Fiber Splicer

Fiber Splicer

Ervin Cable | Jefferson City, TN, 37760, US
Salary Range:$33,000 – $54,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 8 days ago

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Description

**Overview and Essential Functions**

Join our team at Ervin Cable! Primary responsibilities include ability to splice/test/repair cables/wires in both indoor and outdoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing diagrams, maintain activities surrounding the assigned work site(s), and taking splicing field notes.

**Summary of Position:**

A successful Fiber Splicer shall be responsible for proper preparation and splicing of fiber optic cable within a telecommunications system. At a minimum, the position requires a good working knowledge of telecommunications network structure; familiarity with fiber optic cable, splice enclosures and the functionality of each; ability to use OTDR and fusion splicing equipment; ability to read fiber matrices; ability to interpret and analyze data; and, ability to identify and troubleshoot problems.

**Essential Functions:**

In order to perform this job, you must demonstrate, either by training or experience:

• the ability to work safely, with or without supervision;

• excellent manual dexterity;

• the ability to read understand, interpret, input, and analyze data with a high degree of accuracy and completeness;

• the ability to fully understand and operate technical equipment, including computers, OTDR and fusion splicing equipment;

• the ability to work comfortably in cramped and/or enclosed spaces for extended periods;

• the ability to lift and manipulate splice enclosures and other plant and equipment;

• the ability to work aloft, either from a ladder, aerial lift device, or by gaffing;

• the ability to work standing or seated at a work table, at shoulder height and overhead, for extended periods;

**Responsibilities:**

• Completion of low level and high level labor intensive tasks as well as operation of assigned construction equipment.

• Completion of daily production reports to document work performed.

• Use of hand tools, ladders, and equipment to assist in the completion of an assigned project.

• Clean and maintain supplies, tools, equipment, and work areas in order to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

• Additional Duties as assigned.

**Qualifications**

• 2 years of related work experience.

• Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment. (Wrenches, Drills, Ladders, Lanyards, Fork Lifts, Saws, etc.)

• Proficient in the use of telecom construction equipment. (Aerial Lifts, Dozers, Lashers, Meters, Plows, etc.)

• Authorized to work in the United States.

• Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen, background, and motor vehicle record check.

**Workplace Environment and Physical Demands:**

To be considered for this position, a candidate must possess the ability to climb and work aloft either from a ladder or aerial lift device or by gaffing, sit or stand for long periods, work independently, work in cramped and/or enclosed spaces and work alone for extended periods, while using repetitive and/or fine hand movements. Work is performed inside a splicing trailer, outside in all weather conditions, including extreme heat, cold, and precipitation, and in rugged terrain such as back easements, rural locations and at active construction sites. Periodic lifting and manipulating plant and equipment up to 50 pounds is required. Noise level can range from moderate to loud and from intermediate to constant. There may also be extensive driving and/or long periods away from the home location.

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.

**Benefits and Company Summary**

**What you'll get...**

+ Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

+ Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short and Long Term Disability

+ Supplemental Life and AD&D

+ 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

+ Stock Purchase Plan

+ Company Discounts

+ Legal Insurance

+ Paid Time Off and Holidays

**Who we are...**

We are a company united in our vision of connecting America. Our culture is grounded in and shaped by our values. These values act as our behavioral compass and guide how we interact with each other, our customers, and the communities in which we operate. Across our teams, we strive to treat each other with respect, value different perspectives and experiences, keep our and others' safety top of mind, and uphold the highest ethical standards.

Our company supplies the single most critical resource telecom service providers need: skilled people. We serve the nation from more than 500 field offices and are unparalleled in scope and scale.

Our talented workforce of over 15,000 employees provides a wide array of specialty services including construction, engineering, underground facility locating, fulfillment, and program management.

We provide opportunities for our people to learn and develop the skills and knowledge to be successful in their current role as well as to prepare them for future growth within the company. Join us!

**EEO**

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.