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Fiber Splicer

La Grange, TX 78945

Posted: 05/02/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Information Technology (IT) Job Number: 22658 Pay Rate: Depending on Experience

Job Description

A well-established internet and voice service provider is looking for a Fiber Splicer to prepare cable, splice, and test fiber cable. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated self-starter with knowledge of basic electronics, specification sheets, and circuit diagrams. Working cross-functionally, the new engineer will increase business efficiency by effectively performing job functions while ensuring quality customer service and compliance with company policies & procedures.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • Competitive Salary depending on experience 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K - company match
  • Vacation + Sick + Paid Holidays

Location: La Grange, TX 
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Splice fiber cables and cut terminals for new construction. Maintain and repair new cable plant and fiber optic lines by opening and terminating fibers.
  • Maintain cable system by testing to locate trouble, opening cable to repair or replace defective sections, and closing and sealing cable.
  • Identify counts and prepare for splicing as directed by engineering document.
  • Transfer customers’ service from one cable and/or terminal to another by reworking cut sheets and assigning counts.
  • Willing to work overtime and schedule night cuts and outage restorations; on-call rotation.
  • Climb ladder and other structures as needed; use bucket truck when required; lift and carry loads of at least 50 lbs.
  • Participate in continuing education as required to improve job function.
  • Promote a positive and professional image of the company to customers, co-workers, contractors, management, and others.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned by management.

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One to two years of telecommunications schooling or equivalent work experience
  • One to two years of experience in the installation and maintenance of telecommunications equipment
  • Minimum one year of specific experience in splicing fiber cable
  • Must be able to discern colors
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word & Excel)
  • Knowledge of basic electronics, specification sheets, and circuit diagrams
  • Knowledge of telecommunications plant equipment operations and maintenance
  • Knowledge of local exchange distribution network facilities
  • Knowledge of telecommunication construction and cable installation practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of voice communications and digital technology
  • Knowledge of company products and services
  • Knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of fiber color codes
  • Familiar with OTDR and fiber testing
  • Skill in reading cable schematics, fiber count reports, and verification reports
  • Skill in operating service equipment, including various hand tools and testing equipment
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as maps, staking sheets, and operating and maintenance instruction manuals
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to evaluate, test, and repair sophisticated equipment
  • Ability to improve or redesign procedures for specific installation/repair problems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and make sound technical decisions using information at hand
  • Ability to effectively function as a team player
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record
  • Ability to work independently and maintain high degree of organization
  • Ability to create and maintain a clean and well-organized finished product in terminating fiber in office, at customer location, or in splice closure in the field
  • Highly motivated and a self-starter

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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