• Lead Tech - STRAN Services

    Job Location(s) US-TX-North Fort Hood
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/3/2019 11:38 AM)
    Job ID
    Position Type
    Contract (Full-Time)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Candidates within 1hr and must have own vehicle. 

    Secret Clearance Required: No 


    This is truly a 2 month assignment, possibility of moving to other projects if it is a good fit and project allows for it. 


    • Manage 2 to 3 techs on various projects. 
    • Pulling CAT6 or Fiber cable in wire tray or on J-Hooks 
    • Terminating CAT6 with RJ45 and on Patch Panels 
    • Bending 1/2 to 3/4 inch EMT conduits 
    • Installing wire management on wall or ceiling. 
    • Installing Access panels in drywall ceilings 
    • Working with hand tools ie- hammers, hand drills, ect. 
    • Keeping detailed written record of all work activity and changes. 
    • Evaluate customer communication needs. 
    • Climbing and working aloft. 
    • Moving and lifting items such as ladders, tools, test equipment and cable reels. 
    • Keep customer fully informed of all work activity and especially any planned outage of customers system. 


    • Must possess a valid driver’s license. 
    • Must be able to pass a background check up to 10-years history. 
    • Must be able to obtain base access. 
    • Must follow established safety practices and guidelines. 
    • Must understand requirement of EIA/TIA 568 A & B. 


    Top Manager Must Have Skills:

    • Experience pulling and terminating CAT6 with RJ45.

    • Able to use hand tools and network tester.

    • At less 5 years hands-on experience in telecommunication.

    • Must have 3 years managing technicians.



    Competencies: to perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: 
    Strong communication skills, planning and organizing ability, problem analysis, problem solving, Some examples are below: 
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. 
    • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions. 
    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit. 
    • Professionalism - Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments. 
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. 
    • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. 
    • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to additional work hours when necessary to reach goals. 

    Knowledge and Experience: 
    • Have a thorough understanding of structured cable systems, associated termination equipment, test equipment, industry testing standards and industry approved test procedures. 
    • Understand fiber optic splicing techniques and be able to attach connectors to fiber optic cable and splice inside and outside fiber cables. 
    • Be able to perform test procedures on fiber and copper cable, analyze test results, and certify results to industry standards. 
    • Be technically competent to problem-solve cable systems not meeting industry standard test results and provide remediation recommendations. 

    Physical Demands: 
    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 

    The majority of work is light to medium and may require routinely lifting or moving up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The selected candidate must be able to perform the duties of a rigorous work schedule which includes lifting, loading, and unloading, and pass a physical examination and drug screen certifying this ability 

    Working Conditions: 
    7:00 am – 3:30pm or 8:00 am - 4:30pm depending on site. 
    May require to work some overtime and or weekends 
    Majority of work will indoor however may require some outdoor work


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