OSP Fiber Technician (West TN)

Sonepar USA

4.5

(39)

Jackson, TN

Why you should apply for a job to Sonepar USA:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 90% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 90% would recommend this company to other women
  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Tuition assistance and professional development.
  • Adoption assistance, child care savings account and pet insurance.
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans as well as free counseling services.
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    Position summary

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities*

    • Handle project work as it is assigned

    • Accurately read and interpret splicing documents, splicing engineer packets and network plan designs in preparation for each job

    • Interface with customer demonstrating the ability to discuss job requirements, foresee potential issues, provide technical advice, and troubleshoot problems

    • Using a fusion splicing equipment, splice fiber optic cable, single or mass fusion, in a variety of elements, indoor and outdoor

    • Follow required inspection processes and fiber testing using Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR)

    • Analyze and prepare test results for customer presentation

    • Repair fiber optic cable as needed or required

    • Maintain plant cabling utilizing bucket truck or climbing gear

    • Document and maintain accurate splicing records and job site notes

    • Responsible for complying with all safety standards

    • Keep current with fiber optic design and splicing processes, tools and techniques

    • Protects and keeps company proprietary information confidential

    Minimum Qualifications

    • High School diploma or equivalent.

    • This position requires a combination of mobile and sedentary work with the ability to sit or stand for long periods of time, to perform work frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, manholes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.

    • Required to function in narrow aisles or passageways and to perform work in a confined space. Crouching and climbing where body agility is emphasized is required on a frequent basis.

    • Must be able to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move equipment and objects up to 100 pounds.

    • Visual acuity to perform activities related to computer work, finger dexterity for keyboarding and operating related job equipment and hand tools.

    • Ability to perform in a range of outdoor conditions throughout all seasons.

    • Knowledge of automated or computerized system operation.

    • Ability to effectively communicate.

    • Customer focused and team oriented.

    • A valid driver's license and the ability to drive long distances on and off road.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Technical degree in line work or fiber engineering or the equivalent in training and/or work experience

    • Minimum of 1 year of demonstrated work experience

    • Knowledge using Fujikura fusion splicing equipment

    • Fully proficient in ribbon splicing procedures

    • Expert knowledge using Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR)

    • Knowledge of Google earth files

    • Knowledge of Fast Reporter software

    • Experience using Microsoft Office programs including Outlook, Word and Excel

    • Must possess strong problem solving, decision making, analytical skills and organizational skills

    Why work for Irby?

    Irby Utilities is a crucial link in the distribution chain, connecting manufacturers to their customers in electrical power, natural gas, and broadband services. Our team delivers end-to-end solutions through logistical and operational support, sales and account management, project services, data analysis, and more. We firmly attribute our success to our people in each of these fields, and we are constantly advancing our skills and abilities.

    Our Competitive Benefits ?

    401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation and Personal, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance.

    About Irby

    Irby Utilities is one of the three largest electrical utility distribution companies in the United States, with over $1.5 Billion in annual sales and 700 employees across more than 45 branches in 27 states. We have experienced incredible growth over the past five years, presenting many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations such as: Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Minneapolis.

    Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity. Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

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    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

    Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email [email protected] .

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    Why you should apply for a job to Sonepar USA:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.6/5 in supportive management
  • 90% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 90% would recommend this company to other women
  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Tuition assistance and professional development.
  • Adoption assistance, child care savings account and pet insurance.
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental plans as well as free counseling services.