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Fiber Splicer Technician in Louisville, KY at ITC

Date Posted: 10/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/23/2018

Job Description

Fiber Splicer

Location: Louisville

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

In this role an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency within the following responsibilities and competencies; to perform tasks associated with the maintenance and splicing fiber optical telecommunication systems. Such as but not limited to:

• Prep, Dress, Store fiber optic cabling to specifications and assemble equipment according to design specifications.

• Perform fiber optic splicing as well as understand engineering and splicing drawings.

• Ability to fusion splice SM ribbon and loose tube fiber optic cables, to include or terminate various types of fiber optic connectors (ST, SC, LC)

 • Read interpret and understand fiber matrix, plant design files and complete required documentation files, such as asbuilts in electronic and/or hard copy as required.

• Prep of armored/unarmored cables, ribbon and loose tube fiber, mid-sheaths. • Installation and re-enter of various enclosure types, patch panel, muxs e.g. (WDM / CWDM / DWDM).

• Installation and dressing of fiber optic cables (vertical/horizontal).

• Preform splicing and testing on aerial activate, and troubleshoot fiber links after installation, and /or underground fiber plant.

• Hanging and securing of enclosures and storage loops in aerial/ underground locations.

• Maintain proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment.

• Operate vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations.

• Prepare paperwork to track daily production, and accurately record completed work on job site blueprints.

• Other responsibilities as directed by Supervision Other Functions

Other Functions:

• Must be capable of handling a variety of responsibilities simultaneously while working under pressure or tight deadline.

• Provide management with detailed reports of field splicing activity and workload status in order to meet designated goals.

• Ability to interact effectively with other team members.

• Availability to work, weekends, nights and holidays will be required in an on-call (standby) situation.

Job Requirements

• Minimum three years’ experience in fiber optics or system assembly and testing.

• Demonstrate strong knowledge and ability in using standard fiber optic preparation and splicing equipment, OTDR, fusion splicer, power meters, identifiers, and associated hand tools.

• Demonstrated competence in using standard fiber optic preparation and splicing equipment, and OTDRs.

• A background in Fiber Optic splicing documentation practices.

• Demonstrated ability to use technical terms to communicate verbally and in writing.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience required in prepping and splicing ribbon fiber sized up to 48 fibers.

• Minimum of 3 years’ experience prepping and splicing loose tube fiber, all sizes.

• Minimum of 3 years’ of experience installing, maintaining/repairing and testing fiber optic networks, including bi-directional tests.

• Working knowledge of using various fusion splicing and optical testing equipment including, Alcoa Fujikura, GN Net Test, EXFO, Fitel, Sumitomo, and Viavi.

• Ability to splice a mux and have knowledge on troubleshooting from node to headend

• Node optimization skills and birthing capability a must

• Must be able to read and interpret cable prints

• Possess a valid driver’s license (class 'C' minimum) or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position (possibly class 'B' - light commercial)

• Capable of working in all temperatures, climates, and weather conditions.

• Willingness to work shifts as assigned, including daily overtime when necessary.

• Must be certified pole climber or capable of demonstrating proficiency as a pole climber.

• Must own all required hand tools and climbing gear needed to perform the daily functions of the position.

• Able to perform the physical tasks required in this position for the entire assigned shift.

 • Must be able to pass background and drug screen.

• Standing - 6 to 8 hours daily

• Walking - 4 to 6 hours daily

• Climbing - 6 to 8 hours daily

• Bending/Twisting - 6 to 8 hours daily

• Pushing/Pulling - 4 to 6 hours daily

• Repetitive Motion (grasping, manipulation) - 6 to 8 hours daily

• Lifting (weights up to 100lbs.) - occasionally

• Lift & Carry (weights of 50 to 60 lbs.) - regularly / daily

Due to the nature of ITC’s business, its clients and other needs, the employment relationship is, and is intended to be, “At Will.” This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between ITC and employee. By no means is this job description inclusive of all duties; in that employee will be required to perform all duties as directed by his or her supervisor. This job description is subject to change by ITC as the needs of ITC and requirements of the job change.

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