The Technician II performs skilled infrastructure/structured cabling work in the installation, service and maintenance, repair and alteration of low voltage category cabling, fiber optic cabling, communications cabling, and other various low voltage cabling systems.
Only candidates local to Central Virginia will be considered.
Must be willing to travel up to 50% of the year.
- Maintain a clean, neat, professional appearance… Wearing the company uniform during all project related duties unless specifically directed otherwise by a superior.
- Accept direction and critiques from Team Members in leadership roles.
- Mechanical aptitude with the ability to read blueprints, architectural, mechanical, and electrical documents. Mechanical aptitude with the ability to read blueprints, architectural, mechanical, and electrical documents.
- Proven ability to complete Telecommunication Room build-outs including rack construction, ladder rack installation, wire management, grounding, etc.
- Proven ability to install, terminate & test low voltage cables to include twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, stranded & solid conductor low voltage cable and fiber optic cable.
- Ability to articulate the differences and similarities in the testing requirements for the various categories of copper & fiber media.
- Ensure that the proper test equipment is available, in proper working order and with all components available to test according accurately and completely to project commitments.
- Proven ability to implement labeling schemes as detailed in the Project Scope of Work.
- Comprehension of publications pertaining to standard cabling for telecom, data, security & wireless systems practices, engineering & Federal, State & local safety standards.
- Working knowledge of industry standards including BICSI, ANSI, EIA/TIA, and local and National Electric Code.
- Make decisions that support corporate values, mission, vision, quality goals and behaviors. In cases of extreme doubt or uncertainty, seek the counseling of managers.
- Inform Operations Manager, at least weekly, on project progress, problems, milestones, and any other pertinent aspects of the installation.
- Enlist assistance from Operations Manager and any other company resource to ensure project commitments are met.
- Ensure project team members follow job site safety procedures and processes.
- Obtain Project Acceptance from the customer at the completion of the project.
- Use proper care on all company assets to avoid breakage, misuse, theft, etc.
- Understands, adheres to, and promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies of Childress Solutions.
- Attend classes and training sessions, as requested by Childress Solutions management, to obtain and maintain vendor certifications.
- Analytical Thinking – Exceptional ability to analyze data and utilize it to make sound decision.
- Conflict Management and Resolution Skills – Build consensus, anticipate and solve problems.
- Results focused – Ability to organize and manage multiple, and at time competing priorities.
- Communication Skills – Demonstrate communication skills, both verbal and nonverbal, to help share information between people within the company and our clients.
- Relationship building skills – ability to work within a dynamic team setting and provide role model leadership to Childress Solutions workforce.
- Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience in the installation, maintenance & programming of the electronics associated with: Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access control & Wireless Solutions.
- Must possess personal tools as underlined in the tech tier tool list.
- Must have the ability to install, terminate & test low voltage cables & fiber optical cables. Strong understanding of low voltage infrastructure and related services.
- Ability to understand complex wiring diagrams and installation instructions.
- Ability to pass pre-employment screening and DCJS registration.
- Valid Driver’s License.
- Finger & wrist dexterity & hand/eye coordination.
- Ability to work from heights such as man lifts, scissor lifts & roof tops utilizing proper fall protection.
- Ability to use small hand tools.
- Ability to use power tools.
- Climbing stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds.
- Ability to walk, stand, bend, lift to 50 lbs., and drive a vehicle.
- Job is usually performed in indoor/outdoor environments under multiple environmental conditions.
- Ability to accept periodic assignments that involve travel away from immediate district office area based on client needs, business needs and project scope.
- Exposure to noisy or dusty conditions; chemicals & solvents; mechanical, electrical, and/or other hazards.
- General hours of Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm. But ability to provide support during and outside regular business hours is required.
- Must be able to work in the United States.
- Health Insurance Available
- Compensation Based on Experience
- 2 Weeks’ Vacation/PTO
- National Holidays