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Fiber Tech

Company: IES Communications
Location: Chattanooga
Posted on: June 13, 2019

Job Description:


100 percent traveling tech

Direct hire with Benefits

Job Summary:
The Fiber Technician is responsible for all aspects of Fiber including but not limited to installing, terminating, testing and splicing.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Cabling & Termination Skills: Must possess the ability to:

* Install LC, SC, ST, FC, FDDI, SMA and MPO/MTP connectors, for both multi-mode & single-mode fiber
* Terminate simplex & duplex jumper cord
* Terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. Corning/Commscope)
* Terminate & breakout outside plant (loose tube) fiber (e.g. 3DNX)
* Terminate indoor tight buffered multimode and single-mode fiber
* Install fan out kits
* Install buffer tube fan out kits
* Calculate end to end loss budgets in accordance with TIA/EIA standards for multimode & single-mode fiber
* Basic copper termination skills
* Fully complete all IES paperwork accurately and on time specifically: timesheets, material transfers, work orders, change orders, Job Blog, tool transfers and others as required
* Other duties as assigned

Testing: Must have the ability to:

* Test using an OTDR, Fluke DTX 1800
* Troubleshoot using an OTDR to identify and correct problems end to end, and Network wide
* Provide all documentation required
* Label in accordance with IES Standards

Splicing: Must have the ability to:

* Perform mechanical splicing with all types of fiber cable
* Perform fusion splicing with all types of fiber cable
* Perform building entrance splices, maintenance space, and direct buried splices


Must own and be able to use all tools of Cable Installers:
(Basic Hand Tools: screwdriver (Regular & Phillips), drywall saw, torpedo level, tape measure, snips, pliers (needle nose and channel locks), hammer, cable stripper

Trade Tools:
Punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade
6/8 position combo crimp tool
Tone set


Physical and Mental Requirements:

* Must be able to move up to 75 lbs.
* Must be able to work at heights and on a ladder, and in confined spaces
* Must be able to utilize tools, as specified above
* Must present a neat appearance
* Be on time, ready to work, everyday
* Display a positive work attitude
* Exhibit appropriate work behavior
* Display initiative; seek out additional work
* Adhere to IES safety regulations
* May be required to travel overnight or for extended periods of time

Education, Certification, License, and Skill Requirements:

* Must possess a High School diploma or GED equivalent
* 5 plus years of experience in Fiber
* Industry Certs preferred (Corning/FOA)
* Data Center installation experience preferred
* Proficient at terminating all connector types and methods for SMF and MMF systems (Unicam, anaerobic, heat-cure)
* Testing & Troubleshooting MMF & SMF systems experience required (OTDR & PMLS)
* Mechanical and Fusion Splice experience preferred
* OSP / Confined Space Entry experience preferred (splicing)
* Must be able to comprehend prints and drawings
* Basic reading and writing skills
* Must have reliable transportation and be able to meet IES driving standards policy
* Must be able to work independently






High School


IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES s 2018 fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, IES produced over $876.8 million in revenue and employed over 4,500 employees at over 79 domestic locations across the United States.

From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

* Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions:

* Safety is Priority One and our record shows it

* Competitive Pay

* Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match

* Company Paid Time Off

* Company Paid Life Insurance

* Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans

* Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage

* Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage

* Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs


NOTE TO ALL AGENCIES: Any unsolicited agency resumes or agency represented candidates that are presented to any IES employee without first having a signed contract between that agency and the IES Talent Acquisition organization will become the property of IES and no fees will be paid.

EEO & Affirmative Action

The IES policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, or any other protected status or characteristic. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated. IES is also committed to taking affirmative steps to promote the employment of minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. IES develops affirmative action programs to support its commitment to equal employment opportunity, consistent with company policy and the company s obligations as a contractor to the United States government.

View Your Equal Employment Opportunity rights under the law. "EEO is the Law" poster - "EEO is the Law" poster supplement

View IES' policy on Pay Transparency Pay Transparency NonDiscrimination Poster

Disability Accommodation

IES is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. IES provides reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Applicants who need accommodation in the job application process should contact the IES corporate office at (713) 860-1500 or any IES office to request assistance.

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