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Telecommunications Mechanic I

Skookum Contract Services Smoky Hill Township, KS
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Telecommunications Mechanic I

Where: Fort Riley, KS

Pay Rate: $26.65/hour

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Disability Insurance

Work Schedule: Full Time

Skookum's mission is "Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities."

Individuals with disabilities will be given preference.

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Skookum is seeking a Telecommunications Mechanic I to join our team at Fort Riley. This individual will install, remove, maintain, modify, troubleshoots, and repairs voice and/or non-voice communications systems including intercom and public address systems, alarm systems, teletype equipment, and electronic and electromechanical telephone key systems/PBAXs; terminal and communications equipment, including line drivers.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

+ Runs cables, key cables, or house wire to all telephone sets, terminal connectors, lugs, pins, or screws associated with key telephone equipment and/or terminating equipment for non-voice circuits.

+ Maintains required work, time, material, and equipment maintenance records to update equipment service workbook and daily task sheets consistent with current contract requirements.

+ Accurately determines needed repair parts and generate parts request.

+ Operate, clean, and maintain required tools and special equipment.

+ Minor repairs and perform services as outlined in established manufacturer technical manuals.

+ Maintain preventive maintenance and repair records in electronic format.


+ Minimum 2 years experience in fire detection and signaling systems.

+ Minimum of 1-year experience in fire alarm systems (which includes alarm and detection, notification, sprinkler monitoring, and interfaces and controls for agent releasing suppression systems (either agent or water-based systems) in installation, inspection, testing, commissioning, technical system estimating and sales, plans preparation, or maintenance).

+ Knowledge of alarm panels, communications systems, devices, critical components, life safety, and local codes.

+ Knowledge of basic fire alarm maintenance capabilities, fire sprinkler systems and fire alarm circuitry associated with low voltage systems and is preferred.

+ Must be able to read, understand, and follow: drawings, works plans, maps, manufacturer technical manuals, lubrication instructions, water schematics to ensure proper diagnosis and repair during annual inspections.


+ Valid State Driver's license required with the ability to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance company.

+ Must be certified per UFC 3-601-02 and possess NICET Level II in inspection and testing of fire sprinkler inspection with supporting documentation or training documentation.

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.

Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer- W/M/Veteran/Disabled ? Skookum participates in E-Verify.

*Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act (41 U.S.C. 46-48c)

Why Skookum?

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer: Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

EEO is the Law:

Employment Eligibility Verification: Skookum participates in E-Verify. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity, eligibility to work in the United States and must complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Disability Accommodation Available for Applicants: Skookum is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If you require an accommodation for a disability so you can participate in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (360) 381-0324 or email

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Smoky Hill Township, KS