Installer II

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Job ID #: MA002 Posting Date: 03/31/2002 Location(s): Chicago, IL, Minnesota
Employment Status:
High School or Equivalent
1-2 years (minimum)
Requirements Minimum of 1 year of experience in telecom installations. Must possess good communication skills, basic telephony skills and knowledge and an understanding of industry used tools. Candidates must have a basic Central Office knowledge, including, cabling, superstructure and rack installation, equipment installation and DC power. Travel throughout the United States and working during off-hours, when necessary, is required. Other requirements include: resourcefulness, good organization, reliability and good work ethic.



This position is responsible for the installation of equipment and superstructure in Central Offices/Equipment Rooms. Responsibilities include assisting the crew leader in performing site surveys, creating a Method of Procedure and creating a project schedule. Also helping the crew leader to identify and gather all necessary material and tools to perform the installation. Maintain a complete inventory of materials and tools while out in the field as well as out at the customer’s site. Identify and report any missing tools or materials to your immediate supervisor. Maintain clean and safe work environment while completing assigned task.
Tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Floor preparation
  • Installation of equipment racks
  • Installation of equipment shelves (DX-1, DSX-3, Fuse Panels, etc.)
  • Run and Lace Power and Ground Cables
  • Run and Lace Coax, ABAM and Fiber Cables
  • Termination of Power Cable
    1. Power Lugs
    2. “H” Taps
  • Termination of Signal Cables
    1. Wire-wrapping
    2. BNC’S
    3. Punch down
    4. Crimping
  • Label Power and Signal Cables, Shelves, Racks, Superstructure, etc.
  • Keep track of and minimize capital expenditures.