Fiber Foreman

Position Summary:

JMS Wind Energy is seeking an experienced self-starting Structured Cable Lead Technician for a full-time traveling position to provide leadership with the installation, termination, and testing of various types of voice and data cables as well as security/access control equipment.

The ideal candidate must possess the following:

Technicians MUST have experience working with various cables that include, but are not limited to; twisted pair, coax, Category 5, Category 6, single and multi-mode fiber optic cables. Cable installation includes; pulling, placement, terminating, testing, and labeling. BICSI cert (current or past) a plus, but not needed. IDF/MDF, rack install, fiber termination and testing experience a plus. We are looking for individuals who will pay attention to detail and work efficiently under minimal supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

Essential job duties include:

  • Install, fusion splice, label, and test optical fiber systems in manholes, aerial plant, and on customer sites.
  • Installs all types of connectors.
  • Performs pigtail and fusion splicing of fiber optic cabling.
  • Performs pre and post-tests on all installed or existing networks using OTDR and power meter.
  • Routes cable in communication room for ISP and OSP.
  • Dresses and prepares cable into closures and fan-out and prepare bare fiber.
  • Enforces company and customer safety rules, guidelines, policies, and procedures.
  • Supports complies with and participates in HSE Program.
  • Performs other duties as needed
  • Must be willing/able to travel for weeks/months at a time; travel is required 90% of the time

Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Five years’ experience of multiple count fiber splicing.
  • Experience working in network bay and splice closet installation.
  • OSP passive optic network (PON) cabinet and termination panel building.
  • Possess network troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction maps.
  • Experience with FTTH networks preferred but not required
  • Strong OTDR and OLTS testing skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills required.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing or via radio.
  • Work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as required.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • Must have a current, valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a security clearance. Hiring is contingent upon passing a pre-employment drug screen, motor vehicle, and background check.