Tech 2, Comm Fiber Services


Spectrum


Posted Under: Milwaukee, Wisconsin jobs in Sales; Sales jobs in zipcode 53201
Posted On: 2017-05-18 21:00:00

Client Reference Code: 195429-3 Charter Communications currently seeks a Fiber Tech for our Construction Department. Below please find a brief description of the essential duties and responsibilities required to function successfully in this position. This is a great opportunity for those in the telecommunications or cable industry to move your career forward with an industry leader. The purpose of this position is to repair, maintain, test, proof or adjust as needed all fiber optic cables and related equipment in coordination with the Construction Fiber Optic Team. To insure maximum quality and peak performance and reliability of all fiber optic equipment. This position will be responsible for responding to fiber damage events, perform splicing repairs of fiber optic cables and report all information concerning damages to the event manager. The position may also be responsible for routing of fibers within hubs, including mux/demux installations, and fiber termination equipment. Essential Job Functions Coordinate fiber maintenance related activities for nodes and Business Class customers fed from the assigned hub with other departments as necessary.In coordination with the Construction Fiber Team and Hub Teams, perform corrective actions to repair any problems affecting fiber or fiber related equipment from the Headend/Hub to and through each node and/or fiber customer.Assure proper alignment of the optical path and RF levels between the Hub and the Node (forward and return setup) including but not limited to transmitters, receivers, monitoring equipment (Pathtrack), Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAMs), and Cable Modem Termination Systems (CMTS).Perform and/or coordinate with other departments all testing of fiber network.Build all mandatory tracking documents for fiber/circuits and activate new nodes as required by new build construction or through segmentation work.Perform Commercial fiber customer activations, including hub, field and customer premise work.Provides onsite repair, installation, and servicing of optic hardware with the ability to identify and resolves product performance problems onsite. Performs investigation and repair of cut fiber optic cables, reporting all information concerning damages to managementProficient at splicing fiber optic cables and splice cases with a thorough knowledge of standards, materials and techniques utilizing single and mass fusion splicing equipmentGeneral knowledge of traditional fiber architectures with some knowledge of Coarse and Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (CWDM/DWDM).Prepares and completes any necessary daily (DOCK), weekly/monthly and field operation data/reports.Perform standby duty/on-call for emergency repairs on a rotating basis.Other duties as assigned including support of coaxial and fiber plant maintenance as required.Frequent local or regional travelRequirements Working knowledge of all CATV (coaxial and fiber) equipment from Hub to tap. A Minimum of 2 - 4 years of Plant Maintenance background or previous fiber optic experience or technical schooling equivalent to meet company requirements. Have basic knowledge of fiber optic systems, RF plant, and test equipment.Must possess the ability to read and understand manufactures manuals for operating and repairing of electronic equipment and components.Operate highly specialized test and fiber optic splicing equipment.Must possess a valid driver's license, clear driving record and be able to drive safely without posing a risk to self or others.Must be motivated, a self-starter and must work well alone. High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) required.Preferred 2 year Associate degree and/or training in electronics or related discipline.Physical Requirements The physical demands for this position are typical to an office and field environment and must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual

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