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Fiber Technician (Infrastructure)
Summary
Title:Fiber Technician (Infrastructure)
ID:1003
Location:Bristol, VA
Department:Operations
Description
INFRASTRUCTURE FIBER TECHNICIAN
Sunset Digital Holding / Bristol, VA


The primary duties will include fiber optic splicing, maintaining fiber optic infrastructure, operating equipment (bucket truck, digger, etc.). Maintains DC Power systems, electrical grounding, environmental monitoring, and field service support of telecommunications equipment.

Responsibilities include troubleshooting all levels of infrastructure problems, as well as effectively complete and assist with repairs by utilizing tools provided by the company (OTDR, light meters, etc.) Additional skills, abilities and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Repair damages to the fiber optic network infrastructure.
  • Build and construct outside plant projects effectively and in accordance with company standards.
  • Responsible for field service troubleshooting of electronic fiber optic equipment and carrier circuits in conjunction with Network Engineering group and vendors.
  • Required to accurately complete documentation and forms for LCC cabinets, add splitter for new growth, maintain LCC’s and complete all documentation as directed.
  • Must be able to perform Level 1 mapping and documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to professionally represent Sunset with vendors and other partners such as Verizon, Windstream, Level 3 support, etc.
  • Must be able to schedule and complete maintenance work with vendors and other partners of IRU fiber.

Work schedules will occasionally rotate and change. Must be able to work outside of normal business hours as needed. Subject to being on-call during evenings/overnight, weekends and holidays. 

Physical Requirements

- Exposed to adverse weather conditions, confined work areas, dust, noise, dirt.
- Must be able to work indoors and outside in all seasons and changing weather conditions.
- Ability to work in confined areas for extended periods of time. 
- Ability to lift and carry 75 LB ladder and climb poles and ladders safely.
- Must be comfortable working at extensive heights (i.e. on poles)
- Must be able to lift and carry heavy and/or cumbersome objects and tools.

Education and Experience

A high school diploma is required, as well as experience in the telecommunications field.
Additional related certifications a plus.

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