Fiber Splicer
Austin, TX 
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Posted 21 days ago
Job Description
Job Details
Level  
Experienced
Job Location  
94 - FSG Telecom - Austin, TX
Position Type  
Full Time
Education Level  
High School
 
Salary Range  
Undisclosed
Travel Percentage  
Local Travel Only
Job Shift  
Any
Job Category  
Construction
Description

Facility Solutions Group is hiring Fiber Splicers for our FSG Telecomm Division. As a Fiber Splicer, you will primary responsibility of the will be to prep and splice fiber optic cables in outdoor and indoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing schematics and diagrams, and maintain control of OSP activities surrounding the assigned project. The candidate will take and maintain accurate splicing and field notes and support project timelines, in addition to performing end to end OTDR tests, reviewing test results for acceptable loss readings, and providing closeout packages complete with pictures, formal loss results, and redlined schematic documentation. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and/or assigned.

A Fiber Splicer will:

  • Splice fiber optic cables including but not limited too; Fusion, Loose Tube and Ribbon cables i.e., Spider Web Fiber. Construct a proper splice case. Prepare and maintain splicing records, schematics, and diagrams.
  • Perform work in accordance with industry standards. Read and follow design engineers' instructions and specifications, maintain the scope of work on the project and adhere to safety procedures.
  • Prepare engineering field notes. Interpret buried and aerial telecom facilities in records, maps and in the field with clarity and detail.
  • Perform bi-directional OTDR testing, along with power meter testing, and capture loss to ensure splicing loss budget is adhered to.
  • Create complete closeout documentation packets for all splice locations.
  • Assist with creating MOPs for maintenance window work on live fiber.
  • Must have prior experience performing mid-sheath entries (ring cuts), and buffer tube ring cuts.
  • Must have prior experience with troubleshooting fiber in an Active and PON environment.
  • Must be skilled at working with DWDM and CWDM equipment and testing different wavelengths.
  • Must be able to utilize digital platforms (iPad, Laptop) as required to fulfill job duties, i.e. digital record keeping, email, digital logs and forms, and file sharing.
  • Effectively communicate problems or concerns to the Foreman, Project Supervisor or Safety Manager.
  • Must be able for extended periods of time to perform any and all the following: stand, walk, jog, climb, kneel, squat, bend at the waist, grasp and hold various tools and objects with both hands.

Qualifications

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate will satisfy the following requirements and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of how to splice loose tube and ribbon fiber optic cables.
  • Knowledge of Fusion and Ribbon Splicing equipment
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and make good sound decisions based on the information given
  • Ability to multitask and stay organized under pressure
  • Must hold a valid Driver's License and capable to acquire DOT Card
  • Must be able to pass a drug and background screen.
  • Must be willing to work some nights/weekends as required to maintain the construction schedule.

Experience:

  • Five years of Construction with OSP telecom experience.
  • Five years of fiber splicing competency, working on live and dark fiber.
  • Prior fiber troubleshooting experience with an emphasis on CWDM and DWDM gear.
  • Perform end to end loss testing and test results package assembly and validation.
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft applications.

We Offer:

  • Top of industry wages
  • Stable employment
  • 401K Program with matching contributions
  • Medical, Dental and Life benefits
  • Accrued vacation time upon qualification
  • Advancement opportunities for outstanding performers!

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
Any
Salary and Benefits
Undisclosed
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
0 to 5 years
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