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Lead Cable Technician

Job Order ID 3212
Country United States
Province/State North Carolina
City Charlotte

Posted Date 6/24/2019

Brief Description

Cabling & Termination Skills

• Basic copper termination skills Install a work area outlet for floor, modular furniture and wall (terminate CAT 3, CAT 5, and CAT 6 jacks). Mount face plates and surface mount boxes correctly.

• Build closets (Mount and install backboards, cross connects, racks, patch panels, fiber optic and hardware). Install grounding for racks, equipment and cable as required. Complete all IDC connections (e.g. terminate 110/66 blocks and patch panels).

• Perform testing: continuity test horizontal and riser cable; use of volt-ohmmeter; troubleshoot opens, crosses, shorts and transpose pairs on horizontal and riser cable; use a tone set.

• Install LC, SC, ST, FC, FDDI, SMA and MPO/MTP connectors, for both multi-mode & single-mode fiber.

• Terminate simplex & duplex jumper cord.

• Terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. Corning/Commscope).

• Terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. 3DNX).

• Terminate indoor tight buffered multimode and single-mode fiber.

• Install fan out kits including buffer tube.

• Calculate end to end loss budgets in accordance with TIA/EIA standards for multimode & single-mode fiber.

• Fully complete all Custom Cable paperwork accurately and on time specifically: timesheets, material transfers, work orders, change orders, Job Blog, tool transfers and others as required.

• Other duties as assigned.

• Test using an OTDR, Fluke DTX 1800 Troubleshoot using an OTDR to identify and correct problems end to end, and Network wide.



• Perform mechanical splicing with all types of fiber cable.

• Perform fusion splicing with all types of fiber cable.

• Perform building entrance splices, maintenance space, and direct buried splices.



• Screwdriver (regular and Phillips), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips (with belt sheath), pliers (needle nose and channel locks), hammer, wrench set, cable stripper, flashlight and gloves, punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade .


Physical And Mental Requirements

• Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s).

• Must promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.

• Must possess and be proficient with the listed tools.

• Must be able to act as the Company liaison for interface with customer representative(s).

• Must possess proven problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

• Must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.

• Must be able to see and distinguish different colors, read small print and hear and recognize audible signals such as dial tones.

• Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.


Education, Certification, License, And Skill Requirements

• Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent.

• Must possess and be proficient with the listed tools.

• Must be proficient at terminating all connector types and methods for SMF and MMF systems (Unicam, anaerobic, heat-cure).  

• Must have Testing & Troubleshooting MMF & SMF systems experience (OTDR & PMLS).

• Must be able to meet Custom Cable driving standards policy.

• Prefer 3-5 years of experience in Fiber.

• Prefer Industry Certifications (Corning/FOA).

• Prefer Data Center installation experience.

• Prefer Mechanical and Fusion Splice experience.

• Prefer OSP / Confined Space Entry experience (splicing).

Requirement Note

Travel Requirements

• Must be willing to travel

Job Type: Full-time


Required Education
• High school or equivalent

Required Experience
• Structured Cabling: 5 years
• Fiber Optics: 3 years

Required License Or Certification
• Clean Driving Record

Contact Details:
Stephanie Gonzalez
(813) 973-2200 xtn 3009