Covenant Health

Job Title
Cabling Tech
Covenant Health Corporate
Department Name


Covenant Health


Cabling Technician

Full-Time, 80 Hours per pay period, Day Shift


Covenant Health Overview:

Covenant Health is East Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals and over 85 outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees.


Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named six times by Forbes as a Best Employer. 


Position Summary: Under direct supervision, installs and maintains the internal telecom cabling infrastructure for all sites and facilities within Covenant Health. Assists in other areas as needed.


  • Works from ladders pulling voice/data CAT5e cabling and/or fiber above ceilings in telecom/data IDF and MDF rooms.
  • Works above ceilings installing j-hooks, d-rings, and tie downs using ty-raps and/or 12-cord for attaching voice/data cabling and fiber.
  • Terminates CAT5e cabling according to BICSI (building industry consulting service international) standards on 66 blocks, 110 blocks, backboards, MDFs, and wall and rack mounted patch panels.
  • Terminates end point cabling to RJ45 and RJ11 telecom standards.
  • Installs voice/data cabling on 19”/23” floor mounted racks.
  • Installs wire management systems attached to voice/data racks whether standing or wall-mounted.
  • Installs single, dual and 4-plex outlet boxes for various jack termination types.
  • Transports all cabling equipment and tools to and from various locations and jobs.
  • Maintain established department policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement programs, and safety standards.
  • Required to work with scaffolding, ladders, crawl spaces, and ceiling areas.
  • Assists in the care and maintenance of department equipment.
  • Responds to emergency requests for maintenance after normal working hours.
  • Inspects completed work to ensure compliance with engineering specifications and local building codes.
  • Performs duties in other areas of maintenance as required or requested. Responsible for documentation and record keeping of all work performed.
  • Local travel required.



Minimum Education: None specified; will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals graduating from a trade or vocational school.


Minimum Experience: None


Licensure Requirement: Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.



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