Network Cable Technician (S04503P)

University of Texas at Arlington
June 11, 2023
Offerd Salary:$46,500
Working address:N/A
Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
Working type:N/A
Ref info:N/A
Network Cable Technician (S04503P) Bookmark this Posting Print Preview Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S04503P

Position Title Network Cable Technician (S04503P) Department OIT Infrastructure Operations Location Arlington Job Family Information Technology Position Status Full-time Work Hours Variable Work Schedule Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience up to $46,500.00 Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Job Summary

Under general supervision, responsible for installing, maintaining, and troubleshooting structured cabling systems for data, voice, and video communications, as well as fiber optic cabling for data communications. This includes running and terminating cables, testing, and troubleshooting connectivity issues, and ensuring that all cabling meets required wiring standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, terminate, and test network cabling.
  • Connect network components and configure network settings (e.g., Wireless Access points, switches, and phones)
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network connectivity issues that are reported through incidents and requests.
  • Assists with maintaining inventory of cabling and equipment and with documentation of network infrastructure.
  • Report, record, and work with departments to resolve network-related issues and incidents.
  • Other functions as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, vocational training or hands-on experience with installation of network and/or fiber optic cable installation, or certification in structured cabling and fiber optics.
  • Basic knowledge of network cabling and fiber optics.
  • Ability to work with basic hand and power tools, ladders, and power- operated lift equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation and wiring diagrams.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of industry standard cabling practices
  • Ability to adhere to regulations surrounding health and safety.
  • Ability to carry out routine mechanical and health and safety checks on lifting equipment.
  • Ability to read and understand cable standards (terminating, testing)
  • Ability to think intuitively and analytically to break down and resolve problems.
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow high-level policies and guidelines and apply those guidelines to daily responsibilities.
  • Ability to work proactively and independently.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and make sound decisions.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and work under pressure.
  • Ability to analyze system components and support options.
  • The ability to be a forward, creative, positive, and flexible thinker.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively within the IT organization

  • May work in all weather conditions, including extreme temperatures.

  • May work around electrical and mechanical hazards.
  • May work in enclosed or tight spaces.
  • Specific job requirements or physical location of positions allocated to this classification render the position security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of section 51.215 Texas education code.
  • Applicant will be required to drive a university vehicle and must be complete and submit the UTA Form CO-EHS-F101 Request for Review of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) to have their driving record history checked and be clear to drive.
  • Preferred Qualifications

    Don't meet every single qualification exactly?

    At our organization, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you're excited about this role and think your past experience may not align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!

  • Certified Network Cabling Installer (CNCI) or other certifications in structured cabling and fiber optics.
  • Experience with industry-standard tools (cleavers, fusion splicer) and testing equipment.
  • Familiarity with local and national electric codes.
  • Ability to lift and maneuver equipment and materials up to 50lbs.
  • Key Responsibilities And Performance Standards :

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Management retains the right to add or modify duties at any time.
  • All Information Technology staff – regardless of their unique position – are expected to perform their assigned duties in a manner consistent with professional standards, with full awareness of responsibilities toward managing personal and institutional data, with priority regard to delivering customer service, with an understanding of the 24/7 nature of IT and the responsibilities that create for them as individuals, and in a constructive and effective collaboration with colleagues.
  • Applicants will adhere to the University's principles of community, this means that they will share mutual respect for their peers, faculty, and students. The applicant will provide constructive communication to enhance the mutual respect that is shared between employees. UTA fosters a supportive environment, and the applicants will be expected to uphold these values and work collaboratively with other members of the University.
  • Working Conditions Special Conditions for Eligibility

    Other Requirements for Eligibility:

  • Applicants for this position must pass a Criminal Justice Information Systems (CJIS) fingerprint-based background check and maintain CJIS eligibility. Due to CJIS requirements related to system access, the following will result in being disqualified for this position: Felony Convictions, Felony Deferred Adjudication, Class A Misdemeanor Conviction, Class B Misdemeanor Convictions in the last 10 years, Class A Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication, Class B Misdemeanor Deferred Adjudication in the last 10 years, an Open Arrest for Any Criminal Offense (Felony or Misdemeanor), and ALL Family Violence Convictions regardless of class.
  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information., The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e., ‘Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Working Title Network Wiring Technician EEO Statement

    UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 2

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree or higher
  • None of the above
  • Number of years of experience with network cabling?
  • 0-2
  • 3-4
  • 5-7
  • 7+
  • Do you have cable standard certifications (BICSI Installer 1, Fluke Networks Certified Cabling Test Technician) or equivalent?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

    From this employer

    Recent blogs

    Recent news