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TAK Communications Fiber Splicer in Kansas City, Kansas

Fiber Splicer

Kansas City, KS (http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kansas+City+KS) •Construction

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TAK Communications is a leading national telecommunications and broadband service provider that offers full value chain communications services and solutions to its customers across the US, from project management, engineering, and construction to drops, fulfilment and door-to-door sales in over 40 states. TAK Communications prides itself on being a trusted business partner for its customers in the broadband and communications sector, providing solutions that exceed their expectations.

We are seeking a Fiber Splicer to join our team in our Kansas City, KS office. This role is responsible for the installation, prepping, splicing, testing and troubleshooting of fiber optic cabling in both inside plant and outside plant environments. The position requires knowledge of fiber optic networking and proficiency of equipment to provide maximum efficiency.

Why Join Our Team?

  • Sign On Bonus - $1,500

  • Paid Weekly

  • Phone, Tools & Work Attire

  • Full Benefits Package (Medical, Dental & Vision)

  • Paid Time Off

  • 401(k) with Company Match!

  • 25K Company Paid Life Insurance

  • Independent Work & Team Collaboration

  • Career Development & Advancement Opportunities!

The Role

  • Complete installation, repair and testing of fiber and the different components

  • Splice loose tube and ribbon fiber in compliance with modern standards

  • Connect and configure fiber optic networks for facilities while troubleshooting problems

  • Read splicing print and apply color code to print reading

  • Test, activate, and troubleshoot equipment after installation

  • Basic daily maintenance of TAK provided vehicle: check fluids, clean and organize vehicle

  • Ongoing monitoring to ensure that splicing operations are completed according to customer and industry specifications

  • Safely operate and use a bucket truck to complete daily construction assignments, and pull the fiber trailer as needed

  • Completes daily production reports, mark-up maps, keeps track of work hours, completes "as-built maps" for areas built and tracks daily production

  • Reconcile all issued parts and materials daily to ensure accurate material usage counts

  • Frequently works with minimal or no supervision

  • Perform general clean up

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Prior fiber splicing experience required

  • Prior experience with CWDM and DWDM, prepping & splicing from 6ct to 288ct, and a working knowledge of OTDR (VEeX and/or EXFO) and the Fijukura Fiber Splicer a plus

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Passing of all pre-employment requirements (MVR, Background Check, Drug Screen)

  • Ability to work outside of business hours when needed, overtime, holidays, evenings, weekends etc., in all seasons

  • Ability to safety operate a vehicle while pulling a trailer

  • Ability to complete tasks with small components and wires

  • Ability to judge distance and space relationships

  • Ability to interpret splicing print and distinguish/apply color code to print reading

  • Ability to use specialty tools

  • Ability to use and understanding splicing technology such as OTDRs, VFL, OLTS and Fusion Splice

  • Ability to carry, climb, operate, and work upon an extension ladder (approximately 28 feet high and 75 pounds)

  • Ability to complete work outdoors, in tight spaces and elevated by bending, reaching, twisting, climbing, and working while standing up to 70% of the time

  • Ability to safely work and navigate various terrains, managing equipment, safety equipment and tools

  • A body weight of no more than 275 pounds to perform ladder work safely. Safety is our #1 Priority. If personal safety is not compromised, an accommodation may be available based on previous ladder experience in a similar role.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.