(b) Diagnostics and repairs of damaged fiber and wireless facilities.
(c) Accurately operates and diagnoses network issues using testing equipment such as an Optical Time Domain Reflectometer and Optical Power Meter.
(d) Proficiently operates Arc Fusion splicing machines including cleavers and associated hand tools.
(e) Routinely opens cable jackets for splicing preparation including both express entry and cut entry.
(f) Works with and assist other departments and third parties.
(g) Occasionally constructs aerial plant using lashing machines, chutes, drills, and other similar construction tools.
(h) Occasionally installs cables and wires through underground conduits and vaults.
(i) Assists the department in planning activities that affect fieldwork or operations of other departments and entities.
(j) Participates in the development of procedures for new program implementation.
(k) Assesses and ensures the accuracy of the communications plant maps.
(l) Investigates complaints and resolves problems or refers to appropriate DPI personnel.
(m) Conducts field surveys and assist in the design of wired networks.
(n) Provides back up and assistance to underground locator operations.
(o) Identifies, reports, and makes needed repairs on the system.
(p) Informs supervisor of consumer requests.
(q) Complies with all traffic laws, safety rules and regulations while operating assigned vehicle. Should at all times look out for the safety of the vehicle, its occupants and its load.
(r) Sees that assigned truck, tools, and working equipment are properly used and kept in good working order.
(s) Occasionally contacts and works alongside other communications entities to ensure correct fiber connectivity and operation.
High School Graduate or equivalent is required.
Two+ years experience in communications outside plant installation and repair is preferred. This should include a high level of experience with arc fusion splicing, fiber optic testing, communications plant mapping, fiber optic construction, tower climbing and installation and maintenance of wireless antenna and wireless customer premise equipment is beneficial.
Occasional work in high voltage power substations.
Additional Salary Information: Competitive Salary and benefits including an aggressive 401K plan