Low Voltage Data Technician

Location: Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Date Posted: 11-15-2017
A Data Technician is responsible for installation of data infrastructure and low voltage cabling and equipment. A Data Technician must excel in customer service skills and be capable of effective communication with clients, management and fellow employees.
Requirements include above average proficiency in all responsibilities associated with the position and the capability to effectively work independently.  A Data Technician will be required to interface with the Service Coordinator and Project Managers as needed and deliver consistent, accurate and timely results.  It is expected that a Data Technician will provide direction and technical expertise to other MTG team members.
  • Install, terminate, label and test a variety of copper low voltage cabling
  • Install, splice, terminate, label and test a variety fiber optic cable and connection types
  • Install a variety of cable support hardware using various anchoring or attachment components
  • Read and understand blue prints and schematic diagrams
  • Identify cable paths and relay site survey information to project managers
  • Assemble and install a wide variety of equipment racks and cabinets
  • Build out of data center and equipment rooms (i.e., racks, cabinets, ladder racking, basket tray, cable management, etc)
  • Installation of grounding hardware and wiring in data centers and equipment rooms
  • Mounting and hookup of customer equipment in data centers and equipment rooms (i.e., switches, routers, servers, SAN, PDUs, etc)
  • Mounting, wiring and hookup of WLAN equipment (i.e., access points, various antennas, controllers, PoE, etc)
  • Additional low voltage work, including but not limited to; video surveillance, security, fire alarm, paging, AV, etc.  
  • Outside plant work; burial and aerial
  • Effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and repair any physical layer wiring, connectivity or components
  • Maintain detailed and accurate installation drawings and documents
  • Complete all assigned tasks within the specified cost budget and schedule
  • Stay current with and adhere to all applicable codes and BICSI recommended practices
  • Stay current with and adhere to all mandatory safety requirements and follow established safety practices
  • Willingly share knowledge and best trade practices with fellow employees
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned
  • High school graduate (minimum) plus substantial related experience
  • Power Limited Technician License preferred
  • Familiar with BICSI recommended installation practices
  • Familiar with all NFPA, NEC and OSHA codes and standards
  • Strong understanding of structured cabling systems and practical field experience
  • Experience installing, terminating, labeling and testing copper and fiber optic cabling
  • Must be comfortable working at heights of 3-40 ft
  • Must be able to pass drug test in this drug free workplace setting
  • Clean cut appearance
  • Ability to work nights when necessary
  • Some travel may be required
  • Must have a clean valid driver’s license with dependable transportation
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