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Jacobs Cable Plant Technician IRES - HSV in Huntsville, Alabama

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Your Impact:

The government client requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for any/all positions that will require travel.

Full vaccination (against COVID-19) is defined as: an individual must be either two weeks past the last shot of a two-shot vaccination sequence, or two weeks past the only shot of a one-shot vaccination sequence.

Description of Duties:

The Cable Plant Technician supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the Integrated Research and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. The candidate will:

  • Install, terminate, test, and certify copper and fiber optic cable transport systems.

  • Repair and/or replace failed cable distribution and related equipment.

  • Use basic cable installation hand tools including Uni-Cam termination equipment, hot melt fiber termination equipment, CAT6 termination equipment, wire strippers, punch down tools and CAT6/Fiber Optic test equipment.

  • Terminate and install fiber-optic cable with LC, SC or ST connectors (utilizing Uni-Cam or hot melt method), CAT6, RGB & coax cables.

  • Act as team lead as assigned, supporting break-fix/troubleshooting efforts as well as minor to major ISP renovation/installation projects.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot site cable plant infrastructure.

  • Review project documentation and conduct site surveys to develop a plan and schedule to support successful project implementation.

  • Perform cable moves, adds, install and changes, and update documentation to reflect the location of current and future network cabling.

  • Work trouble tickets generated through Remedy.

  • Perform other related tasks as assigned in support of work completion or project implementation.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to quickly adapt to new situations.

  • Have a strong commitment to a team environment.

  • Be able to work with little supervision.

  • Exhibit a willingness to learn new technologies.

  • Be able to communicate effectively with varied audiences.

This position will be filled at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL

This position is expected to pay $66,100 - $76,100 annually; depending on experience, education, and any certifications that are directly related to the position.

This position will be posted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at that time, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected or the position is closed.

Resumes, in month and year format, must be submitted with application in order to be considered for the position. The selected candidate will be assigned as an employee for Jacobs or one of our teammate companies.

Jacobs health and welfare benefits are designed to invest in you, and in the things you care about. Your health. Your well-being. Your security. Your future. Typical benefits offered include flexible work schedules and opportunities to work remotely, educational reimbursement, retirement benefits (401K match), employee stock purchase plan, health benefits, tax saving options, disability benefits, life and accident insurance, voluntary benefits, paid time off and paid holidays, and parental leave.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 2 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 0 years of general experience

  • If this position requires travel selected candidate must be willing to provide proof of fully vaccinated (against COVID-19) status? (the process of which must be completed prior to the anticipated start date)

  • Must have 2 years of related experience in codes and standards, media and connectors, structured cabling systems, bonding and grounding, pulling cable, cable splicing, cable termination, testing and troubleshooting, data centers, planning and project management, safety, and fire stopping systems

  • Must have experience with CAT3, CAT6 and fiber optic cable and safety systems in a variety of Inside Plant environments to include data centers, raised floor and overhead spaces

  • Must have experience working with Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Must have, or obtain, an active DoD Secret Security Clearance

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.