Henkels & McCoy

Cabling Engineer– Active Top Secret w/Lifestyle Poly Required

1 month ago
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# 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. H&M is currently seeking a Cabling Engineer to join our team working at a client location in Columbia, MD.


The Cabling Engineer will develop and instruct other on methodologies and criteria for the installation, inspection and documentation of structured cabling system infrastructure. This includes: cable tray, horizontal fiber and copper cable, backbone multi-pair copper, multi-strand fiber optic cable, telecommunications ground system and associated connectivity hardware. Peak performance includes quality, productivity and customer satisfaction.





Major Job Elements

  • Assists in the development of cable installation, termination and testing best practices.
  • Develops quality assurance inspection criteria.
  • Evaluates field inspection reports.
  • Responsible for scheduling and conducting BICSI Information Technology Systems Cable Installation Program training and other manufacturer training.
  • Inform and keep all personnel up to date on TIA/EIA and other passive cable industry standards.
  • Develop and implementation of procedures and processes to increase efficiency in the use of materials and manpower to maintain or increase quality assurance and/or scheduling requirements.
  • Assist in the development of work around procedures for maintaining quality assurance and productivity during delays caused by other trades, the customer, and lack of materials or absenteeism.
  • Assists the Project Manager and Program Manager in new technology implementation and training.
  • Provide passive cable infrastructure design when required for project proposal and implementation.
  • Initiates and monitors installation standards and conducts on the job training sessions.
  • Provides customer/client interface when conducting project quality inspections. Attends status meetings and is a competent presenter and negotiator.
  • Completes/performs monthly Safety Coaching Observations in accordance with company policy.
  • Supports and enforces a comprehensive safety program in accordance with the company’s commitment to provide each employee with a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Furthers oneself though on-going education and certifications including, but not limited to, corporate or specialty courses.


  • Required Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with FS Poly.
  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in design and quality assurance and BICSI ITSIMM Training.
  • Has a thorough working knowledge or reading RFP’s, blueprints, specifications, and system documentation.
  • Familiar with Microsoft applications, internet, and scheduling software.
  • Exhibit a strong background in technical support of cable products and equipment to install, terminate, test and troubleshoot.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related Discipline from an accredited college or university is required.       Five (5) years of additional hardware engineering experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Desired: BICSI ITSIMM (Information Technology Systems Cable Installation Program) Trainer Certification, BICSI RCDD Certification, Cabling Industry training courses.
  • Local Candidates Only, No Relocation Provided.



This position requires the ability to work in an office setting, as well as, on active construction sites. This position includes, but is not limited to, time standing or walking on uneven ground, possible climbing of ladders, lifting requirements of 25+ lbs. and may include some manual labor.   Candidates should only apply if they are capable of working in these conditions.


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer



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