Technician II | TEC - Jackson, MS

About the Job

TEC is a communications company with a vision of connecting customers to the world and strengthening the communities we serve. As a family owned and operated business, we value your success and personal growth within the company. We strive to strengthen employees, build customer relationships, expand our fiber network, and increase profitability so that we can reinvest in our employees, company, and communities that we serve. As a Technician II, you’ll join an elite team that is connecting rural Americans with dedicated fiber broadband services.

With nearly 100 years in business, TEC is an established innovative communications leader. In the early to mid-1900s, TEC connected countless people to the telephone for the first time. And today, we are accelerating access to high-quality, reliable internet solutions for communities that need it most. With offices in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, and Louisiana, we are playing a major role in the largest internet infrastructure buildout in the history of our country, and you can be a part of this exciting time.

Job Description

TEC is seeking a Technician II. The main purpose of this job is to install and repair Voice, Data, and SIP. If you are looking for an opportunity to grow your career with an employer that is on the cutting edge of the communications industry, then join TEC!


  • Proficient in installation of company products and services including voice, data, broadband.
  • Create, manage, and update and escalate tickets in the ticket system.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve/repair comprehensive customer issues associated with company products and services.
  • Assess where trouble is located including traveling by vehicle, requires a valid driver’s license to customer facility and checking wiring from cable to pole to facility, and building to equipment.
  • Assist the manager in assignment of specific tasks to technicians and follow up to ensure tasks are complete in a timely manner.
  • Operate Ticketing system including updating and closing trouble tickets and service orders.
  • Proficient in the use of advanced test equipment used in conjunction with troubleshooting voice and data/IP circuits. Performs variety of tests on electronic components to determine functioning level and capacity and store test results in customer folders in ticket system.
  • Requires high level of customer contact to ensure customer satisfaction both in person and via telephone. Ability to understand customer needs and make modifications and recommendations for improvement to systems with company products and services.
  • May install and maintain transport and special service circuits. Includes but not limited to T-1’s and HDSL utilizing copper and or fiber.
  • Follow Electronic Industries Alliance (EIA) / Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) 586A guidelines.
  • Responsible for the adherence to all standard operating procedures to promote safety of all employees.
  • May be responsible for operating safely and efficiently the following equipment and vehicles.
  • Show proficiency in skills which may include acquiring certain educational/industry certifications and training.
  • May be responsible for mentoring and directing the work of other Technicians.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience

TEC's dedication to employees is evident in our robust benefit package that includes:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Coverage - Accident, Cancer, Term Life, LTD
  • Paid Vacation, Personal Time Off, and Holidays
  • 401(k) plan

Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: Human Resources Dept., TEC, Post Office Box 22923, Jackson, MS 39225