting End Date: Oct 22, 2021
Job Posting: Internal and External



  • Assist with/perform installation, maintenance, and testing of the Santee Cooper Bulk Communications System and Trunk Radio System.  This includes but is not limited to microwave radios, fiber optic transports, DACS, channel banks, multiplexers, and the trunking radio system.


  • Essential Job Tasks:
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of the microwave radio, fiber optic transports and other equipment that comprise of the main transport devices for the Bulk communications System.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of all voice and data circuits that are transported by the Bulk Communications System.   This task includes but is not limited to SCADA, System Communications NMS System remote units, voice/data circuits for IT,  Metering, Dispatch, OPX, Trunking radio, EPPS system and other miscellaneous circuit.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of the trunking radio system.  This includes all of the trunking related equipment at each remote site (repeaters, tower top amplifiers, BDAs) as well as mobiles and portables.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of the tower lighting systems associated with designated FAA/FCC towers that require lighting and painting.
  • Develop/possess a working knowledge of the SONet, TDM, Ethernet and standard communication protocols.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of the Digitial Access Cross connect System (DACS)  and  the Energy Control Center Telephony (AVTEC) System.
  • Create and update trouble tickets within the ticketing system (JIRA) to document system issues.  This includes reported outages and identified maintenance tasks.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of the cable systems utilized on the Bulk Communications System.  This includes copper, fiber optic and ethernet cables used by System Communications throughout the Bulk Communications System.
  • Assist with/perform installation, testing, analyzing and maintenance of , the property and equipment associated with the Bulk Communications system to provide an climate control facility at stand alone remote communications sites.  This is to include HVAC units and general site and building maintenance tasks.
  • Assist with/perform the review, maintenance and/or creation of accurate drawings associated with the Bulk Communications System.  This includes ensuring that  "As-Built" drawings are correct and returned to Communications Design in a timely manner.


  • *Will consider Technician A, B or C


  • Technician A

  • High School Diploma/GED with five years experience.
  • Would consider someone with a high school diploma and military experience in the Communications field and must have passed Work Keys test as a Tech C.
  • Reading and interpreting electronic schematics, an understanding of communications systems and two-way radio communications is required.
  •  Must have or be able to obtain prior to starting work a valid drivers license.


  • Compensation Information

    $29.30 - $36.60 (min.-mid.)


    Technician B

  • High School Diploma/GED with two years experience.
  • Would consider someone with a high school diploma and military experience in the Communications field and must have passed Work Keys test as a Tech C.
  • Reading and interpreting electronic schematics, an understanding of communications systems and two-way radio communications is required.
  •  Must have or be able to obtain prior to starting work a valid drivers license.


  • Compensation Information

    $21.40 - $26.70 (min.-mid.)

    Technician C

  • High School Diploma/GED is required.


  • Compensation Information

    $17.40 - $21.75  (min.-mid.)

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