Communications Technicians (Entry level and Advanced)
Integrated Electrical Services - Santa Clara, CA

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IES is an $800M national provider of electrical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial and residential markets.

From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our nearly 3,500 employees design, build and maintain the systems that empower lives.

Our commitment to our employees includes an industry leading benefit plan:

Competitive pay
Company paid time off
Choice of medical plan options
Dental and vision coverage
Company paid life insurance
Company paid short-term disability insurance
Company sponsored apprentice programs

Job Duties:

Install a work area outlet for floor (i.e: monument), modular furniture (i.e: surface mount box) and wall (i.e: box eliminator).

Drop cable down a wall using fish tape or other method.

Route cable through modular furniture. Perform pre-termination procedures: organize, form, dress cables and determine length, slack and label cables.

Suspend and support cable correctly: Cable tray, J-hook, D-rings, Bridal rings, Trapeze.
Build closets (Mount and install backboards, cross connects, racks, patch panels, fiber optic and hardware).

Install grounding for racks, equipment and cable as required.

Perform fire-stopping procedures on fire walls, install sleeves, pull cable through sleeves and core penetration.

Terminate CAT 3 & CAT 5 jacks.

Mount face plates an surface mount boxes correctly.

Adhere to IES COMMERCIAL labeling standards.

Complete connectors: assemble and install 6 and 8 pin modular plugs, demonstrate knowledge of connector color codes and assemble coaxial connectors.

Perform testing: continuity test horizontal and riser cable; use of volt-ohmmeter; troubleshoot opens, crosses, shorts and transpose pairs on horizontal and riser cable; use a tone set.

Fully complete all IES COMMERCIAL paperwork accurately and on time (timesheets, material transfers, work orders, change orders, tool transfers and others as required).

Adhere to and participate in all Company, customer and industry quality and safety standards and regulations.

Other responsibilities as assigned.

Experienced candidates must have at least two years of demonstrated experience with commercial data/voice and fiber optic cabling. Additional experience in low-voltage system cabling, such as Fire Alarm, Intercom, CATV, CCTV, etc, is a plus but not required. Overnight travel may be required. Candidates must be able to successfully pass a drug test, MVR, and criminal history check.


Basic Hand Tools: screwdriver (regular and Phillips), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips (with belt sheath), pliers (needle nose and channel locks), hammer, cable stripper, flashlight and gloves.

Trade Tools: Punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade and tone set.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

Must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s).

Must promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.

Must be able to act as the Company liaison for interface with customer representatives).

Must possess proven problem solving and critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

Must have proven skill level or the ability to learn to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.

Must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.

Must be able to see and distinguish different colors, read small print and hear and recognize audible signals such as dial tones.

Must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.


Must possess at least a High School diploma or GED equivalency.

Must possess a minimum of zero (0) to one (1) year experience in telecommunications or related technical field.

Must possess the knowledge to or the ability to learn to identify and understand the difference between CAT 3 and CAT 5; Riser; Fiber optic; PVC, riser rated and plenum cable; Plenum and PVC environments.

Must know or possess the knowledge to learn the 4-pair and 25-pair color codes.

Must meet Company minimum driving standards.


NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.

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