Electric Power Systems

Fiber Optic Technician

Job ID
2022-3502
Location : Metro Area
Kansas City
Category
Field Technician

Overview

Electric Power Systems is a NETA Certified, Independent Electrical Testing & Engineering Organization. We specialize in commissioning, start up, and maintenance testing for Utility, Industrial, Transit, Data Centers, and Commercial Facilities. At Electric Power Systems, we are committed to promoting a culture of safety within our organization and alongside all of our clients. Our dedication to providing safe and reliable services has made us a trusted industry leader since 1977.

Relevant Experience and job requirements for Fiber Splicing Technician:

Immediate full-time position for experienced Fiber Splicing Technician.  Candidate will be responsible for the terminating, splicing, documenting and testing of all fiber optic lines within the customer’s network.  Five years’ experience and experience with EXFO fiber equipment preferred.  Must be willing to travel.  Current fiber optic certifications preferred.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform fiber tests with OTDR’s, light source and meters
  • Terminate, splice, bonds/grounds and tests fiber optic equipment to standards
  • Perform installation of fiber optic equipment and patch and panels.
  • Working knowledge of fiber optics
  • Basic knowledge of networking
  • Proficient in the operation of all related fiber tools and equipment
  • Terminate, splice and install a variety of fiber optic connectors and enclosures
  • Ability to troubleshoot damaged fiber effectively and efficiently
  • Perform fiber tests with OTDRs, light source and meters
  • Learn and adhere to all safety standards
  • Must be able to read and understand blue prints, designs and work scopes
  • 5 years previous experience

Experience with the following equipment a plus:

Fusion splicer, mechanical splicer, OTDR, power meters, traffic identifiers, digital multi-meters, cleavers, strippers, buffer tube splitters, cable ring tools, hand tools, toners, duct rodders, ladders, bucket trucks, etc. is preferred. 

Qualifications

  • Associates or Technical Degree preferred
  • CWDM and DWDM experience preferred 
  • Experience in carrier technologies a plus
  • Positive attitude
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Must be highly organized
  • Must display strong work ethic, punctuality and attendance

 

EPS in an equal opportunity employer. Our organization does not discriminate based on race, creed, color, veteran status, sex, religion, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. We are an E-Verify, Drug and Tobacco-Free Workplace.

 

 

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