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Structured Cable Technician - Entry Level - Technicians, NS

Job Location: Charlotte, NC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: Technicians, NS
Job Details

AFL provides industry-leading fiber optic products and services across the globe. Our company was founded in 1984 with a single fiber optic cable and now we manufacture over two thousand products, employ over 5,000 associates and consistently generate annual sales in excess of a billion-dollars in revenue. With our commitment to professional growth and employee development, let AFL Connect you to your next career opportunity!

Job Summary:

The Technician I is an "entry level" position and will install with direct supervision: cable pathway systems, firestop systems, various electronic components, various cable that includes but is not limited to: twisted pair cable, coax, power limited tray cable, stranded cable and solid conductor low voltage cable. Cable installation includes: placement, termination, testing, labeling and documentation.

These Include:

  • Install cable pathway systems (cable trays, cable racks, J-hooks or D-rings).
  • Install, terminate, test, label & document horizontal, backbone & other cables.
  • Dress & route cable into telecoms closets, modular furniture & other work area outlets.
  • Build out telecom & equipment rooms.
  • Firestop various types of cable penetrations.
  • Test, troubleshoot, & document test results for cabling.
  • Possess working knowledge of ANSI/TIA/EIA cabling standards & the National Electric Code.
  • Understands, adheres to, & promotes the Environmental, Health & Safety policies of AFL Telecoms.
  • Perform/prepare timely field reporting of asset usage as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager.


  • A valid drivers license.
  • Organizational skills.
  • A High School Diploma or equivalent. (Vocational/Technical/Business School strongly preferred.)
  • Customer service skills.
  • Ability to read Blue Prints
  • Ability to travel overnight
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Basic computer skills.
  • The ability to think critically and problem solve.
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • The desire to become proficient and increase profitability.
  • Comprehension of the terminology pertaining to the installation and service of telecommunication, data, security and wireless systems.
  • Comprehension of the publications pertaining to standard telecommunication, data, security and wireless systems practices, engineering and Federal, State and local safety standards.
  • The ability to pass applicable state and federal background checks in order to become a registered security installer.

Work Requirements:

  • Use of small hand tools.
  • Use of power tools.
  • Climbing of stairs, ladders, and/or scaffolds.
  • Ability to work from heights such as man lifts, scissor lifts & roof tops utilizing proper fall protection.
  • Carrying of loads up & down stairs.
  • Must work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Exposure to noisy or dusty conditions; chemicals & solvents; mechanical, electrical, and/or other hazards.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States of America.

AFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not deny employment, benefits, or compensation to any individual on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status or characteristic. The same applies to hiring and employing persons with disabilities, unless a disability prevents a person from performing the essential functions of a job with or without reasonable accommodation.

AFL supports the objectives of affirmative action and a work environment without discrimination. The Company calls upon and expects every individual with the Company to accept a personal responsibility for continuing the successful policy.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.

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