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Communications Technician

Waldorf, Maryland

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We need you to build the future of our network.

Installation Technician

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Use your expert knowledge to install Wi-Fi and voice services while working inside and outside our customers' homes.

Outside Plant Technician

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From performing construction work to laying telephone cables and conduits, you'll keep our customers connected to the services they need.

Cable Splicing Technician

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Complete cable splices to maintain and repair our customers' services while working outdoors in the field.

Automotive Equipment Technician


Use your mechanical, automotive and heavy vehicle expertise to maintain a fleet of vehicles and equipment – ensuring that when our Technicians hit the road, they're ready to go the extra mile.

Installation Technician

Outside Plant Technician

Cable Splicing Technician

Automotive Equipment Technician


Ditch the office and take your career on the road.

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Connect customers in your community to the latest tech and services in opportunities that are as wide as the open road.

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You Are

  • Tech savvy
  • An effective communicator
  • Personable with excellent customer service skills
  • Able to demonstrate strong problem-solving skills
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Ready To

  • Act with integrity and dependability
  • Demonstrate critical-thinking skills
  • Always put the customer first
  • Maintain a customer-centric mindset
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You'll Bring

  • Your interest and readiness to learn new technology
  • The ability to work a flexible schedule - including evenings and weekends
  • The capability to lift and move up to 80 lbs
  • A willingness to work in a confined space or aloft up to 28 feet
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You're Ready To

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You'll Bring

Job Overview

Job Description:

JobTitle : Communications Technician
Wage Scale/Schedule/ Class/Level : JP
Time on Assignment (TOA) :
Residency :
Time in Title (TNT) : 30
Job Family : TL
Union Affiliation : AT&T Legacy T - Communication Workers of America
Region : LEGT

The candidate must have an active Top Secret security clearance .Job duties may vary among departments and/or assignments. Additional details concerning
specific positions may be described in associated job duties lists, job descriptions, and/or job

Duties generally include, but are not limited to the following:
Working with various testing equipment, measuring devices, meters and tools in adjusting,
wiring, repairing and maintaining various equipment and systems.

Testing, diagnosing, analyzing, and locating troubles.

Installing, repairing, and adjusting equipment and facilities.

Performing routine maintenance including inspecting, cleaning, testing and lubricating.

Keeping detailed records of work activities.

Interpreting at&t-c practices, diagrams, specifications, drawings, and service orders.

Using soldering iron and mechanical connecting tools to terminate or connect wires.

Maintaining rectifiers, batteries, and related power equipment.

Preparing inputs, processing outputs and operating various computer systems.

Answering telephones, taking messages, referring calls, and directing trouble investigations
with other at&t-c offices, or other telephone companies, and/or clients.

Driving a company vehicle.

In outside plant assignments, the following additional functions may be performed:
Identifying wires from test signals.
Splicing wires in various types of cable.
Locating and repairing leaks in pressurized cable.
Cimbing ladders and poles.

In radio maintenance assignments, the following additional functional may be performed:
Maintaining and repairing microwave radio and related equipment.
Maintaining, testing, and operating power equipment, emergency engines, and various building
support equipment.
Maintaining buildings and grounds at unattended sites.

In special services assignment, the following additional functions may be performed:
Handling customer contacts, accepting trouble reports, testing circuits, analyzing results
and directing trouble investigations.
Tracking progress of service starts and rearrangements.

In switching assignments, the following additional functions may be performed:
Operating computers and other mechanized systems on a daily basis.
Preparing inputs, analyzing outputs, maintaining and repairing various electronic and
electromechanical switching systems.

In satellite assignments, the following additional functions may be performed:
Installing, maintaining, and/or repairing at&t and non-at&t satellite earth station equipment.
Operating and maintaining systems associated with satellite tracking, telemetry monitoring and
spacecraft control as well as the transmission/receipt/access control of voice/data/video
communications via satellite earth stations.

In network management center, ccs test is required.

Test Name : Technical Knowledge Test - II (TKT II), Technical Mechanical Test-III (TMT III)
TestApplicability : R, R
Skill Code :
Skill Name :
SkillApplicability :

Weekly Hours:


Time Type:



Waldorf, Maryland

With our amazing wage opportunities, our average starting earnings per week begin at


It is the policy of AT&T to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, AT&T will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job ID R-25767 Date posted 06/20/2024
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Invested in your satisfaction and continued success.

We take care of our own here (hint: that could be you). Our benefits and rewards mean we cover some of your biggest needs with some of the coolest offerings. We already think we’re a pretty great place to work. We’re just trying to rack up some bonus points.

Let’s start with the big one: Your work gets rewarded with competitive compensation and benefits. It really does pay to be on our team.


When it comes to priorities, we know family tops the list. For the moments that matter the most, you'll be there for them, and we'll be here for you.

Family Leave

Paid Time Off

Our people have class. Literally. We can help you out on approved education costs with our tuition assistance plan.


Here’s another reason to breathe easy: You and your family get access to excellent medical, dental and vision insurance options.

Insurance Options

Wanna make your friends really jealous? You’ll get discounted access to the latest and greatest AT&T products and services — plus other awesome items, like tickets to live events.


You strike us as an over-achiever (don’t worry, it’s a compliment). Our training and development programs are your ticket to expert status in your job.

Training & Development

When the day comes that you get some much needed R&R (not that you’d ever want to leave #LifeAtATT) you’ll know your future is set with the AT&T Retirement Savings Plan (ARSP).


Give back to your community and connect with colleagues through social and team-building events, and annual paid time off for volunteer efforts of your choice.

Community & Team Events

Wellness resources and incentives to help you prioritize your health and wellbeing and be your best self inside and outside of work.

Total Wellbeing

Here’s what to expect.

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  • Pass assessment

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    You may have to pass an assessment before moving on to the next step.

  • First attempt

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    If you don't pass on your first attempt, you'll be eligible to retake your assessments after 6 months.

  • Interview

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Complete a job skill assessment

Want an idea of what will be on the assessment? You can prepare by taking a look at our study guides:
Premises Technician Assessment Technical Mechanical Test Field III


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