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BAE Systems

Cable Technician

Defense

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States

Job Description Provides the provisioning, installation, design, termination, testing, documentation, operations, and maintenance of all types of IT cabling. This service includes both fiber optic cable and copper cable from single-strand/pair to large bulk cables that are used in the infrastructure backbone, underground, outdoor, and horizontal cabling to the desktop or equipment racks.

Able to assist in running cables for building or racking of equipment or other cabling services
Able to read drawings to establish correct wiring/cable runs
With minimal assistance, install cabling from transport/wiring closets to the customer access outlet
Install cabling both under floor and above the ceiling in cable trays, troughs, wiring baskets, harnesses, and J hooks
Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques
Field test cabling for performance specifications
Cable labeling
Perform cable management in racks and termination shelves
Successfully terminate various types of copper connectors
Able to discuss pathways, spaces, bonding and grounding and firestopping
Able to choose the correct tool or methodology for specific cabling tasks
Lead a team in running cables for building or racking of equipment or other cabling services
Able to create cable run lists and cable schematics to effectively connect the services
Install cabling from transport/wiring closets to the customer access outlet
Install cabling both under floor and above the ceiling in cable trays, troughs, wiring baskets, harnesses, and J hooks
Assist in the design of cable transmission media, machine rooms, transport closets, and points-of-presence
Field terminate cabling utilizing multiple types of connectors technical techniques
Install backbone/vertical, underground, and outdoor cabling
Field test cabling for performance specifications
Properly test and troubleshoot copper installations
Discuss media selection and implications for implementation on the network
Make recommendations based on applicable codes, standards, and best practices
Interpret the job plan and scope of work as well as perform retrofits and upgrades for existing infrastructure
Develop the cable run lists for a major projects and efforts to ensure communications can be established to meet customer goals.
Consult with the Government to ensure deliveries are met
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Shall have a minimum of ten (10) years technical experience in IT cable installation and termination. Provide team leadership, engineering, and design knowledge to meet technical specifications. In-Depth knowledge of termination equipment, methodologies, and splicing techniques. Areas of knowledge must also include: physical ability to lift 50 pounds, cable termination, testing, cable rack preparation, layout and installation, and documentation. A valid BICSI Technician certification is required. Five additional years of experience may be substituted for certification.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.