Central Office Equipment Installer Job in Los Angeles

Location: Los Angeles, CA, 90001 United States
Employee Type: Full Time
Minimum Experience: 5 Years
Required Degree: High school
Travel: 50%

KGPCo is actively seeking experienced and talented Lead Central Office Equipment (COE) Installers (Level III) across the country for its growing services division. The Lead COE Installer is responsible for the installation and maintenance of telecommunication equipment for a variety of carriers. This includes fiber, transport equipment and all critical infrastructures within a central office. This lead role will provide high-quality service in customer technical spaces including data centers, mobile telephone switch centers, central office wire centers, and designated enterprise spaces.


Physically place, remove, or modify working and non-working equipment including the following:
Cable trays and/or racking
Data equipment cabinets and frames, data servers, switches, routers, repeaters, bridges, gateways, multiplexers, transceivers, firewalls
BDFBs and fuse panels
Identify, label, measure, terminate and physically route the cables that supply AC and/or DC power or transmit data in various technical spaces
Conduct testing and document performance characteristics of hardware and software; determine efficiency, reliability, and compatibility with an existing system
Perform test and turn-up along as well as other integration activities
Resolve equipment and technical issues as they arise
Read, analyze, and interpret detailed specifications and drawings, blueprints, schematics, and method of procedures (MOPs)
Perform quality validation on in-process and completed work
Complete operations paperwork (e.g. expense reports, timesheets, job documentation, etc.) including daily job status reports as requested
May oversee the work of less experienced installers; assume responsibility for the successful completion of installation projects
Act as a customer contact; interface with customers and local supervisors regarding project status
Interact with all members of the organization including Installation, Engineering, Project Management
Perform other duties as requested


Adhere to, promote, and accept responsibility for compliance to Federal and Local Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Industry Consensus Standards, and KGP Injury and Illness Prevention Program Manual
Participate in job site safety/hazard analysis


High school diploma or equivalent required, technical or college degree preferred
Minimum of five years of central office equipment installation experience
A clear understanding of AT&T, Telcordia, and/or Verizon Quality Standards
Knowledge and experience with transport equipment including Ciena, Fujitsu, Cisco, Calix, Adtran, Nortel, Nokia, etc.
Background in fiber optic cable and AC/DC power installation and testing practices
Proficient use of Microsoft programs, IOS and/or Android applications
Ability to read and understand technical drawings and documentation
Good mechanical aptitude including usage of basic power tools
Strong organization as well as verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated problem-solving skills; ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions


Willing to travel
Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and proof of insurance
Must have reliable transportation and the ability to transport minor job-related tools and equipment to work locations

KGPCo is a leading provider of complete, customized and scalable supply chain and network transformation solutions for the communications industry. With over 2000 employees across the United States, KGPCo serves a diverse set of customers and partners. This customer base includes network operators, integrators, contractors, utilities, cloud services providers, neutral host providers, equipment manufacturers and enterprises. KGPCo’s vision is to be the go-to partner enabling our customers to build, optimize, and transform networks that connect the world.

KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


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