GRANDE COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS LLC Broadband Network Fiber Technician in AUSTIN, Texas

Grande is currently searching for a Broadband Network Fiber Technician in our Austin, Texas market. This position will be responsible for splicing, testing and preparing test documentation on fiber optic cable along backbone fiber routes in all Grande markets. In this role, your primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: Responsible for fiber splicing on maintenance and emergency restoration projects for all Grande markets. Responsible for submitting splicing as-builts to OSP Engineering within 48 hours of completion of assigned work. Responsible for submitting all test documentation to the Manager of Network Construction within 48 hours, includes bi-directional OTDR and Power Meter shots at 1310nm and 1550nm. Responsible for monitoring and tracking all materials for each assigned project and providing a material usage report to the Manager of Network Construction. Drives a company vehicle in the course and scope of performing duties. Other duties as assigned. Our ideal candidate will possess: Education: High school diploma or equivalent 3-5 yrs experience in building and maintaining an outside plant communications network Experience in pole climbing, ladder or bucket Experience in splicing and testing copper and coaxial cables is a plus Valid driver s license and satisfactory driving record per Fleet policy Maintains satisfactory background check per Company standards Grande embraces diversity and continues to be an equal opportunity employer