Lumos Networks 15 reviews - Morgantown, WV

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The position of Cable Splicing Technician is responsible for the installation and maintenance of cables
including needed repairs. Position requires ability to climb poles, work aloft, and perform detailed functions
in the splicing of copper and fiber cables. This position requires a great deal of accuracy.



* High school diploma
* Pass training courses that apply to this position
* Associate degree in electronics or equivalent experience preferred


* Ability to identify colors
* Be in good physical condition
* Good corrected vision
* Ability to adapt to changes in technology

Essential Elements:

* Ability to lift materials weighing 50 lbs. and carry them 100 feet
* Ability to climb telephone poles and work aloft
* Ability to use hand tools while working aloft
* Ability to communicate in non-face-to-face situations
* Ability to identify colors
* Ability to read and understand job prints


1. Inspect installation of buried fiber cables which includes splicing.
2. Maintain existing cables including rearranging cable pairs in old cable and installing terminals and
testing for pressure leaks.
3. Splice fiber per specifications to minimum light loss.
4. Troubleshoot cables by processing "Out of Service" Reports first and then all other trouble reports.
5. Obtain and load on truck all materials necessary to complete work order.
6. Observe all required safety procedures and maintain safety equipment.
7. Observe all required safety procedures and adhere to underground safety regulations established by
the company and OSHA.
8. Conduct visual inspection of vehicle daily and perform preventive maintenance as required.
9. Complete paperwork as required for job status, materials used, time required, etc.
10. Monitor computer system used to keep track of cable pressure.

While this job description is inclusive of all the aforementioned requirements, it is not exclusive and may
transcend departmental boundaries in order to meet company goals. This organization reserves the right to
revise or change this job description as the need arises. This job description does not constitute any
written or implied contract of employment.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

About this company
15 reviews
Lumos Networks is a fiber-based service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. We provide leading-edge data, broadband, voice and IP services...