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Fibet Optic Splice Technician in East Lansing, Michigan

Job Description
LightSpeed is growing and looking to hire experienced fiber optic splicers. Multiple positions open with anticipated opportunity for growth as we expand our FTTH coverage in Michigan.

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

Splice high count fiber optic cables using single fusion equipment.
Test fiber using Optical Time Domain (OTDR), power meter and light source, field testing with a light identifier.
Trouble Shooting.
Install and maintain aerial butt-end and mid-span splice capsules.
Participate and add value to design process.
Install enclosures, terminals, FDP’s, and hardware.
Maintain existing plant without causing signal failure interruptions.
Maintain testing and as-built documentation.
Maintain project tracing information (production sheets, time sheets, and customer required paperwork).
Capable of working at 18 + heights (bucket truck, poles, ladders).
Keeping a safe working environment.
Ability to demonstrate teamwork by cooperating and assisting co-workers as needed.
Required skills/qualifications:

Proficient at completing certification testing of fiber optic systems.
High School Diploma.
Ability to work aloft up to 30’ in a bucket truck or ladder
Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Must have a responsible driving record.
Understand construction prints and splice schematics.
Proficient in the use of all test and splicing equipment and must know how to use computer and all software used by the company concerning the completion of fiber optic projects.
All applicants must be able to pass a background check
Attend work on time as scheduled.
Must possess strong problem solving, decision making, analytical skills and organizational skills.
Demonstrate attention to detail.
Ability to read, write, understand, and follow written procedures.
One (1) year of technical education or equivalent experience.
Two (2) years of experience required with basic construction and/or electrical skills and the willingness to be cross-trained in other areas of communications site maintenance.
Competitive compensation package. Pay rate commensurate with experience.

Company Description
LightSpeed is a Michigan based company revolutionizing how homes connect with the Internet. The company is deploying 1 Gigabit Internet services via a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) build planned for several Michigan cities. The first build was announced May 2014 to include Lansing and East Lansing; construction is underway now. We are looking for motivated, highly skilled and hard-working individuals to join our team and help build a world-class company here in Michigan.

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