Mobile Communications America, Inc. (MCA) is the leading provider of wireless communication solutions that enhance safety, security and operating efficiency. MCA provides a full suite of turn-key systems—including two-way radio, video, SCADA, dispatch, mass notification, and point-to-point wireless communications-—to public safety, commercial, educational and governmental entities across the nation. As the largest Motorola service provider and largest manufacturer’s rep in the nation, Mobile Communications America grew from 70 employees in 2013 to almost 850 employees today.
A component of our business that embodies the MCA advantage is our “service first DNA” culture. MCA offers customers a complete portfolio of professional services, installation services, and ongoing maintenance services. This commitment to service goes beyond our customers to encompass our employees, partners, shareholders and communities.
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 our Charleston, SC 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.
The physical environment requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions.
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.
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.
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