Responsible for the maintenance and installation of new and existing fiber in an inside and outside plant environment. This position reports to the Splicing Manager.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Maintain knowledge of all organizational policies and governmental laws
Responsible for completing work orders and retrieving proper signatures for accurate billing
Ensures all installation work is done according to quality standards
Access the fiber optic splicer enclosure and splice the necessary fibers directly from ladder
Troubleshoot and repair problems utilizing optical test equipment such as OTDR, Fiber Identifier and Fiber Scope
Prep, tray and splice fiber optic cable ranging from single fiber to 288 count, and perform ring cut when needed
Drilling concrete, hammering and sawing EMT, PVC and microduct pipe, install connectors and attachments as needed to NEC and local building codes.
Install boxes and terminals both EMT and PVC. Install and secure EMT, PVC and microduct pathway. Fire stop per state, fire codes, and practices.
Install fiber optic cables, coaxial cables and CAT 5/6 cables. Identify and document all cables and boxes correctly.
Perform testing and turn-ups of subscriber drops in both inside and outside plant environment
Pulling, routing, installing, and terminating structured cabling in an enterprise office, manufacturing and new construction environments.
Planning and acquiring supply needs
Read, understand, and updated building drawings
Manage and meet project deadlines
Running of phone and data cables, including fiber optic, audio, video, and security camera cabling
Accurately test copper and fiber (multimode and single mode) cables to required certification
Physically install Cat3, Cat 5, Cat Se and Cat 6 Structured Cable Distribution Systems
Terminate, assemble and install 8-pin modular connectors and coaxial connectors
Test, diagnose and correct copper and optical fiber problems
Maintain and reference industry standards including ANSI,EIAITIA and local and Low Voltage Code
Determine closet and equipment layouts and install closet hardware including backboards , connecting blocks, racks, patch panels and fiber enclosures
Work safely at all times utilizing the necessary Personal Protection Equipment
Perform administrative tasks including, but not limited to, documenting test results and as-built, maintaining log books, providing labor summary reports, etc.
Ability to properly instruct other technicians on techniques, works, etc. ., as needed to keep project work flowing
Possess a high level of independent judgment within established procedures
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Strong knowledge of fiber optic theory which includes fiber loss, connector types, and the different types of fibers
Full knowledge of operating fiber optic splicing equipment
Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints and building plans, document daily records and reports, and hours worked
Demonstrated ability to use and care for fiber optic test equipment, ruby light, power meter, and OTDR and document test results accurately
Ability to complete designated amount of work in a specified time frame (e. g. , quality jobs per day), adjusting work assignments or schedules to meet changing work-related priorities or demands.
Ability to climb and work at elevations (e. g. , from ladders, poles, lift trucks) exceeding 18 feet
Ability to work in confined spaces (e. g. , attics, crawl spaces, utility holes)
Ability to perform strenuous physical activities including, but not limited to: lifting objects weighing over 100 pounds
Ability to perform job activities outdoors in different weather conditions (e. g. , extreme cold and/or heat, inclement weather)
When working aloft, employee's weight and tools combined may not exceed the 280-pound weight limit as specified by the manufacturer
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, contractors, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Demonstrated sound judgment and decision making
Critical thinking and complex problem solving
Reporting and prioritizing workloads
Handling multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Maintaining organized and accurate records
Working independently with minimal supervision
Basic knowledge of MS Office Suite or equivalent software such as Google Docs and Sheets
Knowledge of basic mathematics
Safely using weight-bearing equipment (such as safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Demonstrating a high level of maturity and leadership
Ability to deal with ambiguity, work in a dynamic fluid environment and effectively cope with change
Ability to pass pre-employment screenings (motor vehicle, drug, and background)
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Associate’s Degree or equivalent work experience
Valid Driver's license with satisfactory driving record
1-3 years experience installing and maintaining fiber optic products and services
Certified Fiber Optic Technician certification preferred
Certified as a BICSI Technician or similar certification preferred
May be required to work long and unpredictable hours including nights and weekends
Working outdoors in all types of weather
Exposure to dust, fluctuating temperatures, and periodic high noise levels
Hyper Networks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment opportunities at Hyper Networks are based upon one’s qualifications and capabilities to perform the essential functions of a particular job. All employment opportunities are provided without regard to race, religion, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.