Production Splicer

Description:



POSITION SUMMARY

The Production Splicer will play a vital role in ensuring quality and timely delivery of our fiber services to new customers in outside of OECC territory buildouts.

Skilled in fiber optic splicing with an understanding in engineering and splicing drawings. This position will have project management skills, ability to work independently, knowledge of construction practices for outside plant cable placement, sufficient experience with computers and have a background in fiber optic splicing documentation practices.

The position also requires the ability to work as a team with underground and aerial crews. With duties to include but not limited to: Pulling in and placing fiber optic cable as needed. As well as digging in and installing pedestals, handholes and vaults.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Operations Coordinator

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Prepping and fusion or mechanical splice of fiber optic cables, in both outdoor and indoor settings
Constructs proper splice cases pressurized and non-pressurized, using all types and sizes of cable, including but not limited to: grounding, bonding, isolation, slack storage, and sealing
Able to place a mid-sheath splice
Work with Construction PM's and/or OSP Engineers to perform splicing as directed
Testing and troubleshooting fiber using an OTDR, optical power meter, fiber identifier and scope
Provide the OSP Engineers with detailed reports of field splicing activity
Work flexible hours, after hours work which would include nights and weekends
Strong communication skills are essential as is a cooperative attitude toward coworkers and subscribers
Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision.
Reviews and interprets underground and aerial cable records in existing records, on maps or in the field
GPS and tag as built infrastructure upon completion
Perform all work as necessary to conform to quality control guidelines (includes compliancewith requirements outlined in applicable regulations such as: OSHA, FCC, NESC and NEC, etc.; as well as following procedures as outlined in the Installation, Technical, Operations, and Safety Manuals, and Employee Handbook)
Clean, maintain, stock, and secure assigned vehicle and equipment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

The Production Splicer shall be required to perform any other duties assigned in order to fulfill the objectives of OzarksGo.

EXTERNAL CONTACTS

Consumer/Members: Courteously answers member inquires, and, if unable to do so, directs them to the appropriate person, making every effort to gain their increased understanding and acceptance of the OzarksGo plans, programs, and policies.

Other Utilities: Maintains contact with other utilities during construction and maintenance activities.

Public Officials: Works with and assists Highway Departments, state and local; law enforcement agencies, state, county, and city when necessary. Works with city inspection personnel to enable jobs to be completed.

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

Education, Training, and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent required. Must be able to read, write and understand verbal and written instructions. Must be familiar with the considerable hazards that exist in falls, automobile traffic and falling objects and with the proper use of protective and safety equipment. Must be able to perform first aid and CPR. Needs a minimum of 3 years' experience in fiber optic splicing and construction with increasing levels of responsibility.

Equipment Operated: Must have a current driver's license. Must be able to operate all assigned equipment including a bucket truck.

Abilities and Skills: Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Required to write simple correspondence. Basic understanding of Outlook, Excel, and Word. Must be able to apply simple mathematics and apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. Requires ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions, and deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Must be able to deal with a variety of people in varying situations with tact and diplomacy.

Physical Effort: Must be able to perform all activities listed in the job description with or without reasonable accommodation. This position is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 28 ft high and 75 pounds). Ability to interact effectively with other team members.

Working Conditions: This position is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to vibration. The noise level in the work environment varies from low to loud. Hours may be irregular and include nights, weekends, and holidays.

OzarksGo, LLC, is an EOE/AA/W/M/VETERAN/Disability employer.


For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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