Fiber Splicer III

NX Utilities

Oklahoma City,OK


Job Summary: This position is responsible for the maintenance and installation of new and existing fiber in an inside and outside plant environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prep, tray, and splice fiber optic cables ranging from single fiber to 432 count fiber to include ribbon and loose tube
  • Ribbonize loose tube fiber
  • Identify and access fibers in an existing splice enclosure
  • Splice fibers directly from a ladder
  • Perform mid-sheath and splicer fibers in an active network
  • Respond to network outages and perform required repairs
  • Install termination panels in a central office on customer premise
  • Utilize optical testing equipment such as OTDR, Power Meter, Fiber Identifier, and Fiber Scope
  • Follow fiber splicing documentation
  • Provide as-builds as required
  • Maintain safe work environment by following codes, standards, and legal regulations
  • Perform other duties as required



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Knowledge of operating and using fiber optic splice equipment
  • Knowledge of fiber optic theory which includes fiber loss, connector types and the different types of fibers

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to read splicing matrix and design drawings
  • Ability to utilize MS Excel or equivalent to document and retrieve splice information
  • Ability to operate a bucket truck

Soft Skills:

  • Highly organized and detail orientated
  • Ability to detect errors, determine causes, and make corrections as appropriate
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to comprehend, process and apply both verbal and written skills appropriate to the job

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening that includes background and drug testing
  • Individuals must have a valid driver's license and driving record meeting the company policy conditions
  • Must be in good physical condition with the ability to stoop, crawl, bend at the knees and waist, squat and lift 50 lbs; includes body weight, equipment, tools and boxes
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time on varied surfaces
  • May be required to work long and unpredictable hours
  • Position requires working outdoors in all types of weather
  • Ability to climb and work at elevations (e. g. from ladders, poles, lift trucks) exceeding 18 feet
  • Ability to work in confined spaces (e. g. manholes, utility vaults)

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