Sr. Cable Tech

Job#: 1339042

Job Description:

Apex Systems is seeking several Sr. Cable Technicians with hands-on experience to support our client’s project at the Pentagon.

To apply please email your resume to [email protected]


Position: Sr. Cable Technician

Location: Pentagon, on site

Shift: Day or night shift available (7:00 am to 3:30 pm, or 8:00 pm to 6:00 am)

Compensation: $35-40/hr

Duration: Long Term Contract


  • The Cable Technician is responsible for installation and documentation of new and/or updated Inside Plant cable infrastructure to include conduit, cable trays, copper, coax, fiber and all associated elements in the Pentagon, Mark Center & buildings within the NCR supported by JSP.  
  • Must follow JSP and commercial best practice procedures, standards required for installation of cable racks, wiring of the racks and testing required during installation.
  • Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.
  • Our Cable Engineer is responsible for tasks assigned by Coordinators in connection with service orders and repair activities related to Category 6 cabling, Voice over IP networks (VOIP), and fiber optic cabling infrastructure.
  • In-depth knowledge of TDM networks
  • Dress, terminate and test cables and components, Ability to work with power tools and ladders
  • Installs, maintains, and repairs voice and data communications systems
  • Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics
  • Tests, locates, installs, and repairs cabling infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance
  • Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information
  • Verifies service by testing installed cabling, identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
  • Well versed in the use of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.
  • Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications
  • Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation
  • Identify, track, and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards
  • Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling.
  • Ability to work with power tools and ladders
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors
  • Computer literate with basic Networking Skills
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned
  • Participates in special projects as required
  • Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance required
  • 3-5 years of related telecommunications experience.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of
  • education, technical training, or work experience.
  • Must be familiar with BICSI rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively to personnel of various
  • expertise levels.   
  • Solid Customer Support Skills in a high visibility environment.
  • Problem analysis and problem solving.  
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Strong customer service experience is highly preferred

To apply please email your resume to [email protected]

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Apex Systems is a world-class IT services company that serves thousands of clients across the globe. When you join Apex, you become part of a team that values innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning. We offer quality career resources, training, certifications, development opportunities, and a comprehensive benefits package. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in many awards, including ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing® in Talent Satisfaction in the United States and Great Place to Work® in the United Kingdom and Mexico.

Employee Type:

Arlington, VA, US

Job Type:
Engineering and Technicians

Date Posted:
April 17, 2023