Hotwire Communications

  • Fiber Splicer Technician

    Job Locations US-FL-Naples
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/11/2019 3:44 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Field Services
  • Who We Are

    Hotwire Communications, founded in 2000, specializes in providing advanced video solutions, high speed internet, digital phone service and other IP related products and services over its private Metro Ethernet Fiber Backbone. Hotwire’s operating divisions focus on delivering its suite of advanced communications products to unique market segments to meet the needs of a specific industry.


    What You Will Be Doing

    Fiber Splicer Technician is responsible for the installation of new cable lines, both underground and on utility poles, and also performs maintenance on existing cables, including evaluation tests and repair. The Fiber Splicer Technician will prep and splice fiber optic cables, locate problem areas and perform other repairs as needed. Will also install and maintain network systems for private lines and determine solutions for any issues preventing the service from operating normally. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record. Candidate must be able to work overtime, nights and weekends.


    Essential Duties/ Responsibilities

    • Install and maintain transmission and reception equipment for FTTH network
    • Proficient with fusion splice machine
    • Proficient with fiber connector prep and installation
    • Proficient with fiber test equipment
    • Initiates test and turn-up procedures with System Engineers in accordance with Hotwire compliance standards
    • Collects and interprets engineering documentation, to include schematics, fiber management systems and performance OTDR reports
    • Supports Field Maintenance, IT, Regional Engineering and any other department as related to fiber network
    • Performs on-call rotation as required by standby coverage schedule
    • Provides demand and preventive maintenance for fiber network & FTTH
    • Maintains proper network documentation on changes and upgrades
    • Performs all other duties as assigned

    What You Need to Bring

    • High school diploma or recognized equivalent is required
    • SCTE certification a plus
    • 2-5 years field experience in fiber splicing & restoration
    • Fiber optic splicing experience is a must
    • Must understand the underlying theories and concepts of broadband communication and including fiber optics and Metro Ethernet networks
    • Strong PC skills are required.
    • Ability to use advanced test equipment like OTDR’s, optical power meters and other fiber testing equipment as required
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills are necessary
    • Ability to work in confined spaces


    Physical Demands: Lifting of 50 pounds and occasional attic work

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Work Environment

    This job operates primarily in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.


    Equal Employment Opportunity

    Hotwire Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or Veteran status.


    Hotwire Communications does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Hotwire Communications and Hotwire Communications will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.


    *Sponsorship is not available for this position


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