VDV Services And Systems

NECA-IBEW VDV technicians install and integrate the network of low voltage cabling that is used for video, VOICE and data or other low voltage signals within commercial or industrial structures. Low voltage is generally defined as any voltage in the range of 50-1000 V AC or 120-1500 V DC. (High voltage is generally identified as more than 1000 V AC or 1500 V DC and include the installation of conduit and power feeders).

NECA-IBEW technicians work within a variety of commercial structures, including corporate offices, mission critical data centers, health care facilities, entertainment facilities, educational facilities and government facilities.

NECA-IBEW services include design/build, programming, installation, integration, testing and maintenance for all VDV systems which use the transmission of voice, sound, vision or digital for commercial, education, security and entertainment purposes. Major areas of emphasis include sound and voice transmission/transference systems; television and video systems; security systems; and communication systems that transmit or receive information. Some of the areas of service are:

  • Audio/Visual
  • Sound systems
  • Video security systems
  • Fire life safety systems
  • CCTV and CATV
  • Background/foreground music
  • Nurse call systems
  • Intercom and telephone interconnect
  • Inventory control systems
  • Microwave transmissions
  • Multi-media/multiplex systems
  • Radio page
  • School intercom and sound systems
  • Low voltage master clock systems
  • Digital data systems
  • Broadband and baseband and carriers
  • Point of sale systems
  • Data communication systems
  • RF and remote control systems
  • Fiber optic data systems
  • Wireless
  • Structured Wiring

Common NECA-IBEW technician installations include:

  • Install underground voice or data circuit feeders to entrance facilities
  • Install pathways and spaces for installation of low voltage wiring
  • Install and test copper and fiber-optic wiring and cabling
  • Installing voice and data outlets at workstations
  • Install and test Local Area Network (LAN) cabling systems
  • Design and install security and access control systems
  • Install sound distribution systems
  • Configure and connect the equipment in the building’s server room, such as hubs, file servers and telephone switches
  • Install the fiber backbone
  • Install punch down blocks and cross connects in telephone rooms
  • Install teleconferencing and AV equipment in conference rooms

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