Cable Technician

Prime Communications, Inc Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

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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.

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Cable Technician

Prime Communications, Inc