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Cable Installation Technician

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Job ID: 202607
Location: COLORADO SPRINGS, CO, United States
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Technical Svcs
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking Cable Maintenance Technicians to support installation, operations, maintenance, repairs, and modification of equipment in support of the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) Cable Installation and Maintenance Work Center, by performing a variety of maintenance and technical support on products, such as equipment, integrated systems, and subsystems, and software at customer and field locations 24/7. 


The NISSC II effort establishes requirements for OM&S that support classified communications and processing for Command and Control (C2) capability in organizational work centers at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS), Peterson Air Force Base (PAFB), Colorado; Offutt AFB (OAFB), Nebraska; Vandenberg AFB (VAFB), California; and other sites, worldwide.  This specific position will have a place of performance in Colorado Springs.


As a member of the Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS) Cable Installation and Maintenance Work Center, the selected candidate will:

  • Install, operate, maintain, repair and modify equipment

  • Perform a variety of maintenance and technical support on products, such as cabling and infrastructure conveyance

  • Analyze and evaluate products and related performance

  • Troubleshoot and diagnose malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time

  • Install upgrades and remove replaced products, ensuring coordinative engineering field change

  • Maintain effective customer communications and relations

  • May provide onsite training of customer support personnel


Technical Skills and Background Experience Requirements:

The candidate must have the following background experience and ability to perform the following technical skills:

  • Install and maintain underground, buried, and aerial copper core and fiber-optic cables supporting systems for command, control, communications, and computers

  • Plan, maintain and install all cable and communication conveyance systems

  • Process formal customer requests and develop technical solutions

  • Maintain cable installation records and schematics using Government provided database

  • Perform configuration control for all communications cables and conveyances for Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station (CMAFS)

  • Focal point for any/all questions concerning authorized access to the CMAFS bellows; maintains access list, log all information on the master station log, alarm/de-alarm and maintain combinations

  • Resolve project installation and maintenance problems by interpreting project sketches, drawings, project directives, diagrams, and Technical Orders (TOs)

  • Follow WOMS/EWOMS project installation and maintenance actions and repair procedures

  • Conduct system test to assess cable capabilities and serviceability

  • Install, inspect, and evaluate cable installation, and maintenance actions

  • Evaluate inspection reports and analyzes survey and test results

  • Process Civil Engineer work clearance requests; locate mark and record underground 21 CS Communication cables

  • Operate and maintain special tools, test equipment, auxiliary equipment, and special vehicles

  • Troubleshoot, repair, and replace fiber optic, transceivers, mux, and modems- Schedule and assist with maintenance of underground, buried, and aerial copper core and fiber-optic cables supporting systems for command, control, communications, and computers

  • Operate forklift, Kubota and other government provided vehicles during day-to-day activities

  • Work Mon-Fri, 8-5; however, position may require occasional after hours or weekend coverage to support emergency break/fix or natural disaster events

  • Able to perform team lead duties, when needed
  • Able to install horizontal and vertical copper and fiber cables, as required

  • Able to install conveyance above and below the base communications grid, as required

  • Climb/crawl through confined spaces, as required
  • Responsible for cabling support of the Air, Missile, and Space warning missions

  • Update drawings and process remedy tickets, Cyberspace Infrastructure Planning Systems (CIPs), Work Order Management (WOMS/EWOMS), Indoor/Outdoor maintenance, and Civil Engineer (CE) work requests

  • Perform additional duty responsibilities as assigned

  • Possess an active DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; Masters and 0 years related experience; or relevant experience in lieu of a degree

  • 3-5 years of experience in the telephone maintenance communications or electronics field

  • Understanding of Communications infrastructure, circuit signaling and cryptographic equipment.

Desired Skills:
Experience with supporting Command and Control environment is desired.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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