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  • Fiber Splicer/Technician

    Beitzel Corporation
    Job Description
    Fiber Splicer/Technician – Morgantown, WV

    Pillar Innovations is on the lookout for a full-time Fiber Splicer/Technician for our Morgantown, WV office. The Fiber Splicer/Technician will be responsible for terminating, splicing, documenting and testing fiber optic cables with an end goal of providing maximum operating efficiency.  The Fiber Splicer/Technician will have the opportunity to apply technical expertise to a variety of situations by evaluating problems and implementing best solutions. Individuals must be comfortable working in heights and confined spaces for this position.
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Terminate, splice, document and test fiber optic cables
    • Build, test, and document pre-terminated, ready-to-ship fiber optic cable assemblies
    • Coordinate fiber activities with other Aerial Communications Linemen and other trades and departments as necessary
    • Perform ring cuts on live fiber without affecting existing services
    • Perform fiber tests with OTDRs, light source and meters
    • Provides accurate equipment location, splicing and terminating records for the fiber database
    • Monitor, communicate and perform corrective actions to fix problems affecting any fiber or fiber related equipment
    • Install demarcation enclosures, switches and other telecom equipment
    • Provide detailed paperwork and documentation to ensure accurate record-keeping, billing and inventory
    • Generate accurate reports for the fiber department
    • Other duties as assigned
    Preferred Job Qualifications:
    • Valid Driver’s License is required
    • Experience with the following equipment: fusion splicer, mechanical splicer, OTDR, power meters, traffic identifiers, digital multi-meters, cleavers, strippers, buffer tube splitters, cable ring tools, hand tools, toners, rodders, ladders, etc.
    • 2+ years of experience in outside plant fiber splicing and customer premise equipment installation
    • Familiar with standards and best practices for premise entry and electronic equipment installation
    • Understanding of the technologies and standards required for installation of fiber optic networks
    • Working knowledge of design and layout for fiber terminations
    • Must be comfortable working at elevated heights and confined spaces
    • Possess a good understanding of fiber documentation and have the ability to assist in laying out new fiber circuits
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision, within broad guidelines of procedures and goals
    • Ability to differentiate color codes, as well as read and understand manufacturer’s manuals for operating and repairing of electronic equipment and components
    • Verbal and written communication skills with the ability to maintain professionalism among co-workers and customers
    • Experience with Microsoft Software, such as Word and Excel
    • Must be dependable; trustworthy; and possess a positive and productive attitude
    • Willing and able to work a flexible schedule that includes extended hours, travel and regular overnight and out-of-town stay night-shift and after hour calls for service and repair
    • Willing to undergo a thorough background and drug screening process is required
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