Luminate Broadband, a subsidiary of Yampa Valley Electric Association, is recruiting for a Fiber Inspector to help us with our broadband deployment.
Luminate Broadband is based in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. Steamboat and the surrounding area is home to practically every type of outdoor recreation one can imagine. You can ski, snowboard, snowmobile, hunt, snow-shoe, and plan hut trips in the cooler months. The warmer months bring mountain biking, road biking, fly-fishing, hiking, camping all without traveling far from your front door.
FIBER INSPECTOR INFORMATION
Essential job functions include the following key areas of responsibility:
Control and manage Luminate inventory
Manage material requests by contractors
Audit material on contractors trucks
Review field collected data for accuracy and completeness.
Review field surveys of make-ready solutions to verify that they meet specifications.
Manage project field documentation, to remediate fiber path issues, as needed.
Work with Construction PM’s and/or OSP Engineers to support the splicing operation.
Manage completing client projects and schedules with an attention to deliverable completion and deadlines.
Understand all applicable codes, design and construction standards for project.
Makes recommendations or provides input into construction methodologies.
Review reports of field splicing activities.
Analyze Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) traces, evaluate characteristics of fiber, and document test results.
Communicate verbally with construction contractors regarding proper procedures for placement of outside cable plant.
Successful candidate will possess the following:
Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or high school diploma plus equivalent experience.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience
Ability to use smartphones, tablets, applications and web-based programs to complete field or desktop surveys and upload results.
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and successfully complete tasks with minimal supervision.
Must be organized with excellent time management skills