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Level 2 / Level 3 DC Power Installer (Telecom) Job from TelecomCareers
Level 2 / Level 3 DC Power Installer (Telecom) | RETECH  | -Multiple Locations- | Full Time, Part Time
Job Description:
Under supervision of the Level 4, Field Engineer or Installation Manager this an entry-level position requiring at least 6 months experience as a Level 1 Central Office installation technician or equivalent. Install and/or remove non-powered or passive equipment, or add or remove wiring and connections on non-working equipment only in telephone central office locations under the direct supervision of a level 3 or 4 site leader at all times. Requires general aptitude in mechanical and electrical assembly and ability to use basic hand tools. Emphasis on safety and quality.


• All the qualifications of a Level 1 installer
• Knowledge of Telecordia and TP Standards.
• Accurately run power cables to BDFB and other equipment
• Strip, lug, terminate and fan out any cable
• Understand what size lugs go with what type of cable
• Understand what tool/crimper is used for what lug/cable
• Understand and use color code
• Strip, lug, terminate and fan out cable
• Assure installation is completed on time and within budget.
• Maintain a safe and hazard free work area.
• Meet all customer security requirements.
• Establish and maintain a professional rapport with Customers, Supervisor and Co-workers.
• Perform any required cable and installation testing prior to turn over to Lead.
• Understand basic battery types, network equipment, power plants, UPS equipment
• Wire wrap and punch-down connections
• Category 6 cable connections accurately
• Read and understand basic installation drawings and specifications
• Perform basic Midtronics/Fluke and other testing and reporting
• Perform accurate battery strapping, torquing and marking
• Understand what tools are needed for each job before job starts
• Perform basic site survey
• Accurately label all cables/equipment
• Due to nature of our Customers’ requirements work schedules and hours of Operation are dynamic. Work hours may vary.
• Previous military experience and training a plus
• Candidate must be willing to work nights & weekends when necessary
• UPS Factory Training on Powerware, Liebert, APC, MGE, ETC.



• AA/BS degree in Electrical and/or Electronics from an accredited college or university, or equivalent training from the military.
• Minimum of (6) six months in Central Office and/ or OEM experience or (2) two years of progressively difficult experience in power electronic system maintenance and repair. Prior MGE experience preferred.
• Proficiency in reading and interpreting complex technical instructions, plans blueprints, and schematic diagrams.


• Heavy experience in the telephone equipment system environment and/or cable industry including engineering and installation of Ironwork, Strong Engineering Skills, Site Conditioning, DC Power, Batteries, Common Systems, Transport/Facilities, Digital Switch and all phases of complex AC wiring with emphasis on safety and quality.
• Minimum of (6) six months related experience in Central Office installation environment, minimum 2 years related experience in DC Power installation, including Power Plant and 12V and 2V batteries.
• Common Telecom Manufacturer equipment certifications.


• Customer is #1
• Professional
• Team Player
• Dependable
• Flexible
• Initiative
• Resourceful/Creative
• Quality Minded

Pay based on experience.
Candidate must successfully pass background & drug screening.

Must be willing able to travel (within CA, as well as out of state).

Categories: Engineers / Technicians
Travel Required: 50% of the time
Experience Required: 2 yrs
Dress Code: Uniform
Job Benefits: Medical, Dental, AFLAC, 401(k), Vacation, Sick







Power Plant Install






DC Power



Secondary/Network Equip







Sacramento region




Fremont/San Jose (Bay area region)




Los Angeles (region)



Contact Name: Human Resources
Phone: 9168223222
Fax: 9168223202
Job Code: RETECH-L2/L3

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