Traveling Cable Technicians

Ventura, CA +1

MCS is hiring for Traveling Cable Technicians . This is a full-time, permanent position with benefits.

The Cable Technician will be responsible for performing the installation of on-premise network cabling systems. The Cable Technician will require good communication skills and the ability to work well in a team setting. It is essential that candidates keep abreast of industry trends and developments, as well as applicable Government regulations.

Typical duties include:

  • Installing, labeling, and testing premise cabling, connections, patch panels, equipment enclosures/cabinets, cable tray, Protective Distribution System (PDS) conduit, and associated hardware according to standards and cable run sheets.
  • Updating cable run sheets and other documentation as required.
  • Reading and interpreting system installation drawings and design packages, and applying that knowledge to cabling installations.
  • Installing LC, MTRJ, SC, and RJ45 connector terminations.
  • Testing fiber-optic and copper cabling systems. 
  • Installing various types of cable trays, Protective Distribution Systems (PDS), and EMT conduits up to 4 inches.
  • Fusion splicing fiber optic cable.


Educational Requirements: None

Security Clearance required: Top Secret

Certification Requirements: Preferred: Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) Installer 1 (INST1), BICSI Installer 2, Copper (INSTC) and BICSI Installer 2, Optical Fiber (INSTF) 

Experience Requirements: a minimum of two (2) years of experience with the installation of copper and fiber-optic cable plants

  • Must be highly proficient in the installation and testing of premise cabling, connections, patch cords, patch panels, equipment enclosures/cabinets, cable trays, PDS conduit, and associated hardware.
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability in reading and interpreting system installation drawings and design packages, applying that knowledge to the cabling installation, promoting a safe work environment, and implementing safe work practices.
  • Must be proficient in the proper handling and installation of LC, MTRJ, SC, and RJ45 connector termination, and testing of fiber-optic and copper cabling systems.
  • Must be proficient in the installation of various types of cable trays, PDS, and EMT conduits up to 4 inches.
  • Must possess a valid Driver’s License.

Mission Critical Solutions (MCS) is a leading-edge technology solutions provider headquartered in Tampa, Florida. MCS provides a broad range of Technology products and services organized in six core lines of business –Telecommunications, Structured Cabling, Audio-Visual, Security and Life Safety Systems, Electrical Distribution Systems, and Unified Communications.

Fundamental Functions

Work Environment

  • Work assignments may vary based on client requirements.
  • Work may be performed inside a large facility. An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting).
  • Work may be performed in the field. Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, wet, icy or windy climates.


  • Regular attendance in accordance with established work schedule is mandatory.
  • It is important to be able to work any shift/designated hours required.
  • You may be asked to continue performance during inclement weather or other conditions when others are not permitted to work.
  • Position may require night and weekend work and could include travel with the military to participate in operations/exercises located in areas with varying field conditions.

Physical Requirements

  • May require climbing, working at heights and in small, confined spaces such as under raised floors, inside closets and server racks. Must be able to sit, stoop, kneel or crouch for long periods of time. Work in noisy areas with hotter and colder temperature than standard office environmental conditions. Lift and transport equipment up to 50 pounds.
  • Sitting at desk. Phone use and PC/laptop. May require lifting and carrying boxes of supplies or files up to 30 lbs. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Equipment and Machines

  • General office equipment includes but is not limited to: PC/laptop, telephone, copier, servers, switches, routers and other computer equipment that supports the network environment.
  • General field equipment includes but is not limited to: hand tools, power tools, ladders, aerial/motorized lifts and test equipment.
  • May require operating motor vehicles.


  • Travel requirements will vary. Not all positions require travel.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required to operate company vehicles.
  • Continental and Overseas travel may be required. A current passport is required for Overseas travel.

Other Essential Functions

  • Employment is contingent upon obtaining and maintaining required certifications or licenses through the duration of the project or contract. Failure to obtain/maintain required certifications will result in disqualification for this position and could result in termination.
  • Candidate must exhibit a professional behavior that promotes teamwork, fosters cooperation, and enhances productivity in the workplace. Must be well organized with the ability to coordinate, prioritize and execute multiple tasks simultaneously in a time sensitive environment.
  • Candidate must have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing to work effectively with a variety of government, military and contractor personnel at all levels.
  • Candidate must be able to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • For office environments, grooming and dress is typically business casual but is dependent on client’s standards.
  • For field environments, grooming and dress must not pose a safety hazard to yourself or employees working in the same general area.
  • The position for which you are applying for may require a US government security clearance. This is to advise you, that should you be extended an offer, if you possess a dual citizenship (i.e., citizen of the US and another country), to be granted a clearance you will be required to relinquish your citizenship in the foreign country.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. To request reasonable accommodation, you may contact MCS at 813-872-0217.
  • MCS maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing including background checks.

Mission Critical Solutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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