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Herzog companies was founded in 1969 by William E. Herzog as a heavy/highway construction contractor in the Midwest. Herzog now specializes in Railroad Construction, Transit Operation and Maintenance Services, Civil Construction and Railroad Services nationwide. Our team consists of people who are innovators at heart, continuously exploring new ways to improve our products, services, and, ultimately, the industry. By always challenging ourselves - and each other - to push for more, we keep Herzog at the forefront of the rail industry.

 

Herzog Technologies, Inc. is currently seeking a Communication Systems Technician in Austin, TX.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

*This is a non-exhaustive overview of the job duties for this position.

  • Maintain communication equipment
  • Support desktop computer and printer functions
  • Regular and predictable attendance and punctuality are a requirement for this position.
  • Be on-call and prepared to travel at moment’s notice.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must have a working knowledge and experience with RF and microwave communications.
  • Must have a basic knowledge of IP networks.
  • Must be familiar with monitor and control systems.
  • Must be willing and able to work after normal business hours with on call
  • Should have knowledge of DC power systems.
  • Should have working knowledge of the following test equipment: spectrum analyzers, frequency counters, RF power meters, cable network analyzers, multi-meters, battery test meters, and DS1/DS3/OTDR test sets. Ground system test set would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of various cable and connector types including but not limited to cat 5 and RF cabling.
  • Knowledge of installing and replacing antenna end connectors.
  • Cabling installation (run and terminate cables, including Cat5/6, DC power (low voltage)).
  • Install other connectivity equipment such as power supplies, routers, etc.
  • Ability to troubleshoot remote connectivity issues.
  • Ability to operate hand tools and power tools in a safe manner including drilling into and attached equipment to various structures.
  • Must be self-motivated, can work alone, adapt to change, and be able to evaluate the work completed to assure its quality.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Work and Excel to create and edit documentation for detailed record keeping.
  • Maintain customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns and answering questions.
  • Maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock, placing orders, verifying receipt.

 

Pre-Employment Requirements:

  • Subject to pre-employment background check and motor vehicle report review.
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license and endorsements as required per position.
  • Pass pre-employment DOT physical, medical evaluation, and drug screen due to the safety sensitive nature of this position
  • This position requires you to pass and maintain a DOT medical evaluation to drive a Herzog commercial vehicle. 
  • Successfully complete and maintain any required safety certification and testing on an annual basis.

 

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described below must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential job functions of this role. This position will be physically demanding at times. This is a non-exhaustive overview of the Physical Requirements for this position.

  • Regularly lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Lift and transfer weight up to 70 pounds for a distance of up to 100 feet.
  • Work in extreme all-weather conditions; uneven surfaces; safety sensitive work environment.
  • Able to walk on uneven surfaces up to 1 mile.
  • Regularly ascend and descend an 18 step ladder with up to 25 pounds. Frequently climb on/off equipment.
  • Regularly push/pull with a body force of up to 50 pounds.
  • Use hands to regularly grasp or squeeze wrenches, switches requiring force up to 60 pounds.
  • Able to visually distinguish colors - red, blue, green, yellow; hear and distinguish auditory signals.
  • Able to work in conditions with loud noise; work on/around heavy/moving machinery.
  • Regularly kneel, bend, squat while transferring up to 25 pounds of weight.
  • Regularly sit and stand for an extended period of time.
  • Work in a confined access/space environment as narrow as 18 inches.

 

Safety:

  • Herzog is nationally recognized for its excellent corporate safety record which results from all employees at all levels, in all positions adhering to established policies and procedures. Reporting any and all safety violations to your immediate supervisor is a prerequisite for continued employment. Safety diligence by all results in a safe work environment for all. 

 

Benefits:

  • Herzog offers a robust benefits package including medical and dental coverage. The plans are specific to projects and locations.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position click the Apply button below.

 

It is the policy of Herzog Technologies, Inc. to provide equal opportunity in employment for all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, age, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, military status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law.