Cable Technician 2 at AMERICAN SYSTEMS in Chantilly, Virginia

Posted in Other 23 days ago.





Job Description:







Job Title / Level



Cable Technician 2





Clearance Required?



None





Location:



Chantilly, VA 20151 US (Primary)






% Travel



0 - 10%





Job Description



Wanted: a detail oriented candidate with 2 years structured cabling experience to be our next Cable Technician 2 in Chantilly, VA.

As a Cable Technican 2, you will:


  • Work independently or as part of a crew performing various tasks such as pulling, terminating and testing copper and fiber cable, installing cable tray and various other types of cable support hardware.

  • Work with a team of driven, supportive, and highly skilled professionals.

  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan!

  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company

A week in the life of a Cable Technician 2:


  • Use hand tools, including various punch tools, test equipment, and various power tools such as hammer drills and saws.

  • Use various types of copper and fiber cable and termination hardware as well as termination and testing procedures used on a day to day basis.

  • Depending on job level, has knowledge of various cable plant configurations such as STAR, BUS and RING and working knowledge of various cable plant configurations use to support such networks as ETHERNET, TOKEN-RING and FDDI.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

WINNER NATIONAL TOP WORKPLACE AWARD 2021

AWARDED "BEST OF THE BEST" by U.S. Veterans Magazine, "BEST FOR VETS" by Military Times, and "TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER" by MilitaryFriendly.com. We are an official Virginia Values Veterans certified company.







Job Requirements



Under general supervision, works independently or as part of a crew performing various tasks such as:


  • Pulling, terminating and testing copper and fiber cable, installing cable tray and various other types of cable support hardware.

  • Proficient in the use of hand tools, including various punch tools, test equipment, and power tools such as hammer drills and saws.

  • Proficient in the use of various types of copper and fiber cable and termination hardware as well as termination and testing procedures used on a day to day basis.

  • Has working knowledge of various cable plant configurations such as STAR, BUS and RING.

  • Has working knowledge of various cable plan configurations used to support such networks as ETHERNET, TOKEN-RING and FDDI.

  • Has working knowledge of EIA/TIA requirements such as distance limitations and pin configurations.

  • Capable of reading blueprints and cut-sheets as well as generating test reports and as-builts.

  • High School plus advanced training, and minimum 2 years cabling experience.

  • BICSI Certification a Plus

Physical Requirements:


  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, climb ladders, work overhead reach for extended periods of time, work on hands and knees.

  • Ability to communicate well in English both verbally and written







EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans