Join our team and take your career to the next level. Windstream is a communications and technology solutions provider with operations in 48 states and the District of Columbia, generating about $6 billion in annual revenues. We provide IP-based voice and data services, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosting services and communication systems to businesses and government agencies. Windstream also delivers broadband, digital phone and high-definition TV services to residential customers primarily in rural areas and we operate a local and long-haul fiber optic network spanning 100,000 route miles.
In this position you will have to possess the physical attributes to work long hours in an outside environment
all year long. You will be on call 24X7 in the event of a fiber cable failure and or trouble. There will extensive
traveling involved we cover a large region and go where the work is.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Set, open, splice and test fiber optic cable.
Demonstrated the ability to setup cable, open and install fiber closure for splicing.
Demonstrated the ability to perform fusion fiber splicing.
Demonstrated computer skills needed in using the OTDR.
Demonstrated understanding of fiber counts and the ability to make a running sheet.
Demonstrated the ability to read and understand ECO's prints and schematics.
An associate starting at this level wouldbe required to remain at this level for a 24 month period.
Promotion to the next pay level is not automatic it would be subject to management review.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Need a valid drivers license with a clean record
CDL a plus, must have the ability to get one
Interpersonal skills, oral and/or written communication
Technical aptitude and analytical skills
Minimum PC skills
Must be able and willing to work in inclement weather conditions
Exposure to high noise levels, chemicals, physical hazards and movin traffic.
Continually works outdoors in a bucket truck or on a ladder.
On call 24X7
Willingness to work on evenings, weekend, holidays and extended hours as the business workload
The associate is required to:
Stand, squat, walk, push, pull, climb, reach overhead and bend to the floor
Exert 20 to 50 pounds occasionally
Exert 10 to 25 pounds frquently
Exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to moving objects
Standing ans sitting for long periods of time while splicing
Visual Acuity: Normal vision and accommodation:
To drive vehicle, read insturments, verify colors and documents
Hearing Ability: Ability to monitor sounds to identify and diagnose changes in order to take
Associate Degree in a technical discipline and 2-3 years technical/telephony experience with 2+ years directly related to the job; or 5+ years of directly related telephony experience or an equivalent combination of education and/or directly related telephony experience required.
Professional Dues Reimbursement
Career Development and Training
Paid Time Off
Medical and Dental Insurance Options
Prescription Drug Plan and Vision Coverage
Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) Plan With Employer Match
Experience the benefits of a growing company
For all that you put into your job, you deserve the best in return. From a friendly, team-based environment to progressive salaries and health plans, our benefits work hard for you. See for yourself.
Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. EOE/AAP Employer.
There is no relocation package offered for this position.
We offer competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package,
and opportunities to grow your career within an excellent working environment.
WINDSTREAM IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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