AFL Telecommunications LLC Technician II in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Will install: cable pathway systems, firestop systems, various electronic components, various cable that includes but is not limited to: twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, stranded cable, solid conductor low voltage cable, single mode fiber optical cable & multi-mode fiber optical cable. Cable installation includes: placement, termination, testing, labeling & documentation. Will also: perform surveys, assist in designing, trouble shoot & maintain: Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access Control & Wireless solutions. Will have verifiable field experience or certifications in at least two of the following technologies: Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access control & Wireless Solutions. Will also have a working knowledge of the technologies listed above for which they do not have certifications. Will possess leadership skills & will be responsible for ensuring continuity on projects, overseeing all documentation & customer interface activity, & enforcing all company policies & safety requirements.
Install & service: key & pbx systems; security & cctv systems; wireless devices; cable pathway systems.
Install, terminate, test, label & document horizontal, backbone & other cables.
Dress & route cable into telecoms closets, modular furniture & other work area outlets.
Build out telecom & equipment rooms.
Firestop various types of cable penetrations.
Test, troubleshoot, & document test results for cabling.
Possess working knowledge of ANSI/TIA/EIA cabling standards & the National Electric Code.
Understands, adheres to, & promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies of AFL Telecoms.
Conduct job site surveys.
Possess working knowledge of Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access Control & Wireless solutions.
Interface with customer contacts on projects & work orders.
Interface with the end user & coordinate with other vendors for each project when required by customer.
Provide technical support for customer contacts & Technicians on request.
Attend project planning & progress meetings with or without the customer contacts assigned.
Report any project scope changes, issues, or concerns to the assigned contacts
Provide project budgets through the bid & quote process.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies & applicable laws.
Train employees, plan, assign & direct their work, appraising performance, address complaints, & resolve problems.
Perform/prepare timely field reporting of asset usage as required.
Other duties as assigned by Manager.
Must have 3 to 5 years of experience in the installation of cabling associated with: Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access control & Wireless Solutions.
Must have 3 to 5 years of experience in the installation, maintenance & programming of the electronics associated with: Telecom Systems, TCP/IP Networks, CCTV Security, Access control & Wireless Solutions.
Must have the ability to install, terminate & test low voltage cables & fiber optical cables.
A valid driver’s license
Equipment/Manufacturer specific certifications & or verifiable field experience.
A High School Diploma or equivalent.
Vocational/Technical/Business School strongly preferred.
Customer service skills.
Ability to read Blue Prints
Ability to travel overnight
Strong mechanical aptitude
Proficiency with Microsoft Office, AFL & Vendor Specific Software.
Desire to become proficient & increase profitability.
Ability to manage three or more subordinates.
Comprehension of the terminology pertaining to the installation & service of telecom, data, security & wireless systems.
Comprehension of the publications pertaining to standard telecom, data, security & wireless systems practices, engineering &
Federal, State & local safety standards.
Ability to pass applicable state & federal background checks in order to become a registered security installer.
Use of small hand tools.
Use of power tools.
Finger & wrist dexterity & hand/eye coordination.
Heavy physical effort.
Climbing of stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds.
Ability to work from heights such as man lifts, scissor lifts & roof tops utilizing proper fall protection.
Carrying of loads up & down stairs.
Must work outdoors in all weather conditions.
Exposure to noisy or dusty conditions; chemicals & solvents; mechanical, electrical, and/or other hazards.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America.
AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic. The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation.
AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination. The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.
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