• Telecom Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Sacramento
    Req No.
    2018-1374
    Category
    Skilled Trades
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Telecom Technician position is responsible for the installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of low voltage systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the telecom construction industry.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to work in all elements, depending on job location, time of year, heat, cold, rain, snow.

    Responsibilities

    Include, but are not limited to the following:

     

    Understands the scope of drawings and proceeds with work from plans and specifications

    Demonstrates the ability to supervise others in their work performance

    Directs and works with journeymen and helpers

    Plans work and is responsible for materials and tools

    Installs all work effectively, completely and in a neat and workmanlike manner

    Troubleshoots all telecommunication systems

    Monitors progress of work

    Does layout work from blueprints, shop drawings and schematics

    All phases of telecom construction such as rough cabling above/below grade, all types of backbone distribution, MDF/IDF construction, termination and testing of copper and fiber cabling systems

    Performs work at various heights, up to 100’ from ladders, scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks or other safe work areas

    Works in restricted areas such as switchgear rooms, manholes, utility tunnels and vaults, crawl spaces and attics

    Communicates effectively with all persons and parties involved with a project as necessary to ensure timely and cost effective completion of assignments

    Evaluates fellow employees of a lesser skill level

    Qualifications

    Include, but are not limited to the following:

     

    A minimum of 3 years of full time telecommunications construction experience

    Clean current driver’s license and have own transportation

    High School Graduate, G.E.D., or equivalent training

    Knowledge of all electrical equipment and major tools

    Positively identify colors of wire

    Comprehension of written documents, specifications, drawings, blueprints and schematics

    Must be able to use all power tools such as saws, wirepullers and power-actuated tools

    Capable of digging trenches either by use of hand tools or power equipment

    Operate equipment such as trenchers, skip loaders and fork lifts in a safe manner

    Operate two handed tools and equipment such as cable cutters, hammer drills, shovels, picks, compression tools and jackhammers

    Ability to read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, specifications, work site directions, blueprints and written or verbal instructions

    Practices and comprehends safe work procedures, hazard communication, accident reporting and investigation as outlined in the Rex Moore Electrical Contractors & Engineers’ Safety & Health Guide

    Must be able to lift at least 75 lbs.

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