Fiber Splicer - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Pauley Construction, LLC - Colorado

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $88,000 a year
SkillsBenefits
Company:
Pauley Construction is a regional contractor providing infrastructure solutions for the installation and maintenance of utility systems further offering regional contracting services throughout the West United States, specializing in full turnkey services for the design, installation and maintenance of utility infrastructure. Pauley has a highly skilled, diversified workforce that allows the flexibility to choose the most cost-effective and least disruptive placement methods. Our experienced and knowledgeable employees have helped us become a respected name in the utility construction industry.

Headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona, Pauley has served its customers located across many of the major Western markets, including Arizona, California, Texas, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Founded in 1991, Pauley is dedicated to meeting and exceeding its customer needs by adopting new technologies and providing superior customer service. From deep-ditch excavation, hand-digs, aerial construction to technical services including fiber and copper splicing, Pauley will get the job done right while guaranteeing on-time delivery.

Overview:
The position includes physical requirements and the ability to distinguish all colors used in telephone cable; ability to work aloft from ladders, platforms, poles (with climbers); and bucket trucks. Possess the ability to lift, carry, set up and secure 28 foot ladder; the ability to load/transfer standard nitrogen cylinders. This position will require heavy lifting, pulling, placing, and potentially digging. Work schedules are typically 5 days per week, 8 hours per day, or could be required to perform stand by duties or on call work assignments.

We work on large cable transfers, paper cable, pic cable, maintenance, road moves and more. We work on all cables sizes, types and environments. We work regularly on DS0 and DS1 circuits, Adtran and Calix test and turn-up and more. Pauley values craftsmanship and reliability very highly. We offer constant on-the-job training opportunities that challenge complexity and skill – making you a stronger more capable splicer.

We strive for satisfactory customer service by performing such duties as: cable maintenance, installation, removal, rearrangement and maintenance of single line and associated telecom/apparatus equipment, including cross connections to switching equipment and single-line and multichannel subscriber carrier.

Responsibilities:
Splicing fiber cable for large cable transfers
Cable maintanence
Adtran and Calix testing and turn-up
Light labor including lifting manhole covers and barricading open manholes
Connection testing
Working with ISP/OSP terminations
Working in, from and around hand-holes and manholes

Qualifications:
Apprentice/Entry level

Must be 21 years old to operate company vehicles and equipment
Experience working from hand-holes and manholes
Valid driver license and reliable transportation
Must pass company drug testing
Must know the color code system for cable pairs
Ability to work in confined spaces
Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to work with internal and external customers
Must have strong interpersonal communication skills to effectively communicate with product vendors and customers
Ability to work from oral or written instructions and plan work without direct supervision
Possesses proficient personal computer operations skills
Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and in various hours of the day or night and holidays as required
Must be able to respond to after-hours callouts, work overtime, shifts and weekends
Comply with all safety regulations and meet safety requirements to maintain a successful safety record
Assume all duties as assigned
Ability to lift 50 lbs or less
Intermediate level

2 or more years of fiber splicing experience
Knowledge of hot cuts and solid OTDR testing
Ribbon splicing knowledge preferred
Knowledge of local cable facilities and fiber networks
Experience in Outside Plant telecom functions
Experience in how to read and interpret outside and subscriber plant facility records and engineering schematic work prints
Electronics training or experience that demonstrates knowledge of AC/DC theory
Working knowledge of analog and digital transmission
Experience in splicing fiber optics, copper cable (various splice connectors)
Working knowledge of direct termination of fiber-optic connectors including mechanical, anaerobic, epoxy polish, heat cured as well as pigtail splicing methods
Knowledge of bonding and grounding requirements of telecommunications plant
Working knowledge of ISP/OSP fiber optics terminations in splicing products in regards to appropriate application
Must be able to travel overnight as necessary to meet business and job requirements
Assist other technical personnel in the performance of their duties when requested
Ability to work with paper/pulp splicing, tagging and restoration
Ability to distinguish between different cable types (i.e., telecommunication, electrical, fiber, CATV, etc.)
Ability to build cable records, cut sheets and as-builts
Working knowledge of various test (Sidekick, 965 meter, DSP’s Exfo digital meter, Throw-master, OTDR’s
Advanced Crew Leader Level

Knowledgeable on all test equipment used to identify and locate optical and copper faults (OTDR/VFL and power meter operation)
Knowledge of and connect bulkheads, splice trays, organizers, furcation kits and storage units
Ability to maintain and repair entire telephone loop/facilities
Ability to build span lines, install repeaters and perform tagging and testing functions on cable pairs to meet HDSL requirements
Ability to understand various electronic fiber mux and equipment
Proficient at working in aerial and buried outside plant environment
Pauley Construction offers the following benefits to eligible employees and their dependents:

Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life and AD&D Insurance
Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
401k option
Stock purchase option
Flexible Spending Account option
Legal Insurance
***We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants should be aware that we participate in E-Verify.***

Apply by visiting Pauley Construction’s web site at http://www.pauleyc.com/contact/

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Our Company is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.
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