HiloRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Hilo jobs

Fiber Technician I - Kailua Kona

Company: Spectrum
Location: Hilo
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYUnder close supervision, repair, maintain, test, proof or adjust as needed all fiber optic cables and related equipment in coordination with the Construction Team. Ensure maximum quality and peak performance and reliability of all fiber optic equipment. Respond to fiber damage events, perform splicing repairs of fiber optic cables, and report all information concerning damages.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.Conduct fiber splicing, testing, and activation on small/medium construction projects such as SMB fiber lateral builds and node splits.Coordinate fiber maintenance related activities for nodes and hospitality and MDU customers.Repair any problems affecting fiber or fiber related equipment.Assure proper alignment of the optical path and RF levels between the Hub and the Node (forward and return setup) including but not limited to transmitters, receivers, monitoring equipment, Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAMs), and Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS).Measure and record performance characteristics of outside plant with electronic equipment such as OTDR, Fusion Splicers and other related equipment.Perform and/or coordinate with other functions including Field Operations and Maintenance all testing of fiber network.Build in the appropriate location all mandatory tracking documents for fibers/circuits and activate new nodes as required by new build construction or through segmentation work.Operate highly specialized test and fiber optic splicing equipment.Provide onsite repair, installation, and servicing of optic hardware up to the fiber optic patch panel with the ability to identify and resolves performance problems onsite. Perform investigation and repair of cut fiber optic cables or impairments, reporting all information concerning damages to supervisor.Splice fiber optic cables and splice cases with a thorough knowledge of standards, materials and techniques utilizing single and mass fusion splicing equipment.Complete and report all splicing and testing documentation to the local design team.Complete certification testing of fiber optic links.Communicate with Project Manager, Construction Coordinator, or designated supervisor regarding concerns about construction progress.Adhere to industry specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.Know, understand and follow company policies.Perform other duties as requested by supervisor.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSSkills/Abilities and Knowledge Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, and suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional mannerKnowledge of traditional fiber architectures Fiber Plant Maintenance Ability to use the following hand tools: electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdriversAbility to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool beltsAbility to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harness and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipmentAbility to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devicesAbility to carry, climb and operate extension ladder (approx. 32 ft. high and 90 pounds)Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks and climbing belt as neededAbility to differentiate between different sizes and colors of wiresAbility to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twistingAbility to read general system layouts from blueprintsAbility to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)Ability to perform job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)Ability to work while standing 50-70% of the timeAbility to work with small components and wires to make cable connectionsAbility to dig in all types of soilAbility to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible mannerAbility to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installationAbility to prioritize and organize effectivelyAbility to work independentlyAbility to use personal computer, mobile device and software applicationsBasic knowledge of traditional fiber architecturesBasic knowledge of Coarse and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM/DWDM)Knowledge of fiber optic systems, RF plant, and test equipmentKnowledge of company products and servicesKnowledge of National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code
EDUCATION
High School Diploma or equivalent work experienceAssociates degree in electronics or related field preferredIndustry and vendor specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, and BCT/E) preferredCoursework completion: NCTI Fiber Installation and Activation and Fiber Testing and Maintenance and/or SCTE Maintenance Technology Level 2, Networking Testing and Maintenance Level 2 and Optical Fiber Construction
RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE1+ years Maintenance Tech or equivalent work experience

CERTIFICATIONS AND/OR LICENSESValid driver's license with satisfactory driving record within company required standards
WORKING CONDITIONS Office and field environmentWork indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholesExposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutionsWork outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or nightWork performed near power lines and electricityWork performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power polesWork in commercial or factory type environmentsWork and travel in inclement weatherMay be required to work an on-call rotation as the business needs dictate Occasionally required to work overtime as the business needs dictateAbility to work weekends or a second shift as the business needs dictate Associated topics: field installation, field service, field service technician, field technician, install, installation, installation technician, mount, technician

Keywords: Spectrum, Hilo , Fiber Technician I - Kailua Kona, Engineering , Hilo, Hawaii

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Other Engineering Jobs


12B Combat Engineer - Construction and Engineering Specialist
Description: AGE REQUIREMENTS: Must be between the ages of 17 and 35 br br Combat Engineers are essential to mission success by assisting their fellow Soldiers in tackling unpredictable environments. As a member (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Hilo
Posted on: 09/9/2020

Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic
Description: As a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic for the Army National Guard you'll ensure that anything that moves on wheels is ready to hit the road. In this role, you will primarily be responsible for supervising (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Hilo
Posted on: 09/23/2020

Horizontal Construction Engineers
Description: Before a road, airfield, or a building can be constructed, all obstacles must be removed from the site. As a Horizontal Construction Engineer in the Army National Guard, you'll handle the heavy lifting (more...)
Company: Army National Guard
Location: Hilo
Posted on: 09/23/2020


Fiber Technician I - Kailua Kona
Description: JOB SUMMARYUnder close supervision, repair, maintain, test, proof or adjust as needed all fiber optic cables and related equipment in coordination with the Construction Team. Ensure maximum quality and (more...)
Company: Spectrum
Location: Hilo
Posted on: 09/12/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Hawaii jobs by following @recnetHI on Twitter!

Hilo RSS job feeds