Job Vacancy Telecommunications Technician 2 – D.C. Metro Area M.C. Dean


Job title: Telecommunications Technician 2 – D.C. Metro Area

Company: M.C. Dean

Job description: Position Overview:

The Telecommunications Technician 2 is responsible for the installation and assisting with the Planning & Layout of communications cabling and equipment in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and industry standards. As a technician you should have previous knowledge & experience with the installation of basic equipment which involves using hand tools and power tools, a basic understanding of Telecom Systems, blueprints and knowledge of codes and standards.

In this position, you will be required to have a proficient understanding & knowledge of Telecommunication Systems including OSP & ISP Copper, CCTV, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Fiber Optic & Structured Cabling. Additionally, each technician must make every effort to become a qualified BICSI Technician.

Core Market Sector:

The candidate being considered must have hands-on experience & knowledge in the installation of Low-Voltage specialty contracting industries, solution-driven initiatives & overall leadership to field-project teams. This candidate will be responsible for supporting complex scopes specific to Healthcare, Government, Higher-Education, Federal Aviation (Preferred) & Mission Critical industries.

Position Requirements:

  • Required to have field-experience specific to the Installation, Termination & Testing of Structured Cabling Plants within Commercial Construction industries.

· Knowledge & ability to always utilize Hand & Power Tools safely, along with adhering to all Safety Regulations & Procedures.

· Ability to Survey and document existing telecommunications infrastructure including Copper & Fiber Cables, both active & passive components using electronic devices.

· Ability to Sketch Rack, Floor & Wall Elevations.

  • Previous working experience in Terminating, Testing & Troubleshooting of Horizontal Copper (Cat 5, Cat 6).

· Extensive understanding of Installation, Inspection, Terminating, Testing and Troubleshooting of ISP/OSP Telecommunications Systems (Fiber Optics, Category 5, 6, 6A & Associated Equipment) Including:

o Various pathways and Cable Tray

o Various Cabinet and Racks

o Various Telecommunications Devices

o Prefabricated Components and Assemblies.

o Telecommunications Grounding Systems

· Ability to support a project-team of 10+, with the ability to operate independently while supporting a Communications Superintendent.

· Previous experience leading, training & supervising Junior-Technicians & Apprentices in a team environment.

· Ability to lead the installation of cable from Telecommunications Rooms (TR) to work area outlets (WAO) while following directions & ensuring cables are installed methodically & arranged in proper bundles at TR for ease of dressing & termination.

· Required to have a full set of Tools obtained prior to the first day of employment as needed to perform the position.

  • Knowledge within the following Terminations of the fowling Fiber & Cable listed below:
  • Anaerobic
  • Unicam
  • Fusion Splicing
  • Riser Cable
  • Horizontal Cable
  • Successful experience partnering with diverse types of Connectors, Terminations & Pin Configurations.
  • Proficient knowledge in different color codes & strong familiarity with TIA & EIA Standards.
  • Ability to label & test Horizonal Cable as required for the position.
  • Clear understanding & installation experience within the following telecommunications systems (Locally & Globally) including:
  • Video & Data Cabling
  • Fiber Optic & Structured Cabling
  • OSP & ISP Copper
  • CCTV
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Patch Panels
  • Ability to successfully install one or more of the following systems including Backbone & Riser Cable (Copper & Fiber), Plywood & Racks, Cable Trays (TC, MDF & IDF), OSP & ISP, along with Site Grounding.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading project teams on small, moderately complex telecommunications installation & maintenance projects.
  • Oversight & lead Junior employees in the Installation, Termination & Testing of diverse structured & fiber optic cabling specific to new-build commercial construction industries.
  • Daily on-site presence with ability to pull cable 100 Pair or smaller as necessary without assistance.
  • Ensure all daily toolbox talks are conducted & documented once completed.
  • Conducts all inspections, evaluations & tracking of inventory as required throughout the project life cycle.
  • Responsible for reading & understanding all plans, specifications & blueprints throughout each phase of the project.
  • Provide mentorship to junior apprentices & technicians on-site to ensure continuous growth & technical knowledge of employees.
  • Responsible for terminating various manufactures of copper termination blocks, with a strong understanding of how improper installation can affect quality testing efforts.
  • Utilize & consistently reference BICSI Guidelines for proper installation & termination procedures as required.
  • Ability to lead & conduct the termination of cable on Patch Panels & Jacks at Work Area Outlet.
  • Executes daily development of additional Field-Employees, along with actively supervision Apprentices & Junior Communications Technicians on the project-team.
  • Facilitates & leads a team to install cable from TRs to WAO’s while adhering to construction drawings.
  • Run lists to ensure cables are installed appropriately & arranged in proper bundles at the TR for ease of dressing & termination.
  • Perform Quality Assurance (QA) checks on the teams’ performance to ensure the cable installation is within compliance & safety requirements.
  • Position may require up to 25% Travel which may include domestic &/or International.

Education, Experience & Technical Qualifications:

· High School Diploma OR GED required.

· Must be 18 years of age with reliable transportation daily to & from the appointed jobsite.

· Minimum 4+ years of experience in related Telecommunications experience specific to the oversight & installation of OSP & ISP Copper, CCTV, Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Fiber Optic & Structured Cabling within diverse construction industries.

· Minimum 2+ years of experience & established knowledge in complex markets including Federal & Government Facilities, Healthcare/Hospitals, Commercial Buildings & Mission Critical Facilities.

· Required knowledge of specific Telecommunications functions including the self-perform installation, inspections, terminations & evaluations of all systems being installed.

· Ability to pass basic telecommunication knowledge test.

· Demonstrated experience and ability to read and understand plans and specifications.

· Strong communications, time management and organization skills to meet deadlines and quality objectives.

· Consistently report to work on time, work well with others to accomplish a common goal and maintain a safe work environment.

· Wear long pants and a shirt that covers the shoulders by six (6) inches. These are not provided by the Company.

· Provide basic tools from the provided tool list prior to 1st day of employment.

· Ability to obtain a security clearance if required for the project.

Desired Qualifications:

· Active Security Clearance

· Valid Passport and willingness to travel overseas.

· BICSI credentials to include Technician.

· Manufacture Certifications and/or Fiber Certification.

· Experience with Microsoft Office Applications.

Physical Abilities Required:

· Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period.

· Relocates a 12-Foot stepladder without assistance.

· Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks, and all types of ladders.

· Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls, and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.

· Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.

· May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.

· Update project-team when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong; It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

· Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

· Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).

· See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

· Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

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Expected salary:

Location: USA

Job date: Sat, 02 Dec 2023 06:54:09 GMT

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