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Communications Man - A in Gary, IN at NiSource

Date Posted: 2/26/2018

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    Gary, IN
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Job Description






 This is a union position. 


A.    Duties:

Install, maintain and repair communications equipment and electronic control systems. 

Perform such duties as:

           1.     Install, maintain and repair mobile radio, base station and carrier current telephone equipment.

          2.     Install, maintain and repair remote indication, read-out and control equipment.

          3.     Modify and connect communications and control equipment for use in Company operations.

          4.     Operate all electronic test apparatus, perform electronic circuit tracing, stage gain measurements,  

                  frequency calibration and signal analysis.

           5.     Check and retune line tuning equipment and line wave traps.

           6.     Take reasonable care of Company tools and equipment that are assigned to him during working hours.

           7.     Keep assigned equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly condition.

           8.     Report irregularities and abnormal conditions.

           9.     Direct and instruct employees assigned to work with him.

         10.     Assist in the training of other employees.

        11.     Perform similar or less skilled work in this classification or, when the diversity of work load requires,

                    perform similar or less skilled work in equal or lower classifications.                                                        

        12.     Perform duties in accordance with the Company's safety rules and operating regulations and practices.

        13.     Complete any reports and forms used in connection with the performance of duties.

B.    Qualifications:

Meet the Company's requirements as to General Qualifications; have the qualifications of Communications Man, Class B, and meet the following qualifications:

         1.     Two (2) years experience as Communications Man, Class B, or the equivalent.

         2.     Have satisfactorily performed the duties of Communications Man, Class B or the equivalent

         3.     Have a thorough working knowledge of drawings, schematic diagrams, and instruction manuals pertaining

                   to the work.

        4.     Have a thorough working knowledge of the principle of operation of radio, carrier current and remote

                  indication and control equipment.

        5.     Have a working knowledge of electronic circuit tracing, signal analysis and electron tube


       6.     Have a working knowledge of solid state circuit components and their characteristics.

       7.     Have a working knowledge of solid state circuitry, testing procedures and repair methods.

       8.     Have a working knowledge of encoding and decoding techniques and devices.

Inclusion & Diversity

Value inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.

Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.

Treat others with respect and consideration.  Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before March 16, 2018

Equal Employment Opportunity

NiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.

By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.