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Communications Electronic Technician - Portsmouth, OH

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Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: Portsmouth, OH, US, 45662

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern is one of the nation's premier transportation companies specializing in freight railroading. We operate approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serve every major container port in the eastern United States, and provide efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern has the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a major transporter of coal and industrial products.

We are a team of more than 28,000 employees working together to maintain our reputation as "The Thoroughbred of Transportation". As an industry leader, Norfolk Southern offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Requisition ID : 12128 

Job Description

The qualified candidates must possess recent experience in the testing and maintenance of various types of telephone apparatus, including telephone repeaters, carriers, loud speaking equipment, and the construction and maintenance of open wire and cable lines is required.

Applicants must be qualified to install, maintain and repair base station, mobile radio installations and guard radio and terminal communications required.

A 2 year Associates degree in Electronics or related technical field is required. Experience in the installation, maintenance and repair of VHF radios, data circuits, automatic equipment identification, closed circuit television, radar, speaker systems and other communication facilities are preferred.

Candidate must qualify for an FCC license or NABOR certificate once hired.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. We test hair for illegal drugs as part of our pre-employment medical evaluation. Hair testing can reveal any drug use in the last 90 days. If you are unable to provide a hair sample from the head, arms, chest, or legs we will treat that failure as a refusal which will result in rejection of the application for employment.

Work Conditions

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland

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