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Fiber Splicer Technician

Company: Atlantic Broadband
Location: Coffeyville
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Our culture lifts you up—there is no ego in the way. Our common purpose? We all want to win for our customers. We aim to always be evolving, dynamic, and ambitious. We believe in the power of genuine connections. Each employee is a part of what makes us unique on the market: agile, dedicated, problem solvers.

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General Summary:

 Primary responsibilities include splicing fiber optic cables in both outdoor and indoor settings, reading, creating, and maintaining splicing schematics and diagrams, managing outside plant (OSP) activities at and around the assigned work site(s), creating and maintaining accurate splicing and field notes, supporting project timelines, and inspecting, and designing.  The majority of tasks occur in the field and may require overtime, including evening and night shifts, weekends, and holidays. Some travel required within NH and Southern ME.

Essential Job Functions:

The job functions and responsibilities for an Outside Plant Technician-Splicer include:

• Splicing fiber optic cables including both loose-tube and ribbon optic cables. Constructing splice cases, including but not limited to: grounding, bonding, isolation, slack storage and sealing. Preparing and maintaining splicing records, schematics and diagrams.

• Creating drawings and worksheets using various software applications.

• Performing work in accordance with industry standards. Familiarity with RUS standards, reading and following instructions and specifications, managing and maintaining the scope of work on the project, and adherence to safety procedures are required.

• Preparing engineering field notes, interpreting buried and aerial telecom facilities in records, on maps and in the field, and recommending changes in running line or construction methodologies.

 • Entering and maintaining outside plant records.

 • Participating in engineering, permitting, and construction processes to support project contract

• Performing routine route maintenance including recognizing and repairing route issues.

Background, Experience, and Skills:

The Outside Plant Technician-Splicer position requires background, experience, and skills in each of the following:

• Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in production or precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

• Experience with fusion splicing both loose tube and ribbon fiber optic cables including the ability to place a mid-sheath splice.

• Working knowledge and experience with current computerized operations.

• Proficiency with Microsoft applications.

• Ability to work with clients and/or customer contacts regarding best construction practices, practical facility entrances and surface restoration.

• 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.

Education and Experience:

• One year (minimum) experience in Outside Plant telecom engineering and construction.

• Two years (minimum) experience in fiber optic cable splicing and network design.

• Field engineering and project lead experience is desirable. Supervisory and/or project management experience is a plus.

• Strong computer skills with Microsoft applications.

• In-depth understanding of technology-based services, products and networking

Location :

Belmont, NH

Company :

Atlantic Broadband Finance, LLC
  • Being inclusive is simply welcoming you to be yourself!

  • Being inclusive also means fostering a climate of trust and respect, and encouraging diversity and equity for every candidate wanting to be part of the Cogeco team.

  • Being inclusive allows us to reduce barriers in the workplace and to take actions to enable accessibility for all!

  • Being inclusive is more than a word, it's our commitment to you!

If you need any accommodations to apply or as part of the recruitment process, please contact us confidentially at inclusiondiversite@cogeco.com

Keywords: Atlantic Broadband, Tulsa , Fiber Splicer Technician, Other , Coffeyville, Oklahoma

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