|Position:||Fiber Splicer Technician|
|Division:||Fision Home / Hotwire Communications|
|Department:||Construction, Fision Home|
|Open Date:||Thu Jul 13th, 2017|
Hotwire Communications, founded in 2000, specializes in providing advanced video solutions, high speed internet, digital phone service and other IP related products and services over its private Metro Ethernet Fiber Backbone. Hotwire’s operating divisions focus on delivering its suite of advanced communications products to unique market segments to meet the needs of a specific industry.
Position Summary: Fiber Splicer Technician is responsible for the installation of new cable lines, both underground and on utility poles, and also performs maintenance on existing cables, including evaluation tests and repair. The Fiber Splicer Technician will prep and splice fiber optic cables, locate problem areas and perform other repairs as needed. Will also install and maintain network systems for private lines and determine solutions for any issues preventing the service from operating normally. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. Candidate must be able to work overtime, nights and weekends.
Install and maintain transmission and reception equipment for FTTH network
Proficient with fusion splice machine
Proficient with fiber connector prep and installation
Proficient with fiber test equipment
Initiates test and turn-up procedures with System Engineers in accordance with Hotwire compliance standards
Collects and interprets engineering documentation, to include schematics, fiber management systems and performance OTDR reports
Supports Field Maintenance, IT, Regional Engineering and any other department as related to fiber network
Performs on-call rotation as required by standby coverage schedule
Provides demand and preventive maintenance for fiber network & FTTH
Maintains proper network documentation on changes and upgrades
Performs all other duties as assigned
Qualifications Including Educational, Work History or Certifications:
High school diploma or recognized equivalent is required
SCTE certification a plus
2-5 years field experience in fiber splicing & restoration
Fiber optic splicing experience is a must
Must understand the underlying theories and concepts of broadband communication and including fiber optics and Metro Ethernet networks
Strong PC skills are required.
Ability to use advanced test equipment like OTDR’s, optical power meters and other fiber testing equipment as required
Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are necessary
Ability to work in confined spaces
Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, climb latters and dig trenches.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: Single family homes or condo and/or telecommunication rooms.
Equal Employment Opportunity: Hotwire Communications is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or Veteran status.
Hotwire Communications does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Hotwire Communications and Hotwire Communications will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Sponsorship is not available for this position.