Network Summer Co-op Student – Lakeland Networks

Networks Summer Co-op Student Lakeland Networks is looking for a self-motivated, energetic, and responsible student to assist with technical duties and projects related to our fibre optic Internet network. Reporting to the Network Operations Supervisor, the CO-OP Student will be involved in projects which will have a focus on core networks supporting Fibre Optic Internet, Voice and Video. The successful incumbent will work on a team operating and maintaining our fibre optic network equipment, carrier voice platform and IPTV services.

Responsibilities:
• Provide technical support to residential ISP customers.
• Assist in refurbishing network equipment.
• Process copyright infringement notices.
• Assist in the physical setup of new fibre to the home distribution sites or wireless tower sites.
• Quickly shift priorities and adapt to changes to meet organizational and department requirements.
• Support other Network Operations team members in troubleshooting, restoration, and root cause analysis. Participate in complex implementation activities as required by Network Operations.
• Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Preference will be given to those currently enrolled in a college or university computer science/networking CO-OP program, although all students in a college or university computer science/networking program will be considered.
• Excellent verbal and written English language skills required to be able to communicate directly with clients and team members.
• Demonstrated knowledge of incident management in a break/fix environment. • Practical troubleshooting and break/fix experience in Ethernet, Fibre (single mode), OTDR, Power Meter and Light Source use are nice to have skills. • Demonstrated strong communication, documentation and organizational skills. • Strong understanding of Incident Management, Change Management, Problem Management, Knowledge Management.
• Competency to read, analyze, and interpret detailed technical manuals, diagrams and engineering documents.

Please submit resume and a detailed cover letter to Taylor Servos (tservos@lakelandholding.com) by March 21st 2021.

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