Network Technician – Polygraph required

at Leidos
Location Las Cruces
Date Posted May 1, 2021
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified
Full Time



Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos has multiple openings for Network Cable Technicians (A Polygraph is required to be considered) in direct support of our BroadSide program. These positions will be responsible for installing network cabling and other duties defined by the Customer

We are in need of Jr, Mid, and Sr level candidates at the following locations:

  • Aurora, CO
  • Chantilly, VA
  • Springfield, VA
  • Las Cruces, NM
  • Vandenberg AFB, CA

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Install, maintain, and repair cable systems, most often involved with network communications systems
  • Experience in Fiber Optics- installation, troubleshooting, repair, test, and fabrication of single-mode and multi-mode ST, SC, FC/PC type fiber optic connectors, plus various LAN components
  • Telecommunications experience across the spectrum, from installation to maintenance and planning of desktops, laptops, servers and LAN equipment
  • Perform basic Cisco router configurations to include setup/troubleshooting ports for errors/connectivity
  • Test and troubleshoot issues with network communication
  • Conduct thorough inspections of cable lines to ensure the system is working correctly
  • Repair related poles and towers to resolve cable issues
  • Pull, route, or label CAT5 or CAT6 cable
  • Install various support structures, including cable racks, j-hooks, innerduct, and other related structures
  • Ability to make decisions quickly in high pressure situations where the outcome best serves the customers affected and with minimal impact to services
  • Communicate and collaborate with other members of the field service team to resolve complex issues
  • Provide high-quality service to all customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires high school diploma or equivalent with 2+ years of prior relevant experience conducting field installation projects
  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance with a Polygraph
  • Experienced Cabling Technician
  • Experience planning network installations by using work orders, plans, manuals, and technical specifications; ordering and gathering equipment, supplies, materials, and tools, assessing installation site
  • Experience establishing voice and data networks by running, pulling, terminating, and splicing copper and fiber optic cables
  • Knowledge of mounts telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm systems; installation of racks and cabinets all while following industry standards, best practices and manufacturer requirements
  • Must have knowledge of basic computer skills and be able to demonstrate good writing skills
  • Must be knowledgeable in codes, industry standards and best practices
  • Must work well with little supervision individually and in a team environment
  • Verifiable military training on cabling design and/or installation can be substituted for experience
  • Ability to use tools such as hammer drills and core drills
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds
  • Must be able to see and distinguish different colors
  • Ability to climb ladders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in cabling systems, and/or other related fields
  • Extensive knowledge of OSP and ISP cabling.
  • Planning acumen to support system and installation necessary to plan out cable runs and other installation tasks
  • Security+ Certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:

Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Systems Administration

Pay Range:
Pay Range $40,950.00 - $63,000.00 - $85,050.00 - provided by Dice