The Level 1 Cable Technician shall possess the following capabilities: Lead a team in running cables for building or racking of equipment or other cabling services; Able to create cable run lists and cable schematics to effectively connect the services; Install cabling from transport/wiring closets to the customer access outlet; Install cabling both under floor and above the ceiling in cable trays, troughs, wiring baskets, harnesses, and J hooks; Assist in the design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets, and points-of-presence; Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques; Install backbone/vertical, underground, and outdoor cabling; Field test cabling for performance specifications; Provide cable labeling and configuration documentation; Perform cable management; Successfully terminate various types of fiber optic connectors; Successfully interpret drawings, plans, and specifications; Properly test and troubleshoot copper installations; Discuss media selection and implications for implementation on the network; Make recommendations based on applicable codes, standards, and best practices; Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure.
Qualifications: Shall have a minimum of five (5) years technical experience in IT cable installation and termination. Provide team leadership, engineering, and design knowledge to meet technical specifications. In-Depth knowledge of termination equipment, methodologies and splicing techniques. Areas of knowledge must also include: physical ability to lift 50 pounds, cable termination, testing, cable rack preparation, layout and installation, and documentation. A valid BICSI Installer 2, Copper or Installer 2, Optical Fiber certification is required. Three additional years of experience may be substituted for certification.