Cable Technician - OCONUS

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Telecommunications
Location
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

REQ#: RQ120319

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

Cable Technician

Guantanamo Bay CUBA

Secret US Security clearance is required

Top Secret security clearance with SCI level access is preferred

Excellent opportunity to work OCONUS. Housing and relocation is provided. The position requires at least a Secret Clearance to start (and willingness to get TS/SCI Cleared) and is an unaccompanied assignment (i.e. family/spouse can NOT accompany).

Guantanamo Bay Naval Base is a United States military base located on 45 square miles (117 km2) of land and water on the shore of Guantánamo Bay at the southeastern end of Cuba. It is the oldest overseas U.S. naval base.

The military facilities at Guantanamo Bay have over 8,500 U.S. sailors and Marines stationed there. 

Excellent opportunity for someone that seeks to enjoy warm weather year around, boating, fishing, scuba, snorkeling, hiking are many of the activities one can participate in and there is a MWR that arranges group activities for enlisted military in which contractors are often invited to participate.

The Cable Technician must be fully versed in performing following types of functions:

Install, set-up, rearrange, or remove switching, distribution, routing, and dialing equipment used in central offices or headends. Service or repair telephone, cable television, Internet, and other communications equipment on customers' property.

Perform layout, installation, termination, labeling, testing and certification of all associated cabling, to include but not limited to, CAT 3, CAT 5, CAT 5e, and CAT 6 twisted pair cable; single- or multi-strand multi-mode or single-mode fiber optic cable; and other associated video and data cables primarily within government facilities.

Possess a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments. Plans and leads major technology assignments. Evaluates performance results and recommends major changes affecting short-term project growth and success. Functions as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. May supervise others.

Required Experience/Knowledge:
  • Active Secret Security Clearance is required to start.
  • Experience: 1+ years of hands on cabling installation experience.
Desired Certifications/Experience:
  • Security+ or equivalent IAT level II compliant certification
  • Specialized training in EIA/TIA 568 and 569 cable standards preferred. 
  • Multi-vendor equipment experience is strongly preferred.
  • BICSI installation certification is strongly preferred.

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