Under limited supervision, performs tasks related to the installation of more complex structured cabling systems. This candidate will also perform more in-depth copper and fiber optic troubleshooting and testing procedures independently.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Complies with and ensures compliance with all Tri-M safety policies and procedures.
- Complies with and ensures compliance with all Tri-M employment policies and procedures including standards of conduct and appearance to reflect positively on the Company.
- Completes appropriate level of skill development and on-the-job training.
- Safeguards and maintains Tri-M equipment, material, tools and vehicles.
- Has a working knowledge of telecommunication drawings and specifications and can relay pertinent project information to other crew members.
- Installs and instructs others in the proper installation of cable pathway systems.
- Accurately installs all types of horizontal and backbone cabling.
- Performs copper cabling termination tasks at any level in a proficient manner.
- Provides labeling practices on all levels in an unsupervised, error free manner.
- Sets up test equipment and accurately diagnoses cable faults and takes corrective action.
- Performs high count copper/fiber terminations, testing and splicing independently.
- Responds to emergency service requests outside of regular duty hours when called upon.
- Update job progress, provide overall status documentation within company’s document compositor system.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Elevated math and measurement skills
- Above average mechanical aptitude and proficiency with common hand tools
- BISCI certified preferred or equivalent experience
- Ability to use more complex power tools (e.g. hammer drills, band saws, power benders.)
- Elevated personal computing skills and fluent with Microsoft office programs
- Proficient understanding of Office 365, to include Outlook, Excel and Word.
- Must have reliable personal transportation to and from the assigned work location/office
- Must maintain a valid drivers license and good driving record
- Must purchase Company required personal tools (see attached list) and maintain in good condition
- Ability and willingness to travel regionally/nationally to jobsite
- Working 40 plus hours/week, scheduled in 8 to 10 hour shifts. Working overtime as needed.
- Standing and climbing 4 to 6 hours/day
- Kneeling, lifting, reaching above shoulders, and bending (90°) 4 to 5 hours/day
- Twisting (180°) and walking 2 to 3 hours/day
- Squatting and sitting 1 to 2 hours/day
- Lifting weights of 0 to 100 lbs. at the following frequencies: continuous lifting of 10 to 35 lbs.; frequent lifting of 35 to 50 lbs.; occasional lifting of 50 to 100 lbs.; sizes & shapes of objects vary from concrete blocks to cylinders to 20' lengths of conduit; average carry requirements, 60 lbs. for 40'
- Ability to lift from floor to above shoulder
- Repetitive use of hands includes: continuous grasping up to 50 lbs.; frequent pushing and pulling of 50 to 75 lbs.; and fine motor coordination for receptacle installation and wire terminations
- Repetitive use of feet is required for operating conduit benders and vertical climbing
- Vision adequate for blueprint reading and color coding for wire identification
- Balance adequate for continuous climbing of ladders, scaffolds, and lifts
- Environmental factors include working in: temperature extremes of 0°F to 100°F; up to 8 hours inside or outside; atmospheric exposure to dust, gases, fumes, odors; and poor ventilation in confined spaces
- Special hazards include exposure to mechanical, electrical, chemical, and explosive hazards
- Personal protective equipment includes use of hardhat, safety glasses, steel-toed shoes, and gloves. Equipment on an "as needed" basis may include lanyards, safety harness, face mask, respirator, hearing protection and Nomex suit