Fiber Splicing Manager

Location: Chicago, IL, United States
Job ID: R4789
Job Status: Full-Time

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Job Summary:

The Fiber Splicing Manager manages complex work in fiber optics installation and maintenance, including performance and fusion splicing and testing. Ensuring the quality of buried and aerial optic facilities by overseeing the end result of contractor and/or in-house work and performing activation related duties.

Join the Ledcor Technical Services Team today!

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provides quality construction management surrounding the Company values
  • Conducts regular field inspections of buried and aerial fiber splicing layout to ensure work quality control and adherence to technical specifications
  • Communicates with customers, employees, peers, management, utility company representatives, contractors, owner, governmental agencies and the public
  • Assists in the development of splicing plans and estimates future use of the fiber plant
  • Documents the work process by submitting daily reports of completed work
  • Maintains continuing construction and layout guides to ensure work quality control
  • Ensures the timely completion of work and the adherence to quality guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Combination of work experience and/or technical training in an industry-related trade certification or education program
  • Excellent manual dexterity
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures as they apply to related construction processes
  • Proficient in the use of hand tools and equipment utilized in splicing fiber
  • Ability to operate company vehicles and properly tow/back-up trailers
  • Solid understanding of current construction practices and familiarity with construction documents
  • Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget
  • Ability to communicate clearly and collaborate with multiple project stakeholders, interpret stakeholders’ needs, and identify solutions
  • Must be capable of handling logistics and crew assignments
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience operating and performing work in a bucket truck, man-lift, etc.
  • Must successfully complete pre-access drug and alcohol requirements
  • Must possess and maintain a clean driver’s abstract and valid full-driver's license appropriate to the requirements of the vehicle being driven
  • Ability to perform physically demanding tasks, including the ability to lift 50 lbs. on a regular basis
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet) and perform work on uneven surfaces
  • Ability to work with little supervision while following safety policies and procedures, wearing required personal protective equipment, and adding to a safe and positive team environment is a must

Additional Information:

Company Description

Ledcor Technical Services (LTS) designs, builds, and maintains wireline or wireless networks that span North America and beyond. We are a proven leader and innovator in telecommunications network construction, maintenance, and service installation and repair. 

But when you work for Ledcor, your experience will go far beyond the project. Do you want a career that means more? Join our True Blue team now!

Employment Equity

At Ledcor we believe diversity, equity, and inclusion should be part of everything we do. We are proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified individuals, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, Veteran status or any other identifying characteristic are encouraged to apply. 

Our True Blue team consists of individuals from all backgrounds who contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to Ledcor. We are committed to continuing to build on our culture of empowerment, inclusion and belonging.

All applicants must be able to show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

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Date Posted
Nov 30, 2020

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