Fiber / Cable Technician
- Job Category: Information Technology
- Travel: No
- Clearance: SECRET
- Shift: Day Job
- Req ID: TRU01200
Truestone is looking for a Fiber / Cable Technician for a position supporting the 30th Signal Battalion, US Army Garrison, Kwajalein Atoll (USAG-KA) in the Marshall Islands. Candidates shall have experience in communications wiring and cabling, placement of cable(s) in raceways, conduits and in direct burial environment under minimal supervision. Must be able to pull cable through ducts and replace worn cable and wires. Must have sufficient knowledge to test cables, determine sources of faults and repair.
Must install, troubleshoot, and maintain video and data cables and copper and fiber cabling infrastructure as per Army specifications.
Assemble and arrange material and equipment, explain and verify service orders, drawings, specifications, particular needs, and instructions, run, pull, stop and splice copper and fiber optic cables, such as CAT5, SE, CAT6, low voltage cables, and fiber, mount telecom equipment while adhering to Army specifications, best practices, industry standards, and manufacturer requirements.
Choose and verify cable pathways, conduct site surveys for clients, assist in designing, creating and implementing standards and specifications.
Manage and maintain exact inventory for parts, tools, and supplies.
Install closet hardware, including connecting blocks, fiber enclosures, racks, backboards, and patch panels.
Be able to work on all aspects of telecommunication industry when required, such as wiring, underground work, color code and terminations.
Must have understanding of signal flow and signal path, and DSL and Ethernet connections.
Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience with installing, terminating, and testing communications cabling, including inside and outside-plant cabling.
Must have expertise in designing and installing networks to meet the clients’ requirements and comply with the designated industry standards.
Experienced in the cabling system and be conversant with the installation of copper and fiber optic cables.
Must be willing to work overtime and be ready to travel as the need arises.
Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing about 30 lbs. or more often, and at times, may have to lift heavier equipment.
Be able to work in small spaces and at varying heights and be required to climb ladders.
Technician must be able to review drawings, task orders and other data relating to the wiring project.
Minimum Security Clearance Required: SECRET.
Minimum Education: High School Graduate.
You must be able to meet all health requirements, including but not limited to, current and future vaccination requirements for infectious diseases such as COVID-19.
BICSI Outside Plant (OSP) Designer.
Perform tasks requiring physical ability. Sustained performance and the ability to comply with the requirements through on the job training may be substituted.