Field Splicing Technician

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Job Title:Field Splicing Technician
Classification: Non-Exempt, Hourly


Date Revised:December 2018

Job Title:Field Splicing Technician

Classification:Non-Exempt, Hourly

QUALIFYING QUESTIONS

Do you enjoy working outside? Are you interested in building a next generation broadband infrastructure for our community? Do you want to be instrumental in the success of growing a regional technology services firm? If so, then you should consider applying for this position with Joink!

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Joink, LLC was founded as an Internet Service Provider, providing dial-up, DSL and fixed wireless broadband Internet services. Today, the company provides connectivity for customers who span the landscape from residential to enterprise using technologies that include leased lines, unlicensed wireless, licensed wireless, and fiber optics. Also, the company provides managed hosting services including virtual machine, web/email, and offsite backup storage. And finally, the Company’s technology services group leverages its enterprise knowledge of networking, software, storage, and telephony technologies to provide design, installation, and continued supported around key technologies from companies such as VMware, Cisco UCS, IBM, Veeam and Microsoft.

ABOUT THE POSITION

This associate will work in the connectivity business unit helping to build an infrastructure capable of servicing our customers through fiber optics to the premise.

Only individuals who can function as an ambassador of our company, take tremendous pride in their work, care for our equipment, and produce to our specifications should apply for this position.

REPORTS TO

  • Vice President of Operations

SUPERVISES

  • No direct reports

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Reads splicing records and splice fiber as directed by supervisor (as splicing is done color-to-color, the ability to distinguish matching fibers is required)
  2. Makes needed changes and documents test results
  3. Reads engineering drawings and correlates them to physical plant
  4. Assists in the coordination of OSP projects with other departments/vendors/clients
  5. Performs detailed visual inspections of OSP construction to determine quality of work being performed and that it meets company standards
  6. Assists in physical cable placement
  7. Maintains existing fiber routes and facility locates as directed
  8. Maintains all OSP equipment (i.e. fusion splicer, trailers, vehicles)
  9. Driving duties include travel from worksite to worksite, hauling necessary equipment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Must have a functioning knowledge of testing and troubleshooting fiber optic
  • Ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities and make quick decisions with limited information
  • Keeps a calm and cool head in sometimes stressful situations

QUALIFICATIONS

Key qualifications required to fill this position are:

  • Minimum of two years’ work experience related to telecommunications industry, with a focus on fiber optic splicing and testing.
  • Relevant outside plant construction experience
  • Ability to work after hours or on weekends occasionally as required for callouts, emergency locates, or emergency repairs
  • Able to work some overtime as needed and/or without advance notice
  • Able to be on call after normal hours on a rotational basis
  • Candidate must be willing to reside near or commute to Terre Haute, Indiana.

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Monday – Friday, 40 hour per week schedule with most work occurring between the hours of 6pm-8am
  • Must be capable of lifting and carrying 100 pounds
  • Almost exclusively outside, year round, in all weather conditions
  • Ideal conditions will be 25 degrees Fahrenheit and above. Work will likely be reduced to emergency repairs when temperatures fall below that threshold.

WHEN APPLYING

  • Please prepare a cover letter explaining why you are an excellent fit for this position
  • Please outline all work experience, detailing any relevant work experience
  • Please outline all training and certifications achieved

OTHER DUTIES

Please note that this job description is not a comprehensive list of all activities, duties or responsibilities the employee may be required to engage in for this job. These duties, activities, and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

EEO STATEMENT

Joink, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against or harass any applicant or employee on any grounds prohibited under any federal, state or local law, including race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, citizenship or membership in any other legally protected class. 

Contact Us

Joink LLC
834 South 10th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47807
Phone
888-315-6465 (Toll Free)
812-234-5100 (Local)

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