Planned Systems International

Network Installer Technician

Location US-VA-Richmond
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/21/2024 11:23 AM)
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Planned Systems International is seeking a Network Installer provide the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Enterprise Infrastructure Installation with daily maintenance, repair, new installation, removal, and testing of Telecommunications cabling infrastructure in Richmond, VA.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

  • Serves as an IT/Telecommunications Installer with a primary focus of Low Voltage ISP twisted -pair copper cabling, fiber-optic cabling (FOC) and associated infrastructure.
  • Designs, surveys, installs, removes, terminates, tests, troubleshoots, repairs, inspects and maintains IT and telecommunications infrastructure including but not limited to: twisted-pair copper cabling; fiber-optic cabling (FOC); audio-visual cabling such as display-port and/or HDMI; COAX; multipurpose low voltage cabling and infrastructure; cabinets, racks and shelves; telephony blocks; patch panels; grounding bus bars and circuits; conduit, cable trays and raceways.
  • Performs site surveys and gathers required data in approved format as assigned by task.
  • Installs IT/Telecommunications equipment and devices as assigned by task.
  • Performs patching and cross-connect actions as assigned by task.
  • Receive and obtain materials from onsite storage locations, transport and deliver materials to work locations, and return unused materials to storage locations as instructed by task.
  • Maintains and organizes telecommunications rooms and facilities and keeps work locations and materials clean and free of obstacles and debris.
  • Coordinates and performs trouble-ticket resolution as assigned by task.
  • Evaluates, interprets, and delivers as required by task: pre-implementation drawings; redline drawings; as-built drawings; network diagrams; block diagrams; connectivity diagrams.
  • Works independently and with others and serves as a team member to accomplish tasks.
  • Performs inspections for IT and Telecommunication Systems including, but not limited to cable plant; infrastructure; communications distribution systems.
  • Delivers inspection reports as required including, but not limited to discrepancy reports and remediation criteria; status reports; test results; punch lists; redline drawings.
  • Delivers Status Reports weekly and trip reports as trips are completed.
  • Takes applicable DLA and hosts activity site-specific safety training and obtains relevant certifications.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification/Training Requirements:
    • Confined space certification/training
    • Advanced low voltage or installer course or 10 years credible experience
    • OSHA compliant Aerial Lift and Fork Lift training
    • BICSI Installer 2 Copper, Installer 2 Optical Fiber Certificate
  • Must be able to write English effectively, using correct spelling and grammar, to generate reports and documentation (e.g., status, trip, and deficiency reports), as noted in Essential Functions & Job Responsibilities.
  • Must possess IT-II security clearance or have a current National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC).

Physical Demands

  • Work Locations include but are not limited to cable vaults, ladders, scissor lifts, building entrance facility, telecommunication facility, telecommunication rooms/closets, central office, administrative office locations, warehouses, outdoor storage areas.
  • Work conditions include but are not limited to seasonal conditions typical for work areas located outdoors and indoors with non-climate-controlled facilities, dampness, adverse lighting conditions.
  • Work sites may require travel in the same geographic area as base location.Travel over 25 miles may be eligible for DoD reimbursement.
  • Personal Protective Equipment is required, as are trade tools and test equipment as required. A work vehicle is required to get to/from work sites and any local travel within the assigned geography for each location.


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