Lead Telecommunications Technician

HS Solutions, LLC - Washington, DC

Full-timeEstimated: $59,000 - $78,000 a year
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COMPANY DESCRIPTION

HS Solutions is a provider of low voltage electrical and communications solutions servicing the commercial and residential markets in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Started in 2006, HS Solutions is a DC certified business enterprise (CBE) that has had tremendous growth with more opportunities to come.

LEAD TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNICIAN

**This is a permanent position with a 1099 trial period**

  • Primary Requirements: 10+ years of expert experience in structured cabling for Voice, Video, Data and Fiber; proficient in Access Control and Intrusion Detection installations
  • Secondary Requirements: Nurse Call, Intercom, Paging and/or Audio Visual

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

  • Lead teams of technicians and contractors and perform a variety of installation tasks that include rough-in, termination, testing, programming and all necessary verbal/written communications
  • Design and configure IDF and MDF to system requirements
  • Manage projects to deliver successful implementations by meeting project requirements and adhering to industry and company standards
  • Coordinate with staff to ensure availability of materials and equipment
  • Manage resource labor hours, which include collecting timesheets and allocating labor tasks
  • Interpret blueprints, diagrams, submittals, specifications and schematics
  • Participate in on-site progress meetings and provide updates to account managers
  • Identify risks and provide specific solutions and recommendations to customers on most time and cost efficient methods
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness in assessing and troubleshooting of issues and problems
  • Inspect quality of finished projects to ensure conformation of all specifications and requirements
  • Support HS Solutions business development and sales team in a technical capacity to grow the opportunity pipeline and win sales
  • Perform service call activities for structured cabling and other low voltage systems
  • Continually learn new products, upgrades and software programs related to low voltage systems
  • Represent HS Solutions in a professional manner at all times
  • Abide by OSHA regulations and use protective equipment as required

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to manage and motivate teams with proven leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good verbal and written communication
  • Must have working knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Solid grasp of basic electrical theory
  • Work independently or on a team at multiple locations in and around Washington, DC
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment and find effective solutions
  • Ability to troubleshoot in a fast-paced environment
  • Must have clean driving and criminal records and successfully pass a drug test

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to work on heights (lifts and ladders)
  • Must be able to climb, crawl and raise objects overhead

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • BICSI certification strongly desired but not required
  • At minimum, must be a high school graduate
  • Able to read and write basic English and compute basic math functions
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or business a plus

BENEFITS (Full-time permanent employees only)

  • One week paid time off and paid holidays
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Dedicated training budget

HS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • CONSTRUCTION: 5 years (Required)
  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS: 10 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Location:

  • Washington, DC (Preferred)

License:

  • BICSI (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)