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Experienced Fiber Technician

Independent Contractor


Marshall County Tennessee






High School Diploma or GED equivalent; Previous experience in the telecommunication industry, specifically with fiber optics; excellent organization, mathematical skills and computer skills; ability to multitask and handle numerous assignments simultaneously; must be reliable and dependable; ability to read street maps and system design prints; ability to adhere to local, federal regulations and company policies; proficient with construction equipment, hand tools, fusion splicer.

Job Description

The Fiber Technician - OSP plays a vital role in ensuring quality and timely deliveries of our fiber services along with additional services to customers. Skilled in fiber optic splicing with an understanding in engineering and splicing drawings. This position will have project management skills, ability to work independently, knowledge of construction practices for outside plant cable placement, sufficient experience with computers and have a background in fiber optic splicing documentation practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed below:

Prepping and fusion or mechanical splice SM and occasionally MM fiber optic cables, in both outdoor and indoor settings
Constructs proper splice cases pressurized and non-pressurized, using all types and sizes of cable, including but not limited to: grounding, bonding, isolation, slack storage and sealing
Able to place a mid-sheath splice
Work with Construction PM's and/or OSP Engineers to perform splicing as directed
Testing and troubleshooting fiber using an OTDR, optical power meter, fiber identifier and scope
Provide the OSP Engineers with detailed reports of field splicing activity
Work flexible hours, after hours work which would include nights and weekends
Strong communication skills are absolutely essential as is a cooperative attitude toward co-workers and third-party vendors
Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision.
On call rotation responding and restoring services for emergency calls, responsible for being on the job at short notice to repair damaged cables until service is restored.
Reviews and interprets underground and aerial cable records in existing records, on maps or in the field Makes precise recommendations for changes in running fiber optic cables, or provides input into construction methodologies
Participates in engineering, permit and construction processes
Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality control guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as: OSHA, FCC, NESC and NEC, etc ; as well as following procedures as outlined in the Installation, Technical, Operations, and Safety Manuals, and Employee Guidebook)
Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment
Perform other duties as requested by supervisor


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