Communication Specialist/Sr. Communication Specialist

Employer Name Boardwalk Pipeline Partners   Address 1020 North Foxhall Rd
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 0 - 2 Years   City Fklowood
Education Some High School   State Mississippi
  Zip Code 392439

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Job Description

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, LP primarily provides transportation and storage of natural gas and liquids for our customers. Additional information about the Partnership can be found online at www.bwpmlp.com.

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners is looking for a Communication Support Specialist/Sr. Communication Support Specialist for our Jackson, MS location.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

This position will be responsible for duties that consist of, but are not limited to, the installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of the following equipment throughout the assigned area:

*SCADA Radio MAS telemetry systems

*Data Concentrator/RTU facilities

*Wired & wireless networking and LAN equipment

*Telephone KSU, Voice-Over-IP, & voice mail systems

*Cellular router equipment

*Solar power packages (12VDC & 24VDC)

*VSAT equipment for real-time SCADA

*T1s, fiber optic cable, and other hardwire cable circuits

*Security systems to include remote cameras & automated gate opening equipment

*Applicable two-way radio facilities

*Applicable tower lighting control equipment

This role will be expected to periodically work overtime and to respond to call-outs after hours and on weekends.

If selected, you must live within 30 miles of the assigned facility/office location in order to respond to call-outs in a timely manner. The qualified candidate will report to the local Area Manager on all employee-related issues and will coordinate all field Communications issues through the BWP Field Communications Technical Support Group.

Some periodic overnight travel may be required.

PREFERRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

*Associateís degree in a technical field or equivalent experience

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Required Skills

*1-3 yearís technical expertise in field Communications work in the Utilities or Wireless industry or equivalent experience

*Strong technical aptitude and proficiency in PC usage hardware, software & LAN equipment

*Working knowledge of basic AC and DC power fundamentals

*Knowledge of basic grounding principles as applied to equipment, AC and DC power

*Ability to prioritize and schedule assigned tasks with optimum efficiency for the greatest benefit to Boardwalk

*Adaptive to a fast-paced environment that often requires short deadlines and changing priorities

*Strong analytical skills and logical thought processes to break down and resolve complex technical issues

*Knowledge of F.C.C. rules and regulations as applicable to licensed radio systems equipment

*Ability to discuss technical issues in common, logical terms with all levels of corporate and field employees

*Ability to pick up and carry test equipment and materials up to 50 lbs. for 50 ft.

*Ability to work outside in hot, cold, muddy and wet environments, and ability to stand for long periods of time

*Maintain a high level of emphasis on personal safety and the safety of company employees, assets, and the general public

*Valid driverís license

*High school diploma or equivalent

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other