Sr. Fiber Splicing Technician
Comlink Midwest is located in Plymouth, MN and serves the greater Minneapolis / St. Paul area.
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.
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
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.