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Fiber Splicer

Full-time Employee




Las Vegas




25-35 per hour


HS Diploma or equivalent, Fiber Splicing Experience

Other Requirements

Fiber Splicing knowledge, fiber optic cables,

Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Outside Plant Fiber Splicer will be to prep and splice fiber optic cables in outdoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing schematics and diagrams, and maintain control of OSP activities surrounding the assigned project. The candidate will take and maintain accurate splicing and field notes and support project timelines, in addition to performing end to end OTDR tests, reviewing test results for acceptable loss readings, and providing close out packages complete with pictures, formal loss results, and redlined schematic documentation. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and/or assigned.

Job Function

Splice fiber optic cables including both loose tube and ribbon cables. Construct a proper splice case. Prepare and maintain splicing records, schematics and diagrams.
Perform work in accordance with industry standards. Read and follow design engineers' instructions and specifications, maintain the scope of work on the project and adhere to safety procedures.
Prepare engineering field notes. Interpret buried and aerial telecom facilities in records, maps and in the field with clarity and detail.
Perform bi-directional OTDR testing, along with power meter testing, and capture loss to ensure splicing loss budget is adhered to.
Create complete close out documentation packets for all splice locations.
Assist with creating MOP's for maintenance window work on live fiber.
Must have prior experience performing mid-sheath entries (ring cuts), and buffer tube ring cuts.
Must have prior experience with troubleshooting fiber in an Active and PON environment.
Must be skilled at working with DWDM and CWDM equipment and testing different wavelengths.

Required Skills

Knowledge of how to splice both loose tube and ribbon fiber optic cables.
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Ability to pay close attention to detail and make good sound decisions based on information given
Ability to multitask and stay organized under pressure
Must hold a valid Driver's License

Five years of Construction with OSP telecom experience.
Five years of fiber splicing competency, working on live and dark fiber.
Prior fiber troubleshooting experience with an emphasis on CWDM and DWDM gear.
Perform end to end loss testing and test results package assembly and validation.
Strong computer skills with Microsoft applications.
*Background and Drug Screen Required


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About Us

The UniTek mission is to connect the wired and wireless worlds every day by delivering advanced technologies with operational excellence through dedicated people who are the best, brightest, most informed, and best trained in the industry. Offering years of industry experience combined with the latest technologies, our teams execute with unrivaled speed to meet industry challenges. From inception to completion, we have the talent, expertise, and resources to make every project a success.

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