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Lancaster General Health Lead Cabling Technician in Lancaster, Pennsylvania


Novastream LLC

Cost Center

9403 Telecommunications

Supervisory Organization





HOURS : Full-Time (1.0 FTE); 8:00am-5:00pm but hours could change based on projects.

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POSITION SUMMARY: The Lead Technician will work with small team or alone to install cables (Cat5, Cat6, Fiber, RJ45), wireless access points, and other Low Voltage equipment. An ideal candidate would be career-oriented and would possess a strong work ethic. Lead cabling technicians must be proficient with hand/power tools, wiring/cabling and termination, fiber optic terminations and IT room/Data center build out Lead cabling technicians must be proficient with hand/power tools, wiring/cabling and termination, fiber optic terminations and IT room/Data center build out.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Qualified individuals must have the ability (with or without reasonable accommodation) to perform the following duties:

  • Manage job site activity.

  • Facilitates cross-functional communications and cooperation with internal departments, service partners, facilities and construction.

  • Physically install Cat5 and Cat6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems.

  • Install outlets; pull cables; fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing, and labeling cables to industry standards.

  • Terminate feeders in intermediate distribution frame IDF closets. Follow industry codes, regulations, standards.

  • Follow all Infection Control Risk Assessment and (ICRA) HIPAA compliance at all times.

  • Communicates , verbally and in writing with peers, staff and customers to expedite workflow, scheduling, resolve problems and enhance productivity.

  • Perform site surveys and conduct visual site inspections.

  • Review prints, drawings, or layout information for new installations or modifications and diagnostics.

  • Maintains current proficiency in operating and implementing procedures for fire, security and utility emergencies ( including electrical, HVAC, water, stream plumbing and Telecommunications.

  • Proficiently work with wiring backbone, both fiber and copper driven systems, punch down blocks 66/110, Cat5/6, RJ45, and crimping tools.

  • Accurately test copper and fiber (multi mode and single mode) cables to required certification parameters utilizing appropriate test equipment.

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders up to 30 feet in length.


  • Bachelor's degree OR 3-5 years equivalent work experience installing, testing and troubleshooting cabling.

  • Must possess a valid PA driver’s license.

  • Must be willing to travel locally.

  • Knowledge of wireless access points.

  • Able to work extended hours (overtime) as needed.

  • Able to be scheduled for on-call status if needed.

  • Must be able to work safely following company policy/procedures.


  • Fiber Optic certifications.

  • Wiring certification.

This position is located in Lancaster, PA.

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health, at a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), at is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital (LGH), Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare) . Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown Outpatient and Suburban Outpatient Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region . Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

A four time designated Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2015-16 in three specialties. It is also one of only seven hospitals in the country with all of the following distinctions:

5 Star Rating on Hospital Compare

Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals 2017 at

Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A

US News List of High Performing Hospitals at

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