Cable Technician, Crew Lead

DDL Omni Engineering
Chantilly, VA
Feb 12, 2019
Feb 25, 2019
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
WANTED: A motivated, committed technician with a background in copper and fiber cable and active government clearance to become our next Cable Technician for installation projects in the metro-DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia area. As a Cable Technician you will: Join a leading company with over 40 years in the industry Receive a steady paycheck, full benefits, PTO, and our Employee-Stock Ownership Plan Learn new technology and cultivate your skills Join a team of dedicated professionals who care about the quality of our product Take pride in being part of a success driven team A week in the life includes: Work independently or leading a crew Pull, terminate and test copper and fiber cable Install cable tray and other types of cable support hardware Use hand and power tools Use knowledge of EIA/TIA requirements Use knowledge of cable run lists and labeling methodology Troubleshoot cable and pathway issues Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us! #CJPOST #CBHigh School, plus specialized training Minimum of 5 years cabling experience Active Secret government clearance (or higher) Must have reliable transportation - project locations may not have access to public transportation Experience leading a large crew of up to 8 installers Knowledge of both copper and fiber installation, testing and troubleshooting Able to demonstrate the proper procedures for installing, terminating, testing, troubleshooting and documenting a cable plant system to team members Able to read and interpret blueprints Experience generating an equipment list and bill of material Strong interpersonal skills Able to lift up to 50 pounds regularly, and up to 75 pounds occasionally Able to differentiate color for color coded wiring Manual dexterity, to work with fiber terminations Able to climb ladders, reach overhead, kneel down for long periods of time Able to work in various environments - office, retail, and construction EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

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