17 days old

Wireless Services Field Technician

KGI Wireless, Inc.
San Antonio, TX 78205
Wireless Services Field Technician


The Wireless Services Field Technician installs small cells and fiber optic lines, both underground and aerial. Performs maintenance on existing small cells and fiber optic lines, which can include but may not be limited to the following listed below.


Location: San Antonio, TX

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Reports to: Wireless Services Field Supervisor


Essential Job Functions:

  • Operate, analyze and document fiber and small cell network status via OTDR and RF analyzer equipment

  • Read and interpret blueprints/floor plans

  • Implement and maintain good housekeeping practices

  • Measure and mark floors, position and assemble iron work and cable rack

Drill floors, install raised floors, install anchors, level, align and secure equipment including

earthquake requirements

  • Train new team members and ensure that all team members are up to date on knowledge of

  • existing and new technologies

  • Perform the maintenance of existing cables, including evaluation tests and repairing old faulty

  • Perform rod and rope installs to confirm fiber path

  • Safely operate a boom truck, climb poles as needed and utilize standard tools of the trade and

  • provide training and supervision for other team members

  • Communicate with Project Manager and Team Leader on workload status to meet designated goals

  • Close a project by completing daily production sheets, verifying proper levels after activation and

optimization of equipment and troubleshoot as necessary

  • Use fiber tools and fiber optic test equipment including fusion splicer, power meter and OTDR and

  • train other team members in proper use

  • Read, understand and revise splice documentation and maps as required

  • Analyze system failures and other unusual system occurrences to isolate the source of the problem

  • and determine whether the failure is caused by software, hardware, or other factors.

  • Work underground and aerial cables and supervise and train other team members to perform this

  • Install small cell hardware and equipment for both aerial and underground locations

  • Read a compass and determine azimuths

  • Install and termination of coaxial cables

  • Install required power and grounding

  • Test RF cables with the use and understanding of RF test equipment such as PIM unit, Sweep meter

  • and Light meter

  • Must work in a team environment that requires regular communication with other employees,

  • vendors, and clients

  • Work normal business hours Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm with ability to work outside

  • regular business hours as the installation or maintenance schedule requires

  • Perform all activities in a manner that ensures the safety of yourself, your team, our clients and the

  • public

  • Stenciling and designation of equipment

  • Connect all signal, bus and power cable to include butt, strip, fan, form, wire wrap, and/or crimp

  • Properly run, dress, form, secure and sew all cabling

  • Perform continuity test with Multi Meter or CAT 5 tester

  • Adhere to circuit pack handling and electrostatic discharge procedures

  • Understand and use established safety requirements/procedures for equipment, ESD, power, &

  • radiation

  • Competently and safely use basic hand tools

  • Competently and safely use electric tools (Telecommunication Industry Standards)

  • Understand and interpret OEM and Customer installation requirements including Drawings & QC

  • Standards

  • Install frames, cabinets, and misc. equipment including batteries and BBUs

  • Install cable ladder, radio cabinets & components, transmission equipment

  • Terminate DC power, Ethernet and fiber jumpers

  • Install cables, power, inter cabinet, alarm punch down, alarm cables bulkhead antenna Connections

  • Prepare doc redline, site clean-up, site acceptance, doc delivery COP

  • Other duties as assigned




  • Must be eligible to work in the US without employer sponsorship

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

  • Three (3) or more years of experience with fiber optics installation and telecommunications equipment installation preferred

  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Must have understanding of the hazards and precautions of the trade

  • Basic knowledge of installation of telecommunication services

  • Must be able to travel to work sites 75-80% of the time

  • Experience in UG and/or Aerial fiber construction

  • Experience operating ground penetrating radar (GPR) locating equipment and interpreting data


  • Possess good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

  • Must have basic installation techniques and skills

  • Able to read simple mechanical, electrical, MOPs and instructional documentation

  • Aware of procedures for working around and on "in service equipment

  • Know standard wiring color code

  • Basic knowledge of AC/DC power and installation

  • Demonstrate mental alertness

  • Neat and clean appearance

  • Possess a sense of responsibility for the safety of the public and the work crew

  • Good attendance record

  • Organized with a strong attention to detail

  • Capable of working with minimal supervision while managing time for maximum efficiency

  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, quickly changing work environment with strict deadlines

  • Self-starter with a positive attitude, strong/hard work ethic and a priority for safety


Certifications, Licenses, and Training Required:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Must possess a valid state drivers license with a non-negligent driving record

  • Have or be able to complete job related certifications including, but not limited to, first aid, safety,

  • CPR, and OSHA 10


Working Conditions:

  • Must be able and willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather conditions

  • Must be able to lift and carry materials of all shapes and sizes, weighing 50 to 75 pounds

  • Must be able to travel to work sites 7580% of the time and to be away from home location for extended periods of time

  • Must be able to maintain visual and audible contact with other crewman and all moving or stationary persons/vehicles/objects to ensure safe coordination of movement

  • Must be able to stand or walk for long periods of time

  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl while performing work

  • Must be able to ascend and descend ladders

  • Must be able to sit for hours on equipment

  • Must be able to work while wearing safety boots, safety glasses, hard hat, and any applicable safety

  • Must be able to work in undesirable conditions including small, enclosed or partially enclosed areas, dusty, dirty, fumes, odors, noise, wetness, humidity, static electricity, chemicals, hot and cold, at levels higher than three feet and around equipment


Expectations Aligned with KGIs Culture and Values:

  • Client First Mentality: There is only one boss! Our clients needs are always elevated above our own.

  • Kindness: No egos. Treat co-workers and clients with kindness and compassion, the way you want to be treated.

  • Work-Life Balance: Work hard, but maintain balance. Invest time in honorable pursuits outside of work.

  • Integrity Matters: Operate in an above reproach manner. Nothing is worth sacrificing our valued reputation.

  • Perception is Reality: No excuses. If results are coming in slow, over-communicate our proven processes.

  • Same Day Response: Our quick, same-day response gives peace of mind to our clients, and sets KGI up to win.

  • Attitude & Aptitude: Attitude outplays aptitude. We hire people that our clients boast about.

  • Polite Persistence: Never quit! Exhaust all options to achieve the desired targets of our clients.



KGI Wireless is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.


Posted: 2021-11-18 Expires: 2021-12-18

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