Intelect Corporation Communications System Design and Execution

Installation Technician

Installation Technician is responsible for the installation of retro-fitting communication equipment within heavy rail passenger trains. This equipment consists of a Communication Control Panel, UHF radio, antenna, routing of accessory cabling, remote microphone and circuit breaker.


  • Individuals must possess the ability to learn quickly and be a productive team member.
  • As a member of the team individual must be consistently punctual and have consistent work habits.
  • Disassembly and re-assembly of interior train ceiling, trim and dashboard panels.
  • Routing of cables through blind pathways in the train.
  • Installation of roof mounted antenna.
  • Installation electronic equipment (CCP) and Auxiliary microphone.
  • Clean up work area.


  • Applicants must have the following: 1) formal training equivalent to an associate’s degree in the electronics field or a related technical field, 2) 2+ years of experience working with electrical components or working with electrical equipment (e.g., on farm machinery, trucks, airplanes, ships, trains, etc.) OR 3) 2+ years of experience working with heavy construction equipment assembly or repair.
  • Qualified applicants must be able to read and possess good verbal English communication skills needed to comprehend regulations and instructions.
  • Applicant must be able to take and pass railroad Right Of Way (ROW) training.
  • Must know how to use various power tools, electric or pneumatic, drills, torque wrench, grinder, riveting tools.
  • Must be able to precisely measure and drill holes.


  • Prior experience working on WMATA passenger rail cars.
  • Prior experience with wire harnesses and cabling.
  • Prior experience in wiring and installing of communication equipment preferred but not required.
  • Trained in the use of DVM.
  • Must be familiar with the use and proper application of common mechanical fasteners (machine screws, nuts, bolts washers, etc.)
  • Applicants must be computer literate and have basic keyboarding skills.


  • Applicants receiving a conditional job offer must pass a preliminary Intelect Corporation background check including tests for drugs and alcohol. Further background checks may be required by the client.
  • Applicants must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have no work related safety violations in the past two years.
  • The probationary period is 90 calendar days.
  • On a post-offer basis, the client will conduct an investigation into Intelect Corporation employees regarding their past employment, state and federal criminal history, military history, driving history, education, professional license or certification verification if job-related, Social Security number, prior drug history, and other job-related information. Individuals with felony and/or misdemeanor convictions may not be hired.


  • Applicants must be able to perform physical labor and be able to work in cramped areas.
  • Applicants must be fit to work upon arrival to shift start.
  • Wireless communication and Personal Entertainment devices (cellular telephones, PDA, etc) are only allowed during work break times or in emergencies.
  • Applicants must be able to work in a temperature neutral garage environment.
  • Applicants must be able to briefly work on scaffolding.
  • Must provide your own transportation.
  • Must be available to work any shift.
  • Must be able to work weekends when required.
  • Must have approved work boots (sneakers, street shoes are not allowed).