PAE, Inc Telephone Technician in Beijing, China

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Telephone Technician

PAE is currently seeking qualified candidates for our Telephone Technician to support the US Embassy Beijing, and if required, its constituents posts. The incumbent assists the Foreign Service telephone technician with telephone systems installation, preventive maintenance, and trouble shooting. The incumbent receives day-to-day technical direction from the Department of State’s Information Programs (IPO) or resident Department of State Telephone Technician (IMTS/T). The duties and responsibilities listed below are not inclusive.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer inquiries concerning telephone service and capabilities.

  • Installs telephone cable and phone jacks.

  • Programs telephone switch equipment and telephone instruments.

  • Recommends equipment and software upgrades.

  • Insures that equipment is installed in proper areas (e.g., core and non-core).

  • Maintains inventory of telephone parts and stock.

  • Performs liaison with Russian telephone technical representatives.

  • Responds to and completes IRM/work orders issued by helpdesk.


  • Must be 21 years of age or older, have completed technical school or possess the equivalent of an Associate of Arts degree, and possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience with a variety of Nortel Meridian/Ayava equipment repair and maintenance.

  • Experience with Nortel and Call Pilot Voicemail Systems.

  • Experience with MFA 150 Power Supply Units.

  • Experience with current industry telecommunications installation and maintenance standards.

  • Familiarity with fiber optic media converters and routing.

  • Experience with simple networking and knowledge of IP addressing

  • Experience with Nortel/Avaya Telephony Management.

  • Experience with various Call Accounting Systems including Call Bill.

  • Must be able to adapt to other specialized equipment.

  • Experience with Nortel Element Manager.

  • Familiarity with TYPE 20165, 3900 series digital telephone sets and a variety of analog telephone sets.

  • Familiarity with ISDN, ADSL, VoIP, Digital and Analog Telephone Circuits.

  • Must have a developed sense of customer service relations.

  • Must be physically capable of lifting 50 lbs, standing and walking for extended periods of time.

  • Top Secret clearance required.

PAE is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work place.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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