Fiber Plant Operations Technician
OmniTel Communications

Basic Job Function:  Perform the installation, configuration, upgrades, and ongoing maintenance of all service offerings. Design, construct, splice, test, and maintain all aspects of telecommunication outside plant.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver outstanding customer service and contribute to a sales culture.
  • Install, maintain, and repair of Internet, Wi-Fi, phone, and TV service in a residential and commercial setting.
  • Install, maintain, and repair all aspects of a FTTH plant, this would include but not limited to buried fiber cable, pedestal, service drops, premises entrance and electronics.
  • Install, maintain, and repair fiber optic cable this would include but not limited to prepping cable, fusion splice, locating, reentering existing splice case, identifying fibers using fiber count, and using OTDR and other fiber test equipment.
  • Install, maintain, and repair of customer premise wiring including but not limited to Cat5e, Cat6, telecom power system wiring, and other low voltage wiring.
  • Oversee contractors constructing buried plant ensuring adherence to company guidelines.
  • Operate heavy equipment such a vibrating plow for the construction of mainline and service drop fiber optic cable. 
  • Explain services and demonstrate equipment operations to customers and respond to related questions as needed.
  • Be punctual and reliable for scheduled work hours and workdays.

Hours:  4-day work week plus afterhours “on call”

This position is in Truro, Iowa which is just a 25-minute drive south from the West Des Moines area.
Candidates can email a resume to [email protected] .