Telecom Fiber Optic Splicer (G)
Posted on: May 28, 2023
** Please note that this position is in Hawaii on the island of
Oahu in the city of Kapolei, Hawaii. No relocation assistance is
being offered. **
The Telecom Fiber Optic Splicer will perform overhead and
underground low-voltage line splicing and maintenance (fiber optic
& copper cabling). Responsibilities include, but are not limited
to, splicing, driving trucks, operating test equipment, loading and
unloading material, climbing poles, working from aerial personnel
Some of the basic functions of this position evolve into the
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
- Read and interpret design drawings, blueprints, and
- Experienced with splicing Fiber Optic Cable, up to and
including 144 fiber count by means of fusion splicing with heat
- Be able to perform mass (ribbon) or single (loose tube)
splicing utilizing fusing splicing.
- Be experienced in the operation of core alignment machines in
the case where single strand fusion splicing is required.
- Familiar with the installation of fiber sleeve, wipes, cable
tags and tie wraps
- Management of the installation of conduit, risers, cable trays
or cable ladders.
- Ensuring installations comply with applicable codes such as
ANSI/TIA/EIA 588-B Commercial Building Telecommunication Cabling
Standard, the National Electrical Safety Code and other applicable
local and national codes concerned with quality and safety.
- Keeping company informed on progress of the Splicing portion of
the project. Communicating and coordinating with customer and
company related to specific safety, local code and company
- Assisting in proposal development and project preparation
- Completing site surveys to verify site construction diagrams,
determination of site installation materials (specifically splicing
materials), verify site installation/construction scope and extent
of work fiber optic installations. Report findings to the
- Ensure that Splicing and other Fiber test equipment is
maintained in accordance with the equipment manufacturer's
recommended procedures or customers procedures.
- Conduct OTDR and/or Power Measurement testing (as per customers
procedures) on Fiber Optic Cable reels in the case where it is
suspected that the Fiber Optic may have been damaged in
- Assist with development of project schedules and materials
- Accurately reports status, material usage, and expenses.
- Update customer prints, documentation, and facilitates document
- Assisting in warehouse maintenance and inventory.
- Responsible for general organization of truck and cleanliness
of truck both in and out.
- Stock truck with stock for the day's job assignment
- Conscientious regarding the safety of him/herself at times as
well as the safety of every other crew member or individual on the
- Responds with sound judgment to unusual and hazardous
- Assists with recordkeeping and maintains a log of work
assigned/performed (hours broken down into specific
- Represents TDX Corporation and BSEt, LLC in a manner conducive
to good public relations.
- Performs other duties as assigned. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- MUST HAVE a minimum of 2 years of Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing
experience on mass and single fiber optic cable.
- Must have experience in performing fusion splicing, fiber
terminations, fiber dressing, fiber cleaning and OTDR Testing.
- High level understanding of Fiber Optic Cable installation
procedures such as Overhead Cable installation or Underground by
means of conduits/ducting.
- Knowledge of the terminology used in the Telecommunications and
Fiber Optic Cable installation industry.
- Demonstrated ability to use basic hand and power tools needed
for installation projects.
- Experienced in creating splice reports that detailed the
splice(s) to be performed as well as the configuration of the
existing splice. Comfortable working at heights of up to 50-ft in a
- High school diploma or GED
- Show up for work daily and on time
- Must be able to pass a Background Check, and Drug Screens
- Must possess and continue to possess a valid driver's license
and pass random driver's license screenings
- Must be able to take and pass, and continue to pass a DOT
- Travel a requirement; nights & weekends as well. Work is
performed mostly throughout the State of Hawaii Islands and the
Pacific Basin. Occasionally in Alaska to support TDX Corporation
Subsidiaries as well as the rest of the continental United
- Overtime should be expected
- Certification from a lineman school desired, not required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
- Knowledge of low-voltage Telecom industry; construction
techniques and terminology; familiar with overhead and underground
- Ability to make simple arithmetic calculations such as
calculating figures and amounts.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to
communicate clearly and effectively with internal and external
customers, vendors, contractors, and other diverse audiences while
providing outstanding customer service.
- Strong technical, troubleshooting, problem-solving, research,
organizational and analytical skills, combined with the ability to
prioritize tasks and meet established deadlines. Ability to
multitask is also essential while remaining flexible with changing
priorities and deadlines.
- Well-reasoned decision making with a high attention to detail
regarding organization, planning, workflow, and project
prioritization to ensure tasks are completed efficiently and
- Highly ethical, self-motivated individual with ability to work
independently and/or with limited direction, as well as
cooperatively in a team environment, while consistently
demonstrating collaborative, respectful and productive work habits.
ENVIRONMENTAL & PHYSICAL CONDITIONS:
The work environment conditions described here are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this position. This position works primarily in the
field and is exposed to all types of weather conditions including
temperature extremes and rainy environments. Outdoor setting
involves all types of property and site conditions, including open
spaces, timberlands, urban developments, flat and hilly terrain,
building construction sites and road rights of way. Subject to
outside weather/driving conditions.
The physical demands described below are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this position (this list is not fully
inclusive of the physical demands required of a Telecom Apprentice
- Works around low voltage wiring with insulated rubber gloves
- Works in confined spaces, such as underground vaults requiring
entry though a manhole.
- Works in ditches up to 60 inches deep and 24 inches wide when
laying underground wire.
- Frequently lift, transport and/or move up to approximately 75
lbs. each day in the performance of regular duties and occasionally
up to 100 lbs.
- Changes position frequently and works in awkward positions.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, climbing and descending a
stepladder may also be required.
- Required to stand for extended periods of time, sit while
driving and/or attending meetings, and walk on uneven ground in all
types of terrain.
- Climbs in and out of buckets of aerial personnel-lift with tool
belt, materials and equipment.
- Required to push, pull, twist, reach and use finger dexterity
to grip/handle tools, equipment controls, etc.
- Work entails regular entering/exiting of vehicle, in all
- Drive on behalf of BSEt, LLC and/or report for work in all
types of weather.
- Exposed to solvents and citrus-based cleaners when terminating
and/or splicing underground cables. This is often performed in the
ditch, on the pole, or in a vault.
- Exposed to noise from traffic, construction equipment, jack
hammers, hydraulic saws and tamps, chippers, etc. for up to four
hours per day.
- Exposed to numerous types of pollen, depending upon location,
season or climatic conditions. May also be exposed to bee/wasp
stings, or animal bites.
- Exposed to chemicals used to treat poles primarily through skin
contact, or inhaling wood dust after drilling. Exposures may
include creosote and/or pentachlorophenol.
- Alertness and concentration necessary at all times, including
day/night, inclement weather, and storm situations involving long
hours of work.
- Requires far and near visual acuity, peripheral vision, color
vision, depth perception, and night vision.
- Hearing and speech requirements such that you can hear and be
heard if working on top of 45-foot pole or 100 feet away from a
co-worker, despite heavy background noise.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the
only duties to be performed by this employee. This employee will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other
duties requested by their supervisor. The statements herein
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by the employee in this position. These statements are
not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities,
duties, and skills required of a person in this position.
Furthermore, these statements do not establish a contract for
employment and are subject to change at the discretion of
Tanadgusix Corporation (TDX) and its subsidiaries.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Shareholder Preference
BSET is a subsidiary of TDX and is an Equal Employment Opportunity
and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. All qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability STATUS, veteran protected status or any other
characteristic protected by applicable law. Native Preference
applies pursuant to P.L. 93-638, and BSET grants employment
preference to shareholders of Tanadgusix Corporation and their
spouses and descendants to the extent allowed by law. Prior to
employment, successful completion of a background investigation and
a pre-employment drug screen may be required.
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