Telecommunications Technician Journeyman
Major Job Activities:
• Install complete telecommunications/telephone cabling to support voice, video, and data telecommunications systems.
• Support the designing, installing, trouble shooting and maintaining company telecommunication systems and adjunct equipment.
• Demonstrate clear understanding of the concepts and procedures associated with best practices in the telecommunication field.
• Responsible for interpreting and utilizing as build inter-connect (IC) drawings or wiring schematics to ensure that the system is cabled correctly.
• Responsible for the installation, termination, and testing of cable connections that support NIPR/SIPR/VoIP services.
• Perform Inside Plant, Outside Plant, Cabling Boring & Trenching services.
• Perform OSP/ISP cable plant troubleshooting, repair, fabrication and installation to include, copper/fiber, patch panels, MDF’s, CAT 6, RJ-11, RJ-45 terminations, and perform necessary fiber optic, media converters, copper/fiber installation/repair/troubleshooting procedures.
• Provide telephone outside plant cable, removal, relocation, and installation, which includes all preparation, splicing, protective coating, trenching, back filling, pulling cable, cable tagging, system testing, and restoring the work area.
• Perform, coordinate and supervise design, configuration, operation, restoration and improvements.
• Install cabling and equipment in accordance with DoD TEMPEST standards and Cable Specifications.
• Operate, monitor, secure and control the physical, data link, network and transport layers of base level Communications-Computer Systems (C-CS) encompassing local and wide area networks, end-to-end telecommunications and circuit switching systems, long-haul transmission and connections to the global information grid as applicable in accordance with Perform Defense Communications System (DCS) Technical Control Facility (TCF) duties IAW DISA Circular (DISAC) 310-70-1.
• Support encasement systems such as duct work, to include iron-pipe protected systems, inner duct media protection, to house cabling systems IAW T.O. 00-33A-1001-WA-1, the National Electrical Code, BISCI Telecommunications Distribution Methods Manual (latest edition), other applicable DoD/AF/MAJCOM/Local directives and policies, and IAW AFI 65-106.
• Performs system analysis in support of the telecommunication system; identify and assess user requirements.
• Operate, maintain and install communications system, including outside plant (OSP) and inside plant (ISP).
• Utilize a variety of test equipment to isolate, identify, and analyze equipment; troubleshoot issues and take appropriate action to resolve the problem.
• Must be able to respond to emergency service-affecting situations for restoration of communication systems.
• Receive, complete, and document user initiated work orders through the Maximo system.
• Perform preventive and routine maintenance.
• Read and effectively communicate flow charts, equipment manuals and technical documentation.
• Perform other duties assigned or as required.
Material & Equipment Directly Used:
• Office computers and equipment, telephones, Microsoft Office suite of tools, spreadsheets and database outputs and reporting, virtual data sharing platforms (e.g., SharePoint, Teams, etc.), and other forms of remote work-sharing tools.
• Personal computer, laptops, scanners, printers, telephones, 10 key calculators, data devices, and other office related equipment.
• Fusion splicer, butt set telephone equipment, Krone fiber optic cable, copper cable, and power tools, OTDR and manholes system.
• Primarily performed in operations centers, network/server rooms, indoor and outdoor locations, and other datacenter environments. May work in indoor and/or outdoor environments in a wide range of adverse and harsh conditions (i.e., hot, dry, dusty or cold, snowy, icy) environments. May also include industrial production environment conditions, as well.
• The Telecommunications Technician Journeyman must be available during duty hours Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays, or when the Government installation/facility is closed for administrative reasons.
• Must be able to sit, stand, and work at a computer for long periods of time.
Education / Certifications:
• U.S. Citizen.
• Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.
• High School Diploma required.
• College degree or Equivalent desired.
• Building Industry Consulting Services International - (BICSI) certification or equivalent.
• Fiber Certification preferred.
• Customer Service Training desired.
• Minimum of 1-3 years work experience in the telecommunication field, installing, trouble shooting, repair, splicing, and terminating and site surveys.
• Knowledgeable in the use of power tools and test equipment.
• Knowledgeable in reading drawing and understanding the communication installation process.
• Knowledgeable to act on unique or recurring customer problems.
Skills & Technology Used:
• Microsoft Office.
• Microsoft Teams.
• Capable of effectively communicating technical information in English, both written and verbal.
• Must be capable of using a variety of test equipment to isolate, identify, and analyze equipment; troubleshoot issues and take appropriate action to resolve the problem.
• Must have a solid working knowledge of the standard network physical layer components.
Supervisory / Budget Responsibilities:
• May be responsible identifying and quantifying project fiscal/budget estimates.
We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.