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Fiber Technician/Splicer

Cable Services Company, Inc.
Hartford, CT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Cable Services Company, headquartered in Williamsport, PA, performs construction and cable installation projects within a five to six state area in the Northeast region of the US. Project hours vary by project and can be influenced by weather. Frequent overnight travel is required along with overtime in order to meet project related deadlines.

Cable Services Company, Inc. maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.

A Fiber Splicer will perform cable splicing in the air, underground, indoors and outdoors. In addition this position requires frequent travel in which the employee would be away from home. This position requires overnight work during consumer non-peak usage hours (Midnight to 7am) along with shared weekend on-call status for emergency restoration.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Install, troubleshoot, and maintain fiber optic system

Prep and hang fiber optic enclosures, nodes and related equipment

Route, splice and/or terminate fiber in equipment racks at central offices, hub sites or inside of buildings

Work with OSP Project Manager's to perform fusion splicing as directed

Read design maps, fiber schematics and basic electronic designs

Operate aerial lift and other related equipment to perform job functions

Required to be on-call for emergency restoration

Frequently communicate with management on workload status

May occasionally perform routine construction work such as pulling rope/cables, climbing ladders, using hand tools, digging with a shovel, etc.

Accurately complete all required company documentation for each assignment according to established company standards and procedures (ie timesheet, truck report, expense report)

Responsible for assigned company vehicle, tools, materials and equipment

Perform work in a safe manner and comply with all established company safety policies and procedures

Perform other duties and tasks as assigned in order to help team complete a project

Required Education and Experience

Minimum of 2 years' experience splicing all types of fiber optic cables

High school diploma or GED

Experience working in a bucket truck at heights in excess of 30-40 ft.

Proficiency using related splicing equipment including fusion splicers, OTDR, optical power meters, fiber identifiers and all related splicing tools

Ability to distinguish between colors

Experience reading design maps, fiber schematics and basic electronic designs

Must possess exceptional organizational skills and be detailed oriented

Must be able to occasionally move materials/equipment weighing up to 80 pounds

Ability to maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision

Preferred Education and Experience

5+ years of experience splicing all types of fiber optic cables

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Valid driver's license with a clean driving record

Ability to pass a criminal background screen and drug test

Work Environment

While performing this job, the employee may be occasionally required to stand, walk handle or operate object, tools or controls

Often work will be performed near busy highways and streets Work may be performed in a confined splice trailer or in an outdoor environment

Cable Services Company, Inc . is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity


Cable Services Company, Inc.

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Hartford, CT
06101 USA

Industry

Technology

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