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Low Voltage Technician

Company: Mkd Electric, Inc
Location: Sterling
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Looking for more than just a job? MKD Electric offers careers. Rewarding careers at that! We provide excellent benefits, training, educational opportunities, and promote from within the company. Powercor is the specialty services division of MKD Electric we are a NICET-certified electrical testing, engineering, controls, and automation company. Our controls and engineering consultants are ready to support organizations providing best-in-class services in electrical testing, system design, electrical engineering, systems integration, commissioning, equipment servicing, and retrofit services.

For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained our clients' systems, projects, and facilities with a wide range of service offerings. We focus on safety, value, and quality as well as building and maintaining lasting relationships with a variety of national clients in renewables, data centers, oil and gas, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields. Quickly moving into other industries, we are a fast-paced and agile company looking for a best in class Low Voltage Technician willing to roll up their sleeves and exude a passion for the field.

MKD Electric is seeking an experienced Low Voltage Technician as part of this role to help us maintain the level of excellence that our clients have come to expect, through Safety, Quality and Service. We are looking for the right person to step into a Division with a foundation already set of repeat customers, teams in place across the nation, an established track record of success with an immense amount of uncapitalized opportunities for growth.

What you will do...

  • Analyzes blueprints, schematics, and drawings of electrical systems for the purpose of determining the efficient installation of new or upgraded systems
  • Perform structured cabling (Cat5 and Cat6), fiber optic installation, and terminations and repair functions
  • Install, test and repair CCTV and DVR systems for various job sites by following blueprints to ensure correct installation locations
  • Install Cat-5E from workstations to MDF for data and telephone
  • Pull and terminate cat-5 and cat-6 phone and data cabling
  • Trim plates, connections for cat5, coax, and security
  • Build MDF and IDF closets and pull and terminate copper and fiber
  • Manage devices such as firewalls, routers, switches, and WAP

    What you will need to succeed...
    • Must be safety conscious
    • Technical skills and knowledge of structured cabling systems
    • Working knowledge of TIA and BICSI Standards
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Possess strong organizational and time management skills
    • Excellent time management, planning and decision-making skills

      Preferred experience...
      • Fluent in English and Spanish preferred
      • Experience in Data Centers a plus
      • Industry specific manufacturer certifications and BICSI training and/or certifications
      • Military Veteran with training experience is a plus
      • Journeyman's Certification through accredited program

        Physical demands...

        The Physical demands described within 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.
        • Work from various heights via platforms, scaffolds, ladders, or man-lifts
        • Operate, maintain, and work near various power equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, man-lifts, excavators, drills, saws, hydraulic tools, and automatic machinery
        • Must be able to lift to 60 pounds independently; lifting from knee to shoulder heights; other lifting required from various levels.
        • Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20 feet.
        • Requires standing for extended period with frequent stretching, reaching, walking, and stooping, pushing and/or pulling in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have fumes or odors.
        • Must be able to carry and transport up to 60 pounds up to 20 feet.
        • Requires standing for extended period with frequent stretching, reaching, walking, and stooping, pushing and/or pulling in an environment that may be cold, hot, noisy, and wet and may have fumes or odors.

          What you'll love about us...

          MKD employees are the company's greatest assets. To ensure employees are living life to the fullest we offer a wide range of benefits to ensure a well-balanced and healthy lifestyle in the office and at home. From mental wellbeing, physical health, and financial planning, to engaging perks and discounts, we are in the business of celebrating and supporting all of the moments that matter. Along with flexible vacation, and parental leave, we prioritize initiatives that support the growth, development, and happiness of our people.
          • On the job training with fully accredited training programs
          • Eligibility to Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and 401K with company match
          • Access to opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge with others across the organization
          • Company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career growth & development
            This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.

            MKD Electric is an equal employment opportunity employer. All applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. MKD Electric also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based upon any of these protected categories.

            Please note this job description a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Mkd Electric, Inc, Sterling , Low Voltage Technician, Professions , Sterling, Virginia

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