Cable Technician 1

Chantilly, VA
Oct 14, 2021
Oct 16, 2021
Full Time
Wanted: a detail oriented candidate to be our next Cable Technician 1 in Chantilly, VA. As a Cable Technician 1, you will: * Work as part of a crew performing various tasks such as pulling, terminating and testing copper and fiber cable, installing cable tray and various other types of cable support hardware. * Work with a team of driven, supportive, and highly skilled professionals. * Receive a robust benefits package that includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan! * Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company A week in the life of a Cable Technician 1: * Use hand tools, including various punch tools, test equipment, and various power tools such as hammer drills and saws. * Use various types of copper and fiber cable and termination hardware as well as termination and testing procedures used on a day to day basis. 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. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Company Awards: * Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021 * Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021 * Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021 Veteran Hiring Awards: * US Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion * BEST FOR VETS by Military Times * TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY by #CJPOST #LI-EW1 Job Requirements * Experienced in the use of hand tools - example: screwdrivers, power drills * Ability to follow direction from various sources * High School Graduate - Additional Trade School preferred * Preferred: Experience in a construction environment, practicing construction site safety Additional Physical Requirements * Ability to lift up to 50 lbs regularly, and up to 75 lbs occasionally * Ability to differentiate color for color coded wiring * Manual dexterity, small tool work * Ability to work in various environments - Office, Retail and Construction * Ability to communicate effectively, both through written and verbal methods * Ability to climb ladders, reach overhead, kneel down for long periods of time * Must have reliable transportation - jobs will be within DC Metro area - to include Maryland and Virginia - not always within access to Metro EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans

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