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Network Administrator

Breda Telephone Corporation d/b/a Western Iowa Networks is looking for a full-time IT Network Administrator for their Carroll, IA operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, installation, and operation of the organization’s internal and external networks.
  • Manage computer operation scheduling, backup, storage, and retrieval functions.
  • Maintain computer hardware and peripheral equipment.
  • Understand and support connectivity on internal and external servers.
  • Understand and support existing hardware, operating systems and protocols in use on the network.
  • Perform installation, configuration, and customization on workstations and laptops.
  • Maintain operating systems and applications by seeking upgrades, updates, and patches as necessary.
  • Review technical problems and recommend solutions or changes to enhance the company’s operations.
  • Develop recommendations or modifications to existing procedures in order to enhance IT operations.
  • Installation, maintenance, and testing of customer Internet services.
  • Installation, maintenance, and testing of customer’s LAN or WAN.
  • Evaluate and recommend security improvements and system upgrades.

Experience/Skills:

  • Four-Year degree in Network Systems Administration or related field and/or equivalent amount of experience required.
  • Prefer 4-years of experience in hardware/software support for PCs in LAN/WAN environment.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of network standards –  DNS, TCP/IP, SMTP, HTTP,  SIP, DHCP, IPv6, BGP, OSPF, MPLS, VRRP-E, Multicast Routing, Wireless Technologies.
  • Experience building and maintaining virtual environments supporting Windows & Linux OS’.
  • CCNA, CCNP, BCNP, or BCSPNE a plus.
  • Ability to Work Independently.
  • High-level of attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Individual needs to be very customer oriented.
  • Must be willing to work outside normal hours and on call as required. 

Additional Information:

  • Individual would be required to be on call nights, weekends and holidays on a rotation basis with other employees.
  • Company offers competitive wages and an attractive benefit package.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen required.
  • Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license.
  • Motor Vehicle (MVR) required for company insurance qualifications.
  • Satisfactory Background Check Required.
  • Breda Telephone Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

Contact:                  Steph Thomsen, HR Manager

Telephone:              (712) 673-2311

Fax:                          (712) 673-4281

E-mail:                     sthomsen@westianet.com

IT Technician

Breda Telephone Corporation d/b/a Western Iowa Networks is looking for a full-time IT Technician for their Carroll, IA operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development, implementation, installation, and operation of the organization’s internal and external networks.
  • Provide technical support on all WIN products and services to external and internal customers by answering phone calls, gathering relevant information, troubleshooting, and resolving issues.
  • Maintain computer hardware and peripheral equipment.
  • Understand and support connectivity of the organization’s internal and external equipment, and protocols in use.
  • Perform installation, configuration, and customization on workstations and laptops.
  • Maintain operating systems and applications by seeking upgrades, updates, and patches as necessary.
  • Ability to complete designated amount of work in a specified timeframe, adjusting work assignments or schedules to meet changing work-related priorities or demands.
  • Ability to work well with others to achieve common goals and to foster a cooperative climate, as well as to work independently with little supervision.
  • Perform installation, maintenance, repairs, and cabling of Central Office equipment. 
  • Installation, maintenance, and testing of customer services.
  • Additional tasks assigned by manager. 

Experience/Skills:

  • Two Year Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience in IT Field required.
  • Knowledge of LAN/WAN/Wi-Fi technology and computer hardware and software.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems.
  • Willingness to further education with industry certifications.
  • MetaSwitch and Calix knowledge preferred.
  • High-level of attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal skills.
  • Individual needs to be very customer oriented.
  • Must have a good driving record, and be insurable.

Additional Information:

  • Company offers competitive wages and an attractive benefit package.
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen required.
  • Must have a valid Iowa driver’s license.
  • Satisfactory Background Check required.
  • Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) required for company insurance qualifications.
  • Breda Telephone Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

 

Contact:                  Steph Thomsen, HR Manager

Telephone:              (712) 673-2311

Fax:                          (712) 673-4281

E-mail:                     sthomsen@westianet.com

Construction Technician

Breda Telephone Corporation d/b/a Western Iowa Networks is looking for a full-time Construction Technician for their Carroll, IA operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Places buried fiber optic and copper cable or duct systems using plowing, digging, trenching, and boring equipment.
  • Construction and maintenance of new and existing fiber and copper cable facilities.
  • Must be able to use backhoe, trenching and plowing equipment, mini-excavator and hand tools for construction, cleanup and restoration.
  • Locate and expose existing underground fiber and cable plant facilities, and identify other utilities after they have been located.
  • Keep up-to-date on County, City, and State permit requirements.
  • Keep County, City, and State officials up-to-date on plant construction.
  • Read communication prints, maps, and staking sheets for placing fiber, copper cable, or underground conduit.

Experience/Skills:

  • Backhoe, trencher, vibratory plow, and mini-excavator operation experience preferred
  • Fiber splicing experience beneficial
  • Individual needs to be very customer oriented
  • Computer experience preferred

Additional Information:

  • Company offers competitive wages and an attractive benefit package
  • Pre-Employment Drug Screen required
  • Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) required for company insurance qualifications
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) required
  • Breda Telephone Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Contact:                  Steph Thomsen, HR Manager

Telephone:              (712) 673-2311

Fax:                          (712) 673-4281

E-mail:                     sthomsen@westianet.com