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Fiber Engineer
Date Posted:  1/12/2022
Job ID:  Job #4782
Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: SeattleWashington
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We are hiring for a Fiber Splicer for one of the largest real estate investment trusts and provider of shared communications infrastructure in the United States.  
STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Morrisville, LA, Atlanta, New York and more.

The Fiber Splicer specializes in splicing and terminating fiber optic cables to expand telecommunications networks into new areas or to replace existing lines. They also troubleshoot and perform maintenance to resolve signal problems Exposure to inclement weather conditions and physical demands may include entry into areas under construction and require walking, stooping, kneeling, reaching, lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Attend Kick-Off meetings if new backbone, lateral, and / or riser fiber is required.
  • Review sales engineering design and determine backbone fiber route.
  • Obtain necessary circuit identifiers from groups; or create as required.
  • Create a Fiber DLR in Netcracker for A-Z fiber locations. (Note: New sites require the site survey form completed, submitted, and entered in the system prior by Fiber Construction.)
  • Design fiber route and create all necessary splicing prints and work orders for vendors performing splicing work within the active backbone.
  • Provide fiber assignments to Construction Team for lateral fibers to last demarc panel if new lateral is required. Construction to handle MPOE splice & demarc splices on new lateral builds only. Coordination of fiber cable count & demarcs will need to be obtained from Construction.
  • Fiber Engineering responsible for all backbone splicing & end/end testing. (Note: Splicing can be managed by Fiber Construction where requested.)
  • Obtain Quote/Bids from contractors for all backbone splicing & end/end testing.
  • Create Requisitions for Purchase Order approval and payment to vendors.
  • Participate in on-call rotation providing Fiber engineering Support after normal work hours.
  • Manage vendors / contractors during splicing & testing of circuits.
  • Submit all necessary Change management notifications and adhere to field activity policies and guidelines.
  • Provide Operations / Provisioning with final DLRs & test shots for closeout
  • After completion close out tasks in CRM.
  • Approve all vendor invoices for the project in ReqLogic.