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UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of Companies Telecommunications Mechanic I in McConnell AFB, Kansas


Telecommunications Mechanic I (MCCONBTS-2023-18842)

Bowhead seeks to network with Telecommunications Mechanic for an upcoming effort. The Telecommunications Mechanic I must have the knowledge, skills, and experience to support the inside/outside cable plant infrastructure including new installations, troubleshooting, upgrades and maintenance to ensure telecommunications are fully operational.


The Telecommunications Mechanic I performs a variety of inside and/or outside plant tasks and responsibilities.

Tasks and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Following industry standards and in coordination with the Government and other technicians, maintains voice and data networks by running, pulling, and terminating cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and building ironwork and ladder racks, establishing connections and integrations.

• Documents network by labeling equipment and cables.

• Maintains, installs, de-installs, moves, removes, and test copper, coaxial, and fiber optic cable.

• Installs communication closet equipment such as racks, cable trays, conduit, and cables.

• Inspects and performances routine maintenance in manholes, such as draining water. Assists with repair, securing, and replacement of all cable-related defects within manholes.

• Inspects telephone poles, pedestals, handholes, and other outside plant infrastructure. Reports deficiencies and makes repairs as necessary or escalates as needed.

• Following industry standards and in coordination with the Government and other technicians, maintains voice and data networks by running, pulling, and terminating cables; installing telecommunications equipment, routers, switches, multiplexors, cable trays, and alarm and building ironwork and ladder racks, establishing connections and integrations.

• Maintains customer rapport by listening to and resolving concerns and answering questions.

• Maintains safe work environment and conditions by following codes, standards, and legal regulations.

• Performs other duties as assigned to support contract requirements.

• Provides on-the-job training and guidance, as needed, to Install & Repair Technicians


  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience performing equipment troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance for structured cabling systems.

  • Experience splicing aerial cable from bucket lift, aerial lift and/or other hoist mechanism is a plus.

  • Preference given to candidate with one or more years’ experience installing, splicing and servicing Cat 5, 5e, 6 and fiber optics.

  • Must be fluent in English and able to read, write and follow instructions (including diagrams, flow charts and pictures).

  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts

  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time

  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .

All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (https://uicalaska.com/careers/recruitment/).

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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ID 2023-18842

Category Telecommunications

Location : Location US-KS-McConnell AFB

SCA Hourly Rate USD $27.91/Hr.

Minimum Clearance Required Public Trust (NAC)

Travel Requirement Less than 10%