VCI has successfully completed contracts for many of the largest communication companies in California, Arizona, Hawaii, and Nevada. Its customers include telephone and cable companies, data transmission fiber systems and wireless cellular system owners, municipalities, and real estate developers. VCI is an underground and aerial contractor that specializes in full service installation of “dry” and “wet” utilities. The former includes design, installation and maintenance of voice, video, and data transmission systems. The latter includes installation of water, sewer, and storm drain systems.

VCI has built an outstanding reputation for quality service and performance that customers can rely on and is stable, well-respected, financially sound company with a highly experienced management team.

This position reports to the field supervisor. The role of this individual is to perform tasks associated with installation, testing, repairing, electronic upgrading and splicing on new and existing aerial and underground Fiber Optical telecommunications systems for our customers in the telephone, cable television and/or community antenna television (CATV) industries.

This positionprovides construction field service work for the customers in Telecommunication (Telephone and Cable) based markets.

Essential Functions
In this role an employee will be expected to develop and demonstrate proficiency within the following responsibilities and competencies; to perform tasks associated with the electronic upgrade and splicing fiber optical telecommunication systems. Such as but not limited to:

  • Prep, Dress, Store fiber optic cabling to specifications and assemble equipment according to design specifications.
  • Perform fiber optic splicing as well as understand engineering and splicing drawings.
  • Read interpret and understand fiber matrix, plant design files and complete required documentation files, such as asbuilts in electronic and/or hard copy as required.
  • Prep of armored/unarmored cables, ribbon and loose tube fiber, mid-sheaths.
  • Installation and re-enter of various enclosure types, patch panel, muxs e.g. (WDM / CWDM / DWDM).
  • Installation and dressing of fiber optic cables (vertical/horizontal).
  • Preform splicing and testing on aerial activate, and troubleshoot fiber links after installation, and /or underground fiber plant.
  • Hanging and securing of enclosures and storage loops in aerial/ underground locations.
  • Maintain proper inventory on vehicle based on work assignment.
  • Operate vehicle and bucket lift safely, following all safety and traffic regulations.
  • Prepare paperwork to track daily production, and accurately record completed work on job site blueprints.
  • Other responsibilities as directed by Supervision

Other Functions

  • Must be capable of handling a variety of responsibilities simultaneously while working under pressure or tight deadline.
  • Provide management with detailed reports of field splicing activity and workload status in order to meet designated goals.
  • Ability to interact effectively with other team members.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum three years’ experience as a fiber optic splicer.
  • Ability to pass criminal background and drug screening.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment & communicate professionally with co-workers, homeowners and customers.
  • Ability to climb telephone poles daily approximately 20’ in height.
  • Ability to lift and/or pull 75lbs.
  • Willingness to travel.

Experience

  • Minimum three years’ experience in fiber optics or system assembly and testing.
  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and ability in using standard fiber optic preparation and splicing equipment, OTDR, fusion splicer, power meters, identifiers, and associated hand tools.
  • Demonstrated competence in using standard fiber optic preparation and splicing equipment, and OTDRs.
  • A background in Fiber Optic splicing documentation practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to use technical terms to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Skills with MS (Word, Excel, etc.) and email a plus.

Education

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (GED) preferred.
  • Field of study: Fiber Optics, Drafting, Electronics, or Telecommunications a plus.

Working Conditions
This position requires working safely in various environments, included but not limited to the following:

  • Indoor and Outdoor environments in all weather conditions,
  • Use of aerial bucket trucks, ladders, tower sites, buildings, rooftops, within customers premise, rear easements, manholes/vaults, and along highways.
  • Sit, stand, climb or walk for long periods of time.
  • Handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and lift and/or pull 75lbs or more several times a day.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perceptions and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work various shifts to accommodate for scheduled maintenance windows, emergency outages, and on call schedules.
  • Travel frequently and or overnight.

Success Factors

  • Solid understanding of the telecommunications industry and fiber splicing trade.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision.
  • Good organization, multi-tasking, time management and documentation skills.
  • Dependable nature, flexible schedule, and a willingness to learn.

Benefits Include

  • Competitive Pay
  • Health Insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401K) with company matching
  • Stock Purchase Plan
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Supplemental Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays & Vacation (PTO)

If you are interested in learning more about our organization, please visit our website www.vcicom.com

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Qualifications

Education
Required
High School or better.
Licenses & Certifications
Required
Driver's License

Required experience:

  • Fiber Optic: 2 years

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