Field Services Technician

Bonfire Fiber
4.1 out of 5
Ignacio, CO
$30 - $40 an hour - Full-time
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  • $30 - $40 an hour

Job type

  • Full-time

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  • 8 hour shift


Ignacio, CO

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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

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Field Services Technician - Bonfire Fiber in Ignacio, CO

Welcome to Bonfire Infrastructure Group, a family of companies that exist to eradicate digital inequity through the power of superior broadband planning, engineering, construction, and fiber operations. We aren’t that formal, so you can just call us Bonfire! We believe that broadband is for all—not for some.
We are a collection of talented and diverse individuals, united behind a singular purpose to ensure that every person has access to affordable broadband, because it makes their lives better.

We are a values-driven business that hires and inspires with these core values. Our people embrace innovation and lead by example, transforming our digital landscape into something that supports the greater good. At Bonfire, you can make a difference, you can create your own path, you can be challenged in an environment that rewards grit and ingenuity. When we say we are a values-driven organization, it isn’t just talk. As a company we follow the EOS methodology which supports our growth and ensures that our purpose, our core values and our employees are aligned to our work efforts. That’s the Bonfire way!

Our Values:

  • Our Commitment: We create passionate supporters of our clients so we can deliver on our greater purpose.
  • Character Matter: We treat everyone with respect, honesty and dignity.
  • Be the Fuel: We learn, grow, and push ourselves to be better.
  • Collaborate, Don’t Isolate: We are transparent with our ideas without ego or agenda.

The Field Services Technician programs, installs, and maintains all Transport services. The position maintains and installs DC power plant in CO's and Remote cabinets including rectifier systems and battery plant. The Field Services Technician maintains Optical Networks and provisions and knows all aspects of delivering AE and XGS-PON to the home and commercial clients, both single locations and MDU applications.


  • Installs, programs, tests, turns up, and services Nokia Access Nodes, Optical Network Terminals (ONT),
  • Performs fiber optic splicing, testing and trouble shooting.
  • Ability to install drops to the home and/or manage contractors, as needed.
  • Installs and maintains special systems, to include Customer Premise equipment (CPE) gear, such as residential gateways (RG) on behalf of Internet Service Providers (ISP)
  • Needs knowledge operating various types of test gear, including but not limited to T1 testers, Optical Return Loss (ORL) meters, Time Domain Reflectometer (TDR's), and Optical Time Domain Relectometer (OTDR) and various ethernet and circuit verification testers.
  • Repairs aerial and underground cable, both commercial and residential. Or ability to manage contractor for repair of said cables.
  • Installs and maintains DC power plant and distributions systems in CO and Remote cabinets to include rectifier systems and batteries.
  • Responsible for all business and residential services related to provisioning and repair.
  • Performs locate services and reporting to clear locate tickets as needed.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Customer Service – able to personally provide high level of interactive service to targeted customer base/market, building relationships and acting as internal company advocate.
  • Team Orientation & Interpersonal – highly motivated, passionate and creative team-player with ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with all levels within and external to the organization.
  • Communication – able to effectively and persuasively express self verbally and in writing, using correct language and grammar in a professional, diplomatic and tactful manner.
  • Organization & Time Management – able to work independently with minimal supervision, planning, scheduling and organizing professional schedule to complete actions within established deadlines, handling multiple priorities with strong attention to detail.
  • Creative Thinking – able to demonstrate conceptual creative thinking, taking an idea and visualize/describe the opportunity, then recognize the potential fit with culture and product lines.
  • Adaptability to Change – able to be flexible and supportive, react swiftly to and able to positively and proactively assimilate change in rapid growth environment.
  • Systems & Software – proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office software applications.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Seven (7) years of experience installing, programming, and servicing telecommunications equipment is required.
  • Must have extensive experience with fiber optic cable splicing, both aerial and underground; and jack and wire installation.
  • Must understand data systems and distribution networks.
  • Must have proven knowledge of various communication technologies and data test equipment.
  • Technical training and certification on Access and Transport Gear. IE Juniper, Nokia, DZS.
  • Experience with Nokia and other access delivery systems is preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong customer service and interpersonal skills; to work effectively with customers, Bonfire managers, supervisors, and engineers; and to effectively plan and organize work.

Additional Details:

At a minimum, a personal background check, education verification, employment verification, motor vehicle background check, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.

Native American preference will apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour

Expected hours: No more than 40 per week


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Experience level:

  • 7 years


  • 8 hour shift

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience hooking up CPE equipment inside customer’s homes?
  • How many years of experience do you have with fiber optic cable splicing, both aerial and underground, and jack and wire installation?
  • List all types of access equipment you have experience working with.
  • What types of Telecom test equipment have you worked with in the past?
  • How many years have you used Nokia or other access delivery systems?
  • How many years of experience do you have in technical training?
  • Are you certified in Access and Transport Gear (IE Juniper, Nokia, DZS, etc)?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • utility construction: 7 years (Required)

Work Location: In person

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