Fiber Optic Cabling
Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation’s safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats.
GDIT is seeking a Telecommunications Technician to work at a site on Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling. A strong work ethic and flexible attitude are critical for success in this role.
Performs installation, maintenance and repair of telecommunications systems.
This Technician will be responsible for:
Fiber Optic structured cable distribution system installation.
Ability to terminate all forms of fiber by various methods familiarity with fiber connector types and manufacturers, experience testing single-mode and multi-mode fiber installations, experience with OTDR testing and fiber optic troubleshooting, pulling cable, fire stopping, dressing cables and labeling to industry standards. Installing, terminating, and testing all forms of copper and fiber cabling.
Installing closet hardware including backboards, connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures.
Attending training and safety meetings, and working safely at all times
AA/AS and 5+ years experience or HS Diploma and 7+ years experience
Must have a TS/SCI Clearance and the ability to obtain a CI Poly
Direct related experience (cabling, construction trades).
Proven experience as a fiber optic specialist BICSI Installer/Technician certification highly desired.
Reliable daily travel to work-sites.
Must be able to work safely following company policy/procedures on safety.
Conduct network configuration and able to perform network troubleshooting.
Previous duties as team lead
Must be capable of physical activity, including maneuvering around the building including comms closets, prolonged standing, repetitive bending, climbing, and lifting of 50lbs +.
Why Work at General Dynamics IT?
401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays
7 + years of related experience
* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree
Less than 10%
U.S. Citizenship Required
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 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.