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Telecommunication Construction Fiber Splicer

Company: FirstLight Fiber
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

Telecommunication Construction Fiber Splicer General Statement of Duties:
The fiber optic splicer/tester is a position within our Construction services division that plays a vital role in ensuring quality and timely delivery of our fiber services to the end customer. The Splicer is accountable for the terminating, splicing, documenting and testing of optical cables. Applicants should have experience working with core alignment fusion splicers as well as ribbon splicers. Experience reading prints and understand engineering documents is required. Applicants must have good attention to detail regarding setting up splice locations, termination points, and general fiber optic construction. The candidate must have at least 2 years' experience with splicing in all phases of construction. This person must be self-efficient and able to work by themselves. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Install, Splice, Repair and Test fiber cable in a variety of environments including underground, indoor, and aerial. Prep and splice various types of outdoor and indoor fiber optic cable using single or mass splicers Installation of various enclosures for both OSP and ISP Install racks and termination Panels Perform testing utilizing OTDRs, Power Meter/Light Sources and VFLs. Record and document testing per FirstLight or customer specifications. Maintain required paperwork, splice plans, as-Bults, time sheets etc. Provide 24x7 emergency response on a rotating basis (approx. 1 week a month) Perform daily duties in a safe manner Always maintain a professional working attitude with co-workers and customers Uphold quality workmanship surpassing industry standards Must be able to Meet the Following Requirements: 1 year of fusion splicing and testing experience. Able to read prints and other engineering documentation. Experience performing mid-span entries on both ribbon and loose tube cables Excellent troubleshooting and critical thinking experience. Good verbal and written communication experience. Mechanically inclined and detail oriented. Must have valid Driver's License and the be able to obtain a DOT physical certification. Able and willing to travel with occasional overnight stays About FirstLight: FirstLight, headquartered in Albany, New York, provides fiber-optic data, Internet, data center, cloud and voice services to enterprise and carrier customers throughout the Northeast connecting more than 13,000 locations in service with more than 125,000 locations serviceable by our more than 25,000-route mile network. FirstLight offers a robust suite of advanced telecommunications products featuring a comprehensive portfolio of high bandwidth connectivity solutions including Ethernet, wavelength, and dark fiber services as well as dedicated Internet access solutions, data center, cloud and voice services. FirstLight's clientele includes national cellular providers and wireline carriers and many leading enterprises, spanning high tech manufacturing and research, hospitals and healthcare, banking and financial, secondary education, colleges and universities, and local and state governments. FirstLight Fiber is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with state and federal laws, FirstLight's equal opportunity policy is that all applicants and employees are treated equally by the company with respect to employment opportunities, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or veteran disability.

Keywords: FirstLight Fiber, Harrisburg , Telecommunication Construction Fiber Splicer, IT / Software / Systems , Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

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