Structured Cabling Lead Technician in Chicago at Wachter, Inc.

Date Posted: 6/1/2018

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Job Description

Wachter is currently seeking a lead technician for service and special installation projects. Candidate should have experience leading jobs with data, voice, alarm, video, and paging systems. Looking for a motivated self starter who can work independently and find solutions to get jobs done. Long-term employment with an array of benefits for the right person. Pay will be based on experience. Essential duties and responsibilities consist of but are not limited to:

  • Travel as required, mileage compensation for use of personal vehicle (85-90%)
  • Lead installer for large scale retail structured cabling projects
  • Knowledgeable of all industry standards (NEC, TIA/EIA, BICSI)
  • Demonstrate ability to perform site survey and develop scope of work and materials list
  • Demonstrate ability to consistently complete projects within budget, on time and in a safe manner
  • Ability to provide basic setup, installation and testing services for the following: Phone Systems, Wireless systems (AP, Antennas), and Network devices (routers, switches, servers)
  • Demonstrate advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Adhere to all required project safety requirements as set forth by the Company and OSHA
  • Maintain the company's high standard of quality and professionalism with regards to workmanship, customer relations, coworkers, behavior and appearance
  • Perform any other duties not specifically stated herein, but which your supervisor may assign


  • Any industry specific certifications a huge plus (BICSI, Systimax, Panduit, Beldon, Corning)
  • Great communication skills; verbal and written
  • Excellent customer relationship skills
  • Computer/laptop proficiency
  • Knowledge and experience with CCTV, Security Systems, Alarm Systems a plus
  • Experience running and terminating fiber
  • Experience running, terminating, certifying Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a cables
  • Ability to meet company requirements in regard to driving record and background screen.
  • Flexible, willing to work on call, day or night shift as jobs require.
  • OSP/ISP copper and fiber experience preferred

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