Buried Service Wire/Drop Technician
DTS Technical
Wellington County and Surrounding Area
1d ago

JOB DESCRIPTION

Buried Service Wire and / or drop cables jobs focus on taking steps to install and maintain cables and fiber optic connections underground.

As a drop bury technician, you install cable in the ground or access it for repair jobs. A technician or drop bury crew member assesses the wire and may replace it if necessary.

You may operate various pieces of digging equipment depending on the scope of the project. The duties of a crew foreman or quality control inspector involve overseeing drop bury projects, ensuring that they meet quality standards, and ensuring that the crew follows safety procedures.

DUTIES INCLUDE

  • Install new services for subscribers by installing buried fiber optic drop wires from the network interface (GLB / Ped) to customer premises (Demarcation)
  • Coordinates with other departments on service installations and changes necessary to update billing and As Builts
  • Complete full restorations as required
  • Adhere to company policies
  • Adhere to all Health and safety policies and procedures
  • RELEVANT AND PREFERRED POST-SECONDARY TRAINING PROGRAMS

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in Telecom Outside Plant is an asset
  • Ability to work outdoors and perform manual labour in all weather conditions
  • Ability to read and interpret utility work plans and locate packages
  • Valid G Drivers License with clean abstract
  • Great customer service, communication skills
  • Use various hand tools, such as sledgehammers, trenching shovels, concrete saws and pickaxes
  • Experience using a plow trencher is an asset
  • High School or Equivalent (Required)
  • PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Must possess valid G license
  • COMPETENCIES

  • Customer Focus
  • Self-motivated
  • Commitment to quality
  • Organizational / Planning
  • Decision Making & Critical Thinking
  • Innovative
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Accountability
  • Team Player
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