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Lead Telecommunications Installation Technician

Birmingham, AL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

We are looking to grow our team of Installers who will support Tier 1 Service Provider Cloud Services. We have years of upcoming work in our pipeline and need a team of expert-level installers to support these projects across the country. We are seeking results driven problem solvers who know they are the best in the industry. Travel requirements will vary based on market and we’ve got the compensation package to make that worthwhile for you. Not to mention, you’ll be working with one of the nation’s largest Service Solutions Providers in the telecommunications industry. Candidates must reside within a market or be willing to travel or relocate to a market. If you’re interested, we’d love to speak with you!


The Telecommunications Equipment Installation Technician IV is responsible for the installation, maintenance and testing of telecommunications equipment for AT&T and other carriers. This includes fiber, CAT cable, transport equipment and all critical infrastructure within a central office or data center.


This role will provide high-quality service in customer technical spaces including data centers, mobile telephone switch centers, central office wire centers, and designated enterprise spaces.



What You’ll Do:

  • Work inside of various customer spaces including Data Centers, MTSOs and Central offices.
  • Physically place, remove, or modify working and non-working equipment including the following:
  • Cable trays, aux channel and equipment racks,
  • Data equipment cabinets, frames, servers, switches, routers, repeaters, bridges, gateways, multiplexers, transceivers, firewalls
  • BDFBs and fuse panels
  • Identify, label, measure, terminate and physically route the cables that supply AC or DC power or transmit data in various technical spaces.
  • Conduct testing and document performance characteristics of hardware and software; determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing system.
  • Perform test and turn-up tasks as well as other integration activities.
  • Resolve equipment and technical issues as they arise.
  • Read, analyze, and interpret detailed specifications, drawings, schematics, and method of procedures (MOPs)
  • Perform quality validation on in-process and completed work.
  • Complete operations paperwork (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, job documentation, etc.) including daily job status reports as requested.
  • May oversee the work of less experienced installers; assume responsibility for the successful completion of installation projects.
  • Act as a customer contact; interface with customers and local supervisors regarding project status
  • Interact with all members of the organization including Installation, Engineering, Project Management
  • This job may include travel, overtime, and work on weekends.
  • Occasionally work is needed on holidays, and during unscheduled hours. We have opportunities in many markets across the US and travel requirements depend upon geography and assignment.

What You’ve Done or Skills You Possess:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required; technical or degree preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of central office equipment installation experience
  • Clear understanding of AT&T, Telcordia, and/or Verizon standards
  • Knowledge and experience with Network Cloud and/or transport equipment including Ciena, Fujitsu, Cisco, Calix, Adtran, Nortel, Nokia, etc.
  • Background in fiber optic cable and AC/DC power installation and testing practices
  • Proficient use of Microsoft programs, IOS and/or Android applications
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documentation.
  • Good mechanical aptitude including usage of basic power tools.
  • Strong organization as well as verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Exhibit personal power and leadership
  • Exhibit self-awareness
  • Exhibit a tendency for continuing education and self-improvement
  • Exhibit enthusiasm and determination
  • Exhibit industry awareness
  • Exhibit exceptional organizational skills
  • Exhibit the ability to live the KGPCo Values
  • Willing to travel 75-90% of the time
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of insurance are required
  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to transport minor job-related tools and equipment to work locations


Why Work Here?
Great projects, room for growth and we pay well!


Birmingham, AL



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