Inside/Outside Cable Plant Technician III*

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***** Please note this position is pending contract award. *****

Job Title:  Inside/Outside Cable Plant Technician III*

Job Location: Qatar

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship required.

Job Responsibilities:

Trace Systems is seeking an Inside/Outside Cable Plant Technician III to support our on-site team based in the Middle East.

This position provides I/O cable plant support to support the day-to-day technical operations of the I/O infrastructure as well as support installation, testing, removal, O&M of aerial, underground, and buried multi-purpose communications cable to include copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cable. The Inside/Outside Cable Plant Technician III may be required to operate heavy equipment to include cable reel trucks, trenchers, backhoes, chiselers, bobcat, and 20k all-terrain forklift. The candidate must comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for I/O related safety issues and Air Force Office of Safety and Health (AFOSH) standard and local squadron instructions.
Equipment and software supported includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Cable Analyzer / Fluke DTX1800 with Fiber Optic Modules or equivalent power meter
  • Optical Time Domain Reflectometer or equivalent
  • Multi-meter
  • Fiber Optic Splicing Machine – Fujikura 50S/60S
  • Cable reel trucks and trailers
  • Backhoes, chippers, and trenchers
  • Software - AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, VISIO, ArcGIS, Google Earth
  • Standard Manhole Gas detector – i.e., IBird-MX6
  • Cable locater

Minimum Qualifications:

Lead level of experience of the following inside/outside cable plant work:

  • Installation of ducts and conduits, pulling cables, and terminating, testing, splicing, and repairing interior and outside copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cabling
  • Installation of fiber optic modems, fiber multiplex equipment, fiber patch panels, analog and digital copper patch panels, main and intermediate distribution frames
  • Installation of lightning protection and supporting ground and power connections
  • Installation of cabinets, cable ladder and rack systems, and equipment components in the cabinets
  • Experience with the operation of heavy equipment as specified in the task order to include: track excavator-changeable scoop/hydraulic jackhammer, standard backhoe, bobcat, cable reel truck, and 20K all- terrain forklift.
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Secret clearance


  • High School Diploma

Trace Systems

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad–– whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.


To Apply: We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. Please apply directly through the website at:      #jointracesystems


Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age (40 or older), genetic information, disability or veteran status. 


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