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Network Administrator at General Dynamics Information Technology

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Job Description:

Type of Requisition:


Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:

Top Secret

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Top Secret



Public Trust/Other Required:


Job Family:

Network Administration

Job Description:

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on a Cable Engineer joining our team to support the Department of Energy activities at Albuquerque, NM.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Land Technician /Cable Engineer supporting the Department of Energy, you will be trusted to work on the Cable Plant and be responsible for installation and documentation of new and/or updated Inside Plant cable infrastructure to include conduit, cable trays, copper, coax, fiber and all associated elements. In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Collaborating with Department of Energy to  Analyze, administer, and maintain telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure Analyzes, administers, and maintains telecommunications and network cabling infrastructure.

  • Our Cable Technician is responsible for tasks assigned by Coordinators in connection with service orders and repair activities related to Category 6 cabling, Voice over IP networks (VOIP), and fiber optic cabling infrastructure.

  • Dress, terminate and test cables and components, Ability to work with power tools and ladders

  • Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors. Computer literate with basic Networking Skills

  • Interprets service orders, circuit diagrams, and electrical schematics

  • Tests, locates, installs, and repairs cabling infrastructure associated with trouble calls, and performs routine maintenance

  • Verifies work order information and receipt of all necessary equipment and information

  • Verifies service by testing installed cabling; identifying, correcting, or escalating problems

  • Well versed in the use of network cabling test equipment including network testers, copper cable testers, fiber OTDRs and fiber power meters.

  • Documents network by labeling and routing equipment and cables; recording configuration diagrams and specifications

  • Maintains network by troubleshooting and repairing outages; testing network back-up procedures; updating documentation

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required

  • Identify, track and remove abandoned cable, and keep cable neatly tied and bundled while maintaining safety standards

  • Dress, terminate and test cables and components including CAT6 and fiber optic cabling.

  • Ability to work with power tools and ladders

  • Ability to work well with others and communicate with supervisors

  • Computer literate with basic Networking Skills

  • Your success will be measured through successful delivery of cable infrastructure and related projects


  • 3-5 years of related telecommunications experience.

  • Top Secret Clearance

  • Strong customer service experience is highly preferred

Technical skills

  • Must be familiar with TIA/EIA and BICSI rules, regulations, and standards in reference to cable infrastructure.

  •  Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively to personnel of various expertise levels.  Solid Customer Support Skills in a high visibility environment.  Problem analysis and problem solving.  Attention to detail and accuracy.


  • 401K with company match

  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams

  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career


Opportunity Owned

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Travel Required:


Telecommuting Options:


Work Location:

USA NM Albuquerque

Additional Work Locations:

COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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