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Fiber Optic Splicer/Technician

Company: FiberTel LLC
Location: Springville
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Full Job Description - Fiber Optic SplicerFiberTel, LLC. locally grown in Utah's Art City and has rapidly expanded over the Northwest and Western regions. We are currently hiring for our Springville, Utah location.As an advocate for economic growth in the state of Utah, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Nevada ,and California we understand the business of conveying information. With all that is happening in our state and nationwide, we are seeing different ways of life, work, and school. The increase in work from home and online school has put a strain on internet providers and their bandwidth. Internet Providers are relying heavily on us to continue the construction and installation of fiber optics to ensure that internet service goes uninterrupted for the people of our communities.We are a utility construction company, with a specialization in the installation of fiber optics. We offer a full turnkey experience for our clients. For our employees, we offer rewarding benefits including; medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, paid holidays, and 401k (with company match).Job Description Overview:A successful Fiber Optic Splicer candidate must have knowledge of established fiber optic procedures and techniques including the placement of poles and anchors, familiarity with a wide range of tools and equipment, ability to read and understand prints/maps, safety rules, and operating instructions. Services may include performing inside wiring, cabling, knowledge of OTDR, various test equipment, and testing and maintenance services.The Splicer position is a skilled position and she/he is considered competent and authorized to work in this field. He/she will have the experience and knowledge to perform all the duties of a fiber Splicer. The Fiber Splicer will generally oversee 1 employee and possess the ability to provide on-the-job training to the Splicing Laborer. This position will need to be flexible in their hours, with occasional on-call duties including night and weekend work. The Splicer will frequently communicate with the customer and act in a professional manner.Responsibilities:All phases of telecommunication construction include but are not limited to: Loading, driving, delivery, digging, removal and placement of various types, sizes and weight of construction materials and equipment.Install and repair fiber optics.Asist in Fiber optic splicingSafely operate mechanized equipment such as; bucket trucks, digger derrick, excavators, and more.Setting up safety perimeter using signage, cones, safety barriersFlagging traffic when requiredFlexibility to work in multiple locationsPrepare splice locations, termination points, and installation of splice closuresClean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment dailySplice loose tube fiberDrive and properly use a bucket truckOperate splicing equipmentIdentify issues with fiber using red lightConstruct proper splice casesSubmit daily time cards for crew membersPlace a mid-sheath spliceFill out audit sheets per location (per splice)Test and troubleshoot fiber using an OTDRFollow all safety rules and regulationsUpdate job completion sheetPull fiber when neededComplete cut sheetPre-Trip vehicle inspection (daily)Ability to work at night /various hours.Qualifications:Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.Possess a valid driver's license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position.A good driving record is required.Basic knowledge of and ability to operate various types of utility trucks and equipment in a safe manner.Basic knowledge of and ability to hand tools and equipment in a safe manner.Class A Commercial Driver's License is a plus (Higher wage scales apply to CDL holders).Ability to communicate effectively with customers, employees, etc.Willing and able to work in all weather conditions.Ability to climb telephone poles and work in a bucket truck and work aloft and climb poles up to 40 feetAble to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistanceKnowledge of fiber optic color code and numbers associatedAbility to work flexible hours, which may include nights and weekendsUnderstanding of terminology used in fiber splicingExperience splicing fiber including all necessary steps2-3 years' experience splicing fiberPreferred Qualifications:Previous fiber experience, preferably in the telecommunication industry.Able to perform all duties in fiber optic constructionAbility to travel.Working Conditions:This is a full-time hourly position, expected to work at least 40 hours per week. This position operates in an outdoor environment and is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions including; extreme cold, rain, sleet, snow, humidity, high temperatures, and high wind. The outside work environment will vary throughout the day including changes in terrain, traffic, urban settings, and/or rural settings. This position may occasionally be exposed to natural gas and to the risk of electrical shock. Exposure to moderate to loud noise levels.Physical Requirements:The employee will need to have the ability to stand for long periods of time (up to 12 hours at a time), tolerate work in extreme weather conditions, speak and hear worksite safety instructions, withstand prolonged and repeated: lifting, standing, climbing, kneeling, reaching and feeling, crouching, and crawling. The employee will need to be able to regularly lift 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.Benefits Include:Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision Plans, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, AccidentFlexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings AccountsPWR Discounts (Flight Tickets, Amusement Park Tickets, Nike)Group Discount (Pet Insurance, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance)Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matchingShort & Long Term DisabilitySupplemental Life and AD&D InsurancePaid Holidays and Vacation* Pay is based on the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the employee.Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required-Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. ( Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.FiberTel, LLCdd3dWOG8ze

Keywords: FiberTel LLC, Salt Lake City , Fiber Optic Splicer/Technician, IT / Software / Systems , Springville, Utah

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