SPECIAL SYSTEMS TECHNICIAN
Essential Job Functions:
- Proficient in pulling, terminating, and splicing cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, alarm and fire-suppression systems, audio-visual equipment; building ladder racks; establishing connections; programming features; establishing connections and integrations; following industry standards; activating remote access tools; coordinating with contractors.
- Pull and install of the horizontal cable (cat5e, cat6, cat6a, coax fiber optic, security, and AV wire).
- Have working knowledge of Special Systems cable and wire termination using industry standards, equipment and color codes. Including labeling of work station faceplates and cables.
- Assists in the testing of the horizontal cable and backbone cable.
- Installation of backbone pathways. Includes, but not limited to: installing ladder rack, basket tray and or D-rings.
- Helps in the pulling of copper riser and or fiber riser backbone cabling.
- Assists in the build out of communications closets.
- Install security systems such as access control, video management, intrusion detection, door intercom, and other related systems and devices.
- Install and commission commercial audio and visual systems.
- Trouble shooting and programming of security systems.
- Termination and testing of security cables and devices.
- Install fabricated racks and the rigging/mounting of AV equipment.
- Install projectors, mounting, digital signage, speakers and the various control systems.
- Have an understanding of building code requirements, customer orders, plans, manuals, and technical specifications; ordering and gathering equipment, supplies, materials, and tools, assessing installation site; preparing an installation diagram.
- Effectively communicate with team on all Special Systems aspects.
- Maintains safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations.
- Perform daily jobsite clean-up.
- Demonstrates and practices OSHA related safety standards.
- Ability to troubleshoot problems with cabling systems.
- Proven to be mechanically inclined evidenced by the ability to work with tools.
- Familiar with electronic test equipment and other telecommunication related tools.
- High school Diploma or equivalent.
- Demonstrated experience in problem isolation through the medium of electronic testing.
- Electrical and telephone theory.
- Experience using advanced electronics, specialized equipment, and telephone transmission.
Additional Qualifications and Capabilities:
- Physical: The technician must be able to lift and carry frequently 60lbs, and occasionally 100 lbs. The technician must also be able to bend, kneel, crawl, walk, lift, carry and climb as needed to complete tasks.
- Use of Tools: Tools of the trade are required by Interface. The technician must maintain his/her own tools as described on the Employee Tool List. The technician must be proficient in the use of drills, tuggers and cable trailers.