Chenega Corporation Network Cabling Engineer in Iraq

CHENEGA APPLIED SOLUTIONS, LLC.

Company Job Title:

Network Cabling Engineer

Clearance:

SECRET

Location:

Baghdad, Iraq

Reports To:

Project Administrator

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Network Cabling Engineer serves as primary point of contact for all Information Resource Management (IRM) wiring and cabling requirements for the Baghdad Embassy Compound (BEC) and constituent posts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Responsible for coordinating with the various IRM sub-sections, Information Programs Center, Information Systems Center, IRM, Radio, IRM Telephone and other sections/agency that require Information Technology infrastructure support.

  • Provide proper grounding of various types of communications equipment and hardware using proper tools and safety practices.

  • Prepare cable, fiber, switchboard or power for terminations.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on the Department of State Baghdad Embassy, US Consulates Erbil and Basra and Baghdad Diplomatic Support Center inside/outside plant infrastructure including risers and pedestals.

  • Install, terminate and label new cabling into office spaces and cubicles.

  • Create and update diagram and cable schematics.

  • Use software and hardware tools used to determine nature of problems such as Netview, Solarwinds utilities, LAN analyzer, signal generator, data line test set, and power line monitor.

  • Operate test equipment to include oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, tone generators, optical time domain reflectometers (OTDR) and optical power meters.

Non-Essential Duties:Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:NONE

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Additional post High School education/training or college desired.

  • 5 years’ of experience in the telecommunications industry.

  • Experience in the installation of telephone and data network equipment and cabling plant.

  • Experience in the installation, termination and testing of CAT 5, 5e, 6 premise wiring and ISP/OSP fiber optic single-mode/multi-mode cabling.

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco network and Avaya PBX switches.

  • Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Certification or equivalent required.

  • BICSI Installer I, 2 required.

  • BICSI installer 2 Optical Fiber or equivalent required.

  • Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret, and TS/SCI required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT0 or higher desired.

  • Avaya Certified Implementation Specialist (ACIS) or higher desired.

  • ICT Design Fundamentals certification desired.

  • Knowledge of DC power systems, Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) standards, established safety and quality practices.

  • Ability to perform cabling, wiring, basic spicing functions, cable and lead verification and use basic method of procedure for job specifications and drawings.

  • Read and accurately interpret system/network design maps.

  • Ability to work independently and as an effective team member.

  • Ability to plan and organize, with strong attention to detail.

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and customer service skills.

  • Proficient in Visio.

  • Ability to travel locally as required.

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms 60-80% of the time. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 50-70% of the time. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

  • Additional post High School education/training or college desired.

  • 5 years’ of experience in the telecommunications industry.

  • Experience in the installation of telephone and data network equipment and cabling plant.

  • Experience in the installation, termination and testing of CAT 5, 5e, 6 premise wiring and ISP/OSP fiber optic single-mode/multi-mode cabling.

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Cisco network and Avaya PBX switches.

  • Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Certification or equivalent required.

  • BICSI Installer I, 2 required.

  • BICSI installer 2 Optical Fiber or equivalent required.

  • Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret, and TS/SCI required.

Job: Network Engineering

Organization: Chenega Applied Solutions

Title: Network Cabling Engineer

Location: Iraq

Requisition ID: 1700001624