Telecommunications Technician – Structured Cabling

Henkels & McCoy - Chantilly, VA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $60,000 - $80,000 a year
Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the construction industry is seeking a Foreman to join our team working out of our Chantilly, Virginia office.

While working under general supervision, the Telecommunications Technician provides leadership and training to installers and junior technicians assigned to install, repair and/or test voice, data, audio/visual infrastructures. Must rely upon experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish daily and weekly milestones.

Major Job Elements:
Must have experience in all facets of network installations, which includes the physical placement of conduit, CAT5 and fiber optic cable, wall jacks, hardware, racks and communications equipment as required
Also includes but is not limited to: surveys, installing other conveyances, pulling and terminating cable, determining and implementing required pin outs, installing and configuring equipment chase, cards power supplies, racks, patch panels, etc., testing and documenting installations, dressing and labeling cables, racks, patch panels, etc.
Accountability/Dependability to work as needed/scheduled.
Teamwork (technical expertise developed to complete work efficiently).
Active Listening (ability to take input from customers, Supervisor and co-workers to problem solve).
Asking relevant questions to ensure problems are resolved quickly or to clarify information or directions.
Active Learning (curious seeker of new information and actively works to improve skills and knowledge).
Must comply with all company policies and procedures.
Helps to maintain a safe work environment for all crew members.
May work and direct a crew of 2 to 4 installers and helpers while under the supervision of a Foreman or Supervisor.
Assists in all aspects of the project as directed by the Foreman or Supervisor.
Updates customer prints and documentation as required.
Completes work orders, material transfer forms, and other documentation required by the company.

3-4 years of telecommunications installation experience.
Must have a thorough understanding of EIA/ TIA Standards.
Will have a thorough working knowledge of most widely used installation, termination and testing procedures along with the use of any associated hardware and equipment.
Fiber optic cabling experience to include termination, testing and troubleshooting preferred/not required.
BICSI Certification preferred/not required.
Industry Certifications as plus. (i.e. CommScope, Hilti, Tyco, Panduit, etc.)
Must be able to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
Must be able to climb ladders and perform the necessary work while on the ladder.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs and carry 25 lbs.
High school education or equivalent.
Must have own tools
Overtime may be required. May be required to work varying shifts.
Ability to travel to multiple locations within Metropolitan DC area. (to include the Baltimore, MD area as well)
No Relocation Provided. Local Candidates Only.
Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.