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Fiber Technician

Company: IES Communications
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 12, 2019

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Summary:

The Fiber Technician is responsible for all aspects of Fiber including but not limited to installing, terminating, testing and splicing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Cabling & Termination

* The Fiber Technician must have basic copper termination skills

* The Fiber Technician will install a work area outlet for floor, modular furniture and wall (terminate CAT 3 & CAT 5 jacks. Mount face plates and surface mount boxes correctly. Adhere to IES COMMERCIAL labeling standards).

* The Fiber Technician will build closets (Mount and install backboards, cross connects, racks, patch panels, fiber optic and hardware). Install grounding for racks, equipment and cable as required. Complete all IDC connections (e.g. terminate 110/66 blocks and patch panels).

* The Fiber Technician performs testing: continuity test horizontal and riser cable; use of volt-ohmmeter; troubleshoot opens, crosses, shorts and transpose pairs on horizontal and riser cable; use a tone set.

* The Fiber Technician installs LC, SC, ST, FC, FDDI, SMA and MPO/MTP connectors, for both multi-mode & single-mode fiber

* The Fiber Technician will terminate simplex & duplex jumper cord

* The Fiber Technician will terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. Corning/Commscope)

* The Fiber Technician will terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. 3DNX)

* The Fiber Technician will terminate indoor tight buffered multimode and single-mode fiber

* The Fiber Technician will install fan out kits including buffer tube

* The Fiber Technician will calculate end to end loss budgets in accordance with TIA/EIA standards for multimode & single-mode fiber

* The Fiber Technician will fully complete all IES paperwork accurately and on time specifically: timesheets, material transfers, work orders, change orders, Job Blog, tool transfers and others as required

* The Fiber Technician will complete any other duties as assigned



Testing

* The Fiber Technician will test using an OTDR, Fluke DTX 180

* The Fiber Technician troubleshoots using an OTDR to identify and correct problems end to end, and Network wide

Splicing

* The Fiber Technician will perform mechanical splicing with all types of fiber cable

* The Fiber Technician will perform fusion splicing with all types of fiber cable

* The Fiber Technician performs building entrance splices, maintenance space, and direct buried splices

QUALIFICATIONS

Physical and Mental Requirements:

* The Fiber Technician must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and help create, develop and implement project process improvement(s).

* The Fiber Technician must promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.

* The Fiber Technician must possess and be proficient with the listed tools.

* The Fiber Technician must be able to act as the Company liaison for interface with customer representative(s).

* The Fiber Technician must possess proven problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).

* The Fiber Technician must be able to work at heights, off of a ladder and in confined spaces, lift up to 50 pounds and move up to 75 pounds.

* The Fiber Technician must be able to see and distinguish different colors, read small print and hear and recognize audible signals such as dial tones.

* The Fiber Technician must be able to travel within the branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.

Education, Certification, License, and Skill Requirements:

* Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent

* Must possess and be proficient with the listed tools.

* Must be proficient at terminating all connector types and methods for SMF and MMF systems (Unicam, anaerobic, heat-cure)

* Must have Testing & Troubleshooting MMF & SMF systems experience (OTDR & PMLS)

* Must be able to meet IES driving standards policy

* Prefer 3-5 years of experience in Fiber

* Prefer Industry Certifications (Corning/FOA)

* Prefer Data Center installation experience

* Prefer Mechanical and Fusion Splice experience

* Prefer OSP / Confined Space Entry experience (splicing)

Must be able to use the following trade Tools: Screwdriver (regular and Phillips), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips (with belt sheath), pliers (needle nose and channel locks), hammer, wrench set, cable stripper, flashlight and gloves. Punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade, tone set, 6/8 position combo crimp tool, and Krone/3M/BIX.

MINIMUM YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

2-4

LICENSE REQUIRED

No

MINIMUM EDUCATION

High School

OVERVIEW

IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES s 2018 fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, IES produced over $876.8 million in revenue and employed over 4,500 employees at over 79 domestic locations across the United States.





From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

* Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions:

* Safety is Priority One and our record shows it

* Competitive Pay

* Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match

* Company Paid Time Off

* Company Paid Life Insurance

* Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans

* Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage

* Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage

* Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs

EEO STATEMENT

PLEASE NO AGENCY CALLS.
NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.



EEO & Affirmative Action

The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company s obligations as a contractor to the United States government.



View Your Equal Employment Opportunity rights under the law. "EEO is the Law" poster - "EEO is the Law" poster supplement



View IES' policy on Pay Transparency Pay Transparency NonDiscrimination Poster



Disability Accommodation

IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to

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