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Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

Install and repair telecommunications cable, including fiber optics.

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Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers

  • Communications & Media Relations Leader, Telecommunications
    IBM    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 3 days    


    At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

    **Your Role and Responsibilities**

    Do you love storytelling in creative ways on different channels? Are you an expert at taking complex ideas and communicating them simply and clearly? Do you have phenomenal media relationships in business and tech that you have used to place needle-moving stories?

    We are looking for an expert communications professional to join our team as a Communications & Media Relations Manager, supporting our Global Markets team focused on industries.

    We’re interested in candidates who have experience driving technology and business earned media by vertical industries such as financial services, retail, telco, public sector/government.

    To be successful, you should come to work having a “sleeves rolled up” attitude and possess strong writing and presentation skills. You should demonstrate sound abilities in working closely with C-level executives, as well as actively cultivating mutually-beneficial relationships with media and other influencers. We want you to be a passionate storyteller; someone who's just as comfortable working independently as with cross-company, multi-disciplinary teams in order to get things done.


    + Serve as a trusted communications advisor to senior executives, developing and executing earned media communications campaigns.

    + Develop written storytelling content including pitches, blog posts, press announcements, social-media content, and external presentations.

    + Identify, advise on, and execute high visibility executive speaking opportunities.

    + Focus on telling the IBM story around AI and Cloud aligned to industries and through vertical media outlets.

    + Collaborate with business and marketing team leads on content creation, new product and thought leadership initiatives, to drive integrated earned media communications programs.

    + Place media stories on IBM innovations and IBM executives that demonstrates technology and business leadership in national top-tier business and consumer media. As well as vertical technology and industry trade media.

    + Partner with corporate communications and extended teams (employee communications, analyst relations, global teams) and others to maintain cohesive messaging in support of IBM's global strategy.

    + Monitor and measure reach and share-of-voice of media campaigns.

    **Location: New York, Washington, DC or San Francisco Preferred. Please note we are not able to offer relocation assistance.**

    This role requires the ability to work in the U.S. without current or future need for IBM sponsorship.

    **Required Technical and Professional Expertise**

    + 8+ years in media relations, communications, or similar experience.

    + Proven written communication skills.

    **Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise**

    + Demonstrated success in working with high-level executives to achieve communications and business outcomes

    + Ability to synthesize complex technologies, products, and market challenges

    + Hands-on experience leading on-/offline developer communities

    **About Business Unit**

    IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

    **Your Life @ IBM**

    What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

    Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

    Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

    **About IBM**

    IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

    **Location Statement**

    IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

    **Being You @ IBM**

    IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Install Technician
    Stanley Acess Technologies    Tempe, AZ 85282
     Posted 6 days    

    71038BRTitle:Install TechnicianBusiness:US - SSS - CSS State/Country/Province:Arizona No. of Positions:1Job Description:There’s never been a more exciting time to join our team. We are in an accelerated growth phase in a rapidly expanding industry and are seeking a motivated, self-driven individual looking for a long-term position as an INSTALL TECHNICIAN for our Security Business.

    Why Choose STANLEY?

    What We Offer:

    + PAID TRAVEL TIME after 1st 30 minutes per day

    + Paid TIME OFF, holidays and personal days

    + Company provided HAND TOOLS

    + Well-maintained, newer model COMPANY VEHICLE with company-paid gas card

    + Comprehensive BENEFITS package effective within 30 DAYS OR LESS from date of hire; medical, dental, vision, 401(k), FSA/HSA, parental leave, tuition assistance, employee discounts and more

    + Retirement Plan/401(k)

    Do you have the following qualifications? If so, this is the job for you!


    + High school diploma or GED

    + 2+ plus years’ commercial experience installing and/or servicing intrusion, fire alarm, access control, IP Cameras, Fiber Optics, and CCTV security systems

    + Valid state driver’s license without restrictions


    + Vocational/technical degree in electrical, security, or computer systems preferred

    + Bosch, DMP, Edwards/EST, Honeywell, Radionics, Lenel, Simplex and/or GE/Mirtone system, Genetec and Software House (C-Cure) knowledge preferred

    + IT/Networking Certification

    + ESA Certified Alarm Technician

    + Experience with Sonitrol equipment


    + Performs scheduled and/or routine preventive maintenance on a variety of equipment/systems under contract agreement by inspecting, adjusting, cleaning, and calibrating systems and checking out equipment to ensure it's in satisfactory working order

    + Completes maintenance within assigned Labor Load PM hours in a manner that reduces emergency calls and results in achieving the goal of zero call backs

    + Assists with the start-up of new equipment or system installation and adjusts as needed to ensure the system is operational

    + May plan schedules and/or lay out basic electrical equipment installation

    + Perform work assignments in a safe manner and within specified cost limits.

    + Promote, build, and maintain good customer relations and assists with contract retention. Seek opportunities for change orders

    + Maintain company property and documentation in accordance with established policies; handle proprietary information in the prescribed manner; adhere to and support Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, Inc. policies and procedures including all safety requirements

    + Maintain knowledge of industry changes and new developments in products and technology

    + Attend and complete training programs as requested

    + Present a professional appearance and maintain a clean, orderly and professional vehicle image

    + Availability for a rotating emergency call schedule

    SBDCSSRequisition Number:71038BRFunction:Service/Install City:TempeEEO Statement:All qualified applicants to Stanley Black & Decker are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran’s status or any other protected characteristic.Featured Category on SBD Careers:Field Service

    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • ATM Installation Technician
    Diebold, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85098
     Posted 6 days    

    Job Description
    Expect more. Connect more. Be more at Diebold Nixdorf. Our teams automate, digitize, and transform the way more than 75 million people around the globe bank and shop in this hyper-connected, consumer-centric world. Join us in connecting people to commerce in this vital, rewarding role.
    Position Overview
    Are you looking for a great opportunity? It's time to consider Diebold Nixdorf! As a global leader in integrated self-service solutions, we offer employees more - more recognition, more rewards, more opportunities. Here's your chance to join our dynamic team! Right now, we are seeking individuals to provide installation and software setup for ATMs as well as related PC and PC peripherals. If you are software savvy and electromechanically inclined, and have a passion for customer satisfaction, this is the career opportunity for you!
    As an Installation Technician, you would be expected to perform installation and minor repairs on all Diebold Nixdorf products and services. This position requires the use of basic hand tools, limited parts and a solid understanding of PC, PC peripherals and network connectivity. The position primarily works a day shift Monday through Friday, although due to the scheduling of the installations and time for loading software, the hours may vary. Occasional weekends may be required as needed. Depending on the geography and business needs, some overnight travel may be required.
    You are responsible for

    * Provide on-site Implementation Support
    * On-Site implementation activities as assigned
    * Directly coordinates and oversees on-site implementation resources
    * Coordinates and/or conducts customer training upon implementation completion and turnover
    * Ensures complete customer satisfaction with implementation of equipment
    * Coordinates and/or provides turnover to Customer Service as required
    * Installs equipment as required
    * Labor hours during regular and/or after hours as scheduled
    * Provide off-site implementation support as directed
    * Inventory and Staging of equipment as assigned
    * Limited warehouse activities relative to installation support and operations
    * Maintain company vehicle
    * Organize and manage truck stock parts and tools
    * Organize and update technical documentation
    * Maintain effective communications
    * Develop working knowledge of all operating standards, practices, and procedures
    * Conform to installer key processes
    * Provide technical support and training to new or less experienced personnel
    * Install product software
    * Provide implementation support for new products
    * Assist in solving field implementation problems
    * Escalate problems and engage the appropriate parties as needed for resolution
    * Accurately report of installation data
    * Interact in a professional manner with customers to foster positive relationships
    * Follow key/alarm/combination control processes in assigned area of responsibility
    * Maintain effective communication with management and team members


    * 6 months - 2 years of technical service experience (2 years preferred)
    * Valid driver's license
    * Solid understanding of PC, PC peripherals, and network connectivity
    * Ability to lift and move heavy loads, stand most of the day, climb, bend and stoop while working on equipment
    * Acceptance of exposure to the outside elements
    * Shift adaptability, which could include nights and weekends
    * Exceptional customer service skills are needed
    * Ability to organize and inventory truck stock parts and tools
    * Sense of urgency, organizational skills, professional presence and work in team environment
    * Ability to pass MVR, background and drug test

    Why should you join Diebold Nixdorf?
    Brightest minds technology and innovation business transformation The people of Diebold Nixdorf are 23,000 teammates of diverse talents and expertise in more than 130 countries, harnessing future technologies to deliver personalized, secure consumer experiences that connect people to commerce. Our culture is fueled by our values of collaboration, decisiveness, urgency, willingness to change, and accountability.
    Diebold Nixdorf is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
    ** To all recruitment agencies: Diebold Nixdorf does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Diebold Nixdorf employees or any other organization location. Diebold Nixdorf is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resum es**
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    Employment Type

    Full Time

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