Sr. Fiber Splicing Tech - Regular, Full Time

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Preferred Hiring Terms

Full-time Employee



Starting Date

Start immediately. This is a full time regular position, not a contract award where the project has an end date.

Pay Rate & Details

No production pay. Hourly rate plus a shift differential for night work. Starting pay is based on experience. Comlink offers bonus pay, paid time off, holiday pay, and a competitive benefit package.


Technical degree in line work or fiber engineering or the equivalent in training and/or work experience. Must have a minimum of 3 years of demonstrated work experience with expert knowledge using splicing and testing equipment. Experience using Microsoft Office programs. Must possess strong problem solving, decision making, analytical skills and organizational skills. Must have a valid driver’s license, comply with all safety requirements, pass pre-employment background check and drug tests.

Other Requirements

Comlink provides splicers with company vehicle, splicing trailer, and all tools and equipment needed. Comlink takes pride in our brand. You will find our techs in newer vehicles and state of the art trailers. At times you may be asked to travel for short durations in states surrounding Minnesota. Travel is minimal and generally 2 or 3-day assignments.

Job Description

Position Summary:
This position is responsible for single and mass fusion fiber splicing; preparation, installation, testing and repair of fiber optic cable using a variety of fusion splicing and testing equipment. A Sr. Fiber Optic Technician will plan and lead a job from beginning to end with little or no supervision.

Essential Functions:
•Accurately read and interpret splicing documents, splicing engineer packets and network plan designs in preparation for each job
•Interface with customer demonstrating the ability to discuss job requirements, foresee potential issues, provide technical advice, and troubleshoot problems
•Plan and lead jobs from beginning to end; may require providing work direction and immediate supervision of more junior fiber technicians
•Using a fusion splicing equipment, splice fiber optic cable, single or mass fusion, in a variety of elements, indoor and outdoor
•Follow required inspection processes and fiber testing using Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR)
•Analyze and prepare test results for customer presentation
•Repair fiber optic cable as needed or required
•Document and maintain accurate splicing records and job site notes
•Responsible for complying with all safety standards
•Responsible for upkeep and maintaining company vehicle, inventory and small tools
•Follow all administrative processes and procedures
•Keep current with fiber optic design and splicing processes, tools and techniques
•Protects and keeps company proprietary information confidential
•Other duties as assigned

Preferred Knowledge and Experience:
•Experience supervising or leading fiber splicing teams.

This position requires a combination of mobile and sedentary work with the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, to perform work frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, man holes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia. The worker is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways and to perform work in a confined space. Crouching and climbing where body agility is emphasized is required on a frequent basis. Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move equipment and objects up to 100 pounds. Must be able to meet height and weight restrictions as required to perform work using equipment including, but not limited to, ladders and bucket truck operating lifts. Visual acuity to perform activities related to computer work, finger dexterity for keyboarding and operating related job equipment and hand tools.

Comlink Midwest is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Work is based in Minneapolis, MN, at times in surrounding states. Little to no travel required.

Contact Information

Cancelled/Expired Listing
Listed: 1/9/2019
Expires: 4/9/2019