Seasoned Structured Cable Technician transition to Project Manager
Seasoned Structured Cable Technician transition to Project Manager
The perfect candidates: Those who WALK THE WALK!
What Concert Technologies wants:
Concert Technologies is seeking experienced Structured Cable Technicians (BICSI-certified or previously certified) looking to make the jump to show runner. If you’ve been a cable installation powerhouse for the last several years and feel you’ve got the know-how, the drive, and the qualifications to be the Project Manager, Concert Technologies wants to speak with you.
- As a PM or technician/installer had to manage competing demands between multiple sites or projects while meeting deadlines, and maintaining regular duties/activities?
- Successfully performed fiber and copper cabling termination, testing and certification for 8 years or more?
- Successfully performed surveys for small, medium, and/or large multi-story network infrastructure cable installations, including backbone and riser installs, and provided the necessary list of materials and man-hours to perform the work?
If you WALK THE WALK in several of these categories, Concert Technologies wants you!
What we don’t want:
- If you think “installations” refer to putting computers on desktops, or servers in a rack…. Move on
- “Running cable” refers to plugging in phone jacks or modems…..Nope
- “Technology” refers to Microsoft Windows or excel…..Sorry
- “Project management” refers to, having participated in a project…Mismatch
Trying to TALK THE TALK to get this position won’t be worth a candidate’s time.
Concert Technologies wants to take your powerhouse qualifications and simply add to them, and put a little polish on the candidate. Concert’s leadership team will use its years of combined experience to guide the perfect candidate in his or her progression toward becoming a Project Management professional. In addition to maintaining BICSI installer/technician certifications, the candidate will be expected to pursue Project Management certifications.
WALKING THE WALK as a Cable Technician Journeyman means fast-paced environments, handling pressure, delivering on milestones, and craftsmanship that meets Concert Technologies quality and safety standards.
- Compensation package for this position starts at 75k a year!
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accident, Life, and other supplementary insurance programs available. Packages are above the ACA standard.
- Paid holidays and vacation
- 401K Match
- Discounted tuition program, certification test reimbursement, Paid training
- Casual Dress Code
This is an unconventional job posting meant to attract an unconventional candidate. Below is a more detailed description of duties and responsibilities associated with the position.
Project Management Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Consults with management and reviews project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.
- Develops plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.
- Formulates and defines technical scope and objectives of project.
- Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
- Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
- Establishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
- Prepares status reports and keeps management, clients, and others informed of project status and related issues.
- Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems.
- Develops and maintains technical and project documentation.
- Coordinates project activities with all other company departments as needed.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Structured Cabling aspects of this position include but are not limited to:
- Installing cable pathway systems, such as cable trays, cable racks, j-hooks, or d-rings.
- Installing, terminate, test, label, and document horizontal, backbone, and other cabling.
- Dressing and routing cable into telecommunications closets, modular furniture, and other work area outlets.
- Build out telecommunication and equipment rooms, Firestop various types of cable penetrations.
- Troubleshooting and testing circuits, as specified, to ensure correct diagnosis.
- Documenting all troubleshooting information and test results.
- Composing clear and concise daily reports for job, dispatch, and department documentation.
Additional Skills Required
- Effective time management skills
- Work well independently or in a team environment
- Effective verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to be flexible and work overtime, as needed
Directly supervises subordinate team members. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data.
Project Management - Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.
Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
Education and/or Experience Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
10-12 Years Experience a plus
BICSI Certified Cable Technician / Installer a plus
RCDD a plus, but not required
PMP, RTPM a plus
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the public.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form.
Project Managers must be computer savvy, have excellent typing skills, be able to successfully navigate Windows-based programs, be proficient in Microsoft Office programs, and be a master of the Concert Orchestrated Processing System.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. This position requires extensive walking, climbing ladders and tracing cable pathways (eg. being on hands and knees crawling, using ladder to look above ceilings, going anywhere the cables are/could be)
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.
Travel up to 60% predicted for first year. Travel to project sites is required. Must have valid driver’s license.
Salary and Benefits
- Full-time benefits include medical insurance, dental insurance, and vision insurance.
- Voluntary benefits include accident insurance, life insurance, and short/long term disability.
- Paid time off and holidays
This job description is a summary of typical functions of the position, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks and duties. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of this position might differ from those outlined in the job description and that other duties, as assigned, might be part of the job to meet business or organization needs.