The Outside Cable Plant Technician’s work experience shall demonstrate duties are performed on outside cable plant in “permit-required” confined spaces.
Essential Duties & Job Functions:
Demonstrate the use of different types of splice closures to seal spliced copper cable
Demonstrate capability to terminate copper cable using terminal types to include 110, 66M and Central Office distribution frame
Copper cable experience shall demonstrate that the individual has worked with outside plant cables having pair counts ranging from 25 to 2,400 pairs
Proficiency with single mode and multi-mode fiber optic cable
Test fiber optic cable to include the use of power meters and time domain reflectometers is imperative
Encompass the use of both copper and fiber optic cable for aerial, underground and buried applications
Experience with outside plant, plastic sheathed, copper telephone cable ranging from 25 to 2,400 pairs and outside plant, multi/single mode, fiber optic cable ranging from 12 to 288 strands is essential
Experience in the termination of fiber optic cable using termination methods such as 3M Hot Melt and Unicam splices is required
Experience with fiber optic cable fusion-splicing techniques is essential
Performs related work as assigned
Work in confined spaces is essential
Lifting of heavy objects of 50 pounds or more
Ability to operate hoists, cable trailers, bucket trucks, winches and other bulk cable handling equipment
We expect this employee to be knowledgeable in the troubleshooting and repair of telephone and telecom systems, copper, and fiber
We expect this work to be conducted in a timely and professional manner
We expect the employee to be a self starter and to pursue self education to remain current with industry trends, new technology, new equipment and capabilities.
We expect the employee to keep manager and supervisors apprised of their progress, maintain ability to work well with others, adhere to contract requirements, and comply with company policies and procedures.
CU-14-Guantánamo Bay, Cuba (US Facility)
Yes, 100 % of the Time
Shall possess current Certified Fiber Optic Specialist (CFOS), Certified Fiber Optics Installer (CFOI), or Fiber Optics Technician (FOT) Certification from the Fiber Optic Association (FOA) or the Electronics Technician Association International (ETA-I), or an equivalent diploma/training document from an accredited technical/trade/service school certifying Fiber Optic training and qualifications in accordance with NECA 301-2004 Installation and Testing of Fiber Optic cable standards
High school diploma
Five (5) years of substantiated on the job experience maintaining fiber optic cable systems may be accepted in lieu of a diploma or professional certification
Minimum of three (3) years of recent experience in the installation, testing, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair or telecommunication outside plant infrastructure cabling
Must have color vision to read color-codes and be able to trace color-coded pairs/strands
Within the past year perform outside plant cable splicing technician duties
Must be a US Citizen
Must have SECRET clearance and maintain this clearance
Must meet or exceed all requirements stated in the description
Must be willing to live/work in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, unaccompanied for up to 12 months
Must be willing to work overtime, after hours, on-call as needed in support of the Base Communications Office (BCO)
Additional Salary Information: Per Diem included
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