• Fiber Optic Technician-Contract to Hire

    Job Locations US-AZ-Chandler
    Posted Date 1 month ago(9/19/2018 3:37 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
  • Overview

    Need experienced Fiber Optic Technician for installation, termination, testing, and/or troubleshooting of various types of fiber optic cabling to include (but not limited to) armored, ISP, OSP, singlemode, and multimode.  Please note that this is a Contract to Hire Opportunity.


    Primary functions include:

    • Install, terminate, test all manner of fiber optic cabling installations in both indoor and outdoor environments, to include confined space/manhole work on occasion.
    • Installation of fiber patch cords for fiber uplinks and some hardware installations as required.
    • High degree of customer interaction required at times
    • Position is 1st shift Monday-Friday, potentional overtime possible


    Cabling Experience/knowledge: 

    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience terminating all forms of fiber optic cabling to include both indoor and outdoor fiber, singlemode and multimode, 10-gig, etc.
    • Extensive experience in terminating ST, SC and/or LC fiber connectors.
    • Solid knowledge on how to terminate all forms of anaerobic, Uni-Cam, UV, hot-melt, etc. Anaerobic is the primary termination style that will be necessary.
    • Extensive knowledge on running Fluke fiber testers and OTDR’s, as well as how to interpret the test results and to understand them.
    • Mechanical and/or Fusion splicing skills are also required.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience terminating CAT5/CAT5E/CAT6/CAT6A copper cabling, RG-6 and/or RG-11 coaxial cabling.
    • Basic knowledge of transmission, broadcasting, switching, control, and operation of telecommunications systems
    • Basic knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology is also required.


    Professional Skills/Attributes:

    • Excellent written and verbal skills.
    • Possess extreme attention to detail and be safety conscience.
    • Must also be highly proficient in Micro Soft Word and Excel.
    • Must possess outstanding problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills.
    • Must be able to work independently and manage one’s own time.


    Education/ Certifications:

    • High School Diploma or GED at a minimum.
    • Fiber certifications are highly desirable.

    About Black Box Network Services:
    Black Box Network Services is a leading technology solutions provider dedicated to helping customers design, deploy and manage their IT infrastructure. We deliver high-value products and services through our global presence and 3,000 team members.  Black Box is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Federal, State and Local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.


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