Abacus Technology

  • Cabling Engineer (Intelligence Community / Duluth)

    Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
    Posted Date 7 months ago(7 months ago)
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Abacus Technology is seeking a Cabling Engineer to develop and instruct others on methodologies and criteria for the installation, inspection and documentation of structured cabling system infrastructure.  This includes: cable tray, horizontal fiber and copper cable, backbone multi-pair copper, multi-strand fiber optic cable, telecommunications ground system and associated connectivity hardware.  This is a full-time position.


    DULUTH EIT SERVICES:  Abacus Technology is hiring immediately for a recently-awarded large, long-term program.  Full Scope Polygraph is required. Abacus has been selected as a subcontractor to provide regional enterprise IT services and devices to the end-user workforce of a large Government agency located across the Northeastern United States. IT Services include campus area networks and local area networks supporting end user desktop/laptop/tablet, phone, printers, copiers, and wireless devices. DULUTH interacts with a Global Service Desk and provides data and status for regional enterprise services.


    Assist in the development of cable installation, termination and testing best practices.  Develop quality assurance inspection criteria.  Evaluate field inspection reports.  Schedule and conduct BICSI Information Technology Systems Cable Installation Program training and other manufacturer training.  Inform and keep all personnel up to date of TIA/EIA and other passive cable industry standards.  Develop and implementation of procedures and processes to increase efficiency in use of materials and manpower to maintain or increase quality assurance and/or scheduling requirements.  Assist in the development of work around procedures for maintaining quality assurance and productivity during delays caused by other trades, the customer, and lack of materials or absenteeism.  Assist the Cabling Managers and Cabling Group Managers in new technology implementation and training.  Provide passive cable infrastructure design when required for project proposal and implementation.  Initiate and monitor installation standards and conduct on the job training sessions.  Provide customer/client interface when conducting project quality inspections.  Attend status meetings as necessary.  Complete/perform monthly Safety Coaching Observations in accordance with company policy.  Support and enforce a comprehensive safety program in accordance with the company’s commitment to provide each employee and customer with a safe and healthy work environment.


    7+ years experience in design and quality assurance for cabling projects.  Bachelor’s degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related discipline from an accredited college or university (five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree).  BICSI ITSIMM (Information Technology Systems Cable Installation Program) Trainer Certification and/or BICSI RCDD Certification Cabling Industry training courses desired.  Thorough working knowledge of reading RFP’s, blueprints, specifications, contractual language and project scheduling (Microsoft Project) and system documentation.  Familiar with Microsoft applications, Internet, and scheduling software.  Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to work with multiple stakeholders.  Exhibit a strong background in technical support of cable products and equipment to install, terminate, test and troubleshoot.  Experience as a competent presenter and negotiator.  Willing to further oneself through an on-going education and certifications including but not limited to corporate or specialty courses.  Able to manage time and priorities effectively.  Able to work efficiently with minimal supervision.  Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.  Outstanding communication skills to relate with team members and support workers.  Must be a US citizen and hold an active/current TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph.


    Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and/or polygraph examination and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.




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