OSP Technician in Conway, SC at Windstream

Date Posted: 11/4/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Conway, SC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    3 to 4 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID:22006167

What You’ll Do:

  • Responsible for the maintenance and installation of new and existing fiber in an outside and inside plant environment

  • Prep and splice fibers via ribbon and loose tube method

  • Troubleshoot and repair problems utilizing optical test equipment such as OTDR, Fiber Identifier and digital fiber scope

  • Perform power meter / light source testing

  • Have access to the locates system

  • Contact any contractors that may be within 5 ft of our fiber/conduits

  • Meet with contractors if we are in conflict

  • Patrol route

  • Repair any grounding issues at splice point locations

  • Emergency Response to fiber issues including fiber damage, IRU complaints of outage

  • Perform CMR reporting for any damage to fiber/conduits along the LH route

  • In a fiber damage situation, splice fiber back temporary or permanent or have contractors assist

  • Perform IRU tap splicing

  • Perform fiber splicing for road move projects or have contractors assist.

  • Perform SUE locating (to verify if Windstream’s facilities will be in conflict)

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans

  • 401K Plan

  • Health & Flexible Savings Account

  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans

  • Educational Assistance Plan

  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

  • https://windstreambenefits.com

About US:

  • Windstream Holdings, is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements: Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 3-4 years technical/telephony experience with 3 years directly related to the job; or 6 years of directly related telephony or network operations experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and directly related experience required. This is a safety sensitive position.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.