Job Description

Posted Date2 weeks ago(3/10/2023 3:02 PM)
# of Openings
Information Technology
Flex-N-Gate Management, LLC


Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in “Automotive News.” A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

Responsible for cabling and termination of Cat3, Cat5, Cat6, Fiber and various other wiring disciplines. The position includes the testing and troubleshooting of wiring problems.


• Responsible for running new cabling in new or existing buildings.
• Termination and testing of new cabling.
• Responsible for testing and troubleshooting of cable.
• Evaluate documented resolutions and suggest ways to prevent future problems.
• Field incoming help requests from end users via telephone, email and text in a courteous manner.
• Document all pertinent end user problem or issue.
• Escalate problems (when required) to the appropriate experienced technician.
• Record, track, and document - help desk request, problem-solving process, including all successful and unsuccessful decisions made, and brief IT Support Supervisor on final resolution.
• Use only approved diagnostic utilities to aid in troubleshooting.
• Must be knowledgeable in various wiring configurations and terminations including Ethernet, Fiber and telecommunications networks.
• Physically install Category 3, Category 5, Enhanced Category 5, and Category 6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems.
• Installation of outlets, pulling cable, fire stopping and pre-termination including organizing, forming, dressing and labeling cables to industry standards.
• Accurately test copper and fiber (multimode and single mode) cables to required certification parameters utilizing appropriate test equipment as required.
• Diagnose and correct copper and optical fiber problems.
• Removal and demolition of abandoned cables.
• Maintain and reference industry standards including ANSI, EIA/TIA, NEC, NFPA and local and Low Voltage Code.
• Determine closet and equipment layouts and install closet hardware including backboards, connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures, and balance video equipment.
• Install entrance facility grounding infrastructure and perform grounding tests.
• Perform cable splices.
• Perform work in retrofit and new construction environments and implement cut-overs.
• Attend training and safety meetings. Work safely at all times utilizing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment. Demonstrate safe working practices.
• Must have knowledge of basic computer skills and be able to demonstrate good writing skills.
• Must work well with little supervision individually and in a team environment.
• Perform administrative tasks including, but not limited to, documenting test results and as-builds, providing labor summary reports, etc.
• Order and inventory materials. Develop project plan including required materials, deliver schedules, completion schedules.
• Physically install Category 3, Category 5, Enhanced Category 5, and Category 6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems.
• Test circuits and components of malfunctioning telecommunications equipment to isolate sources of malfunctions, using test meters, circuit diagrams, polarity probes, and other hand tools.
• Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
• Climb poles and ladders, use truck-mounted booms, and enter areas such as manholes and cable vaults to install, maintain, or inspect equipment.
• Assemble and install communication equipment such as data and telephone communication lines, wiring, switching equipment, wiring frames, power apparatus, and networks.
• Physically install security camera cables
• Demonstrate basic knowledge of LAN/WAN topologies, cabling standards and components
• Network, VOIP, Wireless, and Video Experience considered a Major Plus
• Ability to work extended hours (overtime) as needed.
• Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
• Must be available to travel when needed and available 24/7. (Access to company vehicle or rental will be provided, as necessary, for work related travel.)
• The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.


• High School diploma or equivalent
• 1 to 2-year work experience in related field required.
• Certification in copper, coax testing, and termination is a plus.
• Certification in forklift, scissor lift, safety training is a plus.
• Certification in Fiber Splicing is a plus.
• Knowledge of basic computer hardware and application software is a plus.
• Experience with desktop operating systems is a plus.
• Working knowledge of a range of diagnostic utilities.
• Exceptional customer service orientation and the ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
• Be prompt, directed, reliable, self-motivated and highly dependable
• Keen attention to detail and able to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on rapport-building, listening, and questioning.


• Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account
• 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
• Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement
• Paid holidays and vacation time

What do our employees have to say?
“It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.”
“Lots of growth opportunity.”
“The company’s young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable.”
Not just a job—a great place to work!

Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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