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Fiber Splicing Technician

Full-time Employee


Texas

Dallas/Ft. Worth

Starts

10/18/2021

Pay

Piece Rate

Job Description

Overview:
Fiber Splicer will performs tasks associated with the construction/upgrade of fiber systems. A Fiber Splicer is responsible for terminating, splicing, bonding/grounding, documenting, and testing fiber optic cables within the systems networks and their related equipment resulting in maximum operating efficiency.

Responsibilities:
Performs tasks associated with the electronic upgrade and splicing of cable.
Maintain proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment.
Reconcile all issued parts and materials on a daily basis to ensure accurate material usage counts.
Maintain equipment according to design specifications.
Install/repair fiber lines in trenches and/or pedestals using various hand tools.
Test, activate, and troubleshoot equipment after installation.
Basic daily maintenance of provided vehicle: check fluids, clean and organize vehicle.
Complete daily production reports, mark-up maps, keep track of work hours, complete "as-built maps" for areas built and track daily production
Self-supervise all operations to ensure that all splicing operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications.
Safely operate and use bucket truck to complete daily construction assignments as needed (potentially climb poles)
Field train and control/oversee the work of other Splicers when necessary.
Frequently work independently
Other splicing related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Possess a valid driver’s license or be eligible and willing to obtain the required license for the position.
A good driving record is required.
Minimum two (2) years previous experience or training.
Must have previous experience spicing fiber optic and/or copper cable.
Must have knowledge of telecommunications network structure.
Must be a valid driver's license (CDL Class "A" preferred).
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be able to read and build from blueprints and/or wire diagrams.
Must be able to work nights and weekends, if necessary.
Ability to operate technical equipment, including but not limited to computer, OTDR and fusion splicing equipment.
Ability to lift and manipulate splice enclosures and other plant and equipment.
Ability to communicate professionally with co-workers, homeowners, and customers.
Ability to work both individually and in a team environment.
Ability to distinguish colors.

Preferred Qualifications:
Certified pole climber or capable of demonstrating proficiency as a pole climber preferred.
A valid driver's license (CDL Class "A" preferred).
Previous experience splicing fiber optic and/or copper cable.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift/carry 50 lbs regularly and up to 100 lbs as needed with or without assistance
Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Safety Requirements:
Follow all safety rules at all times.
Shall not engage in unsafe acts.
Expected to attend and participate in all safety meetings and training.
Use all prescribed safety equipment that is required to safety to do the job at hand.
Shall report unsafe acts or conditions to his immediate Supervisor or Safety Superior.
Shall report any and all injuries, accidents, and/or incidents immediate Supervisor.
Shall be a safe worker on and off the job.

Benefits Include:
Competitive Pay
Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Saving Plan (401K) with company matching
Stock Purchase Plan
Short & Long Term Disability
Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Holidays and Vacation (PTO)
Tuition Reimbursement

Interested in learning more about our Company, please visit www.tcscomm.com

Applicants are required to pass all company drug testing, submit to a background check and adhere to all OSHA, state, city/municipality safety requirements and training provided by the company as required.


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Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

Applicants applying for positions in Illinois are not required to disclose arrests or sealed or expunged records of convictions.

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About Us

TCS Communications, LLC ("TCS") provides specialty-contracting services ranging from full service turnkey project management to specialized applications meeting telecommunications industry needs. Services include placing poles, anchors and guys, aerial strand and cable, direct buried pipe, trenching cable, conventional and directional boring, placing underground conduit systems, performing inside wiring and cabling, and testing and maintenance services.

Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, TCS was founded in 1978 and serves telecommunications and other utility customers in the throughout the United States. TCS' has extensive management experience and is ready to provide the quality service that customers expect, as well as expand to meet the needs of utility owners, educational institutions, and governmental communities as they move to build fiber networks, broadband systems and other applications.

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