Job Vacancy Low Voltage Lead Project Technician Wachter


Job title: Low Voltage Lead Project Technician

Company: Wachter

Job description: Wachter’s greatest asset is the people who work here. Join the Wachter family and chart your career path!

Wachter is accepting applications for Low Voltage Service Technicians for service work at various locations across the United States. Candidates responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and repairing structured cabling systems in various environments. This is a full-time position requiring travel and a willingness to learn and help in other structured cabling environments if needed.

We seek self-motivated and reliable technicians for service and special installation projects, who can work independently and find solutions to complete the job. Long-term employment with competitive pay and exceptional benefits for qualified candidates. We value relationships and invest in our employees.

Benefits Package: Company Paid!

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription & Vision Benefits
  • Life, AD&D and LTD insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Teladoc, TriaHealth, Legal Shield
  • Company-Matched 401(k) and IRA Retirement Savings
  • Per-Diem paid when overnight travel is required
  • Drive time and mileage paid for use of personal vehicle when travel is required.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a Low Voltage Cable Technician.
  • Knowledge and experience with Point-of-Sale systems, TV/monitor, and media player installations are preferred.
  • Audio Visual experience preferred.
  • Industry-specific certifications are an advantage (BICSI, Siemon, Panduit, Belden, Corning). Please list certifications if any.
  • Demonstrated experience leading teams of technicians on multi-week projects.
  • Technician will need to be physically able to complete any portion of the installation and needs to be comfortable working 50 to 60 hours a week for the duration of the project.
  • Flexible and willing to work on-call, early morning, day, night, and weekend shifts depending on the requirements of the job.
  • Available and willing for extensive travel nationwide, road warrior.
  • Regional travel approximately 6-8 hours from home requiring hotel stays. Expect to be on the road for 2-3 weeks at a time.
  • Ability to consistently complete projects within budget, on time, and in a safe manner.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; this position frequently requires customer, field technician, and office personnel interactions.
  • Knowledge of Cat5/CAT6 cabling and installation of small equipment: switches, brides, cameras (specifically Axis).
  • Experience with 24v and 70v paging systems.
  • Strong knowledge of multiple termination types for multi-mode and single-mode fibers.
  • Able to neatly dress and terminate large bundles of cables inside IDF and MDF cabinets.
  • Experience reading blueprints and site maps.
  • Proficient with the use of computers, including email, spreadsheets, PDF documentation, and databases Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledgeable in identifying independent colors and learning color codes.
  • Ability to work in cramped spaces.
  • Ability to operate a BOOM or scissor lift; and ability to work at heights, of 40 plus feet.
  • Has basic telecommunication tools, PPE, and reliable transportation.
  • Reliable transportation with required insurance coverage.
  • Must have knowledge of cabling infrastructure.
  • Execute advanced troubleshooting skills.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean driving record; no DUI or DWI in the last three years.

Responsibilities:

  • Installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various cabling infrastructure.
  • Provide basic setup, installation, and testing services for the following: Phone Systems, Wireless systems (AP, Antennas), and Network devices (routers, switches, servers).
  • Ability to provide basic setup, installation, and testing services for the following: Wireless systems (AP, Antennas), and Network devices (routers, switches, servers).
  • Run low voltage cabling in commercial buildings, including drilling concrete walls and limited conduit work.
  • Ensuring all cables are neatly tied and bundled according to safety regulations.
  • Assist with pre-installation opportunities by designing and planning technical solutions.
  • Perform site surveys, and develop scope of work and materials list.
  • Installing of cable support structures such as j-hooks, cable racks, and innerduct.
  • Conduct tests to ensure all newly installed cable systems and component devices are operational.
  • Troubleshoot issues with cable networks to ensure the proper functioning and to ensure the system meets local, county, state, or federal codes; legal and/or insurance requirements.
  • Adhere to all required project safety requirements as set forth by Wachter, our customers, or OSHA.
  • Perform any other duties not specifically stated herein, but which your supervisor may assign.

About:

Wachter is a family-owned company since 1930 and we see each employee as a critical piece of the Wachter Family. With over 900 licenses across the country, Wachter serves commercial and industrial clients with the right technologies needed to keep them successful.

We design, install, and maintain the technologies that keep businesses operating efficiently. Our team of dedicated electricians, engineers, and technicians provides electrical, data, security, communications, and automation services to clients in numerous industries.

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We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Expected salary:

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Job date: Sat, 05 Aug 2023 06:15:03 GMT

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