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Cable Splicer for Copper /Fiber Cable

Independent Contractor


San Marcos/Port Aransas


Upon successful application process




Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Description

San Gabriel Communications, Inc. is seeking a Cable Splicer for Copper and Fiber in San Marcos and Port Aransas TX

The Cable Splicer must possess the necessary skills, tools and test equipment to perform functions including splicing, testing of all types of existing and newly constructed copper and fiber facilities.

Necessary skills include, but are not limited to:


Rearranging all outside plant facilities (i.e.: cable throws)

Perform functions including splicing, testing (including pair continuity), count verification, of all types, sizes and gauges of existing and or newly constructed Plastic Insulated Conductors (PIC) and Paper/Pulp Insulated, color-coded and non-color coded cables, which's includes but not limited to: Ability to fully work with all underground (Manhole) types of cable facilities.

Placing and testing pressurized and non-pressurized closures on all types and sizes of cable.

Place, splice and test all types and sizes of load coils, cross connect cabinets, and building entrance protectors.

Possess enough skill level to effectively place pressure system buffering equipment, when required.

Rearranging all outside plant facilities (i.e.: cable throws). Pair identification and tagging (tone or battery method).

Splicing, test and acceptance of T-carrier routes for digital concentrators and toll facilities.

Test and acceptance of Special Service/Design Services (digital carrier units, analog and digital circuits).

Read, comprehend, and correct information on cable prints and throw sheets

Preparation of all job-related work reports (time sheets, corrected cable plans and throw sheets, material sheets.)


Ability to prep and splice fiber via mechanical fusion methods

Ability to splice large count fibers via tube or ribbon method

Ability to access the fiber optic splicer enclosure and splice the necessary fibers directly from a ladder

Able to 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 as well as perform ring cut when needed

Perform testing and turn-ups of subscriber drops in both inside and outside plant environment

Perform power meter testing


Knowledge of operating and using both copper and fiber optic splice equipment

Knowledge of fiber optic theory which includes fiber loss, connector types and the different types of fibers

Technical Skills:

Ability to read splicing matrix and design drawings

Ability to utilize MS Excel or equivalent to document and retrieve splice information

Ability to operate a bucket truck

Soft Skills:

Highly organized and detail orientated

Ability to detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections as appropriate

Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment

Ability to comprehend, process and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing

Individuals must have a valid driver’s license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions

Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes

Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces

May be required to work long and unpredictable hours

Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather

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)

Must be available to work flexible hours (Weekend work may be required).

Must pass background check and drug test


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