Network Technician

Division: Transformer
Location: Laurel, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

Howard Industries is looking to hire a Network Technician.


  • Assist and organize with trouble/issues via phone, email, and text, as well as provide resolution to all issues, as necessary.
    Troubleshoot end-user desktop issues related to networking and phone issues.
    Analyze, troubleshoot, and resolve network issues create documentation for resolutions
    Configure and troubleshoot network connections for desktops, network equipment, and VOIP telephones.
    Have a basic understanding of WiFi networks and related wireless devices
    Have a basic understanding of network wiring.
    Assist with the creation of network infrastructure (pull needed wiring and cables, install cabinets and enclosures, terminate fiber, terminate CAT5/CAT6 cabling)
    nstall basic network equipment (switches, routers, wireless equipment) not including configuration of software.
    Keep track of inventory and submit orders for restock
    Be able to work nights and weekends. Be on-call as needed.
    Be able to walk or stand for long periods of time
    Be able to obtain a Class D Commercial Drivers license
    Be comfortable operating machinery


  • Qualifications:
    Associate's Degree in a computer related field or an equivalent combination of related education, training, and experience
    Must have a reliable method of transportation and the ability to travel as necessary
    Basic computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and typing)
    Comfortable with use of hand tools (Drills, Screwdrivers, etc)
    Task-Oriented with ability to complete projects with little to no supervision.
    Ability to work in all types of environmental conditions (hot/cold, indoor/outdoor)
    Preferred Qualifications:
    Ability to identify needed action without continual direction.
    Must model the highest degree of moral and ethical behavior
    Exceptional customer service skills and the ability to maintain an excellent working relationship with co-workers.
    Avid interest in technology and expanding knowledge base to stay on top of industry technology trends.
    Ability to explain and document procedures verbally and in writing.
    Excellent organizational skills and ability to work under pressure.
    Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism.
    Dependable, punctual, and solutions oriented and flexibility in the work schedule is required.


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required 
Experience Required 0 to 1 year
Education Required Associate's Degree
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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