ValidaTek, Inc

Inside/Outside Plant Manager

Location US-VA-McLean
ID 2024-03-2155
Information Technology
Position Type
Location Detail

Company Overview

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. From customers to partners to top-talent employees, ValidaTek puts people first, empowering them to exceed expectations and transform government organizations. Our success starts and ends with our people, so we built a company where great people can do great things, with the resources and autonomy to make decisions that transform organizations. We operate as one team of diverse people, united by a passion for continuous growth and optimization. Our commitment to quality and performance optimization is the reason why our IT Service Projects and New Development Projects have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5, positioning us as one of a handful of elite companies to receive the highest form of third-party validation.


ValidaTek is searching for an Inside/Outside Plant Manager to oversee development, installation, and maintenance of inside and outside plant cabling systems that support a large DoD IT infrastructure program providing a common view for all enterprise-wide users.  The Plant Manager will ensure the integrity and reliability of the cabling system, adhering to all required regulations and regulatory requirements that include safety and training. 


In this role, the Plant Manager will:


  • Analyze requirements and develop plans for installations and technical solutions.
  • Oversee the implementation of planned installations.
  • Apply in-depth knowledge of best practices and technical expertise to ensure continual improvement and reliability of services.
  • Oversee the maintenance and repair of the infrastructure, troubleshooting particularly difficult issues that cannot be resolved by team.
  • Provide leadership and motivation to the technical team.


To be considered for this position, candidates must have:


  • 7+ years of experience working in and 3+ years managing an inside/outside plant telecommunications infrastructure in a cleared government environment
  • Knowledge of IP and optical network operations, DoD network and system security requirements, and ITSM best practices.
  • OSHA required Confined Space Training.
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification.
  • All candidates must have an active TS/SCI clearance.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field.

EEO Statement

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.


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