Communications Superintendent (Post Engineering) at VectorUSA in Torrance, California

Posted in Executive 16 days ago.





Job Description:

VectorUSA

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.


VectorUSA is looking for a Communications Superintendent for our Torrance office. This is an opportunity to join the expanding installation team of a well-established, growing technology company. We are looking for a motivated individual with 4-6 years experience that possess in-depth knowledge of all of the technical disciplines required to successfully complete installations consisting of premise low voltage distribution systems. Required knowledge includes the ability to oversee, physically perform, and train people in the tasks associated with installing, maintaining, testing and troubleshooting jobs according to Vectors standards.

Note: This is NOT a live event or production support position.

VectorUSA is a premiere technology company, designing, building and maintaining voice, data and video networks throughout the country. With over 30 years of experience, we work closely with our technical partners to provide customized solutions for public and private K-12 and higher ed schools, ports and terminals, hospitals, large and small commercial enterprises, and state, local, and federal agencies.

We understand the complex demands of todays dynamic technology environment. The breadth of our services and the depth of our expertise give us exceptional abilities to deliver the best network solutions for our customers. As Vector expands our range of services, we continue to deliver smart technology solutions including Unified Communications and Collaboration, Innovative Infrastructure, Intelligent Surveillance, and Managed Solutions, helping businesses operate more securely and efficiently.

Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Perform all levels of Telecommunications Technicians positions; outside plant; aerial applications; underground applications; station protection
  • Safety procedures for all disciplines
  • Complete knowledge of network topologies including Star, Bus, Ring, 10base 5, 10base T, 802.5 Token Ring, CDDI, FDDI, FOIRL, TPDDI, IBM System 3, Sonnet-Fiber, ISDN
  • Thorough knowledge of intra-building connectivity for both horizontal and vertical distribution systems
  • Ability to interpret and understand all scopes of work
  • Ability to adapt to physical environment and changes in the environment
  • Ability to engineer and design distribution systems
  • Must demonstrate job knowledge in low voltage distribution systems sufficiently to ensure customer confidence
  • Possess the ability and knowledge to interact with MIS managers, corporate executives and business owners on the level of an expert consultant
  • Coordinate with customers to assure customer knows project status; ensure full knowledge of customers desires; to personally ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to recognize changes in scope of work; communicate changes in scope of work to engineers, account executives and Operations Managers
  • Communicate changes in scope of work and cost to customers; obtain approval of change orders; obtain signed proposals
  • Coordinate with Purchasing; ensuring certain required tools and materials are provided
  • 100% accountable for every aspect of his/her work
  • Takes responsibility for communicating pertinent information regarding the project to design engineers, account executives, and Operations Manager
  • Being available 24/7 if emergencies arise that are work related
  • Ability to overcome adversity
  • Ability to use experience and knowledge to enhance methods and develop creative solutions

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 4-6 years experience installing infrastructure solutions
  • Three years of relevant experience in the telecommunications industry preferred
  • Full knowledge of color codes
  • Ability to oversee, physically perform, and train people in the tasks associated with installing, maintaining, testing and troubleshooting communications infrastructure.
  • Complete knowledge of Star, 10base-T, Bus and Ring topologies
  • Complete knowledge of intra-building connectivity for both horizontal and vertical distribution systems
  • Ability to adapt physical environment and changes in the environment and engineer a solution
  • Ability to read Blue Prints and understand Engineered Designs
  • Excellent communication skills; strong customer service skills
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer drug screen, physical, background check, and Livescan fingerprint checks
  • Must have reliable transportation (able to accommodate a 6 ladder), valid drivers license, and own tools
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds; must be able to bend, stoop, reach, climb

Preferred Requirements:

  • Industry certifications a plus
  • 2-3 years experience terminating fiber strongly preferred
  • Ability to organize work
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of all of the technical disciplines required of Level 2 and 3 Technicians
  • Ability to interpret and understand all scopes of work associated with Level 2 and 3 Technicians
  • Ability to adapt physical environment and changes in the environment and engineer a solution

Vector offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision; paid vacation and holidays; and a 401k matching program.

VectorUSA is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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