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ISP Fiber Optic Splicing Technician

Reports To

Project Splicing Foreman

Job Overview

The ISP FO Splicing Technician will work with multiple aspects of FO cable installation process including OSP, ISP, rack, stack, patch, pathway construction, rough-in, routing, Telecommunication Room build-out, cable terminations, labeling, and grounding in a commercial construction environment. Working as a member of a project team, the Technician is primarily responsible for enhancing over-all job site productivity and ensuring high-quality work. The Technician's goal is to complete tasks with a high degree of quality and efficiency, while practicing professionalism for optimal job performance.

Responsibilities & Duties

  • Installation of structured cabling systems including all aspects of the installation process: OSP, ISP, Rack, Stack, Patch
  • Conduct Fusion Splicing using up to 6912 count fiber ribbon
  • Reads and interprets all floor plans, drawings, specifications, and cut sheets
  • Properly sets up a variety of fiber testers
  • Performs system testing and troubleshooting as required
  • Terminates, labels, tests and troubleshoots optical fiber installations
  • Proactively oversee and lead job site organization and basic housekeeping maintenance.
  • Maintain a professional appearance and demeanor
  • Maintain satisfactory compliance with customer security requirements
  • Excel in technical tasks such as testing and troubleshooting

Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required      In-house Certified Training Required (company provided): OSHA 30, E2 Fall Protection, E2 Confined Space Entry, and First Aid/CPR
  • 1+ experience with fusion splicing
  • Minimum 2+ years’ work experience n Structured Cabling experience in new commercial construction environment
  • Prefer 2-3 years of experience in fiber  
  • Must possess proven problem-solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to      effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).
  • Ability to understand and  effectively explain every aspect of the structured cabling system.      including pathways, spaces, horizontal cabling, backbone copper, backbone      fiber optic, cross- and inter-connections, and testing. This includes  understanding applicable codes, standards, and industry-best practices and  the ability to differentiate between them and make recommendations.
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and      experience with fusion splicing-Ribbon 6912
  • Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook.
  • Ability to choose the correct  tool and methodology for a given task.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for learning from senior team members.
  • Ability to listen carefully to  and follow instructions.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and  versatility in integrating into multiple work environments.
  • Exhibit a positive attitude.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to distinguish color codes and read a tape measure 

Work Environment & Physical Demands

The standard work environment for this position is an indoor data center and construction environment. Ability to use a computer and/or hand tools while sitting or standing for extended periods of time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk or hear, use hands, stoop, kneel, bend, rotate, push, pull, reach with hands and arms on intermittent to regular basis daily. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. The employee must regularly carry and climb ladders to 20 feet. The employee may be required to work in tight, confined spaces. The employee must demonstrate regular and on-time attendance. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job

EEO Statement

BTR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. BTR does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.