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Field Technician - Splicer

Company: Tower Engineering Professionals
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Field Technician- Splicer

Title: Field Technician- Splicer

FLSA Status : Non- Exempt

Shift: N/A

Reports to : Construction Superintendent

Department: TEP Fiber

Employment Status: Full-time

Supervisory Responsibilities: No

Location: All

Date Created/Last Evaluated: 2 /25/2021

Summary Position requires incumbent to work as part of a small team or individually to splice and maintain fiber routes.

Qualification Requirements To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications

* Must have High school diploma or equivalent * 3+ years of fiber installation experience with ability to take direction and learn from experience * OTDR experience preferred * Must have a valid drivers license and a clean driving record to operate a company vehicle

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

* Ability to troubleshoot damaged fiber, effectively and efficiently * Ability to read, understand, and update splice documentation and maps as required * Knowledge of applicable electronic equipment and specialty tools * Knowledge of basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat Pro * Ability to read blueprints * Ability to work independently as well as in a team * Ability to analyze and solve problems * Ability to use and take care of hand tools and mechanical equipment * Ability and interest in performing work in the field * Demonstrated willingness to learn * Physical ability to lift 75+lbs. and be comfortable working in an outdoor environment in all types of weather * Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and the general public * Ability to travel for extended periods of time (travel required is 50% to include overnight). * Ability to be covered by company auto insurance plan

Supervisory Responsibilities This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Essential Functions

* Terminate, splice, and install a variety of fiber optic connectors and enclosures including both loose tube fiber and ribbon fiber * Proficient in fiber color codes, in using fiber tools and fiber optic test equipment including fusion splicer, power meter, and OTDR * Climb and use ladders on poles for accessing aerial fiber plant * Perform aerial construction activities such as installing aerial fiber and fiber storage (snow shoes) * Perform underground construction activities, including but not limited to, pulling new cable/fiber through short conduits, opening underground vaults or pedestals making minor repairs if required. * Complete production reports * Dig holes, work with hand tools, restore landscaping * Lay fiber innerduct and pull fiber through existing ducts * Operate heavy equipment and excavation truck * Operate pipe and cable locators and mark underground utilities * Measure and record installed quantities of fiber * Assist on overall job including all tasks required to build and install a site per customer specifications * Maintain clean, orderly environment adhering to company policies and industry regulation/standard(s) (OSHA)

Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be at site locations both on the ground and on building roof tops, sit, stand, walk, use both hands, and reach and raise items above the head, use fingers to feel and handle, talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force of 75+ or more pounds.

Work Environment Most work is performed externally, on-site, outdoors, with exposure to the elements of nature working under normal construction conditions. 95% of travel is required in support of this position. Approximately 5% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Night and weekend work may be required up to 25% of the time.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

Keywords: Tower Engineering Professionals, Raleigh , Field Technician - Splicer, Engineering , Raleigh, North Carolina

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