Abacus Technology is seeking an Outside Plant Technician to install, remove, and relocate common telephone systems equipment in support of Base Telecommunications System (BTS) for the Detroit Arsenal. This is a full-time position.
Splice, terminate, and test fiber optic cable to meet job requirements as specified in work order within time specified in contract work order priority. Perform cabling, power, grounding of various types of equipment and hardware using proper tools and safety practices. Perform various types of installations with minimal supervision using established quality and safety practices. Prepare cables, fiber or switchboard or power for terminations. Perform cabling, ironwork, wiring, basic splicing functions, cable and lead verification. Install, remove, or relocate various common telecommunication equipment.
2+ years experience in installation of telephone systems equipment and cabling plant. Must be BICSI Installer 2 (Copper/Fiber) and Technician certified or able to obtain the certifications within six months of hiring. Experience as a premise technician. Experienced in installation and test of CAT 3/5/5e/6, ISP/OSP fiber option cabling, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) data administration, remote alarm systems. Must be able to fusion splice fiber cables. Knowledge of DC power systems, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards, established safety and quality practices. Able to perform cabling, ironwork, wiring, basic splicing functions, cable and lead verification, use basic method of procedure for job species and drawings; ability to test and turn up various communications equipment. Must be a US citizen.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.