Network Cabling Technician

Clearance Level
Chesapeake, Virginia

REQ#: RQ138410

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

The Network Cabling Technician works on a team supporting cabling, equipment and C4ISR system installations. This position pulls, terminates and dresses Category 5/6 and Fiber Optic cabling. Installs and documents IT equipment, cable runs, cable ladders and supporting systems. The Network Cabling Technician will install cabling, install and build copper and fiber connectors and perform QA testing on all cables.  The Network Cabling Technician will also terminate junction boxes for low data rate twisted pair cables.

In this role you will:

  • Contribute to all phases of the infrastructure installation or upgrade
  • Pulling and dressing of fiber optic and copper cables in.
  • Installation of racks and all peripheral equipment
  • Rack and stacking of equipment in racks and credenzas. Including the lacing of equipment in the rack or credenzas.
  • Termination of copper cable up to CAT6A and SM/MM Fiber single strand to MPO/MTP
  • Solving issues related to cables and networks
  • Testing and recording of all cables


To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Active and Current DoD Secret Level Security Clearance
  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience
  • 1+ years of experience
  • Work will be performed onboard US Navy ship’s and at shipyards..
  • Work assignments vary based on client requirements.
  • Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, icy, and windy climates.
  • May require climbing, working at heights and in small, confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time.
  • Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions.
  • Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • General office equipment, which includes telephone, fax machine, copier, PC/laptop, and other miscellaneous office equipment.
  • Copper and Fiber Termination equipment, Copper and Fiber Test Equipment
  • Operating hand tools, power tools, ladders, and test equipment.
  • Must be US Citizen

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

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.