TITLE: Fiber Network Field Tech
LOCATION: 3770 INDUSTRY AVE, LAKEWOOD, CA
UNION: CWA 9586/4
INTERNAL POSTING: 11/23/2021 - 12/2/2021
Responsible for tasks assigned by the Company in connection with service order and repair activity on fiber network facilities between and including the customer-serving terminal and into the customer's premise, as well as installation activity at the fiber hub. These tasks may include, but not be limited to, installation and maintenance of voice and data and video equipment and/or service at the customer premise, in addition to providing revenue enhancing offers to the customer. Perform other duties as required.
Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:
A. Installs, removes, rearranges, programs, tests, troubleshoots and maintains fiber network services.
B. Installs and configures routers, set top boxes. May assist with installation of PC software as needed and ensure proper configuration of the customer's PC. Interacts with the Fiber Solution Center as needed. May install appropriate inside wire/cable (such as Cat 5E, Coaxial cable).
C. Installs, maintains and repairs outside and inside fiber equipment/facilities including inside wiring and fiber jumpers at the distribution hub. Activates the ONT.
D. Interfaces with customer to negotiate the placement of equipment, may assist with account registration, e-mail, and web access, and training the customer on how to use the new equipment. Ensures the customer is satisfied with the work that has been done. Responds to inquiries and provides follow-up.
E. Interprets schematic work order drawings to determine job specifications and installation needs. Orders and/or obtains required equipment. Effects problem solving where appropriate.
F. Utilizes various test equipment to analyze equipment trouble and takes appropriate maintenance action.
G. May be required to perform other duties of the Customer Service Technician II classification.
H. May be required to perform additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.
A. Tests – Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.
B. Experience – Management will designate the experience level for each vacancy*.
First consideration will be given to an individual who has successfully held the position of Fiber Network Field Technician, presently holds the title of Customer Service Technician II or who possesses the equivalent experience (i.e., other telecommunications company experience).
Second consideration will be given to an individual who in the last ten (10) years has successfully held the position of Customer Service Technician I, Customer Service Technician II, Customer Service Technician III or Special Equipment Installer, or who possesses the equivalent experience (i.e., other telecommunications company experience).
Third consideration will be given to an individual who in the last ten (10) years has successfully held the position of Cable Splicer, Communications Specialist, Customer Engineer-Data Applications, Internal Communications Technician, Public Access Sales Technician, Collector Maintainer, Senior Communications Specialist, or who possess the equivalent experience (i.e., other telecommunications experience).
Fourth consideration will be given to an individual who in the last ten (10) years has successfully held the position of Buried Service Wire Technician, Equipment Installer, Equipment Maintainer, Frame Worker, Line Worker, Plant Construction Installer, or who possess the equivalent experience (i.e., other telecommunications company experience).
If there are no individuals who meet the criteria outlined above, consideration will be given to all other individuals.
C. Medical – No medical limitations which prohibit the individual from performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate disabled individuals.
D. Must possess, at time of appointment, a valid California class “C” driver's license and, if required at the assigned job site, must demonstrate proficiency in the operation of a vehicle equipped with standard (manual shift) transmission.
E. Legally required Criminal Records Check – Employee will be required to be fingerprinted and pass the Department of Justice criminal records screening process in order to ensure that the employee has never been convicted of a felony, and is not the defendant in a pending criminal proceeding with respect to an arrest for any “serious” or “violent” felony (as defined in the California Education and Penal Codes). The Department of Justice will continuously monitor the employee's criminal record while the employee is employed in this position, and the employee shall be required to pass such continuous screening in order to retain this position.
F. Must possess the ability to perceive difference in colors.
G. Must possess the ability to distinguish audible tones/levels.
H. New hires must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date with the company (or have been granted a religious or medical exemption accommodation).
Frontier Communications is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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