ValidaTek, Inc

Cable Technician II

Location US-VA-McLean
ID 2024-03-2158
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 a Cable Technician supporting a large telecommunications and networking infrastructure in a secured DoD environment. This role will focus on installing, maintaining, and repairing fiber optic and cabling systems to ensure connectivity and performance.  The Cable Technician will adhere to all applicable rules and regulations, focusing on the utilization of best practices and safety.  This role will conduct routine maintenance checks and emergency repairs as needed and ensure proper documentation of all installations and repairs.




To be considered for this position, candidates must have the following:


  • 3+ years of related telecommunications experience working as a Cable Technician within a DoD IT environment.
  • Must be familiar with BICSI rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Must be well versed in the use of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.
  • Experience analyzing, administering, and maintaining a telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.
  • Experience dressing, terminating, and testing cables and components.  Must have ability to work with power tools and ladders.
  • Experience testing, locating, installing, and repairing cabling infrastructure associated with trouble calls and performing routine maintenance.
  • Experience installing, maintaining, and repairing voice and data communications systems.
  • Experience identifying, tracking, and removing abandoned cable and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards.
  • Must have related certifications for Fiber Optic Cable and CAT6 Cable Installation.
  • Must have strong customer support and communication skills with leadership and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and accuracy.
  • All candidates must have an active secret clearance.
  • All candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.
  • All candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline or the equivalent of education, technical training, or work experience.

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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