Cable Technician

Prime Communications, Inc Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 2 months ago

Prime Communications is hiring! Follow the link directly below to find out what our employees are saying about us!

http://www.primecominc.com/tech-careers/

Summary

A Cable Technician is a progression from the Installer position. Working as a member of the project team, the Technician is primarily responsible for enhancing over-all jobsite productivity. The Technician is expected to have a fluent skill set and will assist with multiple aspects of the cable installation process, including: pathway construction, Telecommunication Room build-out, cable terminations, and labeling.

Major Roles and Responsibilities

  • Install cable pathway systems (cable trays, cable racks, J-hooks or D-rings).

  • Install, terminate, test, label and document horizontal, backbone and other cables.

  • Dress and route cable into telecommunications closets, modular furniture and other work areas.

  • Build out telecommunication and equipment rooms.

  • Fire-stop various types of cable penetrations.

  • Test, troubleshoot, and document test results for cabling.

  • Must have ability to install, terminate and test low voltage cables & fiber optic cables (to include twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, standard & solid conductor low voltage cable, single mode & multi-mode fiber optic cables).

  • Understands, adheres to, and promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies.

  • Perform/prepare timely field reporting of asset usage as required.

  • Perform other duties as needs arise.

  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Maintain a satisfactory compliance with customer.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Ability to understand and effectively explain every aspect of the structured cabling system including pathways, spaces, horizontal cabling, backbone copper, backbone fiber optic, cross and inter-connections, and testing. This includes understanding applicable codes, standards, and industry-best practices and the ability to differentiate between them and make recommendations.

  • Ability to choose the correct tool and methodology for the given task; for themselves and can help other team members do the same.

  • Ability to listen carefully to follow instructions

  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning from senior team members

  • Exhibit a positive attitude

  • High attention to detail

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Willingness to work days, night, and weekends as project requires

  • Self-motivated and excellent work ethic

  • Demonstrated team work and versatility in integrating into multiple work environments

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Industry certifications are highly desirable

  • In-house certified training required (company provided)

  • 1-3 years work experience in structured cabling

  • Read, write, and understand English

  • Able to distinguish colors

  • Must have a valid drivers license

  • Ability to travel 90-95% of the time.

Additional Notes

  • Probationary period of 90 days

  • Individual must possess good verbal & written communication skills.

  • Individual must be able to pass a drug screening as well as meet background requirements.

Individual must be available to work variable hours.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Lead Cable Technician

Prime Communications, Inc

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM 2019-06-11T00:00 Prime Communications is hiring! Follow the link directly below to find out what our employees are saying about us! http://www.primecominc.com/tech-careers/ Summary A Lead Technician is a working Lead member of a project team. The Lead Tech will be responsible for communicating effectively to coordinate operations and oversee workers at job sites. As the point of reference for both workers and supervisors, you will be a key person for the completion of a project. You be working alongside your team of 3-5 members to productively and safely install cable pathway systems, fire-stop systems, various electronic components, and various cables. Major Roles and Responsibilities * Installation of structured cabling systems including all aspects of the installation process. * Reads and interprets all floorplans, drawings, and specifications. * Properly sets up a variety of copper and fiber testers. * Performs system testing and troubleshooting as required. * Terminates, labels, tests, and troubleshoots optical fiber and copper installations. * Excel in technical tasks * Proactively leads a team of 3-5 Technicians/Installers to complete project tasks. * Proactively oversee and lead job site organization and basic housekeeping maintenance. * Coordinate tasks according to priorities and plans. * Allocate general and daily responsibilities. * Resolve problems when they arise and report progress to managers. * Understands, adheres to, and promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies. * Possess working knowledge of ANSI/TIA/EIA cabling standards and the National Electric Code. * Adequately train Technicians and Installers to complete all the tasks and responsibilities of their positions. * Assists in developing Technicians to complete all the tasks and responsibilities of a Lead Technician. * Monitor job expenditures. * Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor. * Maintain a satisfactory compliance with customer. Knowledge, skills, and abilities * Ability to understand and effectively explain every aspect of the structured cabling system including pathways, spaces, horizontal cabling, backbone copper, backbone fiber optic, cross and inter-connections, and testing. This includes understanding applicable codes, standards, and industry-best practices and the ability to differentiate between them and make recommendations. * Ability to choose the correct tool and methodology for the given task; for themselves and can help other team members do the same. * Ability to listen carefully to follow instructions * Demonstrated aptitude for learning from senior team members * Exhibit a positive attitude * High attention to detail * Ability to meet deadlines * Willingness to work days, night, and weekends as project requires * Self-motivated and excellent work ethic * Demonstrated team work and versatility in integrating into multiple work environments. Qualifications and Education Requirements * High School Diploma or GED * Industry certifications are highly desirable * In-house Certified Training Required (company provided) * 2-5 years work experience in Structured Cabling * Read, write, and understand English * Able to distinguish colors * Must have a valid drivers license * Ability to travel 90-95% of the time Additional Notes * Probationary period of 90 days * Individual must possess good oral & written communication skills. * Individual must be able to pass a drug screening as well as meet background requirements. Individual must be available to work variable hours. Prime Communications, Inc Richmond VA

Cable Technician

Prime Communications, Inc