The Fiber Construction Technician assists in all phases of broadband construction including heavy equipment operation; splicing, terminating, and maintaining fiber optic cable and the supporting outside plant (OSP); locating OSP facilities in response to “One Call” requests. In addition, the technician installs or repairs communications equipment which may include, but is not limited to, residential and business equipment and associated lines and other diversified broadband services such as digital TV, data installations, home networking, and Wi-Fi.

Principal Responsibilities:

Personnel Specifications:

Education / Experience

High school diploma required. Experience or training in telecommunications plant operations would
be beneficial although not required.

Job Knowledge

Physical Job Requirements and Working Conditions:

Must be able to perform physical work exerting up to 70 pounds of force occasionally and up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Position requires climbing, stooping, crouching, reaching, walking, pulling, fingering, feeling, hearing, balancing, kneeling, crawling, standing, pushing, lifting and grasping. Must have good visual perception and be able to operate various types of equipment. Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This work is performed under both inside and outside environmental conditions with occasional exposure to extreme heat and cold, noise and atmospheric conditions. Must have above-average hearing abilities. Must be able to distinguish between colors.

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