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Telecom Fiber Optic Splicer (G)

Company: TDX
Location: Kapolei
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

** 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 lift devices.
Some of the basic functions of this position evolve into the below:

  • Read and interpret design drawings, blueprints, and installation guides.
  • Experienced with splicing Fiber Optic Cable, up to and including 144 fiber count by means of fusion splicing with heat shrink protection.
  • 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 installation requirements.
  • Assisting in proposal development and project preparation activities.
  • 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 appropriate staff.
  • 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 transit.
  • Assist with development of project schedules and materials selection.
  • Accurately reports status, material usage, and expenses.
  • Update customer prints, documentation, and facilitates document storage.
  • 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 job site
  • Responds with sound judgment to unusual and hazardous circumstances.
  • Assists with recordkeeping and maintains a log of work assigned/performed (hours broken down into specific categories).
  • 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 bucket truck.
    • 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 Physical
    • 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 States.
    • 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 construction standards.
      • 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 accurately.
      • 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 Lineman).
        • Works around low voltage wiring with insulated rubber gloves when appropriate.
        • 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 driving conditions.
        • 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.
          Accommodation Request
          If you are a job seeker with a disability and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone or via email. In order to appropriately assist you with an accommodation, we ask that you please specify the assistance needed in order to access our jobsite and post for a position. The dedicated email and telephonic options are listed below and are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance.
          To request an accommodation by telephone, contact us at: 1-907-278-2312.

Keywords: TDX, Honolulu , Telecom Fiber Optic Splicer (G), IT / Software / Systems , Kapolei, Hawaii

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