System Services Broadband

Job Title:                     Fiber Splicer   

Status:                        Non-Exempt                                       

Reports To:                 Corporate Fiber Specialist      

Direct Reports:           None

Work Location:          Varies

Job Summary:  Perform activities ensuring successful build and maintenance of end-to-end fiber optic networks.

Responsibilities and Essential Job Functions:

  • Utilize existing and future fiber optic plants, while maximizing integrity, and reliability.
  • Ensuring fiber optic cables are installed in a manner that minimizes risk of damage and is consistent with industry standards. Aerial and Underground.
  • Planning and executing fiber splicing in a way that minimizes customer impact and follows all applicable guidelines.
  • Providing final documentation, as-builts, to all necessary departments/personnel.
  • Provide technical assistance to internal departments and organizations.
  • Test and troubleshoot continuity of fiber optic networks.
  • Operate testing equipment and find resolutions to problems typically encountered in fiber network construction.
  • Effectively prepare fiber splicing enclosures
  • Properly utilize splicing and OTDR testing equipment
  • Effectively utilize proper knowledge of fiber design instruction and documentation
  • Understand light levels and DB loss information.
  • Follow system guidelines when working with active plants.
  • Activate and balance amps by using signal strength meter and voltameter.
  • Ability to train and mentor apprentice splicers.
  • Identify, report and resolve design problems and discrepancies with existing design.
  • Consistently meet assigned production schedules
  • Interact with customers, co-workers and property owners and other utility workers in a professional manner.
  • Keep knowledge up to date with industry best practices to maximize job performance.


Job Requirements:

  • Must possess a current Chauffer’s License and hold a clean driving record.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, and apply basic safety, operations, and industry procedure norms.
  • Possess knowledge and ability to complete splicing in such a way as to produce a superior end-product.
  • Must have current, working knowledge of fiber optic principles, both theory and practical – Fiber optic design and architecture – Fiber optic splicing, including use of splitters, and filters – Fiber optic test equipment.
  • Proven ability to build working relationships in cross-functional working groups.
  • Must have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, including and ability to present and discuss technical, functional, and managerial information clearly and concisely.
  • Experience with testing, troubleshooting, and splicing fiber optic cables and equipment.
  • On call for after hour outages and demands.


  • 3-5 years previous fiber splicing experience

Physical Demands:

  • Work without fear of heights
  • Possess the physical ability to safely climb poles, ladders, and other structures.
  • Proficiently perform construction duties while working from a ladder, tree, tower, utility poles, and other structures while using climbing gear
  • Must have physical strength, balance, hand-eye coordination, and stamina necessary to complete jobs.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 80 pounds and push and/or pull 50-pound loads.
  • Must be able to work in outdoor weather conditions.
  • Must be able to stand and walk up to eight hours per day.


What we offer for your hard work:

Competitive pay and benefits! The following benefits are offered upon reaching eligibility:

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with a company match, Life Insurance, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and a Bonus Program!


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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