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OSP Fiber Drop Technician

Location: Estacada, Oregon
Department: Service
Posted: 11-07-2017
Location Name: Estacada
Wage Max: 26.00
Wage Min: 18.00
Position Type: Full time

Under the general direction of the OSP Manager, the Drop Technician is responsible for Fiber Optic Drop Cables to the customer premise. One member of the crew will safely operate a boring machine and the other member will operate a hand held locator.  Team will also install Optical Network Terminal on premise.

 Also, the employee is also responsible to deliver first class customer service and committed to safety and quality.


Essential Functions:

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Providing unparalleled customer service excellence
  • Use ladders or bucket trucks to access aerial locations
  • Accessing Fiber Optic Terminals to connect cables
  • Adhering to existing practices and standards to ensure consistent quality
  • Operate equipment and vehicle in a safe manner
  • Ensure vehicle and test equipment are maintained in excellent working condition
  • Trouble shoot technical issues swiftly and accurately
  • Work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Work in enclosed spaces and aloft
  • Perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned
  • Enhancing Organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment
  •  Willingness  to  learn  new  applications  and  technologies  as  presented  to  better  the  quality  of performance for our customers.
  • May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Passion for client service
  • Strong mechanical and analytical ability
  • Ability to do fine, precise work with their hands
  • Must be able to work at height of 30 feet
  • Ability to manage a physically demanding workload
  • Proficient in operating hand and power tools, and test equipment
  • Normal color vision to work with color-coded wiring
  • Fluent in English

Working Conditions

  •  Physically demanding workload
  • Work location: Work in locations that preclude the ability to return home
  • Work hours: various shifts as assigned (morning, evening, weekend, and statutory holidays)
  • Travel is required


Education and/or Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent/Some College Preferred
  • Must have a Valid driver’s license and willing to obtain a CDL license
  • Must have a reliable vehicle
  • Must be willing to work outside in the elements on a daily basis
  • Applicants must be able to pass drug test and background checks
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of boring machines, materials, processes and the tools involved in the construction. 
  • Knowledge of use, repair, and maintenance of equipment and tools.
  • Telecommunications background preferred
  • Exposure to dust, dirt, noise, insects, cleaning solutions
  • Work outdoors in all kinds of weather and at all times of the day or night
  • Work could be performed near power lines and electricity
  • Work and travel in inclement weather


Licenses, Certifications:  Valid driver's license, auto insurance, with a satisfactory driving record