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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 5:24 PM

Job Description
Pinnacle Fiber and Technical Solutions
Fiber Technician : Louisville, KY and Surrounding Areas
Job Summary:
The Fiber Technician position is an entry level to mid:level construction worker that can perform or be willing to learn both aerial and underground cable and fiber installation work, splice fiber, build a good working knowledge of aerial and underground rules and regulations. In addition, the Fiber Technician will have the opportunity to undertake a lead and/or a foreman role in the field for both aerial and underground fiber related work with a strong concentration in drop fiber splicing.
Pay Rates:
At this time, we are offering up to 5,000 sign:on bonus for experienced Fiber Technicians and Splicers
Starting pay rates are based on experience, existing certifications, and existing licensing. Opportunity to make over 20/hour
Primary Responsibilities:
: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
:Knowledge of applicable electronic equipment and specialty tools
:Ability to troubleshoot damaged fiber, effectively and efficiently
:Ability to read, understand and update splice documentation and maps as required
:Be available for 7 day / 24 hour stand by periods every 2 weeks
:Climb and use ladders on poles for accessing aerial fiber plant
:Perform aerial construction activities, including but not limited to, installing aerial fiber, installing fiber storage (snow shoes), completing pole transfers, and performing cleanup work
:Perform underground construction activities, including but not limited to, pulling new cable/fiber through conduits, digging up and repairing damaged conduit and underground vaults or pedestals
:Ability to travel and stay overnight within the coverage area
:Basic computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
:Perform other related duties as required
Qualifications:
:Minimum of two (2) years in cable construction and/or engineering experience with a thorough understanding of all aspects relative to FTTX architectures.
:Minimum of two (2) years of splicing experience in telecommunications or utility industry
:Proven ability to understand and follow directions
Technical Skills:
:Must be able to record and organize paperwork via hardcopy and electronic format
:Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision
:Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work
:Thorough understanding of the local permitting process and requirements for all work activities requiring permits, including traffic control
:Must be able to create materials list based on plans/scope of work, order and compile materials for crew in advance of deployment
:Industrial First Aid and CPR certifications and experience
:Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, including underground and aerial telecommunication construction techniques, fiber splicing techniques, emergency restoration practices, and general industry knowledge
:Job related certifications such as safety, fiber training and experience with various manufacturers
Soft Skills:
:Ability to read, comprehend and carry out instructions
:Strong organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
:Ability to motivate, lead, teach and train on proper work and safety procedures
Physical Requirements:
:Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 75 lbs.
:Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces including long time periods on a ladder
:Must be able to pass pre:employment screening that includes background and drug testing
:May be required to work long and unp

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• Location: Louisville

• Post ID: 19099072 louisville
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