SAIC Telecom Mechanic II / Hardware Inst. Tech, Video Technician Job in Greenbelt, Maryland

Telecom Mechanic II / Hardware Inst. Tech, Video Technician (Job Number:435526)


Job Title-Telecom Mechanic II / Hardware Inst. Tech, Video Technician


Participates in and coordinates the activities of the installation, maintenance, test, troubleshooting, and programming of the GSFC Cable TV system. Supports the installation of equipment in both telecommunications closets, the GSFC Cable TV Head-end, as well as GSFC Master Control. Participates in the installation and maintenance of GSFC Auditoriums Audio/Video infrastructure. Reviews Change Requests, Work orders, Incident tickets, and equipment records for completeness and accuracy. Requisitions materials, tools, and supplies as needed. Inspects completed work accuracy to verify conformance and compliance to Government standards and regulations.



High school or equivalent: 2+ years of relevant experience.


Knowledge of test equipment necessary to measure signal strength at amplifiers or at the customer locations. Ability to install cabling, crimp connectors in a structured cabling system environment. Ability to troubleshoot issues to determine the cause of a faulty reception. Has a pleasant demeanor when interacting with customers for both new installation as well as during reported incidents.


High- level knowledge of cable TV distribution via an IP-based network infrastructure. Knowledge of encoders, decoders necessary to covert video services from both satellite and over the air antennas to an IP-based network infrastructure.

Technical writing skills to support developing documentation to be used by the group for operation and maintenance needs. Knowledge of drawing tools such as AutoCAD, Visio, to maintain graphical documentation of the GSFC TV Master Control system. This includes Power Distribution, Video distribution, Audio distribution, Power Grounding, Rack Elevations. Ability to generate Weekly/Monthly reports Candidate must be able to obtain Public Trust

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Job Posting: Apr 3, 2018, 2:49:26 PM

Primary Location: United States-MD-GREENBELT

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Other Clearance

Potential for Teleworking: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Shift: Day Job

Schedule: Full-time