Cable Technician - BP

Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI + Polygraph
Category
Telecommunications
Locations
Annapolis Junction, Maryland
San Antonio, Texas

REQ#: RQ122786

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Pipeline

The Cable Technician shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Able to assist in running cables for building or racking of equipment or other cabling services
  • Able to read drawings to establish correct wiring/cable runs
  • With minimal assistance, install cabling from transport/wiring closets to the customer access outlet
  • Install cabling both under floor and above the ceiling in cable trays, troughs, wiring baskets, harnesses, and J hooks
  • Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques
  • Field test cabling for performance specifications
  • Cable labeling
  • Perform cable management in racks and termination shelves
  • Successfully terminate various types of copper connectors
  • Able to discuss pathways, spaces, bonding and grounding and firestopping
  • Able to choose the correct tool or methodology for specific cabling tasks
  • Lead a team in running cables for building or racking of equipment or other cabling services
  • Able to create cable run lists and cable schematics to effectively connect the services
  • Install cabling from transport/wiring closets to the customer access outlet
  • Install cabling both under floor and above the ceiling in cable trays, troughs, wiring baskets, harnesses, and J hooks

Positions are available at the following 2 levels:

Cable Technician Level 1

Assist in the design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets, and points-of-presence

Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques

Install backbone/vertical, underground, and outdoor cabling

Field test cabling for performance specifications

Provide cable labeling and configuration documentation

Perform cable management

Successfully terminate various types of fiber optic connectors

Successfully interpret drawings, plans, and specifications

Properly test and troubleshoot copper installations

Discuss media selection and implications for implementation on the network

Make recommendations based on applicable codes, standards, and best practices 

Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure

Qualifications:

Shall have a minimum of five (5) years technical experience in IT cable installation and termination. Provide team leadership, engineering, and design knowledge to meet technical specifications. In-Depth knowledge of termination equipment, methodologies and splicing techniques. Areas of knowledge must also include: physical ability to lift 50 pounds, cable termination, testing, cable rack preparation, layout and installation, and documentation. A valid BICSI Installer 2, Copper or Installer 2, Optical Fiber certification is required. Three additional years of experience may be substituted for certification.

Cable Technician Level 2

Assist in the design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets, and points-of-presence

Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques

Install backbone/vertical, underground, and outdoor cabling

Field test cabling for performance specifications

Properly test and troubleshoot copper installations

Discuss media selection and implications for implementation on the network

Make recommendations based on applicable codes, standards, and best practices

Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure

Develop the cable run lists for a major projects and efforts to ensure communications can be established to meet customer goals.

Consult with the Government to ensure deliveries are met

Design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets and points-of-presence

Lead cable crews in all environments

Properly test and troubleshoot optical fiber installations

Provide cable labeling and configuration documentation

Perform cable management

Successfully terminate various types of fiber optic connectors

Successfully interpret drawings, plans, and specifications

Qualifications:

Shall have a minimum of ten (10) years technical experience in IT cable installation and termination. Provide team leadership, engineering, and design knowledge to meet technical specifications. In-Depth knowledge of termination equipment, methodologies, and splicing techniques.

Areas of knowledge must also include: physical ability to lift 50 pounds, cable termination, testing, cable rack preparation, layout and installation, and documentation. A valid BICSI Technician certification is required. Five additional years of experience may be substituted for certification.


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