Low Voltage Technician Job Description

Low Voltage Technician Job Description

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Low voltage technician provides infrastructure support including: Installation, termination, testing, labeling, and decommissioning of Power, CAT5/6 Copper and Fiber cabling and patch systems.

Low Voltage Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Working in multiple correctional institutions running a lot of voice and data cable (cat5, ca6, conduit)
5 panel drug screen
Pre-employment physical
Performs highly complex service upgrades, reconditioning, retrofits, for its low-voltage power distribution products and systems
Provides expert advice, training, and technical assistance to support staff and train lower level employees
Performs preventative maintenance on Cameras, Monitors or other hardware
Maintains licensing information for all surveillance and video systems
Punching down and terminate cable
Hours - 4-10hr days with some overtime
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Low Voltage Technician Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Low Voltage Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CTS, PMI, BICSI, BOISET, MSHA, TWIC, OSHA

Education for Low Voltage Technician

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Employers hiring for the low voltage technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Technical, Associates, Education, Mechanical Engineering, Drafting and Design, Electronics, Performance, Construction, Design

Skills for Low Voltage Technician

Desired skills for low voltage technician include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Hand and power tools
Low voltage methodology
Cat5
Patch panels
Professional AV equipment
Access Control Systems
All related cabling
Audio

Desired experience for low voltage technician includes:

The Communications Technician II must be able to see and distinguish different colors, read small print and hear and recognize audible signals such as dial tones
The Communications Technician II must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed
Your own basic telecom tools including punch downs, snips, wire strippers, cordless drill, PPE (safety gear)
Ability to work Full Time or Over Time any hours necessary
1+ years of experience working on commercial projects
Low Voltage electrical skills and knowledge

Low Voltage Technician Examples

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Low Voltage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a low voltage technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for low voltage technician
  • Cabling and conduit installation (run and terminate cables, including Cat5/6, power, fiber and analog\digital voice)
  • Provide testing, analysis and repair of video, voice and Data Systems (i.e., electronic devices such as gateways, routers, hubs, NIC cards, telephone switches)
  • Test and Inspect Low Voltage Switchgear and Switchboards to applicable standards
  • Use multi meter and electrical theory to verify power readings and circuit design to ensure proper wiring and operation
  • Use Hipot, test cart, hand tools and various other tools to aid in testing
  • Perform inspections/audits of mechanical and electrical assemblies
  • Maintain and input records or reports related to testing/inspecting activities
  • Installing, terminating, dressing low-voltage cabling at client job-sites
  • Assist in build out and configuration of Infrastructure Rack Equipment rooms
  • Troubleshoot miscellaneous cabling and connectivity
Qualifications for low voltage technician
  • At least 3+ years of experience installing voice and data systems in a commercial environment
  • Familiarity with BICSI, EIA, TIA or NEC Standards a plus
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check and provide two professional references
  • Reliable vehicle and valid driver's license
  • Must adhere to OSHA safety standards
  • Must be able to see colors/knowledge of color codes
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Low Voltage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of low voltage technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for low voltage technician
  • Installation, programming and service of access control systems
  • Installation of IP devices such as Access Points, Clocks, Cameras, A/V equipment
  • Services and provides preventive maintenance on low voltage systems
  • Inspects control equipment
  • Diagnoses control system problems
  • Troubleshoots electrical issues using a variety of testing devices
  • Assist in carrying poles, digging holes, piking and guying poles erecting steel towers
  • Conducting preventative maintenance, troubleshooting installation and commissioning of direct digital controls associated with HVAC Building Automation Systems
  • Disassembly and removal of electrical product and or door hardware
  • Producing quality results in most efficient and cost-effective manner
Qualifications for low voltage technician
  • C -7 License preferred (low voltage system license)
  • Virginia/Maryland low voltage license is a plus
  • ANSI/TIA/EIA Cabling Standards & Terminating of cables
  • Experience working on construction lifts and ladders
  • Outstanding Organizational Skills & Customer Service Skills
  • Minimum of three (3) years working experience with Low Voltage Systems or equivalent, preferred
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Low Voltage Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a low voltage technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for low voltage technician
  • Installation of various access control devices including card readers and electric door strikes
  • Secures actual labour and material consumption site feedback by means of work report preparation
  • Responsible for handling service requests for Residential and Commercial customers for our client
  • Need to be well versed in security systems (wireless and hardwire) with in-depth knowledge of panel programming (Vista, Honeywell, GE, ) along with installation practices and setup
  • Role will be responsible for providing troubleshooting and diagnosis services to customers and providing resolutions for customer systems issues
  • Will also be responsible for installation of our client's security systems
  • Repairing all areas of the stores including but not limited to
  • To perform commisionig and start up of low voltage switchgears and controlgears, that already have supplied, in customer site
  • To make electrical/mechanical assistance in low voltage design area, to provide the necessary backup in our technical department
  • Orders materials
Qualifications for low voltage technician
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, equipment schematics, manufacturer’s specifications and have working knowledge of applicable codes and regulations
  • Working knowledge of critical low voltage systems, such as Fire Alarm, Carpentry and Security/CCTV systems
  • Ability to work independently to troubleshoot and repair critical low voltage systems
  • Must be able to troubleshoot and problem solve on the spot
  • Ability to work with Office Suite tools is preferred
  • 1-3 years experience in the low voltage industry
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a low voltage technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for low voltage technician
  • THIS POSITION MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED TO WORK AFTER HOURS AND WEEKENDS WHEN NECESSARY
  • THIS POSITION MAY ALSO BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM DUTIES ON SHIFT WORK SCHEDULES
  • Perform other project related duties and assignments as instructed by supervisor
  • Co-ordinate and deliver as built drawings for customers
  • Create drawings for permit
  • Perform required drafting changes or create new drawings as required
  • Maintain and update CAD files, user manuals
  • 2D Basic CAD, 3D Modeling
  • Create graphical screen map for different systems, including fire alarm and access controls
  • Installation of data acquisition equipment to include sensors
Qualifications for low voltage technician
  • Understand & interpret drawings, plans & specs
  • Able to terminate Jacks, 110 blocks and 66 blocks for various types of cable included Cat5E, Cat6, Cat6a and multi-pair cable
  • Basic testing and troubleshooting abilities
  • Pull fiber optic cabling
  • Working knowledge of the proper tools used in the low voltage industry including use of powder actuated tools
  • Able to sort cabling into bundles at MDF/IDF including toning miss label cables
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of low voltage technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for low voltage technician
  • Select appropriate sensing devices for use with data collection systems
  • Harnessing and PCB Rework skills (WHMA-A-620C / J-STD-001 certification preferred)
  • Perform all tasks required for installation of a complete structured cabling system in a new or existing construction environment
  • The Communications Technician I will install a work area outlet for floor
  • The Communications Technician I will terminate low-voltage devices
  • The Communications Technician I will complete other responsibilities as assigned
  • Assemble and install wall mounts, cabinets, and equipment racks
  • Deliver outstanding and professional service in installation and commissioning, maintenance, repairs, upgrades, retrofits and refurbishments
  • Exceed customer expectations by understanding and anticipating current and potential needs
  • Troubleshoot potential equipment failures and proactively take preventative measures
Qualifications for low voltage technician
  • Knowledge of applicable codes for the supporting of low voltage cabling systems
  • Understanding of the need for ongoing education for both current and future skill sets
  • Installation of cable support systems
  • Plan cable pathways
  • Monitor and follow safety practice for themselves and others
  • Mount location boxes

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