Systems Technician I (WiFi)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Systems Administration
Locations
Not Applicable, Virginia
Reston, Virginia

REQ#: G2019-68365

Provides installation maintenance and troubleshooting support of information systems applications and related peripheral hardware.

Level 1 Technician (low-voltage technician) is responsible to perform a variety of tasks, specifically to assist in exchanging existing wireless access points with new wireless access points in hospital/healthcare environments. Must be responsible, self-motivated, service-oriented with good technical aptitude, willing to perform variable field-based assignments at client locations.

Must be able to work as part of a team with management, survey engineers, core engineers and other Technicians in a fast-paced environment.

Need to possess attention to detail, be able to multi-task and learn quickly.

RESPONSIBILTIES

  • Under general direction, inventory, document, remove, replace, mount and confirm connectivity of wireless access points
  • Document and escalate any irregularities and challenges
  • Read floor plans and document access point location changes  
  • Complete daily progress reports in a timely manner
  • Complete work within OSHA and the Veteran's Administration regulations
  • Complete work in a manner consistent with infection control guidance provided by each location
  • Ensure that all tools and equipment are secure at all times

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HS/GED

  • 0-2 years' experience in customer service installing or replacing technical components at customer sites, i.e. cable boxes, phone systems, network equipment, etc. is desired.
  • Cat-5 through Cat-7connectivity experience is a plus

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COMPETENCIES

    • Basic computer skills and mobile device application usage (Email, Text Messaging, Photos)
    • Be familiar with MS Word and Excel applications and PDF viewers/editors (Adobe, Bluebeam)
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with customers, co-workers and team lead

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Location: Veteran's Administration Hospitals and Clinics: US
    • Type of environment: Hospital/Healthcare
    • Noise level: Low-Medium-Loud
    • Work schedule: Schedule is day/evening shifts Monday – Friday. (May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.)
    • Amount of Travel: 100%

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is a nationwide enterprise wireless upgrade project and involves removing and installing wireless access points using ladders, scissor lifts or similar lifting devices from 8' to 25' above the floor with some tools as required.

Must be able to work on and carry up to 5 ft to 12 ft ladders throughout the day.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

  • Must pass a VA background check and be eligible to obtain a PIV badge
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Must have a clean and valid driver's license
  • Must complete and pass two stage TB testing

 

TOOLS

Must provide own hand tools to complete the access point removal and installations.

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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.