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Splicer Network Technician - Olympia, WA

Company: Lumen
Location: Olympia
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

About Lumen
Lumen is guided by our belief that humanity is at its best when technology advances the way we live and work. With 450,000 route fiber miles serving customers in more than 60 countries, we deliver the fastest, most secure global platform for applications and data to help businesses, government and communities deliver amazing experiences. Learn more about Lumen's network, edge cloud, security and communication and collaboration solutions and our purpose to further human progress through technology at LinkedIn: /lumentechnologies, Facebook: /lumentechnologies, and YouTube: /lumentechnologies. The Role The Splicer Network Technician is responsible for installation, splicing, and testing of all fiber optic and copper cable within multiple program networks. POSTING 11/15/2022 POSTING CLOSES 11/28/2022 The Main Responsibilities --- Installs, splices, and tests fiber as directed for Projects, Operations, and Maintenance related activities and responding to emergency events --- Performs dark fiber, and reel testing --- Performs routine repair of existing fiber to aggregation point, providing continuity for entire fiber route --- Technicians perform maintenance on existing cables, including evaluation tests and repairing old or malfunctioning cables --- Technicians cut and splice fiber optic cables, locate problem areas and perform other repairs as needed What We Look For in a Candidate --- Skilled individual with extensive working knowledge of hand and power tools. Knowledge of fiber optic test and installation equipment --- Requires individual capable of dealing with multiple agencies and personnel to assist with installation and permitting processes --- Strong people skills --- Good penmanship, drafting and verbal skills --- Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions --- Able to work in manholes, CEVs and splice pits --- Good physical condition - capable of standing all day and walking several miles to engineer cable routes in remote locations or to follow construction equipment and crews while filling in for an inspector --- Able to work on drawings and spreadsheets for extended periods --- Able to work overtime, when necessary --- Successful completion and passage of all applicable employment assessments and interviews. --- Safety habits/compliance with all OSHA and other safety protocols and policies--- Willing/able to work standby rotation and accept callouts (the restoration piece will hinge on this - while NI may not use it, I think it needs to be in there) Education and Experience: --- Completed basic courses in basic electricity, cable splicing/maintenance, basic cable transmission, cable air pressure or equivalent job experience. --- Two or more years applicable work experience --- Valid driver's license --- Travel required What to Expect Next Requisition #: 322453This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.EEO Statement
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, creed, veteran status, disability, medical condition, genetic characteristic or information, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, "protected statuses"). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.Disclaimer
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions. Salary Range Salary Min : 13 Salary Max : 23 This information reflects the anticipated base salary range for this position based on current national data. Minimums and maximums may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for either short-term incentives or sales compensation. Director and VP positions also are eligible for long-term incentive. To learn more about our bonus structure, you can view additional information here. We're able to answer any additional questions you may have as you move through the selection process.As part of our comprehensive benefits package, Lumen offers a broad range of Health, Life, Voluntary Lifestyle and other benefits and perks that enhance your physical, mental, emotional and financial wellbeing. You can learn more by clicking here. Note: For union-represented postings, wage rates and ranges are governed by applicable collective bargaining agreement provisions. Salary Range Salary Min : 13 Salary Max : 23 This information reflects the base salary pay range for this job based on current national market data. Ranges may vary based on the job's location. We offer competitive pay that varies based on individual experience, qualifications and other relevant factors. We encourage you to apply to positions that you are interested in and for which you believe you are qualified. To learn more, you are welcome to discuss with us as you move through the selection process.

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