Careers

Project Manager

This is a Direct Hire role with excellent benefits.

In this role, you will manage low voltage technology installation projects including copper and fiber cabling, camera systems, wireless access, etc. for our customers in new construction and retrofit environments.

Responsibilities:

  • Full management of new and retrofit low voltage construction jobs from planning stage to completion.
  • Develop and execute the project plan including scheduling, staging, installation guide development, reporting and other project activities and milestones.
  • Be able to read and understand blueprints. Create as-built drawings.
  • Be willing to take direction and complete necessary documentation for all jobs or company related requirements.
  • Manage the customer experience and meet or exceed all project requirements.
  • Ensure gross profit margin is maintained or improved during the life of the project.
  • Provide customer written and verbal reports, provide project status, and attend all customer conference calls/meetings as required.
  • Ensure both external and internal project milestones and metrics are met or exceeded.
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure that the department maintains cash flow by rapid completion and invoicing.
  • Ensure the project follows established processes including Statement of Work (SoW), Installation Guides, Staging Guides, etc.
  • Liaison with vendors, subs and main office in scheduling and ordering material and labor in order to complete projects.
  • Maintain a clean, safe and productive work environment for all construction and service jobs.
  • Will be leading the work of others, including subs, to complete projects.
  • Other responsibilities as required by senior management.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years experience in telecommunications project management.
  • Experience with copper and fiber low voltage cable, camera systems, wireless, and similar products and systems desired.
  • Experience managing multi-site telecom installations and rollouts.
  • Strong project management skills managing complex, multi-faceted projects resulting in measurable successes and program growth.

Cable Installer

Cable Installer 1:

  • Pulling and routing CAT5 or CAT 6 cable in new or existing commercial or residential environments
  • Must be able to see colors/knowledge of color codes
  • Terminating copper cable (CAT 5, CAT 5e, CAT 6, Coax)
  • Testing cable/troubleshooting networking issues
  • Installing support structures (ladders, racks, j-hooks)
  • Follow instructions of Project lead
  • Other duties as assigned

Cable Installer 2:

  • Cable Installer 1 Plus:
  • BICSI Level 1/2 Certification/2-3 years’ experience
  • Dressing and terminating distribution frames (66 or 110 blocks, patch panels)
  • Terminating Jacks
  • Interpret blue print designs
  • Follow Estimate SOW
  • Terminate Fiber Cable
  • Effectively interact with Client (change orders, sign-off)
  • Communicate with Managers/Office Staff as to task/job % completion
  • Direct and Assist Cable Installer 1
  • Other duties as assigned

Cable Installer 3:  (Senior Tech)

  • Cable Installer 2 Plus:
  • BICSI Level 3 Certification/5+ years’ experience
  • Ability to manage job onsite
  • Full Dress Network Closets
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen, background check and provide two professional references.
  • Reliable vehicle, valid driver’s license and clean driving record
  • Must adhere to OSHA safety standards

Benefits

Griffin Networks has a benefits package available to full-time employees after the appropriate wait period:

  • Health insurance: 90% employer paid  – Wait period: 60 days, then 1st of month
  • PTO accrual:  2.0 hours/pay period  – Immediately (all employees).   Then:    3.08 hours/pay period  –  Wait period: 90 days
  • Holiday pay:  Wait period: 90 days
  • Simple Plan Retirement Savings:   Wait period: 1 year (limited company match)

Technician I – Desktop PC and Printers/Networked PCs and Printers

We have an immediate full-time opening for a detail-oriented IT technician.  The position is on-site in Gaithersburg, with some travel to local sites. Troubleshoots hardware problems on stand-alone Desktop PC’s, Printers, and PC linked peripherals.

  • Installs stand-alone Desktop PCs and Printers. Install includes unboxing, setup, connecting power, and booting system to operating system prompt
  • Loads operating system software using default settings
  • Troubleshoots hardware problems on networked Desktop PCs, Printers, and PC linked peripherals
  • Installs networked Desktop PCs and Printers. Installation includes unboxing, setup, connecting power, and booting system to operating system prompt
  • Configures network printers
  • PC to network connections – NIC, LAN protocols, TCP/IP, NetWare Client32 (IPX)
  • Loads operating system software using default settings
  • Internet configurations – protocol values, domain name servers, gateways
  • Configures and troubleshoots e-mails
  • Network hubs and switches, and
  • File and printer sharing setup.

Benefits include paid vacation and holidays, health insurance, and matching retirement fund.

Please send your resume to Support@GriffinNet.com.

Hybrid Technician

We are searching for a full-time hybrid cable technician (training will be provided). This individual will be traveling within a 75-mile radius of DC to complete tasks that require a very detailed problem solver. This individual will gain experience in the IT field as well as the cabling field. Experience in either area is a plus.

We are a small but established corporation with two divisions; the first is a group of highly talented computer network engineers with an average of over 10 years’ experience in the industry, and the second is a multi-talented cabling, CCTV, A/V, security cameras, wireless, point-to-point and phone division. We can take our customers from the d-marc to the desktop.

Benefits including: Health Insurance available after 90 days; IRA with employer contribution after 1 year, with immediate vesting.

Candidate must have a driver’s license with a good driving record, and the ability to pass a drug test.