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Low Voltage Lead Project Technician

Company: Wachter, Inc.
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Wachter's greatest asset is the people who work here. Join the Wachter family and chart your career path!

Wachter is accepting applications for Low Voltage Service Technicians for service work at various locations across the United States. Candidates responsible for installing, troubleshooting, and repairing structured cabling systems in various environments. This is a full-time position requiring travel and a willingness to learn and help in other structured cabling environments if needed.

We seek self-motivated and reliable technicians for service and special installation projects, who can work independently and find solutions to complete the job. Long-term employment with competitive pay and exceptional benefits for qualified candidates. We value relationships and invest in our employees.

Benefits Package: Company Paid!

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription & Vision Benefits
  • Life, AD&D and LTD insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Teladoc, TriaHealth, Legal Shield
  • Company-Matched 401(k) and IRA Retirement Savings
  • Per-Diem paid when overnight travel is required
  • Drive time and mileage paid for use of personal vehicle when travel is required.
  • Hourly wage range of $20-40/hour based on experience

    • Data Cable Technician with CAT5e, fiber optic, and network experience.
    • Experience in low voltage cabling, smart hands network replacement, telephony, CCTV, and point-of-sale equipment is a plus.
    • Knowledge and experience with CCTV, Security Systems, and Alarm Systems a plus
    • DMP experience- HUGE plus!
    • Industry-specific certifications (BICSI, Systimax, Panduit, Beldon, Corning) are ahuge plus.
    • Duration and schedule of hours will vary daily. Example: Some days will be 0-4 hour shifts, while other days shifts could be 10-14 hours. Shifts can occur in early mornings, nights, and weekends depending on the customer's requirements and scope of work.
    • Flexible and willing to work on-call, early morning, day, night, and weekend shifts depending on the requirements of the job.
    • Available for extensive travel, road warrior.
    • Regional travel within a 2 to 4 hours radius is required daily. Travel beyond 4 hours will be required occasionally and may require hotel stays.
    • Travel as required, mileage compensation for use of personal vehicle
    • Extended travel away from home may be necessary, typically not exceeding 1-2 weeks in duration.
    • Ability to consistently complete projects within budget, on time, and in a safe manner.
    • Perform site survey and develop scope of work and materials list.
    • Knowledge and experience with CCTV, Security Systems, and Alarm Systems a plus
    • Excellent customer relationship and communication skills; verbal and written.
    • Knowledgeable in identifying independent colors and learning color codes.
    • Execute advanced troubleshooting skills.
    • Ability to work in cramped spaces.
    • Ability to operate a BOOM or scissor lift and work at heights.
    • Has basic telecommunication tools, PPE, and reliable transportation.
    • Must have knowledge of cabling infrastructure.
    • Experience in conduit installation is a plus.
    • Maintain the company's high standard of quality and professionalism with regards to workmanship, customer relations, coworkers, behavior and appearance.
    • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record; no DUI or DWI in the last three years.

      • Installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of various cabling infrastructure.
      • Provide basic setup, installation, and testing services for the following: Phone Systems, Wireless systems (AP, Antennas), and Network devices (routers, switches, servers).
      • Ability to provide basic setup, installation, and testing services for the following: Wireless systems (AP, Antennas), and Network devices (routers, switches, servers).
      • Run low voltage cabling in commercial buildings, including drilling concrete walls and limited conduit work.
      • Ensuring all cables are neatly tied and bundled according to safety regulations.
      • Assist with pre-installation opportunities by designing and planning technical solutions.
      • Perform site surveys, and develop scope of work and materials list.
      • Installing of cable support structures such as j-hooks, cable racks, and innerduct.
      • Conduct tests to ensure all newly installed cable systems and component devices areoperational.
      • Troubleshoot issues with cable networks to ensure the proper functioning and to ensure the system meets local, county, state, or federal codes; legal and/or insurance requirements.
      • Adhere to all required project safety requirements as set forth by Wachter, our customers, or OSHA.
      • Perform any other duties not specifically stated herein, but which your supervisor may assign.


        Wachter is a family-owned company since 1930 and we see each employee as a critical piece of the Wachter Family. With over 900 licenses across the country, Wachter serves commercial and industrial clients with the right technologies needed to keep them successful.

        We design, install, and maintain the technologies that keep businesses operating efficiently. Our team of dedicated electricians, engineers, and technicians provides electrical, data, security, communications, and automation services to clients in numerous industries.

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Keywords: Wachter, Inc., Virginia Beach , Low Voltage Lead Project Technician, Engineering , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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