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General Dynamics Information Technology Journeyman Outside plant/Inside plant (OSP/ISP) Technician in Coralville, Iowa

Type of Requisition: SCA

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret

Public Trust/Other Required: None

Job Family: SCA

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, a Journeyman Outside plant/Inside plant (OSP/ISP) Technician is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on a Journeyman OSP/ISP Tech joining our team to support the Army customers in various locations.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Journeyman OSP/ISP Tech you’ll focus on infrastructure audits, assessments, design, and implementation. If you are a motivated individual looking to be a part of a critical mission, GDIT would like to speak with you.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Under limited direction, assist with and conduct infrastructure audits, assessments, designs, and implementation.

  • Assist with site surveys and document current site OSP ducting, cabling, and power/ground circuits, equipment and racking inventory, and user requirements

  • Follow engineering installation packages and work with installation team

  • Assist with other related equipment installation, signal cable installations and cable connections and labeling.

  • Assist with documenting related changes at each site

  • Consistent and reliable attendance required

  • Travel to other Locations or Customer Sites as necessary

  • Understand and adhere to all Ethical and Compliance policies

  • Proactively ensure a safe work environment and adhere to all EH&S policies and procedures

  • Perform other duties as required


  • Knowledge of Microsoft software applications and other software applications as required (Visio, PowerPoint, Word, Excel)

  • Attention to detail is required and aid in the survey/designing the OSP/ISP infrastructure

  • Willing to learn complex OSP/ISP design and implementation

  • Experience testing power and cabling related to equipment/systems and following standard test procedures, desired

  • Experience in using common test equipment (e.g. Grounding Meter, Optical Power Meter, Cat 5/6 test set, Multi-Meter), helpful

  • Experience in outside plant cabling, preferred

  • Requires extensive travel (75%)

  • HS Diploma and 5+ years of related experience

  • Experience following direction and working in a team environment

  • There is an Interim Secret clearance requirement to begin employment.

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed both in and office or communications room environment and outside, requiring proper safety precautions

  • Work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes, or equipment

  • May require working after hours or on weekends

  • Occasional work in tight or narrow spaces, such as under raised floors may be required - Must be able to stoop, kneel, or crouch for long periods of time


  • Full-flex work week

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators

  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

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COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.