Network Cabling Installer
Levels 1-4

Job Summary

The industry of structured cabling uses many names to describe this position: Low Voltage Technician, Low Voltage Electrician, Structured Cabling Technician, Network Cabling Technician, Cabling and Infrastructure Technician, Field Service Engineer. But here at Fidelis, we settled on Network Cabling Installer because it matches the most commonly used customer understanding of what the position does every day installing networks spanning Information Communications Technology (ICT) that serve a wide range of uses: computer, mobile device, wireless access point, phone, camera.

General Accountabilities

  • Network Cabling - Horizontal Cabling, Data Cabling, Voice Cabling, Category Cabling (CAT6, CAT6a, CAT8…), Coax Cabling
  • Backbone Cabling – Multi-Mode Fiber and Multi-Pair Category Cabling
  • Pathways – Cable support systems
  • Spaces – Data Centers, Server Room, Computer Room, Equipment Rooms (ER), Telecommunications Rooms (TR), Data Racks and Enclosures, MDFs…
  • Audio & Video (AV) – Conference and meeting spaces
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
  • Wireless Network Installation
  • Data renewal projects – reorganize and clean up an existing data room.
  • Cable removal and wreck out
  • Certification and Testing

Requirements

  • Must have personal, reliable transportation and driver’s license, as this position requires both working at the Fidelis office as well as onsite support at customer locations throughout the Puget Sound region
  • Physical office is located on 580 Industry Dr. Tukwila, WA 98188
  • Compensation is based on experience and level
  • Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and a background check
  • All levels must be able to perform the physical demands of wiring a building, navigate small spaces and lifting equipment
  • Able to lift/move objects up to 75 pounds
  • Able to carry and work on different sized ladders
  • Able to work with your hands most of the day, involving repetitive motion
  • Able to stand for long periods of time

Network Cabling Installer Level Matrix

Level Job Qualifications Skills
1 Lead Installer & Job Foreman

  • Journeyman
  • Expert Level
5+ years working as Expert Level Technician ready to lead a team or act as a foreman
  • Lead installation teams using project management skills
  • Design and interpret drawings, plans, and specifications
  • Design and interpret the job plan and the Scope of Work
  • Participate in bidding new and retrofit projects
  • Understand and enforce safety and professionalism with team members
2 Installer

  • Journeyman
  • Expert Level
5+ years of network cable & telecommunications installation experience, including conducting job-site surveys; building telecommunications closets (including mounting racks, cross connect blocks, backboards, and grounding hardware); placing copper and fiber cables (backbone and horizontal); terminating twisted-pair, coaxial, and fiber-optic cables; testing twisted-pair and fiber-optic cables; troubleshooting copper- and fiber- cabling systems; splicing copper and fiber cable; performing cutovers (retrofit or upgrade) of cabling systems
  • Ability to interpret drawings, plans, and specifications
  • Advanced troubleshooting for both copper and optical fiber installations
  • Ability to choose the correct tool or methodology for specific tasks
  • Working knowledge of the standards of wired and wireless networks
3 Installer

  • Intermediate Level
2-5 years of network cable & telecommunications installation experience, including: cable-support systems, workstation outlets, horizontal station cables, backbone cables, data & rooms, racks & cabinets, patch panels, testing & certification, firestopping
  • Working knowledge of the ANSI, TIA, EIA & BICSI cabling standards and the National Electrical Code (NEC)
  • Working knowledge of telecom and data networks
  • Ability to read general system layouts from blueprints
  • Successfully terminate various types of copper and fiber connectors
4 Installer

  • Apprentice
  • Beginner Level
  • 0-1 year with little to no network cable installation or telecommunications installation experience.
  • High School-level math, reading, and writing skills are required
  • Basic power & hand tool familiarity
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Basic Computer Skills (email, typing)

Seattle area industry leaders in Managed IT Services, Structured Cabling, and Business Communications

Traits of the Fidelis Employee

  • A champion for integrity and honesty
  • Utterly reliable, delivering on promises
  • Adaptable and responsive to our changing environment
  • Able to learn from mistakes and move forward
  • Fully engaged with our values and goals
  • Trusted by customers to keep our commitment to our partnership

Seattle area industry leaders in Managed IT Services, Structured Cabling, and Business Communications

Comprehensive Benefits packages, depending upon position

  • Compensation
    • Profit Sharing
    • 401k Match
  • Healthcare Plan
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Long term disability
    • Life
  • Cell phone
    • Device Allowance
    • Plan Allowance or Company provided plan
  • Auto
    • Fuel card
    • Auto allowance or company vehicle
  • Personal Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Seattle area industry leaders in Managed IT Services, Structured Cabling, and Business Communications

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