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Outside Plant (OSP) Network Technician
Telecommunications company
Telecommunications company
New York City, NY
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New York City, NY
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Essential Job Functions:

  • Install Outside Plant (OSP) facilities according to work orders or services orders in compliance with RUS and NEC standards.
  • Work within construction area to company standards.
  • Install and maintain copper and fiber optic cable and CATV distribution systems.
  • Perform fiber splicing to Industry standards.
  • Locate buried copper and fiber optic facilities.
  • Perform routine Installation/maintenance and repair on OSP facilities, buried cable, pedestals, hand holes, etc.
  • Install and maintain network interface devices (NID) and Optical Network Terminals (ONT).
  • Ensure OSP facilities are maintained to telecom industry standards.
  • Ability to navigate and interpret standard CATV/ telecommunication prints and mapping.
  • Meet documentation accuracy and timeframe standards for closing work orders, cable rearrangements, inventory audits, and timesheets.
  • Perform basic maintenance on equipment on a daily basis to ensure proper operation and safety.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Telecom network installation and maintenance experience are preferred.
  • Buried cable locating experience is a plus
  • Ability to hold a valid New York State Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of copper and fiber optic cable installation and maintenance.
  • Requires familiarity with RUS outside plant practices and standards.
  • Willingness and ability to become Bucket/Lift certified.
  • Willingness and ability to work outdoors at extreme heights, climates, and temperatures.
  • Actively participate in the team environment that will foster forward thinking, innovation, and creativity in order to meet the needs of the company now and in the future.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. The ideal person for this job would be a team player, personable, professional, upbeat, energetic, takes initiative, uses tact and diplomacy, and uses attention to detail.
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
OSP
Any100%
Telecommunications
1 - 3100%
Cable Technician
1 - 375%
Cat 5
Any75%
Fiber Optic
Any75%
NID
Any75%
ONT
Any75%
RUS
Any75%
Structured Cabling
Any75%
Bucket Lift
Any50%
Fiber Splicing
Any50%