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SCA Cable Splicer

Company: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of
Location: Trenton
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:


Cable Splicer (MCG-2024-20538):

Bowhead seeks to network with Cable Splicers for upcoming or future efforts to supportJoint Base McGuire on a base Telecom Support contract.


Essential functions will include:

Perform during the hours (0630-1500 EST) on base Monday through Friday.

Maintenance, repair, replacement, and installation of cables during normal business hours.

Responsible for ensuring the daily workload is posted for all technicians by the close of business the previous day. Individual shall quality check the completed work of staff technicians through random sampling. When errors or omissions are detected a discrepancy list shall be provided by the individual to the servicing technician in writing. Individual shall ensure all discrepancies are resolved the same day. As a standing rule, a clean, safe, and efficient work location is of theutmost importance at all times.

Working with the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and other telecommunications providers as required to plan andschedule work efforts.

Provide cable testing and fault location via the appropriate test standard by loss, noise, or continuity for all existing cable plant infrastructure. Provide documentation of cable test results, cable installation, and as-built drawings to the Base Communications Office (BCO) Site Managers.

Provide labor to support the cable plant and customer requirement forunderground, buried or aerial cables. The individual shall be expected to remove water, ventilate,and comply with all industry safety regulations pertaining to entering and working within manholes.

Provide outside telecommunications cable locating services when requested.

Individual, when required, shall participate with Government personnel and customers inplanning meetings to provide consultation for the construction or renovation of Governmentbuildings that require new or upgraded telephone services/equipment. This includes inspection ofthe construction project during the telecommunications phases. Individual shall participate withthe COR in NWS initiatives and programs, such as Disaster Preparedness and Recovery, Emergencyservice planning, 911 implementation, etc.

Individual shall assist the COR in preparing quotes to satisfy NWS customer requests forestimates. Quotes shall provide a description of the approach to be taken and an estimate of laborin hours and materials by item.

Individual shall establish and maintain liaison with all BCO customers and othertelecommunications providers at the NWS to ensure overall integrity of the installedtelecommunications systems and facilities are maintained/repaired and to assure that problems,troubles, and issues are resolved.

Assist with the duties of the Telecommunication Mechanic II if when the above tasks are not required.

Other duties as assigned



High school diploma, or GED equivalency

Diploma/training document from a technical/trade service school or BICSI, SEICOR certified.

Courses in electronics technology, communications technology, or related course of study.

Working knowledge of OSHA and EPA directives applicable to outside communications cable plant work is essential.

Years of experience

Have a minimum of seven (7) years of recent experience in the installation,testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of telecommunications outside plantinfrastructure cabling. Experience will encompass the use of both copper and fiber optic cablefor aerial, underground, and buried applications. Experience with air pressured systems andcomponents, outside plant, sheathed, copper telephone cable ranging from 25 to 18,000 pairsand outside plant, multi/single mode, fiber optic cable ranging from 12 to 144 strands isessential. The individual must have color vision to read color-codes and be able to trace color codedpairs/strands. Recent experience is defined that the individual is currently, within the pastyear, performing outside plant cable splicing technician duties.

Required skills or certifications

Work experience will demonstrate that duties are performed on outside cableplant where work is conducted in manholes and on aerial structures. Work experience thatdemonstrates the ability to lift heavy objects over 50 pounds and ability to operate hoists, cabletrailers, trucks, winches, and other bulk cable handling equipment is essential.

Have experience that demonstrates proficiency in splicing outside plant,sheathed, copper telephone cable using 710, MS2, AMP, and scotch lock splicing techniques.Individual's experience must demonstrate the use of different types of splice closures to sealspliced copper cable. Individual's experience must demonstrate capability to terminate coppercable using terminal types to include 110, 66m, and central office distribution frame. Coppercable experience shall demonstrate that the individual has worked with outside plant cableshaving pair counts ranging from 25 to 18,000 pairs.

Have experience that demonstrates proficiency in working with single modeand multi-mode fiber optic cable. Experienced in the termination of fiber optic cable usingtermination methods such as 3M Hot Melt is required. Experience in the splicing of fiber opticcable using fusion-splicing techniques is essential. Experience testing fiber optic cable toinclude the use of power meters and time domain reflectometers is imperative.

Have specific work experience that demonstrates the use of schematicdiagrams and test equipment to include oscilloscopes, digital multimeters, tone generators,optical power meters and OTDR. Experience in the application of appropriate electronicformulas involved in tasks to include testing, troubleshooting, calibrating, aligning, maintainingand repairing copper/fiber telecommunications cable is essential.

Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts

Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

Ability to operate hoists, cable trailers, trucks, winches, and other bulk cable handling equipment is essential.

Color vision to read color-codes and be able to trace color coded pairs/strands.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar company recognized as a top Alaska Native Corporation providing services across the Department of Defense and many federal agencies. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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ID 2024-20538

Category Telecommunications

Location : Location US-NJ-Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain Secret

Minimum Clearance Required Secret

Travel Requirement Less than 10%

Keywords: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of , Trenton , SCA Cable Splicer, IT / Software / Systems , Trenton, New Jersey

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