Communications Electrician

Information Technology Agency

Transfer | Location: Civic Center

Annual Salary


contact information

Jun Abad

job description

The Information Technology Agency (ITA) intends to fill two (2) Communications
Electrician vacancies in the Infrastructure Bureau, Data Network Operations Section. The reporting location is City Hall East, 200 North Main Street, Los Angeles, CA.


The positions will perform the following duties including, but not limited to:
  • Install, repair, and maintain Internet Protocol (IP) data network infrastructure, including Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), Metropolitan Area Network (MAN), Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN), and Fiber Optic networks.
  • Install, configure, repair, and maintain, routers, switches, T1 and T3 Channel Service Unit (CSU) and Data Service Unit (DSU), fiber optic equipment including Fujitsu and Dense Wavelength-Division Multiplexing (DWDM).
  • Troubleshoot, isolate, and resolve IP, VoIP, and WLAN network connectivity and performance issues utilizing network monitoring and analysis tools such as NetBrain, NetMRI, Insfosim, Inifinistream Sniffer, WiFi analyzers, and VoIP analyzers. Work with other communications staff, System Programmers, telephone company technicians, contractors, vendors, and employees from other City departments.
  • Assemble and construct equipment racks, cabinets, and chassis.
  •  Fabricate metal work. 
  • Calibrate, pull, terminate, cross-connect test equipment, and certify fiber optic and copper cables.
  • Provide spot checks of contractor work, keep work records, and write reports.
  • Make drawings of installations, correct, and update documentation of drawings as required from site check information.
  • Meet with customers to determine their needs and recommend solutions.
Positions are assigned to the night shift (1:00 PM, through 10:30 PM).

  • Minimum of 2 years in the class of Communications Electrician.

The selection process will consist of an interview with a panel of department managers who will evaluate each applicant based on responses to a series of questions. A review of the candidate’s work history, personnel file, attendance record, and consultation with current supervisor will also be completed as part of the selection process.

How to apply


Eligible employees who wish to be considered for this transfer opportunity should fill out the Google Form (linked below) no later than 3:00 p.m. on Friday, June 2, 2023.

Please use the position title “Communications Electrician – Data Network Operations”

The filing period may close early if a sufficient number of resumes are received. 

Screening may also be conducted to select the most qualified candidates to interview.

Should you have any questions, please contact Jun Abad at (213) 978-3390.