Fiber Splicer

Fiber Splicer

Grande Communications Networks, LLC | Port Angeles, WA, 98362, US
Salary Range:$20,000 – $47,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted a month ago

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Description

Astound Broadband Powered by Wave is currently searching for an Fiber Splicer in our Seattle, WA office. This position is responsible ensuring quality and timely deliveries of our fiber services along with additional services to customers. Skilled in fiber optic splicing and has understanding of engineering and splicing drawings, the right candidate will have project management skills, ability to work independently, sufficient experience with computers and have a background in fiber optic splicing documentation practices.

The primary position responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

* Prepping and fusion or mechanical splice SM and occasionally MM fiber optic cables, mainly indoor settings, with the ability to learn outdoor splicing
* Places and test jumpers in communication cabinets
* Able to place a mid-sheath splice
* Work with Construction PM's and/or OSP Engineers to perform splicing as directed
* Testing and troubleshooting fiber using an OTDR, optical power meter, fiber identifier and scope
* Provide the OSP Engineers with detailed reports of field splicing activity
* Work flexible hours, after hours work which would include nights and weekends
* Strong communication skills are absolutely essential as is a cooperative attitude toward co- workers and third party vendors
* Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal
* On call rotation responding and restoring services for emergency calls, responsible for being on the job at short notice to repair damaged cables until service is
* Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality control guidelines (includes compliance with requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as: OSHA, FCC, NESC and NEC, etc ; as well as following procedures as outlined in the Installation, Technical, Operations, and Safety Manuals, and Employee Handbook)
* Clean, maintain, stock, and secure equipment
* Perform other duties as requested by supervisor

Our ideal candidate will possess:

* High School Diploma or equivalent/Some College Preferred
* Ability to adhere to Local, Federal regulations and Company policies
* Proficient with construction equipment, hand tools, fusion splicer, OTDR, fiber identifiers and scope
* Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds)
* Ability to drive company vehicles in a safe and responsible manner would learn to operate hydraulic aerial lifts
* Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus
* Must have good verbal and written communication skills
* Must have good organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and organize effectively
* Ability to interact effectively with other team members
* Basic understanding of Outlook, Excel and Word
* Must be able to work independently without supervision
* Valid driver's license, auto insurance, with a satisfactory driving record
* Work indoors in poorly ventilated areas such as attics during extreme heat
* Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions
* Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
* Work could be performed near power lines and electricity
* Work and travel in inclement weather

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Education

Required:

* High School Diploma or equivalent

Diverse Workforce / EEO:

Astound Broadband is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace, support, and thrive on each other's differences to maximize the experience of our teammates and our community. We are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.