Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant
August 17, 2023
55 Weir Street, Taunton, Massachusetts
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About The Company:

With superior reliability, Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant has been in business for 125 years providing electricity to local communities.  Governed by a three-member Board of Commissioners led by the citizens of Taunton, this company serves 38,000 customers in Taunton, Berkley, Raynham, and sections of Dighton, Lakeville, and Bridgewater.

Job Description:

This Network Specialist will be responsible for the following:

  • Maintain and Operate Fiber Optic Networks.
  • Fiber installations, splicing, and testing of fiber optic cable.
  • Operate and maintain the network, including switches, routers, VOIP, firewalls, cabling systems, and network management equipment.
  • Install, maintain and operate voice, data, and video network infrastructure.
  • Monitor and support the performance of network components and service providers.
  • Coordinate and plan fiber emergency restoration activities.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure the infrastructure fully integrates with mapping and management systems.
  • Coordinate and install Internet services for municipal, commercial, and residential sites.
  • Create and maintain detailed records on operating, repairing, and maintaining servers, networks, and software applications.
  • Coordinate with vendor(s) for hardware and software maintenance upgrades.
  • Provide day-to-day network support, including but not limited to appointment scheduling and equipment provisioning.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support with on-call rotation.
  • Work with customers on the phone and in the field to provide technical support.



  • Associate’s degree in a Computer Technology related field is required.
  • Technical experience with network technology such as fiber optics, wireless transmission systems, and twisted pair copper cable systems.
  • A minimum of 3 years of network support experience is required
  • The successful candidate will also be required to carry a cell phone 24 hours per day, seven days per week, and participate in an on-call 24-hour and 7 days per week rotation.
  • Valid Driver’s License

Please forward resumes and cover letters to:  employment@tmlp.com

No phone calls, please.

Key Words:

  • Network Engineering
  • VOIP
  • Fiber Optics
  • Telecommunications
  • VMware
  • Cisco Switches and Routers
  • Security
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