IT Specialist - Telecommunications Cabling Technician – Mid/Senior Level
A Voice and Data Structured Cable Technician will install with direct supervision: cable pathway systems, fire stop systems, various electronic components, and various cable that includes but is not limited to: twisted pair cable, coax, fiber optic & low voltage cable. Cable installation includes: placement, termination, testing, labeling and documentation.
Major Responsibilities / Duties:
Plans network installations by using work orders, plans, manuals, and technical specifications; ordering and gathering equipment, supplies, materials, and tools, assessing installation site.
Establishes voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing copper and fiber optic cables.
Mounts telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm systems; installation of racks and cabinets all while following industry standards, best practices and manufacturer requirements.
Install cable pathway systems (cable trays, cable racks, J-hooks or D-rings) by using power or manual fasteners, drills or other power equipment.
Install or maintain existing fire stopping systems in conduits, trays, wall/ceiling/floor penetrations.
Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications.
Maintains customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns; answering questions.
Maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal requirements.
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
Must Possess an Active Top Secret Clearance.
Must have knowledge of basic computer skills and be able to demonstrate good writing skills.
Must be knowledgeable in codes, industry standards and best practices.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook a plus.
Must work well with little supervision individually and in a team environment.
Candidate may be required to have secret or top secret clearance
Candidate will possess two (2) or more of the following;
Recent, verifiable equivalent experience in the work described above (within 3 years)
Verifiable military training on cabling design and/or installation (within 2 years)
Valid manufacturer training certificate for the product being installed
Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI) - Copper or Fiber
BICSI Installer 1 or 2 (Copper or Fiber)
BICSI Technician (Counts as 2 of the requirements)
Note: If candidate possess only one (1) of the above, then at the hiring manager’s discretion, they will be given up to six (6) months to complete an additional training requirement.
Ability to use a variety of general and specialty hand tools and test equipment.
Must maintain a safe work environment.
Must have the ability to discern colors used for safety and telecommunications terminations.
Willing to work in tight, confined areas and stand in one place for long periods of time.
Ability to carry heavy loads as needed.
Ability to carry and climb ladders as needed.
Willingness to work days, nights and weekends as required.
Must provide a valid driver’s license and/or be able to maintain reliable transportation to get to and from the jobsites.