Summary/General Description of Job:
The role of the Engineering Tech I is to provide day-to-day installation support for a variety of structured wiring and telecommunication system installations. Responsible for troubleshooting and repairing Infrastructure wiring and related communications equipment. The Electronics Tech-I is responsible for the repair and maintenance of cable dressings, cable trays, conduits and making connectors for network cable plants, including category cable and fiber optic cabling.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
- Working closely with the government sponsor(s) and other contractors/subcontractors in federal facilities;
- Working knowledge of OSP/ISP voice network cabling, equipment and infrastructure, SPAWAR SIPH (Shore Installation Process Handbook),
- Must have basic knowledge of DOD networks and communication.
- Must be able to use Network infrastructure tools and test equipment
- Review, analyze and correct deficiencies in technical drawings and system diagrams to provide red lines and As-Builts.
- Provides technical solutions and recommendations to resolve installation discrepancies.
- Strong coordination, organization, teaming and communication abilities
- Works well individually or in a team environment
- Ability to work under pressure and time constraints
- Ability to carry 50 pounds unaided or 90-pound loads aided
- Work in tight, cramped spaces such as equipment rack (IT) rooms and comm closets
- Work on ladders and/or move up and down steep staircases as required
- Develop, material requirements and equipment requirements,
- Coordinate with drafters to develop and complete project drawing packages.
- Other duties as assigned
- We expect this employee to be knowledgeable in all aspects of infrastructure and network cabling. Following best industry practices for infrastructure cabling and wiring within a variety of environments
- We expect this employee to have expert knowledge of the installation of equipment racks, switches, other network peripherals and network cabling.
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):
- Must be a US citizen
- Must have a Secret clearance or higher at the time of application
- Must have a High School diploma or GED
- Must have formal electronics training from a technical school, military A or C school in electronics or communications or a two year contractor apprenticeship with a minimum of 6 months of classroom training
- Must have minimum 2 years’ experience with electronics repair, maintenance and checkout.
- Running and lacing Ethernet and fiber cabling to include termination and testing.
- Must have knowledge Installing / removing equipment and equipment mounts.
- General knowledge of wired/wireless equipment installation and basic testing methods and procedures.
- Must have valid driver’s license
- Must be able to travel worldwide, except Afghanistan.
- Must have own tools; we will provide test equipment
- Current Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) certs a plus
- Knowledge of Department Of Defense DATA centers
- General knowledge of operating principles for wired and wireless environments
- Electronic Technicians Association (ETA) Certified Fiber Optic Installer
- ETA Certified Fiber Optic Designer
- Knowledge of Defense Health Agency best practices
- Wireless network (802.11b/g/a/n, WLAN/WWAN/WMAN) survey/deployment/support experience is a plus
- Air Magnet experience is also a plus