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A company built by neighbors, for neighbors. Peoples is based in Quitman, TX, but serves 13 counties in rural East Texas. We are a complete communications provider, offering internet, telephone and alarm services. From residential connections to premium business solutions, Peoples does it all. Our great services are made possible by our amazing team. If you are interested in joining our team, contact us at HumanResources@gopeoples.net.

To apply for any of our available positions, download and complete the employment application below and submit your resume to HumanResources@gopeoples.net.

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Current Available Positions

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Install and Repair Technician - Blackland, TX

Position
Summary:

Installs, maintains and services customers homes or business location. Typically installs drop wires, station protectors and network interface devices and performs initial wiring and rewiring for new subscriber systems. May install and maintain broadband communications equipment.

Essential Job Functions:

    • Installs new service and equipment for subscribers by installing drop wires, station protections and network interface devices. Wires new systems using appropriate tools.
    • Maintains, troubleshoots and repairs existing outside plant by using test equipment to locate line trouble. Determines necessary repairs which may include repairing wiring, station protectors, ground connections, running new wires and replacing jacks, lids and pedestals as needed from the Central Office MDF to the customer location.
    • Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.
    • May confer with customers to further determine problems and acceptable resolutions. Discusses POTS, DSL or other service needs with the customer and makes appropriate recommendations.
    • May install and maintain other unregulated equipment.
    • May install and maintain equipment for diversified telco services including broadband communications, video, etc.
    • Maintains copper loop facilities.
    • Maintains all company issued equipment to ensure proper working order.
    • Maintains material inventory on work vehicle.
    • Locates cable as needed on a 24/7 hour bases.
    • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*

Education and
Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent plus two (2) years of telecommunications schooling or equivalent work experience. Two (2) years of experience in installation and maintenance of telecommunication equipment also required.


Central Office Technician (2) - Quitman, TX

Position Summary:
Installs, maintains and tests all types of central office facilities, toll and subscriber carrier systems, network and associated equipment. Ensure voice and data quality exceeds SLA’s and customer expectations.
 
Essential Job Functions:
      • Maintains digital central office equipment, remote units, carrier system equipment and other associated equipment. Assists in the installation, service and removal of central office facilities and equipment.
      • Repairs central office equipment by performing diagnostic tests to locate trouble and performing necessary repairs using mechanical and electrical power tools and equipment.
      • Ensures functionality of newly installed central office equipment by performing acceptance tests as appropriate.
      • Install and maintain DC power system including rectifiers and batteries.
      • Provides customer service by receiving level 2 escalated trouble reports and clearing the trouble.
      • Verify electrical and optical connections (wide area and local).
      • Install, troubleshoot and monitor all types of data services including DS1’s up to 10GB fiber circuits.
      • Maintain and troubleshoot fiber optic networks and transport systems.
      • Personally demonstrates that customers are a high priority.
      • Assist outside plant technicians with troubleshooting as needed.
      • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.
Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalent plus specialized training in electronics. One (1) to two (2) years of experience in central office/plant operations also required. One (1) to two (2) years of Field Technician experience.


Wireless Network Field Operations Technician - Quitman, TX

General Summary:
Installs, troubleshoots, tests and maintains equipment associated with wireless operations including switching equipment, tower site, microwave radio systems and related applications. May interact with customers to troubleshoot, educate or support related equipment.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Installs new wireless equipment including switching equipment, tower site, microwave radio systems and related applications. Tests new equipment to ensure proper operations.
  • Be a great communicator, both verbally and written.
  • Troubleshoots problems and maintains existing wireless equipment.
  • Completes all installation and repair related forms and reports.
  • May confer with customers to troubleshoot, educate or support related equipment.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned by management.*
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years in a telecommunications/broadband field technical position.


Summer Intern - Quitman, TX

General Summary:
June 2017 – August 2017. Flexible scheduling. Gain experience working in the following departments: Human Resources, Accounts Payable, Sales, Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Wireless Networks or Network Operations.

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