Coax Splicer - OSP - Experience required

| Tucson, AZ, USA
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The primary responsibilities of the Coax splicer will be to splice/test coax cables aerial and underground in both outside (OSP) and inside (ISP) settings. Read, create, and maintain splicing schematics, and diagrams, and create/maintain accurate splicing and field notes. Maintain control of outside plant (OSP) - inside plant (ISP) activities surrounding the assigned work area(s). Support project timelines, conduct inspections, designing and providing accurate as-builts for projects. Other duties, responsibilities and qualifications may be required and/or assigned. (This is meant to be a guide. Duties may vary dependent upon management.)

Essential Position Functions:

  • Able to splice/terminate, and test OSP/ISO coax cables.
  • Able to read and interpret work orders, specifications, engineering drawings and/or cut sheets to determine work to be done in sequence of task.
  • Repair or splice-in new line as needed to complete the testing and certification of the project.
  • Place and install required coax cable when necessary to complete assignment.
  • Ability to ground and test system.
  • Install all passive and active devices per customer requirements.
  • Test Coax/RF lines for balanced signal between points– continuity and fault
  • Able to work on activate underground and aerial lines.
  • Optimize new nodes and splice in node splits to reduce capacity.
  • Utilize RF meters and TDR (time-domain reflectometers).
  • Close a project by completing production sheets, verifying proper levels after activation, and adjust and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Ensure that all work considers the safety of the customer and public and compliance with all governmental orders.
  • Ability to safely utilize bucket trucks, access manholes, and hand holes.
  • Use of hand tools, ladders, and equipment to assist in the completion of an assigned project.
  • Daily documentation of work performed, material usage, and other record keeping tasks.
  • Daily timekeeping required.
  • Perform work following established and TrueNet mandated Safety and Health guidelines.
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and effectively with little to no supervision.
  • Other duties as required.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred. 
  • 1+ years’ coax splicing experience preferred.
  • 1+ years’ MSO/CATV experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and follow engineering design maps.
  • Ability to understand signal level meter, volt-ohm meter, AC clamp meter television test set, spectrum analyzer basic time domain reflectometer, system maps sweep gear, preferred. 
  • Must have basic Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) skills.
  • Must be able to efficiently use a Windows-based computer.
  • Ability to prioritize and complete assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Able to effectively handle multiple priorities with a strong attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communications skills.
  • Must be able to work alone, and with a team.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and have a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Frequent walking, standing, climbing, bending/twisting, pushing/pulling within the work area.
  • Must be able to pass a DOT physical to obtain and maintain a DOT Health Card.
  • Must be able to work in a confined space and at high elevations/aloft 40’ (poles, hydraulic lift buckets, ladders).
  • Must be able to lift, up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with employees, management, peers, et al.
  • Must be able to work in various weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, and dry).


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those of a field environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to travel up to 50% (most travel is planned).
  • Ability to work in all temperatures, climates, and weather conditions.
  • Must be able to work nights and weekends, as needed, to meet client needs.
  • Full knowledge and capability of driving a bucket truck and/or pulling a trailer.
  • Carry, set-up and extend ladders weighing up to 100 lbs. 
  • Working in/on buckets trucks, ladders, and utility poles at heights of up to 40 feet. 
  • Must be able to work in loud, noise-filled, environment out in the field.
  • The position requires working independently, as well as part of a team.
  • This position requires verbal and face-to-face contact with others daily.
  • Frequent use of a computer is necessary.
  • This position requires use of all general office equipment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.

TrueNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities and Protected Veterans.

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We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this position (H1B, etc.).

TrueNet Communications is a national infrastructure engineering and specialty contractor serving the wireless, broadband, and telecommunications markets. We plan, design, build and support communications infrastructure for our clients across North America. Join our team of professionals where you can advance your career in a fast pace, GROWING industry! We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, paid time off and paid holidays.

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TrueNet Communications operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Jacksonville, FL. TrueNet Communications was founded in 1985. It has 301 total employees. To see all 6 open jobs at TrueNet Communications, click here.
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