STEPS Wireless Specialist

Job description

Job Title:

STEPS Wireless Specialist

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

3L600:ITS Networking & Infrastructure

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Salary Range:

$15-17 per hour

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Required Education:

High School

Required Related Experience:

Previous Network Experience

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs, ability to walk across campus and stand for long periods, must be able to distinguish wiring colors. Ability to work in a confined space and occasionally outdoors in adverse weather. Must be able to climb and work from ladders.


8-5pm Weekdays, on call and overtime as needed.

Job Summary:

The candidate in this position will perform basic wireless surveys and conduct wireless coverage tests. Interprets survey and design data to create AP install matrix and fully document site specific attributes related to optimal client operation and coverage. Works closely with engineers to ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products and ensures backend management and monitoring systems are updated to reflect current state environment. Basic knowledge of wireless protocols and RF fundamentals desired. The successful candidate will have the ability to work as part of an overall wireless engineering team in a collaborative environment.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

Previous network experience.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

1-3 years IT experience with basic understanding of wired and wireless networks.

AA or BS and/or entry level technical certification

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 2/14/2021
Application Due: 2/25/2021
Work Type: Full Time