CTG Outside Plant Cable Technician in Hickory, North Carolina

Title: Outside Plant Cable Technician

Location: US-NC-Hickory

Job Number: 17204566

Come Come join CTG and grow your career with us! CTG has worked with our international, Fortune 500 end-client for over 10 years. Apply now for this exciting opportunity!

Job Title : Outside Plant Cable Technician

TRAVEL: 50% Travel to Winston-Salem

Project Duration : Contract, 12 months

Work Hours: Normally 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday (*see below for add’l details)

Pay Rate : $21.00 to $25.00 hourly, depending on experience (NO Benefits)

$36,000 to $47,850 annually – depending on experience / benefits

*When there are complex trials, the crew will have to leave the plant at as early as 6:00 a.m. and may not return until late. May have the option to spend the night in a company-paid hotel in Winston-Salem during certain projects.


Will be based out of Hickory, NC, but working in Winston-Salem 50% of the time. Please apply ONLY if you are able to work out of town as required!

Day to Day Responsibilities

Work will be install telecommunications cables in an outdoor installation facility in Winston-Salem, to simulate real world conditions that cables experience when customers install

Includes duct, direct buried and aerial installations. Emphasis on compatibility between the product and potential applications

Uses the theories and principles of science, engineering, and mathematics to provide technical support to development and applications engineers

Required Experience / Skills (MUST have to be considered)

1 to 3 years current experience

Understands mechanical equipment

Comfortable using powered equipment and hand tools

Must work outdoors in different weather conditions

Physically fit for climbing ladders, telephone poles and entering manholes

Running optical test equipment a plus



DESIRED Experience / Skills (BIG plus to have …)

Prior field technician and field installation work with fiber optic cable is a major plus.

Prior military experience is a plus


High School graduate is a must

Associate Degree highly desired

Additional Information

  • No third party resumes will be accepted

  • Drug testing and/or other employment-related inquires may be conducted

  • W2 only, no C2C or 1099 arrangements available

  • Candidates must currently reside in USA or Canada

  • CTG is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer

  • CTG is an E-Verify Company

To Apply

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply ASAP through our website using the link provided or go to www.ctg.com/careers and search on job #17204566 .


CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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