Telecommunication Installers & Technicians

  • Boise, ID
  • Full-time

Company Description

Orion Integration Group (OIG) is your partner in providing trustworthy IT Services that can increase productivity and profitability in your business with Infrastructure Services that are backed by expert support, you can stop worrying about your technology and get back to business.

Job Description


Installs, terminates, tests, and troubleshoots communications cable systems under the following guidelines:


Cooperation with your Lead or Superintendent is a vital part of your role.

Stay in contact with your Lead or Superintendent, understanding when you need to work and where.

Be on time for your work day and understand when your shift starts and ends.

Read the BICSI 568-2001 standards hand-out as provided in your New Hire Packet.

Pull cables, such as coaxial, twinax pair, optical fiber and other cable types, through conduit, above ceilings and between floors.

Understand proper routing of cable and required support for your project.

Know your color codes for 568A, 56B, 6 strand fiber, 12 strand fiber, 25 pair and 50 pair.

Install modular connectors for data and telephone users.

Terminate cable on cross connects, patch panels, 110 blocks, 66 blocks, hubs, and routers.

Use cable testing equipment to certify and troubleshoot problems.

Provide new users with cable and modular connections and relocates cable connections for existing users.

Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing system.

Oversee or assist in installation of communications hardware.

Responsible for the actions and ethics of the assigned project's technician team.

Manage the day-to-day operations of the assigned project.

Responsible for the proper labor and materials utilization on the project.  Mindful of the established project completion deadline, ensuring that everything is done to complete the job within the allocated labor estimates.

Submitting the required OIG paperwork in an accurate and timely manner (i.e. timesheets, expenses, etc) as defined by OIG.  This includes all customer required deliverables.

Must be aware of OIG's human resource policies and ensure that they are adhered to on all OIG projects assigned.

Protect the company's reputation when dealing with vendors and end-users.  Create an environment of "Mutual Respect" on the job site at all times.

Communicate with end user, management, and technician service manager any area of concern.

Also responsible for acquiring the tools and materials necessary to complete the job.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/ Experience:

Must have six months of experience in the industry either with OIG or another provider in the same industry.  Time spent working for another provider must be documented in writing.

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience is a plus.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Math Ability: 

Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using unitys of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

E-mail, Word, Link Loss (to download test results)

Test Skills:

Must be able to operate the following testing equipment in the field.  Penta scanner, Omni scanner, Wire Scope, Ohms Meter, Butts Set, and Toner.  Must be able to download test results onto the network and identify correctly.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable indiviuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occastionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne paricles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat.  the noise level in the environment is moderate.  General construction environments apply as well as office environments.

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 by made to enable individuals with disablities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds.  The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds.  The employee is occstionally required to lift up to 50 pounds and up to 100 pounds.  The employee will be required to work from a 4' to 12' ladder or man lift 25'.  The vision requirements include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.

Driving Record:

The employee must not have excessive driving violations such that the company cannot insure the employee to operate company vehicles or rental vehicles.

Additional Information

Installers and Technicians are required to obtain a standard tool kit that includes the following - cable splicer pouch, cable snips, wire stripper, multi-bit screwdriver, 4-piece plier set, tool bag, punch down tool, 110 & 66 blades for punch down tool.  Steel toe boots may be mandatory on certain jobs.


We are looking for entry level Installers and Technicians.  This position starts at the stated wage and there is a four-week introductory period for each new hire.  Upon completion of this period, a Superintendent and Manager may re-evaluate your position and/or pay rate if applicable.


All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.