Employment Opportunities

FIBER/COPPER SPLICER & CREW MEMBER SISKIYOU TELEPHONE | Etna, CA

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Splice loose fiber optic cables using a fusion machine

  • Test and verify splices with an OTDR

  • Count verification of all types of cable; PIC and paper color-coded/non color-coded cables

  • Construct and repair of telecom facilities 

  • Troubleshoot and repair open fiber optics 

  • Perform live traffic fiber cutover with a tester as needed per customer

  • Install a variety of splice cases (Tyco, Coyote, etc.)

  • Operate heavy equipment, trench, place conduit, pull fiber/copper cable and climb poles

  • Follow company safety rules, guidelines & regulations

  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications & Education:

  • High school graduate or GED

  • Valid California driver’s license with a clean driving record & ability to obtain a CDL

  • Ability to pass a drug test

  • Identify basic colors and match them to their corresponding numbers

  • Work in a team environment, independently or self-motivated

  • Work in underground (confined spaces), buried and aerial environments

  • Work sitting down or standing up or in awkward positions for long periods of time

  • Work outdoors, year-round in a variety of weather conditions

  • Able to work overtime or weekends if needed

  • Able to lift 60 lbs. daily

  • Possess a minimal ability to read and understand system prints

  • Familiar with the basic operation of a computer and willing to learn different technologies

  • Telecommunications and construction background not required, but preferred

Structure & Pay:

  • Primary job position is that of a splicer while occasionally working with the construction crew

  • Company will provide necessary training

  • Full-time position covers western Siskiyou County 

  • Company provided vehicle, trailer, fuel & vehicle maintenance

  • Company provided tools and safety equipment

  • Competitive salary, excellent benefits and retirement plan

To Apply:

Please send your resume before end of day Friday, February 28, 2020 to:

Siskiyou Telephone

Attn: Human Resources

PO Box 157

Etna, CA 96027

or e-mail: employment@siskiyoutelephone.com

or fax: 530-467-6036