By Light Professional IT Services

Cable Technician Level I

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/28/2020 2:45 PM)
ID
2020-5183
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Clearance
TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Overview

Provides the provisioning, installation, design, termination, testing, documentation, operations, and maintenance of all types of IT cabling. This service includes both fiber optic cable and copper cable from single-strand/pair to large bulk cables that are used in the infrastructure backbone, underground, outdoor, and horizontal cabling to the desktop or equipment racks.

Responsibilities

  • 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 fire stopping
  • Able to choose the correct tool or methodology for specific cabling tasks
  • Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure
  • 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
  • Assist in the design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets, and points-of-presence
  • 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
  • Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques

Required Experience/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:
    • 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.
  • Two (2) years of experience is required in the following:
    • Experience with the integration, testing, and installation Satellite communications cabling.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Requires a current TS/SCI with full-scope polygraph.
  • Will require travel, to include possible hostile locations.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Requires ability to lift 50 lbs. and work extended hours.
  • Must be able to fly on small fixed- and rotor-wing aircraft.
  • May be required to pass a Government-directed physical in order to meet deployment rules.

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