Communication Infrastructure Engineer

University of Iowa Health Care

Coralville, IA Engineering / Technology $44,000 to $ yearly

Job Reference #: 19002793

Position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization.
Position Summary:
This position will be responsible for installation of cabling, configuration and provisioning network ports, PBX services provisioning, documentation of cable plant utilizing facility management system, creation of work orders as needed for services and events in UI Health Care facilities, working across teams with in-house staff and contractors, and other duties as assigned. Project specific work includes leading small/medium and participation on technical teams in large scale projects. This position will provide technical and functional deliverables to meet customer/user needs in compliance with UI Health Care, University of Iowa, and industry standards. This position routinely ascends/descends to varied heights to install and manage infrastructure, must be able to move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, and will participate in on-call rotation.
A cover letter is desired as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Robert Houchin (
Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 
Education Required
A Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Experience Requirements
  • Experience (typically 1-3 years) with installation and support of communication infrastructures to include, but not limited to terminations and splicing fiber and/or copper
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current and emerging technologies and National cabling standards including EIA/TIA, NFPA, and BICSI.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in using personal computers. MS Office productivity suite software, and common applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to write and deliver clear and concise instructions, reports and work summaries.  Good interpersonal skills, strong customer service and customer relation skills.
  • The ability to multitask and work independently as well as part of a team.
Highly Desired Qualification
  • Experience in a healthcare or health industry environment (highly desirable)
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with telephony systems to include NEC, Cisco, etc. 
  • Experience with network port provisioning and troubleshooting on platforms to include Cisco.
  • Knowledge and/or experience with facility management (Compco, etc) and ticket tracking system (Cherwell).  
  • Knowledge of commercial building, fire and electric codes
  • Experience with Distributed Antennae Systems (DAS)
To apply for this position visit our website at and search job listings by the Information Technology category.
Competitive salary and outstanding fringe benefits.  Applicant credentials subject to verification.   The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a
qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Job ID: 68326

Posted 28 days ago

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