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Cable Technician

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Job ID: 2214560
Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
Date Posted: Oct 17, 2022
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Network Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cable Technician to help support our program at the U.S. Army Development Command, Aviation and Missile Center, Chief Information Office on Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.  As a cable technician you will be an integral part in ensuring the successful operations and maintenance of the Telecommunications team.  Due to the nature of work this role entails, telecommuting is not allowed and will require the employee to report full-time onsite.  Work is predominantly indoors in normal office environment.  Alternate work schedule is in effect with every other Friday off, normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, with no on call requirements.


  • 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 DEVCOM AVMC buildings on Redstone Arsenal, AL.
  • Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.
  • Responsible for tasks assigned by service center in connection with service orders and repair activities related to copper network cabling, Voice over IP networks (VOIP), and fiber optic cabling infrastructure.
  • 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 service by testing installed cabling, identifying, correcting, or escalating problems
  • Identify, track, and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards
  • Walking long distances for long periods of time, lifting of material up to 50 pounds, loading equipment onto carts or shelves, moving equipment to work locations, unloading equipment, mounting of equipment into racks, trash removal


Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate's degree and zero (0) years of experience; two (2) years of experience are accepted in lieu of a degree.

Required Clearance:

  • Must be a US Citizen with an Interim Secret Clearance; must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance. 

Required Skills:

  • Experience performing CAT5e/6/7 Installation
  • Experience with Fiber, Copper & Coax Termination & Testing
  • Must be able to complete physical work as indicated above under responsibilities.
  • Able to provide problem analysis and problem solving.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Must be able to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel and reach
  • Must be able to speak, write, read, and understand English
  • Frequently work at fast pace with unscheduled interruptions
  • Must be able to lift up-to 50 pounds

Desired Skills:

  • Familiar with BICSI rules, regulations, and standard
  • Experience with I3A Standards
  • Experience with EIA/TIA Standards
  • Experience with Plant-in-Place Drawings
  • Experience with Analog and VoIP Phone Systems
  • Experience with Public Address (PA) Systems


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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