UniTek Global Services
Fiber Technician
At a glance
Location: US-TX-Austin Map
Posted: 11/12/2021
Closing: 12/11/2021
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
UniTek Global Services
Job description

CI Services, LLC is rapidly growing as we expand our field operations and support teams to keep up with market demand.  We would love for you to join our team! We offer our employees Medical benefits, a 401k plan with a company match, paid time off including 6 company holidays,  and much more.   Use the latest in vehicles, machinery, and tools as you get paid to learn!  Both experienced and new hires welcomed.

The Fiber Technician position is a mid level to senior level construction worker that can perform both aerial and underground cable and fiber installation work, splice fiber, and has a good working knowledge of aerial and underground rules and regulations. The Fiber Technician will be expected to undertake a lead and/or a foreman role in the field for both aerial and underground fiber related work.


Primary Responsibilities:

Job requirements

Qualifications:

Education:

  • High School diploma or General Education Degree (GED); related trade school experience

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of splicing experience in telecommunications or utility industry
  • Proven ability to understand and follow directions

Technical Skills

  • Must be able to record and organize paperwork via hardcopy and electronic format
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail and capable of working with minimum supervision
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and interpret site plans, construction drawings and scopes of work
  • Thorough understanding of the local permitting process and requirements for all work activities requiring permits, including traffic control
  • Must be able to create materials list based on plans/scope of work, order and compile materials for crew in advance of deployment
  • Industrial First Aid and CPR certifications and experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in construction skills, including underground and aerial telecommunication construction techniques, fiber splicing techniques, emergency restoration practices, and general industry knowledge
  • Job related certifications such as safety, fiber training and experience with various manufacturers
  • Computer and Microsoft Office proficiency

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 75 lbs
  • Travel to work sites 75-80% of the time
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours, including work after normal business hours in the event physical restoration of fiber plant is needed.
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Must possess valid driver's license
Fiber Technician