Henkels & McCoy

Telecommunications Technician – Active Top Secret Clearance Required

4 months ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Category
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair
CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required



Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the construction industry is seeking multiple Telecommunications Technicians to join our team working out of our Chantilly, Virginia Office.


While working under general supervision, the Telecommunications Technician provides leadership and training to installers and other technicians assigned to install, repair and/or test voice, data, audio/visual infrastructures. Must rely upon experience and good judgment to plan and accomplish daily and weekly milestones. 



Major Job Elements

  • Communicates regularly with the Customer, Foreman, and/or Project Manager, to stay abreast of changes in work task and deadlines.
  • Coordinates the day-to-day work assignments and schedule of crewmembers, which may consist of temp labor and sub-contractors.
  • Interacts with the client, contractors and vendors on the job site. May attend contractor meetings.
  • Creates a positive work environment on the job site at all times.
  • Assures that all work is at the quality level expected by H&M.
  • Verifies work hours of crew members on a daily basis.
  • Delegates work tasks to crew members and verifies that work delegated is being completed within a reasonable amount of time and meets the company’s quality standards.
  • Must comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Helps to maintain a safe work environment for all crew members.
  • Works as a crew leader, which installs cable, supports, and miscellaneous hardware found in telecommunication systems and networks
  • May work and direct a crew of 2 to 4 installers and helpers while under the supervision of a Foreman or Supervisor.
  • Assists in all aspects of the project as directed by the Foreman or Supervisor.
  • Updates customer prints and documentation as required.
  • Completes work orders, material transfer forms, and other documentation required by the company.


  • Must possess and ACTIVE TOP SECRET clearance for consideration.
  • 3+ years of telecommunications installation experience.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of EIA/ TIA Standards.
  • Will have a thorough working knowledge of most widely used installation, termination and testing procedures along with the use of any associated hardware and equipment.
  • Fiber optic cabling experience to include termination, testing and troubleshooting preferred/not required.
  • BICSI Certification preferred/not required.
  • Industry Certifications a plus. (i.e. CommScope, Hilti, Tyco, Panduit, etc.)
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and perform the necessary work while on the ladder.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs and carry 25 lbs.
  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Must have own tools
  • Overtime may be required. May be required to work varying shifts.
  • Ability to travel to multiple locations within the Northern Virginia and Metropolitan DC area.
  • No Relocation Provided. Local Candidates Only.



Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.



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