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Telecommunication Technicians

Full-Time, Part-Time

Virginia Beach, VA

Posted 2 months ago

Tri-City Communications

  • Fiber Optic installers
  • Copper Technicians
  • Outside Plant Technicians

Seeking experienced Telecomm technicians that can install, terminate, fusion splice, test, and troubleshoot both Single Mode Fiber and Multi-Mode Fiber efficiently with minimal supervision.

Has knowledge on OSP underground, Aerial fiber optic cable installation and premise ISP fiber optic cable installations.

Responsibilities

  • Fusion splice SM or MM outside plant loose tube, inside plant tight buffered, and ribbon fiber optic cable
  • Terminate various types of fiber optic connectors (both SM & MM)
  • Prep, Dress, Store fiber optic cabling to specifications and assemble equipment according to design specifications. Prep underground and aerial splice enclosures.
  • Prep of armored/unarmored cables, ribbon and loose tube fiber, mid-sheaths.
  • Performs live fiber cut-overs during maintenance hours.
  • Ability to troubleshoot damaged fiber, effectively and efficiently
  • Proficient in using fiber tools and fiber optic test equipment including fusion splicer, power meter and OTDR
  • Ability to read, understand and update splice documentation and maps as required.
  • Able to pull new cable/fiber through conduits, digging up and repairing damaged conduit and underground vaults or pedestals.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Must have equivalent skills installing CAT5 and CAT6 cable; must be able to route, terminate, test, and build-out server rooms and data centers.
  • Ability to complete and submit accurate documentation which tracks work progress including timesheets and other related documents
  • Build out telecommunications closets
  • Install cable support systems which consist of cable tray, j-hooks and ladder tray Install cat 5, and 6 horizontal station cable, backbone cable, fiber optic cable and inner duct
  • Install special systems, Access Control, CCTV, audio visual
  • Perform copper splicing, fiber splicing (fusion or mechanical)
  • Perform copper cable testing (UTP and coax) and optical fiber testing
  • Perform both copper and optical fiber troubleshooting
  • Must be able to work on ladders and use power tools
  • Must have the ability to lift, carry, and set up a 50 lb. ladder
  • Building positive customer relationships and always representing Tri-City
  • Communications with integrity, and professionalism is required.

Qualifications/Knowledge Guidelines

  • Minimum 2-5 years of fiber splicing and testing.
  • Extensive knowledge of the proper use and maintenance of fusion machines, OTDRs, power meters and tools of the trade.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment & communicate professionally with co-workers and customers
  • Ability to clearly communicate with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be proficient in computer use (Microsoft/Adobe/Email)

Certifications (Desired):

  • BICSI Certified Technician — Installer 1 or 2, Copper and/or Fiber
  • Corning Certified a Plus
  • Other manufacturer certifications
  • Other certifications such as OSHA, Confined Space, etc.
  • Tappi Safe Certification

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