Field Technician

General Field Technician

LOCATION:  Illinois and Missouri

SALARY/CATEGORY: Depends on Experience.  1099 Contractor.

ROLE CAPACITY:  100% Technical, Travel Required.

Technician Types:

  • Cabling
  • Digital Signage
  • Network (Circuit Turn-Up)
  • Network (Router, Switch)
  • General PCPOS
  • Printer

Required Skills

  1. Install/Terminate/Test network cables (Cat5e/Cat6)
  2. Install PC's, printers and peripherals
  3. Install Point of Sale (POS) equipment and peripherals (scanner, pin pads, receipt printers, etc.)
  4. Install Operating Systems and software
  5. Troubleshoot PC hardware (ports, memory, etc.)
  6. Install or replace PC hardware (memory, ports, hard drives, etc.)
  7. Configure PC for DHCP or set a Static IP (DNS, etc.)
  8. Configure Printers either through touch panel or the GUI (printer name, IP, gateway, tray preferences, etc.)
  9. Install network head end equipment (router, switch, firewall, etc.)
  10. Install printer accessories (extra trays, finishers, etc.)
  11. Patch in network equipment
    Install and test network access points

Required Tools

  • Smart phone with charging cable
  • Wire cutter & stripper (for Coax, Cat5, and Cat6 cable)
  • Cable tester (for Coax, Cat5, and Cat6 cable)
  • Toner and Wand
  • Impact tool with 110 and 66
  • RJ-45 Crimper
  • Drill with bits
  • Wire snake / push poles
    Hand tools (screwdrivers, wrenches, etc.)
  • Labeler
  • Keyhole/Drywall Saw & Utility knife
  • Permanent marker and pencil
  • 6-foot and 8-foot A-Frame ladder


  • Cat5/Cat6 cable
  • RJ-45 modular plugs for: Cat5 and Cat6
  • Faceplates, biscuit jacks, surface boxes, and keystone jacks for Cat5 and Cat6
  • Spare patch cables
    Electrical tape, nylon tie wraps, hook and loop tie wraps, etc.


  • You already have a full time job
  • You have no field experience
  • Not willing to travel to customer locations

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