VectorUSA is looking for an experienced Structured Cabling/Communications Foreman based out of our San Diego, CA office. Candidates must have 4-6 years' experience and possess in-depth knowledge of all of the technical disciplines required to successfully complete installations consisting of premise low voltage distribution systems. Required knowledge includes the ability to oversee, physically perform, and train people in the tasks associated with installing, maintaining, testing and troubleshooting jobs. Prior experience with Cat5e, Cat6, punch downs, cable pulling, and terminations.
VectorUSA is a premiere technology company, designing, building and maintaining voice, data and video networks throughout the country. With 30 years of experience and more than 375 employees, we work closely with our technical partners to provide customized solutions for public and private K-12 and higher Ed schools, ports and terminals, hospitals, large and small commercial enterprises, and state, local, and federal agencies. We understand the complex demands of today's dynamic technology environment. The breadth of our services and the depth of our expertise give us exceptional abilities to deliver the best network solutions for our customers. As Vector expands our range of services, we continue to deliver smart technology solutions including Unified Communications and Collaboration, Innovative Infrastructure, Intelligent Surveillance, and Managed Solutions, helping businesses operate more securely and efficiently.
* Perform all levels of structured cabling/communications technicians positions; outside plant; aerial applications; underground applications; station protection * Safety procedures for all disciplines * Complete knowledge of network topologies including Star, Bus, Ring, 10base 5, 10base T, 802.5 Token Ring, CDDI, FDDI, FOIRL, TPDDI, IBM System 3, Sonnet-Fiber, ISDN * Thorough knowledge of intra-building connectivity for both horizontal and vertical distribution systems * Ability to interpret and understand all scopes of work * Ability to adapt to physical environment and changes in the environment * Ability to engineer and design distribution systems * Must demonstrate job knowledge in low voltage distribution systems sufficiently to ensure customer confidence * Possess the ability and knowledge to interact with MIS managers, corporate executives and business owners on the level of an expert consultant * Coordinate with customers to assure customer knows project status; ensure full knowledge of customers' desires; to personally ensure customer satisfaction. * Ability to recognize changes in scope of work; communicate changes in scope of work to engineers, account executives and Operations Managers * Communicate changes in scope of work and cost to customers; obtain approval of change orders; obtain signed proposals * Coordinate with Purchasing; ensuring certain required tools and materials are provided * 100% accountable for every aspect of his/her work * Takes responsibility for communicating pertinent information regarding the project to design engineers, account executives, and Operations Manager * Being available 24/7 if emergencies arise that are work related * Ability to overcome adversity * Ability to use experience and knowledge to enhance methods and develop creative solutions * Other duties as assigned
* High School diploma or GED * 4-6 years' experience installing infrastructure solutions * Three years of relevant experience in the telecommunications industry preferred * Full knowledge of color codes * Ability to oversee, physically perform, and train people in the tasks associated with installing, maintaining, testing and troubleshooting * Complete knowledge of Star, 10bse-T, Bus and Ring topologies * Complete knowledge of intra-building connectivity for both horizontal and vertical distribution systems * Ability to adapt physical environment and changes in the environment and engineer a solution * Ability to read Blue Prints and understand Engineered Designs * Excellent communication skills; strong customer service skills * Must be proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
* Industry certifications a plus * 2-3 years' experience terminating fiber strongly preferred * Ability to organize work * Ability to work under pressure * Basic mathematical skills * Possess in-depth knowledge of all of the technical disciplines required of Level 2 and 3 Technicians * Ability to interpret and understand all scopes of work associated with Level 2 and 3 Technicians * Ability to adapt physical environment and changes in the environment and engineer a solution * This positions will work evening hours. Must be willing and able to work evenings (starting at approximately 2:30 PM) * Must be able to lift 50 pounds; must be able to bend, stoop, reach, climb * Must be able to pass a post-offer drug screen, physical, background check, and Livescan fingerprint checks
* Must have reliable transportation (able to accommodate a 6' ladder), valid driver's license, and own tools
VectorUSA offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package including and medical, dental and vision; paid vacation and holidays; and a 401K matching program.
VectorUSA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to the principles of affirmative action. EEO/AA M\F\D\V
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