2 Connect Homes Fiber Optic Technician henderson, TN · Remote · Full time

Fiber Splicer will be to prep and splice fiber optic cables in outdoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing schematics and diagrams

Description

he primary responsibility of the Fiber Splicer will be to prep and splice fiber optic cables in outdoor 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 close-out packages complete with pictures, formal loss results, and redlined schematic documentation. Other duties and responsibilities may be required and/or assigned.

Job Function:

Splice fiber optic cables including but not limited to; 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 the splicing loss budget is adhered to. Create complete close-out documentation packets for all splice locations.

Assist with creating MOP 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.

Required Skills:

Knowledge of how to splice loose tube and ribbon fiber optic cables.

Knowledge of Fusion and Ribbon Splicing equipment

Proficient in Microsoft Office

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

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.

Salary

$50,000 - $65,000 per year