Inside Plant Engineer - RCDD in Arlington, VA at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 6/20/2020

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Job Description

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government defense and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that's important. GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can't turn into opportunity.

GDIT is seeking an Inside Plant Engineer to help support JSP-Enterprise Transport Management activities at the Pentagon and surrounding area.

PLEASE NOTE: This position is contingent upon contract funding.

The Inside Plant Engineer is responsible for maintaining the Inside Plant cable infrastructure to include conduit, cable trays, copper, coax, fiber and all associated elements in the Pentagon, Mark Center, & buildings within the NCR supported by JSP.  Other job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Follow JSP and commercial best practice procedures, standards and/or provide Engineering Installation Plans (EIPs) required for installation of cable racks, wiring of the racks and testing required during installation.
  • O&M support to include an ISP Registered Communications Distribution Designers (RCDD) to support the maintenance and clean-up of 1800 or more Telecommunication rooms
  • Onsite surveys, weekly reports denoting survey results (except in extenuating circumstances),
  • Develop maintenance plan for corrections and ensure the EIA/TIA 568A & 568B Standard are upheld.
  • Responsible for performing 24/7/365 break fix on all Inside Plant cable infrastructure under JSP purview.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) certification
  • Minimum 10 years developing layout and design for technology systems including voice, data, and structured cabling.
  • Bacehlors Degree. Related work experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Well versed in BICSI rules, regulations, and standards.
  • Knowledge of NEC, IEEE, EIA, TIA, industry standards and other applicable codes related to the design and layout of IT, low voltage and telecommunications systems.
  • Strong knowledge of Structured Cabling Systems from an installation and basic design perspective.
  •  Candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively to personnel of various expertise levels.
  •  Solid Customer Support Skills in a high visibility environment.
  •  Problem analysis and problem solving
  •  Attention to detail and accuracy


We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.