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Field Service Technician - 2024 Co-Op Program

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Engineering
  • Saint Petersburg
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You should have knowledge in certifications like Security+, Network+, CCNA, and NRS1. Experience with wired and wireless communications systems, computer networks, RF interfaces, and logging systems is a plus. Familiarity with Motorola equipment and communications test tools is essential.
  • You will provide technical support, maintain communications systems, document activities, report weekly, solve technical issues, and continuously train to stay updated. Grow and learn in a dynamic professional environment.

Requirements

  • Preferred Candidate Knowledge/Experience:
  • Currently pursuing certifications in Security+, Network+, CCNA, or NRS1
  • Understanding of wired communications systems, like local area networks (LAN) and wide-area networks (WAN)
  • Ability to install, configure, and maintain computer networks, including cabling, routers, switches, firewalls, and bridges.
  • Familiarity with R.F. interfaces and systems such as transmitters, receivers, and antenna networks.
  • Knowledge of standard telephony, dedicated data circuits, and packet switching techniques.
  • Understanding of logging recording systems.
  • During the Co-Op Program, you will gain hands-on experience with the following equipment:
  • Motorola Base Stations (STR series, GTR series, etc.)
  • Centracom Consoles (Gold Elite, MCC7500, MCC7100)
  • Computer IP Networks and Configuration
  • Experience working with RF Infrastructure Technologies, including Motorola SmartZone, Smartnet, Console Systems, ASTRO Conventional and Trunked equipment
  • The Co-Op Program will also provide you with technical skills in using various communications test equipment, such as:
  • Communication System Analyzers
  • Ethernet Link test sets
  • TIMS (Transmission Impairment Measurement Set)
  • Digital RF Power Meter
  • Motorola Conventional, SmartNet, Centracom, and MCC Console systems, Secure Operations, and ASTRO A7.x - A20.x Digital systems and installation procedures.

Responsibilities

  • In this exciting role, you will have the opportunity to learn and grow while contributing to important field activities. Your academic principles gained from courses will be put into practice in a dynamic professional environment.
  • As part of the team, you will provide valuable technical support for specialized telecommunications systems and public safety product applications. This hands-on experience will allow you to develop a deep understanding of these systems and their real-world applications.
  • You will also play a crucial role in maintaining and documenting complex communications systems. This will give you firsthand experience in system maintenance and documentation best practices.
  • Your contributions will be recognized through weekly reports, allowing you to showcase your activities and accomplishments. This will help you sharpen your communication skills and highlight your achievements.
  • Additionally, you will have the opportunity to develop innovative solutions to challenging technical problems. This problem-solving experience will enhance your critical thinking abilities and help you develop creative approaches to system maintenance, upgrades, and support.
  • Continuous training is a key aspect of this role, ensuring that you stay updated on the latest technologies and troubleshooting techniques. This commitment to learning will allow you to continually expand your knowledge and stay at the forefront of the industry.
  • Join us in this role and embark on a journey of learning and growth, where you can apply your academic principles in a practical setting and gain valuable experience in the telecommunications field.

FAQs

What kind of experience do I need to apply for the FST Co-Op Program?

The FST Co-Op Program is designed for individuals with little to no work experience who are passionate about learning and growing in the field of RF communications systems and computer networking.

What will I learn as an FST Co-Op?

As an FST Co-Op, you will work directly alongside experienced technical leaders, gaining hands-on experience in the field. You will develop a unique skill set in multi-site RF communications systems and computer networking, allowing you to make valuable contributions to Public Safety customers.

Can I expect to work in high-pressure situations during the FST Co-Op Program?

Yes, as an FST Co-Op, you will have the opportunity to solve customer problems quickly and effectively, even in stressful scenarios. This will help you develop problem-solving skills and build resilience.

What kind of teams will I collaborate with during the FST Co-Op Program?

Throughout the Co-Op, you will work closely with Motorola Solutions' Public Safety Customers, Subcontractors (MSS) community, as well as teams from Sales, Engineering, Project Management, and Customer Service. This will give you exposure to various areas of the organization and help you develop a well-rounded understanding of the industry.

How will the FST Co-Op Program help me launch a successful career in RF communications systems and computer networking?

The FST Co-Op Program will provide you with the foundation you need to launch a successful career in the field. You will gain valuable hands-on experience, develop a unique skill set, and have the opportunity to work with a variety of teams within the organization.

A global leader in public safety & enterprise security, making communities safer & businesses stay productive & secure.

Manufacturing & Electronics
Industry
10,001+
Employees
2011
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Motorola Solutions is a global leader in public safety and enterprise security. Our solutions in land mobile radio communications, video security & access control and the command center, bolstered by managed & support services, create an integrated technology ecosystem to help make communities safer and businesses stay productive and secure. At Motorola Solutions, we’re ushering in a new era in public safety and security.