Summary: The Wireman/Installer is generally responsible for installing the network of low voltage cabling used for CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems. Job Description: There are many job sites that require CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems but not all and a properly trained Wireman/Installer should be able to work on a variety to provide the best installation for each specific project. Below are the minimum requirements of the Wireman/Installer. • Plans/initiates projects under the supervision of Foreman; • Installs underground CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage cabling in conduit where required; • Installs pathways, hangers, and spaces for installation of low voltage wiring throughout the project adhering to local requirements and UL approved means and methods; • Installs, labels, tests; and dresses all low-voltage cabling for CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems; • Installs, tests, and certifies Local Area Network (LAN) cabling systems; • Reads and understands design drawings for CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems; • Installs the basic components related to CCTV, telephone, data, access, security, fire alarm, or other low voltage systems; • Tracks all work completed on his/her timesheet for accurate payment of work performed; • Prefabricates systems, such as telecommunications racks, for field installation; • Manages materials being used to complete scopes to avoid damage, loss, and waste; • Seals all penetrations through rated areas with approved fire stopping methods; • Follows all safety practices required and keeps a clean and safe work environment; • Levels of a Wireman Installer are as follows: o A – 3 years’ experience and greater · B – 1 to 3 years’ experience · C – Less than 1 year experience Physical/Mental Requirements and Working Environment: • While most installations are in buildings partially or fully enclosed to protect from sun, wind and rain, they are often installed before air conditioning, heat, or permanent light fixtures. Other projects will require work to be performed outside in varying weather conditions. Some work is in completed structures currently in use. • Backbone voice and data cables are routed between the entrance facility (where communications signals enter a building) to equipment rooms and telephone rooms. Voice and data horizontal cables are routed between telephone rooms or equipment rooms and individual workstations throughout the building. Equipment rooms often contain energized equipment such as hubs, file servers, electrical panels or telephone switches. • In some cases these devices are configured and connected to equipment that currently serves the building and must not be interrupted. Any questions regarding how a system goes together or works must be immediately brought to the attention of the foreman. • The Wireman/Installer installs CCTV, Telephone, Data, Access, Security, Fire Alarm or other low voltage equipment Additionally, they install punch down blocks and cross connects in telephone rooms when required. These may be wall mounted or rack mounted, and must be grouped and identified according to specific installation standards. Whether the work is new construction or in existing office or manufacturing spaces, the craftsmen takes pride in the work he/she has performed. All testing required to insure the installation was properly completed must be done to avoid return repair or quality control visits. 376155
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