M.C. Dean, Inc.

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M. C. Dean, Inc. Communications Foreman - Atlanta, GA in Atlanta, Georgia

Communications Foreman - Atlanta, GA

ID 9487

Location Atlanta, GA

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Job Overview

A Communications Foreman is responsible for the installation of communications cabling and equipment in accordance with all applicable plans, specifications, codes, and standards. As a Foreman you should have the work experience installing equipment which involves using hand tools and power tools, an understanding of Telecom Systems, blueprints and knowledge of codes and standards. Telecom Foreman are full time employees with company benefits.

Job Requirements

Responsibilities included, but not limited to:

  1. Knowledge and Safe Use of hand tools and various power tools

  2. Wearing of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  3. Following Safety Policies and Procedures

  4. Actively Participating in Daily Safety and Work briefings. ​

  5. Installation various types of Low Voltage Cable

  6. Managing small to large sized projects of 5 or more persons at one or more locations.

  7. Conferring with senior management, supervisory personnel to resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

  8. Scheduling the project in logical steps to budget enough time required to meet deadlines.

  9. Interpreting and explaining plans/specifications to field workers.

  10. Foreman should have knowledge of BICSI and TIA/EIA standards for proper install and termination procedures.

  11. Terminating, testing, troubleshooting of Low Voltage Cabling (Fiber Optics, Cat 5, Cat 6).

  12. Installation of various pathways and cable tray

  13. Installation of various Telecommunications Devices

  14. Installation of Prefabricated Components and Assemblies.

  15. Installation of Telecommunications Grounding Systems

  16. Foreman needs to be able to train and supervise technicians/apprentices in a team environment to facilitate installing telecommunication systems while following drawings and specifications.

  17. Foreman needs to be able to perform Quality Assurance checks of their team’s work ensuring cable install is performed within all applicable requirements.

  18. Maintain a clean work area and participate in job site clean-up.

  19. Foreman must have full tool set based on the ITS Telecom tool list.

  20. Securing company tools and materials daily

  21. Tools & Equipment - Identify all tools and equipment required to support each crew (Gang box Assignments, tool inspection and keep track of tools by signing sheet in-out).

  22. Information Packages – Each crew activity must have information packages (contract drawings, shop drawings, panel schedules, cut sheets, etc.).

  23. Daily hour/unit reports for their crews – Submit hours/units daily for each employee assigned to Foreman on established form (Standard Time Sheet).

  24. Ability to travel 25% or more which may include domestic and/or international.

Qualifications / Skills Sets / Expectations:

  1. 8+ years prior experience in commercial communications industry

  2. Be 18 years of age

  3. High School diploma or GED is required

  4. BICSI Technician

  5. Possesses a valid driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

  6. Successfully pass a background check and drug test

  7. Have reliable transportation to and from the jobsite

  8. Ability to pass basic telecommunication knowledge test

  9. Consistently report to work on time, work well with other to accomplish a common goal and maintain a safe work environment

  10. Wear long pants and a shirt that covers the shoulders by six (6) inches. These are not provided by the Company.

  11. Provide basic tools from provided tool list prior to 1st day of employment.

Physical Abilities: 

  1. Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.

  2. Relocate up to a twelve-foot stepladder without assistance. 

  3. Ability to work at various heights, can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks, and all types of ladders. 

  4. Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls, and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis. 

  5. Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to distinguish color, and the ability to fluently hear and communicate in English. 

  6. May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.

  7. See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  8. Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  9. Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  10. Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

  11. Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events)

Desired Skills:

  1. Active Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one

  2. Valid Passport and willingness to travel overseas.

  3. Manufacture Certifications and/or Fiber Certification.

  4. Experience with Microsoft Office applications

Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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