CABLE TECHNICIAN 1

Position Summary:

Work involves installing, maintaining, and routing cabling systems, apparatus, and electrical/electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment. The National Electrical Code and all other applicable standards and specifications are followed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate safe work habits, comply with company safety requirements
  • Understand the Industry and the Standards involved
  • Install and terminate CAT* cable
  • Install and terminate fiber optic cable
  • Conduct Service Calls Projects as needed/necessary
  • Test both copper and fiber cables
  • Read blueprints – apply specifications
  • Feel comfortable with Microsoft Office computer platforms
  • BICSI Certified a plus
  • Self-driven – able to work with limited supervision
  • Moves/handles various equipment and spools of wire
  • Proper care for material, tools, and equipment
  • Assist by performing various tasks
  • Operates power tools such as drills, saws, pullers, tuggers, etc.
  • Requires knowledge of process, procedures, and methods
  • Requires the use of common courtesy in everyday contacts with employees, clients, and the general public
  • Required to carry a pager or cell phone and be on-call when necessary
  • Night/weekend work as required
  • Work as required in varying weather climates
  • The ability to travel out of town and stay overnight as required
  • Teach, train, and guide electrical apprentices working under BICSI Certified installation managers.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to physically lift up to and in excess of 75 pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders and steep stairs, crawling, standing, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, sitting, reaching, pushing and pulling objects
  • Repetitive use of arms, hands, and fingers
  • Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment
  • Ability to work at elevated heights on ladders and/or scaffolds
  • Specific vision abilities required
  • Must be able to physically work up to ten to twelve hour days
  • Physical work is a primary part (more than 70%) of the job

Education/Experience:

Associate’s degree (A. A) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or one or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.