Low Voltage Technician

Alexander Electric Company
Columbus, GA

Trade

Electrical

Title

Low Voltage/Cable Technician

Work Type

Construction

Industry

Commercial

Minimum Experience

2 Years

Description

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE

Responsible for and directing team members to successfully install, test, troubleshoot, and maintain low voltage systems including wiring and equipment using hand and power tools.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Ability to demonstrate a focus on safety, quality, customer service, and operate with honesty and integrity.

· Knowledge of the National Electrical Code (NEC), Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), American National Standards Institute (ANSI) cabling standards.

· Knowledge of working with various cables that include but not limited to: fiber optics, twisted pair, coax, CAT-5, CAT-6, SM & MM fiber optic cables.

· Ability for climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, climbing ladders, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.

· Ability to lead, train, mentor, make corrections, teach, and supervise others in a working environment.

· Skilled at developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

· Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, and roofs at various heights to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring, equipment, and fixtures.

· Skilled in the use of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and other implementation of technology on the jobsite.

· Ability to perform physically demanding tasks such as digging trenches, and moving and lifting heavy objects up to 50lbs.

· Ability to properly wear Personal Protective Equipment properly such as hardhats, boots, eye protection, and gloves.

· Knowledge of basic hand tools and power tools common to the low voltage electrical trade.

· Ability to operate and control (2) handed tools/equipment such as but not limited to cable cutters, compression tools, and other power tools.

· Ability to stay on their feet continuously for a 10-hour day excluding lunch.

· Ability to distinguishing all colors of a color spectrum chart.

· Ability to travel to projects outside of the company’s home base area to perform electrical installation. Length of assignment based on project duration and may require overnight stay.

· Ability to read and interpret maps, instructional manuals, electrical schematics, blueprints, project specifications and other written instructions.

· Strong knowledge of the current National Electrical Code and skilled at interpreting and following the information contained.

· Ability to work independently in challenging environments while meeting demanding timelines.

· Ability to enter and utilize portable sanitary facilities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

· Maintains compliance with all OSHA, company safety policy, customer safety requirements, and company policies.

· Installs, maintains, and troubleshoots data equipment including data racks, patch panels, cable trays in compliance with the NEC, BICSI, and ANSI standards.

· Installs and troubleshoots various cables that include but not limited to: fiber optics, twisted pair, coax, CAT-5, CAT-6, SM & MM fiber optic cables.

· Label, pull and terminate cable.

· Test all installed cable using appropriate testing equipment.

· Document all information on all cable and equipment.

· Installation of voice lines to various types of phone equipment.

· Conducts field training and second-level problem evaluation.

· Perform business management duties such as maintaining records and files, preparing reports, and ordering materials or tools from the project supervisor for his/her area of responsibility.

· Must provide guidance and direction to subordinates including setting performance standards and monitoring performance.

· Immediately identify, correct, and/or report any unsafe acts, conditions or incidents.

· Performs wire and cable pulls.

· Cleans and maintains jobsite, tools, and vehicles.

· Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

COMPETENCIES

· Leadership

· Coaching & Mentoring

· Effective Communication

· Problem Solving

· Time Management

· Prioritization

· Planning

· Organization

· Computer Literacy

· Self-driven

· Initiative

WORK ENVIRONMENT

· Performing work at various heights.

· Exposed to weather conditions depending on the location and time of year.

· Exposed to trenches, confined spaces, and restricted movement areas.

· Performing work on uneven terrain, unfinished building structures, and general construction areas.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

· Repetitive motion of shoulders, arm, hands, wrists, and fingers.

· Lifting and maneuvering heavy objects up to 50lbs.

· Standing for long periods of time without sitting.

· Exposed repetitive walking, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling squatting, climbing, kneeling, reaching over the head and twisting.

POSITION TYPE

· Full-Time (40 hours)

· Hourly

· Normal days and hours of work are 7:00am to 3:30pm Monday through Friday, with a (30) minute lunch. In order to meet work requirements, the normal work schedule may be modified.

TRAVEL

· Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected depending on the project.

EDUCATION

· Must possess a high school diploma or GED.

· BICSI certification is preferred.

· Must maintain current OSHA 10-hour training, CPR, and First-Aid certificates.

· 2 years of low voltage On-The-Job-Training experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 - $25.00 per hour

Benefits:

- 401(k)

- 401(k) matching

- Dental insurance

- Disability insurance

- Employee assistance program

- Flexible spending account

- Health insurance

- Life insurance

- Paid time off

- Referral program

- Retirement plan

- Vision insurance

Schedule:

- Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute/Relocate:

- Columbus, GA 31904 (Required)

Experience:

- Low voltage: 2 years (Required)

Work Location:

- One location

Work Remotely:

- No

Candidate Requirements

Willing to Work from Elevated HeightsWilling to Work in Inclement WeatherHigh School DiplomaGEDWilling to Travel

Skills

Drawings and Code

Can Read Construction BlueprintsProficient in National Electric Code (NEC)Can Read Electrical ManualsCan Read Wiring Schematics

Lifting

50 lbs.

Startup & Testing

Instrumentation/Electrical MeasurementsTroubleshooting

Communications Wiring

Fiber Optic SplicingEthernet Cabling

Wireways

Cable Tray

Non-Technical Skills

Management ExperienceCustomer Service Experience

Certifications

Trainings/Certifications

OSHA 10 CertificationCPR CertificationFirst Aid Certification

Compensation

Wage

$12 - $25 / hour

Benefits

Health InsuranceDental InsuranceLife InsuranceDisability InsuranceLong Term Disability InsuranceVision Insurance401(k)401(k) MatchingPaid HolidaysPaid Vacations