Installer in Dahlgren, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job #:  807301

Apex Systems

Installer - Journeyman
US - VA - King George

Job Description


Apex Systems seeks an Installer to provide physical telecommunications installation support for the Corporate Network Design, Engineering and Installation (DE&I) group. 

Perform installation, termination, labeling and testing of optical fiber and twisted pair cables for voice, video and data through cable trays and conduits at both ends (patch panels and blocks). 

Perform fusion splicing of fiber cables. 

Provide assistance in building telecommunication rooms while adhering to applicable standards and specifications. 

Perform testing and troubleshooting of structured cabling systems. 

Ensures transmission fundamentals of copper and fiber media are maintained. 

Install, test and label surface or wall mount networking outlets. 

Document configuration changes and provide to the Installation Team Lead for incorporation into the appropriate Communications Diagrams.

Job Requirements

High School diploma with zero (0) to two (2) years of professional experience in a related field is required. Ability to communicate well through both written and verbal form. 

Knowledge of various types of cables and termination hardware as well as testing and termination procedures used on a day-to-day basis is preferred. Must be able to read and understand cabling blueprints. 

Must be familiar with EIA/TIA (Electronics Industry Alliance/Telecommunications Industry Association) requirements, such as distance limitations and pin configurations. 

Must demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot network issues and be proficient in the use of various hand tools and test equipment such as, Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR), fiber and copper certification testers, cable locator and punch down tool. Must be able to work independently or as part of a team. 

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: A SECRET clearance access is required for all personnel supporting this PWS. All individual contractors must be able to obtain and maintain fully adjudicated SECRET clearances.









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