Fiber Tester/ Fusion Splicer

Job Post Index 222F5E-Sy##
Location Virtual, US
Description: Job Description
  • Test the end-to-end of connectivity of optical fiber paths using multiple testing apparatus from OSP handoff to customer equipment by fusion splicing before preforming complete fiber characterization (Fusion Machine, OTDR, CD/PMD, Optical Insertion Loss measurements and fiber end-face validation) and performing basic site survey
  • Maintaining Project Schedules
  • Interface with vendors and develop issue remediation protocols
  • Assist in fiber issue resolution
  • Proper prepping of fiber cables for splicing per industry/customer standards in various splice housings, using various cable types (ribbon fiber, loose tube, armored/non armored, 900 micron MIC cables/pigtails, etc.)
  • Splicing various types of fiber cable of various fiber counts.
  • Performing fiber characterization tests using OTDR, CD/PMD, power meter/laser source and fiber end face testing using industry standard test equipment
  • Troubleshoot issues on fiber network with the use of OTDR, VFL and other insturments.
  • Splicing or re-splicing of new strands and problematic fiber strands using industry standard fusion splicers
  • Fiber end face cleaning using multiple methods
  • Providing field analysis on vendor's fiber network from test data
  • Preparing testing packages including:
    • Redlining of project documentation including fiber path and demarcation points
    • Provide test reports as dictated by vendor requirements
    • Managing project field documentation
    • Interfacing with vendors to provide remediation to fiber path issues
  • Performing site surveys to validate vendor infrastructure deliverables including any issues (not limited to):
    • Fiber type
    • Points of failure
    • Diversity requirements
    • Framework and support infrastructure (racks, fiber protection, grounding etc)
Skills: Qualifications
  • Project management and organizational competence
  • Fusion splicing using industry standard equipment
  • Strong experience analyzing OTDR traces, OIL data and CD/PMD data.
  • Able to describe the details and structure of ISP and OSP Fiber Networks
  • Understanding of various fiber types
  • Strong computer skills of various programs needed for project information delivery and handing off of test results/issues.
  • High level analytical skills
  • Able to effectively present to team meetings both written and orally
  • Can identify issues and enact resolutions effectively
  • Multi-task effectively and maintain project deadlines
  • Minimum 3 years experience within a Telecom Network Infrastructure environment
  • Able to use any generic office software.
  • Familiarity with EXFO Toolbox used in the analysis of fiber test data or similar software applications
  • Experience with understanding vendor contractual deliverables
  • Minimum of two years in a project management or project support capacity directing field resources an asset
  • Additional languages a definite asset

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