Network Technician (onsite)

Richmond, VA

Onsite  -  NON IT - Cable / Fiber / AV Install Technician  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-07840

Title: Network Technician
Location: Richmond, VA
Duration: Long-term contract with possible extension or hire
Compensation: Hourly position based upon experience & skill level ($26-$28/hour)
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US

Position Details: 

  • Hourly position based upon experience & skill level
  • Long term contract with possible contract extension or hire
  • Standard work hours: 
    • 2nd shift Friday – Monday 4:00pm – 3:00am
    • 3rd shift – Friday – Monday 10:00pm – 9:00am
  • Location:  Onsite – Richmond, VA 23228
  • Client Addendum will need to be followed.  Copy will be provided at the time of candidates offer.

Responsibilities:

  • The patching cabling between network equipment and customer's network
  • The installation of power cables from equipment to power supply in rack/cabinet/closet
  • The installation, troubleshooting and de-installing network equipment
    • Install/swap out devices (e.g., phone, computers, cables, boards, edge routers, switches and etc.)
    • Install, troubleshoot, and de-install Network monitoring tools
  • Complete all hard and complex Move, Add Change (MAC) requests within the defined service levels
  • Act as interface between customer's associates and management
  • Provide hardware break-fix services for network infrastructure
  • Perform onsite call-through, data, voice, website and security testing
  • Perform back-up testing to ensure all systems are connected to the customer's network as directed
  • Support carrier testing of circuits
  • Assist with facilities efforts
    • Power and uninterruptable power supply (UPS) restoral
    • Water problems,
    • Emergency cooling restoration,
    • Fire suppression exercises, restoration, and post fire events
  • Support inventory management activities
    • Receiving inventory
    • Tagging of assets
    • Tracking spares (crash kits)
    • Ordering inventory
    • Updating inventory records
    • Prepare and return damaged equipment
  • Act as an interface, as needed, between associates at the applicable location and centralized project / operations / MAC management  
  • Coordination services will be provided 24×7; Coordinate with and support other third party vendors (e.g., telecommunications, wiring, distributed antenna solutions, WAN/LAN management) in compliance with customer's requirements.

Requirements:

  • Requires appropriate equipment and training with high speed fiber optic transport
    • The ability to clean high speed single mode optical connections
    • The ability to measure, transmit and receive on high speed optics
    • The knowledge and experience to work safely with high speed single mode long range optical lasers
  • Must be proficient in utilizing technical tools such as Sniffers, BERT testers, cable testers, and fiber testers.
  • Requires experience in working in a data centers and communications closets
    • Must be able to perform rack and stack activities
      • Must be able to safely lift heavy objects
    • Must understand cable patching processes and procedures
    • Must have a basic knowledge of data communications networking.
      • Must be able to assist in troubleshooting issues
      • Must understand network terminology
  • Must be willing to work shift work which includes nights and weekends.

Experience and Education:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in data communications
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have a basic knowledge of Cisco switches and routers
  • Must have a basic knowledge of local and wide area networking.

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.

INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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