2018-12-31 General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Arlington Virginia United States
Responsible for installation and documentation of new and/or updated Inside Plant cable infrastructure to include conduit, cable trays, copper, coax, fiber and all associated elements in the Pentagon, Mark Center, & buildings within the NCR supported by JSP. Must follow JSP and commercial best practice procedures, standards required for installation of cable racks, wiring of the racks and testing required during installation.
Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.
Our Cable Technician is responsible for tasks assigned by Coordinators in connection with service orders and repair activities related to Category 6 cabling, Voice over IP networks (VOIP), and fiber optic cabling infrastructure.
In-depth knowledge of TDM networks
Dress, terminate and test cables and components, Ability to work with power tools and ladders
Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors. Computer literate with basic Networking Skills
Installs, maintains and repairs voice and data communications systems
Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics
Tests, locates, installs, and repairs cabling infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance
Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information
Verifies service by testing installed cabling; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
Well versed in the use of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.
Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications
Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
Participates in special projects as required
Identify, track and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards
Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling.
Ability to work with power tools and ladders
Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors
Computer literate with basic Networking Skills
Active Secret security clearance
2-5 years of related engineering experience.
3-5 years of related telecommunications experience.
Must be familiar with BICSI rules, regulations, and standards.
Strong customer service support skills in a high visibility environment.
Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively to personnel of various expertise levels.
Problem analysis and problem solving skills.
Attention to detail and accuracy skills.
For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.