Telecommunications Apprentice - Orlando, FL
Orlando, FL 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description
Telecommunications Apprentice - Orlando, FL

Location: Orlando, FL

Req. Number: 4872


M.C. Dean is Building Intelligence. We design, build, operate, and maintain cyber-physical solutions for the nation's most recognizable mission-critical facilities, secure environments, complex infrastructure, and global enterprises.

Our success relies on great people delivering innovative projects and solutions for Fortune 100 companies and the most recognized agencies in government, defense, and security.

Join our more than 3,600 employees worldwide who engineer and deploy automated, secure and resilient power and technology systems; and deliver the management platforms essential for long-term system sustainability. Together we are creating the integrated systems and technologies that shape the built and cyber-physical world.

We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • A competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • Paid-time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Military Reserve pay offset
  • Paid maternity leave

For more information about life at M.C. Dean, you can visit .

Communication Technician Apprentices are employees and have basic employee responsibilities. This level Apprentice will be given instruction and work experience installing basic communication equipment which involves using hand tools and power tools, a basic understanding of electrical blueprints, and knowledge of the NEC. Additionally, each Apprentice must make every effort to become a well-qualified technician. This requires registering for related instruction courses, attending regularly and being in time.

Responsible for but not limited to:
1. Assisting in pulling various types of wiring.
2. Assisting in Site Grounding
3. Assisting in Pulling Low Voltage Cable
4. Assisting in Prefab Assembly installation.
5. Assisting in Core Drilling
6. Assisting in the installation of Cable Tray.
7. Installing Devices
8. Maintaining clean work area.
9. Securing company tools daily
10. Assist with monthly tool checks
11. Participating in Job site clean up
12. Handling material.
13. Preparing the work area.
14. Demonstrating effective use of hand tools such as drill motors, sawzalls, hydraulic knockouts punches, etc.
15. Wearing all Personal Safety Equipment
16. Following safety policies and rules
17. Reading, understanding and demonstrating use of Activity Hazard Analysis
18. Demonstrating proper use and care of tools
19. Displaying understanding of and following material safeguarding and storage practices
20. Displaying understanding of and following equipment safety, safeguarding and storage.
21. Assisting in all size of telecom wire pulling.
22. Participating actively in Daily work briefings.


  • High school diploma or GED are required
  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the jobsite and school.
  • Be willing to attend school in the evenings one or two nights a week for three (3) years.


  • Lifts at least 100 pounds at one time and 60 pounds for an extended period of time.
  • Relocates a 12 foot stepladder without assistance.
  • Works at various heights up to 60 feet and can climb and maintain balance on scaffolds, aerial lifts, catwalks and all types of ladders.
  • Walks, climbs, lifts, squats, crawls, kneels, pushes, pulls and reaches overhead on a routine and repetitive basis.
  • Possess good vision (may be corrected vision), the ability to see in color, and the ability to hear and communicate in English.
  • May use a standard ladder without exceeding the weight limit while carrying tools.
  • Tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (including finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Apprentice should have some experience installing structured Cable plant experience in a team environment or other experience installing and terminating low voltage cabling. Apprentices must be able to follow directions to install a quality product under the guidance of Technicians, Foreman or other leadership. Apprentices must have Basic hand tool set to include Snips and Punch down Tool.
  • Apprentices with experience assisting with Fiber Optics is a plus.
  • Vocational Training is a plus.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled
AA Contractor


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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