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):
Points of failure
Framework and support infrastructure (racks, fiber protection, grounding etc)
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