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Commercial Low Voltage Technician

Company: Dre Power & Cabling
Location: Orange
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

DRE is looking for experienced Commercial Technicians for copper and fiber network installations and service and to be an integral part of the low voltage structured cabling team. Potential prospects need to be self-starters with focus and a commitment to ensuring a standard of excellence while meeting DRE's policies and procedures. A Low Voltage Technician will install and service several types of network infrastructures and systems. Work includes installation of voice, data, security, access control, firm alarm and CCTV for commercial and industrial applications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Perform all tasks required for installation of a complete structured cabling system in a new or existing construction environment. A complete structured cabling system includes UTP/ STP cabling, copper/fiber optic distribution backbone.
* Must have knowledge and experience with methods, equipment and materials used in installation, maintenance and repair of low voltage cable equipment and systems
* Perform all cable pulling and installation processes including category rated cables, coaxial, fiber-optics and other low voltage wiring
* Terminate, label and test a variety of different manufactures connectivity hardware. (i.e.: jacks, patch panels, 110 blocks, 66 blocks, RG6, RG11, Splitters)
* Construction of communication closets (determine closet and equipment layouts and install closet hardware including backboards, connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures, and balance video equipment)
* Installation of cable pathway development, raceway and attachments.
* Test, diagnose, and correct connection and system problems
* Read layouts from blueprints
* Wireless installations and troubleshooting
* Install outlets, pulling cable, fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing and labeling cables to industry standards
* Remove abandoned or replaced cables
* Installation of various types of security devices such as: Magnetic-Locks, Door Strikes, Key Pads, Badge Readers, Motion Detectors, Glass Breaks, Crash Bars, CCTV systems, IP Cameras etc.
* Installation and set up of projectors, wired and wireless speaker points, teleconferencing equipment, and flat panel displays.
* Installation and setup of rack mounted A/V equipment such as tuners, receivers, HDMI splitters, switchers, and amplifiers. Installation of interactive education based equipment like intelligent white boards, lecterns, and carts.
* Installation of integration and automation hardware & software such as Control 4, Crestron, Extron, AMX, and Lutron.
* Installation of touch screen panels for A/V control, cameras, RF transmitters, and IR bugs.
* Inspect, repair, install, test, service and maintain low voltage systems, including but not limited to security systems, alarm panels, video surveillance, access control systems and network/telephone cable systems
* Working knowledge of Windows and use of test equipment to include: multi-meters, digital analyzers, battery analyzers, frequency meter, decibel meters, and communicating devices.
* Keep work areas in a safe, clean condition and well organized.
* Use industry related hand tools and power tools.
* Communicate effectively with Foremen and crewmembers.
* Maintain workflow schedule to ensure all DRE productivity objectives are met.
* Demonstrate the highest level of professionalism and courtesy when interacting with colleagues, customers and vendors.

Skills and Experience:

* 2 to 5 years' experience with the proper pulling techniques for all category cable, coaxial cable, fiber optic cable and high pair count copper backbone cabling.
* Ability to fully interpret and work from project drawings.
* Proficient with installation of Racking system, termination and dressing cable in network closets
* Understand all construction Low voltage System blue prints and symbols
* Understand and install cable pathway per current standards
* Proven knowledge and abilities of installation practices for UTP cabling
* Experience terminating connections on a wide variety of network and AV related cables using a wide array of crimp tools and stripping devices.
* Familiar with a variety of AV cabling terminations, (RGB, VGA, RCA), Security cabling techniques, (door frames, cameras), Security cabling terminations, (BNC, wire terminals).
* Strong understanding of proper attachment hardware, mounting procedures and raceway construction. (i.e.: Panduit, Wiremold).
* Solid understanding of cabling standards (ANSI/TIA/EIA 568B, BICSI, NEC, IEEE, NFPA).
* Experience working with the following systems: Honeywell, DSC, Keri Systems, Bosch, Digital Watchdog, Avigilon preferred.
* Good technical and mechanical skills
* System integration experience
* Certificates in manufacturer installation procedures a plus.
* Ability to manage material estimates.
* Demonstrate strong leadership and pre-planning abilities.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

* The employee may require the ability to do the following:
* Lift 50 lbs. from ground and pull 50 lbs. of force.
* Perform ladder climbing, wire pulling and conduit pulling.
* Fully squat, stoop or kneel while wearing a 25 lbs. tool belt.
* Maintain a standing position for long periods of time while performing repetitive actions such as grasping or manipulating wires.
* Work off of ladders, man lifts or reach booms.
* While performing duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to:
* A variety of weather conditions including cold, rain, heat, etc.
* High noise levels.

Keywords: Dre Power & Cabling, Orange , Commercial Low Voltage Technician, Professions , Orange, California

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