Fiber Installation Technicians
Fiber Installation Technician Hamilton in Aurora, NE Up to $2,500 Sign on Bonus! Position summary: Installs, repairs, bonds and grounds underground and aerial cable, installs conduit, pedestals, and other cable and wire related facilities; performs general building and grounds upkeep and equipment maintenance. Essential Functions: Operates equipment and vehicles, on and off road; tows equipment and cable on trailers; loads and unloads equipment and cable. Backfills and compacts trenches using hand tools and power equipment. Pulls cable and wire through trenches and structural areas of buildings. Removes and replaces sod on easements. Works on a team with installers to test and repair outside cable plant; connects various test equipment to cable plant that indicate noise, power and current. Other Responsibilities: General building and ground maintenance in and around local and remote company buildings. Performs general equipment maintenance such as repair or replacement of worn parts and general painting and lubrication of equipment. Posses a willingness to be on call on both a scheduled and unscheduled basis. Performs other work-related duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements: Ability to effectively work in extremes of heat and cold such as experienced in this locale. Ability to lift and move a minimum of 100 pounds and to utilize lifting equipment. Ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time. Ability to manipulate and use hand tools. Ability to climb ladders and stairs on a regular basis. Ability to hear and see both auditory and visual commands from superiors and co-workers. Will be subject to substantial noise while operating some equipment.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Utility construction and/or telecommunications experience preferred. Basic knowledge of copper and fiber optic cable. Basic telecommunications technology Hold valid Nebraska drivers license with a good driving history. Ability to understand and follow directions. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English well. Ability to work independently.
*Application must be received between 4/29/2022 and 6/30/2022. Must be employed at time of payout to receive sign-on bonus. Bonus is considered taxable income. Re-hires are not eligible for sign-on bonus.