Cable Technician Skill Level 1

Location: Ft. Gordon, GA
Date Posted: 02-05-2016
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.  

The Level 1 Cable Technician shall possess the following capabilities:
  • 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 firestopping
  • Able to choose the correct tool or methodology for specific cabling tasks
  • 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
  • Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques
  • 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
  • Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure

Requirements:
  • 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: physical ability to lift 50 pounds, 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.
 
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