Telecommunications Equipment Installer III


Date: 1 week ago
City: San Diego, CA
Contract type: Full time

KGPCo is a key strategic partner to the world’s leading communication and technology companies creating the next generation of networks. By uniquely combining Network Services and Supply Chain Solutions to build, optimize, and maintain networks, our team’s unmatched expertise enables our customers to navigate today’s challenges, implement tomorrow’s innovations, and build the future. KGPCo OneTouch provides a single source for everything from design and architecture to production and sourcing to installation and support. From ground to cloud, KGPCo is the only company in the industry that offers a complete range of solutions and an integrated approach to build, optimize, and maintain networks. To learn more visit

SUMMARY: The Telecommunications Equipment Installer III (Lead) is responsible for the installation and maintenance of telecommunication equipment for a variety of carriers. This includes fiber, transport equipment and all critical infrastructures within a central office. This lead role will provide high-quality service in customer technical spaces including data centers, mobile telephone switch centers, central office wire centers, and designated enterprise spaces.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Overtime and Saturday may be required based on business need. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Physically place, remove, or modify working and non-working equipment including the following:

o Cable trays and/or racking

o Data equipment cabinets and frames, data servers, switches, routers, repeaters, bridges, gateways, multiplexers, transceivers, firewalls

o BDFBs and fuse panels

  • Identify, label, measure, terminate and physically route the cables that supply AC and/or DC power or transmit data in various technical spaces.

  • Conduct testing and document performance characteristics of hardware and software; determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with existing system.

  • Perform test and turn-up along as well as other integration activities.

  • Resolve equipment and technical issues as they arise.

  • Read, analyze, and interpret detailed specifications and drawings, blueprints, schematics, and method of procedures (MOPs)

  • Perform quality validation on in-process and completed work.

  • Complete operations paperwork (e.g., expense reports, timesheets, job documentation, etc.) including daily job status reports as requested.

  • May oversee the work of less experienced installers; assume responsibility for the successful completion of installation projects.

  • Act as a customer contact; interface with customers and local supervisors regarding project status

  • Interact with all members of the organization including Installation, Engineering, Project Management

  • Perform other duties as requested.


  • Adhere to, promote, and accept responsibility for compliance to Federal and Local Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Industry Consensus Standards, and KGP Injury and Illness Prevention Program Manual.

  • Participate in job site safety/hazard analysis.

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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required, technical or college degree preferred.

  • Minimum of three years of central office equipment installation experience

  • Clear understanding of AT&T, Telcordia, and/or Verizon Quality Standards

  • Knowledge and experience with transport equipment including Ciena, Fujitsu, Cisco, Calix, Adtran, Nortel, Nokia, etc.

  • Background in fiber optic cable and AC/DC power installation and testing practices

  • Proficient use of Microsoft programs, IOS and/or Android applications

  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documentation.

  • Good mechanical aptitude including usage of basic power tools.

  • Strong organization as well as verbal and written communication skills

  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.


  • Willing to travel.

  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record and proof of insurance

  • Must have reliable transportation and the ability to transport minor job-related tools and equipment to work locations.


  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before employees of the organization.


  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is required to walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch, talk and hear. The employee must regularly lift 5-50 lbs, and occasionally lift over 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus.


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

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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