pment, ground plant, or place rod or wire to serve as a ground for future installations.
Work with other Construction Technicians, in-house Technicians, and third-party contractors in performing their duties.
Perform traffic control and/or flagging as necessary.
Load and unload cable equipment and tools.
Read system prints and place cable according to prints.
Calculate signal losses from all cable lines and devices, using the signal level meter.
Adhere to industry-specific local, state, and federal regulations, as applicable.
Know, understand, and follow company policies.
Perform other duties as requested by the supervisor.
Required Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write and speak English
Ability to use the following hand tools electric drills, hammers, wrenches, screwdrivers
Ability to walk over all types of terrain in all kinds of weather while carrying tools and equipment, including gaffs, ladders, and fully loaded tool belts
Ability to safely use weight-bearing equipment (such as gaffs, safety harnesses and ladders) within the maximum weight limitations of that equipment
Ability to use personal computer and software applications
Ability to accurately measure distances, using tapes or other measuring devices
Ability to carry, climb and operate extension ladder, (approx. 32 ft high and 90 pounds)
Ability to climb poles using gaffs, hooks, and climbing belt as needed
Ability to differentiate between different sizes, types, and colors of wires
Ability to make cable connections in tight spaces by bending, reaching, twisting
Ability to operate appropriate computer or test equipment associated with the position (e.g. signal level meters, ohm meters, etc.)
Ability to perform the job from high places (i.e. poles and roofs)
Ability to work while standing 50 - 70% of the time
Ability to work with small components and wires to make cable connections
Ability to use handheld communication devices and applications
Ability to adhere to Local, Federal regulations and Company policies
Ability to dig in all types of soil
Ability to drive Company vehicle in a safe and responsible manner
Ability to operate machinery used for underground/overhead cable installation
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to read general system layouts from blueprints
Ability to work independently and on a crew
Knowledge of traditional fiber architectures, Fiber Plant maintenance
Knowledge of Fusion splicers and related equipment
Knowledge of basic mathematics and electronics
Knowledge of company products and services
Knowledge of the National Electric Code and National Electrical Safety Code and OSHA
High School Diploma or equivalent work experience
Valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record within company-required standards
Commercial Driver License - Class A
Industry and vendor-specific certifications and training (NCTI, SCTE, BCT/E) preferred
Required Related Work Experience and Number of Years
2+ years of construction work experience preferred
Preferred Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
Utility/Electrical/Telecom knowledge or experience
NESC Communications 1910.268
Preferred Related Work Experience and Number of Years
1+ years of Utility/Electrical/Telecom
Work indoors in confined space, poorly ventilated areas such as attics, basements, crawlspaces and/or manholes
Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, rodents, pets, and cleaning solutions
Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
Work performed near power lines and electricity
Work performed at various heights above ground on telephone/power poles
Work and travel whenever required and in inclement weather
Mandatory travel on a weekly basis when required
EFR126 2023-26785 2023
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