Cabling Technician (2862) Tempe, Arizona


Installs, modifies, repairs, maintains and installs voice, data and video cabling systems under direction and supervision of Lead Technician. Assists with surveying installation areas to determine work methods, tools, materials, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Installs Category 3, Category 5, Enhanced Category 5, Category 6 and Fiber Optic Structured Cable Distribution Systems.
  • Installs outlets, pulling cable, fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing and labeling cables to industry standards.
  • Terminates, assembles and installs 8-pin modular connectors and coaxial connectors, lightcrimp connectors and optical fiber ST and/or SC ceramic connectors.
  • Tests copper and fiber (multimode and singlemode) cables to required certification parameters utilizing appropriate test equipment as required.
  • Diagnoses and corrects copper and optical fiber problems.
  • Removes and demolishes abandoned cables.
  • Maintains and references industry standards including ANSI, EIA/TIA, and local. BICSI and National Electric Code.
  • Performs site surveys, reads and uses blueprints and floor plans and conducts visual site inspections.
  • Determines closet and equipment layouts and install closet hardware including backboards, connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures, and balance video equipment.
  • Installs grounding infrastructure and performs grounding tests.
  • Performs cable splices for copper and optical fiber (mechanical and fusion).
  • Performs and supervises work in retrofit and new construction environments and implements cut-overs.
  • Identifies active circuits.
  • Attends training and safety meetings. Works safely at all times utilizing necessary Personal Protection Equipment.
  • Functions as "lead" in absence of Lead Technician if directed to do so.
  • Demonstrates basic knowledge of LAN/WAN topologies, cabling standards and components.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience


  • Associate’s Degree in related area.

  • 3 years cabling experience.
May consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Computer Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • BICSI Technician or similar certification.
Other Skills and Abilities

  • Possess a high level of independent judgment within established procedures.
  • Ability to work extended hours including evening/weekend (overtime) as needed.
  • Ability to be regularly scheduled for on-call status if needed.
  • Must be able to work safely following company policy/procedures on safety.
  • Daily travel to work sites is required.
  • Travel to out of-town-work sites as needed.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable with our auto insurance carrier during course of employment.
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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is constantly required to sit, talk, see, hear, and use hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand; move about, climb steps or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this classification. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required of personnel so classified.