We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important.
Our work depends on a Cable Engineer joining our team to support JSP-ETM activities in Arlington, VA.
The Cable Engineer is responsible for installation and documentation of new and/or updated Inside Plant cable infrastructure to include conduit, cable trays, copper, coax, fiber and all associated elements in the Pentagon, Mark Center & buildings within the NCR supported by JSP. Must follow JSP and commercial best practice procedures, standards required for installation of cable racks, wiring of the racks and testing required during installation.
Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.
Our Cable Engineer is responsible for tasks assigned by Coordinators in connection with service orders and repair activities related to Category 6 cabling, Voice over IP networks (VOIP), and fiber optic cabling infrastructure.
In-depth knowledge of TDM networks
Dress, terminate and test cables and components, Ability to work with power tools and ladders
Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors. Computer literate with basic Networking Skills
Installs, maintains and repairs voice and data communications systems
Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics
Tests, locates, installs, and repairs cabling infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance
Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information
Verifies service by testing installed cabling; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
Well versed in the use of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.
Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications
Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
Participates in special projects as required
Identify, track and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards
Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling.
Ability to work with power tools and ladders
Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors
Computer literate with basic Networking Skills
Active Secret clearance required
3 - 5 years of related telecommunications experience.
Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.
Strong customer service experience is highly preferred
Active TS/SCI security clearance
Must be familiar with BICSI rules, regulations, and standards.
Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively to personnel of various expertise levels.
Solid Customer Support Skills in a high visibility environment.
Problem analysis and problem solving.
Attention to detail and accuracy.
About Our Work
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.