Technician III

Nashville, TN

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Job Description

Perform the installation, terminating, labeling, testing, and troubleshooting of voice, data, and fiber optic premise distribution systems, including, but not limited to the following: 

  • Installation of Cable Support Systems such as cable trays, ladder racks, J-hooks, bridle/D-rings.
  • Installation of Work Area Outlets.
  • Pulling Backbone Cable (UTP/ScTP/STP-A).
  • Pulling Horizontal Cable (UTP/ScTP/STP-A).
  • Firestopping including coring of firewall, installing sleeves and firestoping.
  • Pre-Termination - organize, form, dress cables, determine length/slack, label cables.
  • Termination - complete IDC terminations, UTP, STP-A, cross-connect blocks, patch panels.
  • Connectors - assemble and install 8-pin modular connectors, coaxial connectors, demonstrate connector color codes.
  • Testing - use tone test set, volt-ohm –meter, diagnose open, shorted, crossed, and split pairs, active circuits, and use industry standard test equipment.
  • Retrofits - remove abandoned cables.
  • Safety - demonstrate common safety practices

Skills & Requirements

Required Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills combined with technical understanding of voice, data, and fiber optic systems. BICSI Installer I or II a plus but not required. Manufacturer certifications a plus but not required.
  • Knowledge of WiFi, DAS and VoIP systems a plus but not required. 

Education, Experience, Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • 3-5 years’ experience as a Network Services Installer or Service Technician. 
  • Must have working knowledge of the EIA/TIA installation standards. 
  • Must possess the ability to troubleshoot premise distributions systems and layout a project; includes the ability to read and interpret blueprints. 
  • Must be proficient in the use of all tools, equipment, and testers related to premise distributions systems work. 
  • Must have working knowledge of construction, electrical work and other systems.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America.  

AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic.  The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation.  

AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination.  The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.