Securus Technologies

  • Cable/Telephone Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-MO-Columbia | US-MO-Springfield | US-MO-Kansas City
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
  • Overview

    Job Purpose:


    The position of Field Service Technician II is established to install sites up to 72 phones, maintain and repair telecommunications, associated computer, networking, and electronic equipment, provide facility training or administrative support and maintain wiring per specifications and operational procedures.  They may also provide installation assistance, training or troubleshooting assistance to a FSTI.


    Essential Duties:

    • Install macs up to  72 phones, assist on major macs, maintain and repair telecommunications, associated computer, networking, electronic equipment, and wiring per specifications and operational procedures at correctional facilities.
    • Provide installation assistance, training or troubleshooting assistance to a FSTI.
    • Provide administrative services on as needed basis or dedicated to a particular customer: data entry including PIN/PAN, blocks/unblocks, customer reporting, training, providing CDR reports and burning recordings to CD/DVD per subpoena as well as testifying in court per subpoena.
    • Perform investigations assigned by customer on specific inmates, dates, times, locations by listening to call recordings, burning recordings to CD and writing up an investigative report based on call recordings.
    • Provide operations support for following: site surveys, pre-bid meetings and sales conferences.
    • Travel within assigned territory maintaining assigned sites and assisting with coverage in non-assigned territory when necessary.                                             
    • Gather, update, record, and maintain data and/or statistics.                                                       
    • Communicates with dispatchers to receive work assignments and provides dispatchers with ETA for arrival and departure information.
    • Ticket Administration: required to document ticket assignments daily with proper on site, travel times and updates or status.
    • Interfaces with multiple departments and/or organizations for problem solutions.                      
    • Maintains company or personal vehicle ensuring the following items are current & operational: routine maintenance, inspection sticker, registration sticker & repairs.
    • Troubleshoots situations where standard procedures have failed in isolating or resolving problems.
    • May be required to assist in consulting, giving technical support to or training client personnel on Securus products & services.
    • Maintains inventory of equipment and tools.
    • Voice Biometrics Enrollment and Re-Enrollment.


    Other Functions and Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

    • Determine when to negotiate alternatives, when to escalate a problem or when to ask for assistance in dealing with the various problems reported.
    • Often used as primary point of contact for all Securus related issues.
    • Assist in resolving Friend and Family ITS issues.
    • Work under general supervision.
    • Collect and maintain coin phones.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.



    • Maintain and submit the following as needed:  weekly timesheets, service ticket closing information, equipment & tool (truck stock) inventory, preventative maintenance checklists, site surveys and physical site equipment audits.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Good driving record
    • Self-starting, able to self-train on telephony based product line.
    • Excellent ability at multi-tasking, setting priorities and tracking issues concurrently.
    • Strong communications skills, written and verbal, for working with customers, dispatchers, technical support specialists, other field technicians and management.
    • Experience working with Windows operating systems.
    • Minimum 2 Years Telephony and/or computer related experience.
    • Telephony and/or computer hardware experience. Including but not limited to:  pulling cable (Cat3 & Cat5), terminations (110, 66, Krone, RJ11 & RJ45) up to 100 pair cables and troubleshooting wiring / T1 / CO dial tone problems and computer repairs (drive, card, board, memory replacements and troubleshooting of hardware as well as OS problems).

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Microsoft Certifications (A+, N+, MCSE etc…)
    • Cisco Certifications (CCNA etc…)
    • Electronics / Electrical Certification or Degree
    • 5 years or more of related experience
    • Wireless technology experience
    • Fiber termination experience
    • Previous experience working in law enforcement or correctional environment

    Physical Requirements and Work Environment:


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, kneel, crouch or crawl and use hands to work with tools or controls. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A reliable vehicle, standard telephony tools, a personal cell phone and Internet are required to perform day to day activities of a Field Service Technician II.  Securus may provide monthly cell phone, vehicle, vehicle allowance or mileage.


    It is the Company’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals. Securus will not discriminate against any associate or qualified job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of that person’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected under local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.




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