Fiber Splicer

US-AL-Huntsville | US-AL-Birmingham | US-TN-Chattanooga | US-TN-Hendersonville
Category
Telecommunications Construction
Positions Available
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Overview

Why join the Bear family? We offer an exciting, challenging and dynamic work environment. Bear Communications is committed to the pursuit of growth and use of innovative technologies to improve our company and increase our service offerings. We envision a future where our company is the number one communications provider in the region.

 

Why else? We offer an inclusive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision. Plus paid training, competitive hourly wage, and 3 weeks paid vacation within your first year of employment!

 

And…we are looking for a fiber splicer for outside cable placement that has a background in fiber optic splicing documentation practices. Experience with understanding engineering and splicing drawings is required.

 

This position is based out of Huntsville, AL. Ability to travel/relocate to the Huntsville area will be a necessity. 

Responsibilities

  • Ability to fusion or mechanical splice fiber optic cables, to include terminating various types of fiber optic connectors
  • Work with OSP PM’s to perform fusion splicing as directed
  • Installation and testing of pressurized and non-pressurized closures on all types and sizes of cable
  • Develop standards and specifications for splice drawings and prepare drawing per the specifications
  • Experience and knowledge using Fiber Optic Scope and or a Fiber OTTER
  • Installation and dressing of fiber optic cables (vertical/horizontal)
  • Serve as a resource to the internal staff on matters concerning splicing practices and procedures
  • Provide management with detailed reports of field splicing activity
  • Maintain fiber asset inventory and splicing records
  • Manage multiple projects at one time
  • Organize splicing as-builds files utilizing software packages for in-house fiber cable inventory and route designs
  • Communicate with Project Manager and Team Leaders on workload status in order to meet designated goals
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of splicing experience
  • Education Level:  High School, a combination of education and experience is acceptable
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to distinguish between colors and read blueprints
  • Possess exceptional organizational skills and be detail oriented
  • Ability to interact effectively with other team members
  • Capable of working under pressure in a fast paced and quickly changing work environment with deadlines
  • Ability to work independently without supervision

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally required to stand, walk, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls 
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds  
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus
  • In addition, the position may require frequent movement and activity relating to using keyboards, viewing data on computer displays and communicating verbally and in writing
  • Working Conditions:  Work is normally performed in outdoor settings.   Outdoor work may be required  in  the  inspection  of  buried  cable,  construction  sites,  and  field  facilities.
  • Performance of the position requires working safely and may require working outdoors in all weather conditions.

Bear Communications, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Females, minorities, and veterans are encouraged to apply!

 

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