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Field Technician Onsite at Memphis, TN

Company: Calance
Location: Memphis
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Network Cable Technician Duration: 3 Months Location: Memphis, TN Start: ASAP 41101 Interview Process: 2 internal rounds; no client interview required Position Overview: A Network Cable Technician is responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting network infrastructure and cabling systems. They play a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation and connectivity of computer networks within an organization. The technician is expected to possess a strong understanding of network protocols, cabling standards, and industry best practices. Key Responsibilities: 1. Installation and Configuration: - Install, terminate, and test network cables, including copper and fiber optic cables, based on industry standards. - Configure and connect network devices such as switches, routers, and access points. - Install and mount equipment racks and cabinets for housing network hardware. 2. Cable Management: - Organize and manage network cables to ensure proper labeling, routing, and tidiness. - Use cable management tools and techniques to minimize cable clutter and maintain a clean and efficient network environment. - Document cable runs, labeling schemes, and other relevant information for future reference. 3. Network Troubleshooting: - Identify and resolve network connectivity issues, such as cable faults, signal degradation, or interference. - Use appropriate testing tools and equipment to diagnose and troubleshoot network problems. - Collaborate with other IT teams to troubleshoot and resolve complex network issues. 4. Network Infrastructure Maintenance: - Perform routine inspections and preventive maintenance on network infrastructure components. - Monitor network performance and proactively address potential bottlenecks or performance issues. - Keep up-to-date documentation of network infrastructure changes, upgrades, and maintenance activities. 5. Compliance and Standards: - Adhere to industry standards and regulations related to network cabling, such as ANSI/TIA/EIA and BICSI guidelines. - Ensure compliance with relevant safety guidelines and practices when working with power and network equipment. 6. Collaboration and Communication: - Coordinate with other IT personnel, including network engineers, system administrators, and helpdesk technicians, to support network operations. - Communicate effectively with end-users to understand and resolve network-related issues. - Collaborate with vendors or contractors for the installation or maintenance of network infrastructure. 7. Training and Documentation: - Provide training and guidance to end-users on basic network troubleshooting and cable management best practices. - Create and update technical documentation, including network diagrams, cable maps, and standard operating procedures. Requirements: - High school diploma or equivalent; additional certifications or vocational training in network cabling are a plus. - Proven experience in network cable installation, termination, and testing. - Familiarity with industry standards and best practices for network cabling, such as ANSI/TIA/EIA and BICSI. - Strong understanding of network protocols, including Ethernet, TCP/IP, and VLANs. - Proficiency in using network testing and diagnostic tools, such as cable testers, certifiers, and OTDRs. - Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, blueprints, and network diagrams. - Knowledge of network equipment, such as switches, routers, and access points. - Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. - Good physical dexterity and ability to work in confined spaces or at heights when necessary. - Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions accurately. - Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with colleagues and end-users. Thank you, Shiva Mittal

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