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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.
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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