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Installation Technician

Mobile Communications America, Inc. Asheville, NC
  • Posted: 2 days ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Company Overview:

Mobile Communications America (MCA) is one of the largest and most trusted Motorola partners in the US offering world class voice, data, and video solutions that enhance the quality, safety, and productivity of customers’ operations and lives. With 650+ employees in 50 locations throughout 10 states, Mobile Communications America is a solution provider of wireless communication technologies. MCA leverages a portfolio of products and experienced engineers, analyzes customer needs, designs and optimizes the best solution, deploys it on time and on budget, while ensuring it performs as specified.

Position Summary:

Do you love wiring cars or working with electronics while supporting law enforcement and first responders? Do you have one (1) or more years of experience installing car radios, car alarms, body work and more in a fast-paced shop or related experience?

Mobile Communications America is hiring an Installer for the Asheville, NC location. The individual in this role must be able to demonstrate proficiency with installations of mobile and fixed wireless radio equipment consistent with manufacturer and company guidelines.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate proficiency with installation of mobile and fixed wireless radio equipment consistent with manufacturer and company guidelines
  • Remove and re-install OEM vehicle interior trim
  • Install electrical wiring, connect electrical fittings, drill holes, soldering and perform all physical tasks associated with modifying vehicles for the acceptance of emergency-related equipment
  • Develop wiring routes throughout the vehicle for the most efficient wiring path and enable future replacement and/or troubleshooting
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems with equipment as necessary
  • Complete installations for diverse range of vehicle makes and models, including sedans, SUVs, commercial trucks, buses, motorcycles, ATVs.
  • Maintain safe, clean and orderly tools and work area
  • Continuous learning in new products, skills techniques from colleagues and manufacturers
  • Assist with parts, shipping, receiving and inventory as needed
  • Complete all required paperwork and documentation
  • Maintain customer confidence by keeping service information confidential.

Ideal candidate should have the following skills, experience and education:

  • Willingness to learn new technologies in public safety communications and equipment
  • Experience in or basic knowledge of automotive wiring concepts preferred
  • Experience in or basic knowledge of installation and troubleshooting two-way radios, sirens, warning lights, and other public safety vehicular equipment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic electrical theory.
  • Ability to work flexible shifts and to adapt to changing work schedules.
  • Ability to succeed in an often fast-paced environment, establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or GED (Associate Degree Preferred) with at least 2 years of technical experience, or a combination of related education / experience.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate professionally.
  • Proven track record of reliability and responsibility.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Ability to travel as needed.

Working Conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear, utilize personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to potentially hazardous materials, lift (overhead, waist level) from floor, bending, frequently utilize near vision use for reading and computer use; be able to handle semi-frequent stressful conditions (cardiovascular), frequently work in outdoor weather conditions, frequently move equipment weighing up to 50 pounds, occasionally ascend / descend a ladder, operate a motor vehicle, frequently position self to maintain computers or other equipment as needed.

Travel Requirements:

Must have the ability to travel as needed. (Less than 25%) Some overnight travel may be expected.

Mobile Communications America, Inc. reserves the right to modify or revise the job descriptions in part or in its entirety. Reasonable accommodations will be made in accordance with governing law.

Mobile Communications America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

Mobile Communications America, Inc.

Mobile Communications America, (MCA) specializes in solving complex communication challenges through strategic partnerships with solution and technology manufacturers. MCA is committed to a personal level of customer service and providing solutions to alleviate customer obstacles. With 45+ full service locations and over 600 employees, MCA is the largest Motorola Solutions Partner in the Southeast providing our customers with more access to service and support than any other channel partner.

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