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Fiber Technician

We are looking for someone who is capable of performing as a Fiber Technical; and also be  responsible for routine maintenance, repair of CATV distribution system; HSD system and for turn-on of new distribution system including fiber network and equipment. Also, maintain and troubleshoot the fiber network system and trunk system due to equipment and/or power failure.



§  Must have System Maintenance experience.

§  Basic Fiber knowledge

§  Must be able to travel and stay overnight.

§  Valid driver’s license; satisfactory driving record.


                      OTHER JOB REQUIREMENTS:

§  Must be able to travel to all locations in order to maintain fiber.

§  Maintain the fiber network in all systems including repairs and maintenance.

§  Maintain all fiber documentation and matrix information.

§  Responsible for keeping all fiber equipment calibrated and in good working condition, including all fiber vehicles.

§  Maintain fiber equipment in all Head ends and OTN sites.

§  Required to be “On Call” for fiber outages.

§  Will be responsible for assisting Technical Department as needed.

§  Perform any and all duties of personnel in the following positions – Installer, Installer Tech, Service Technician and System Technician descriptions (with respect to both CATV and HSD services).

§  Set Trunk levels, sets-up and changes out trunk amplifiers, calculates signal level losses in cable and equipment for trunk lines and distribution lines.

§  Install electronics and makes power connections.

§  Properly uses stores and maintains all test equipment used in system.

§  Conduct system test such as signal/noise, signal/hum, summation sweep, chart recording, return loss bridge, including monthly, semi-annual and annual tests.

§  Assume full responsibility for troubleshooting and repair of the coaxial and fiber distribution system. Prepares estimates for projects, providing bill of materials.

§  Assist and effects interface for required revisions to strand and design maps.

§  Climb pole with proper equipment (safety belt, safety strap and climbers) ladders or other structures as needed.  Lifts and carries loads up to 70lbs (including 28ft ladder); uses bucket truck when required (after receiving certification).  Works within limited confines, such as crawl spaces.

§  Other functions that may be assigned.

§  Maintain Fiber Optic Systems.

§  Perform daily CLI procedures.

§  Perform Basic Head-end knowledge and troubleshoot


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This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job management reserves the right to revise the job to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments).


We are an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation or any other protective status.


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