Fiber OSP Technician

Charlottesville, VA

Ting Internet is a leading fiber Internet provider in the United States, delivering future-proof internet in over a dozen Ting Towns across the country.

We are rapidly growing our footprint, and with a national focus on better infrastructure, we don’t expect to slow down anytime soon!

As part of Tucows (NASDAQ:TCX, TSX:TC), Ting is backed by outstanding resources and talent. We embrace a people-first philosophy that is rooted in respect, trust, and flexibility. We believe that whatever works for our employees is what works best for us. It’s also why the majority of our roles are remote-first, meaning you can work from anywhere you can connect to the internet!

The work we do genuinely changes lives. If this sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you!

Are you ready to be part of an energetic and growing team planning the expansion of crazy-fast Internet service in multiple markets across the U.S.? This position resides in the local Ting town of Charlottesville.

This position will be responsible to regularly perform Outside plant work along with maintenance and other activities.

Outside Plant I/II will be part of a fiber blowing and splicing team and will be reporting to the Fiber Deployment Manager. Other duties will include performing installation and maintenance of outside plant fiber network to include construction elements such as conduit, fiber, splice domes, cabinets, and some central office work. OSP Tech will share responsibility with local contractors for both safety and quality within the market.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Performing installation of our fiber network and maintenance dispatches, as needed, to deliver crazy-fast Gigabit Internet services to both residential and commercial customers
  • Liaising with Fiber Construction Manager/OSP Technician Lead for any fiber restoration efforts.
  • Ensuring all required materials for installation and maintenance are properly checked out from Inventory
  • Proactively and consistently review today’s scheduled dispatches and assist where needed to maintain scheduled productivity
  • Participate in local marketing events as needed
  • Conduct site surveys as required
  • Attend meetings
  • All other duties assigned by the manager

What you’ll bring:

  • Construction experience preferred
  • Telecommunications and/or Cable experience preferred
  • Fiber optic experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Great customer service skills required
  • Displays leadership skills required
  • Experience with fiber to the home (FTTH) networks preferred but not required
  • The ability to assess different installation scenarios, and effectively determine the required time, approach, and equipment, will be required.
  • Telecom or data wiring experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to work both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather
  • Comfortable with hand tools/power tools and test equipment
  • The ability to work as part of a team

Want to know more about what we stand for? At Ting and Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

We also know that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Learn more about Tucows, our culture and employee benefits on our site here.

Want to know more about what we stand for? At Tucows we care about protecting the open Internet, narrowing the digital divide, and supporting fairness and equality.

We also know that diversity drives innovation. We are committed to inclusion across race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status. We celebrate multiple approaches and diverse points of view.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Learn more about Tucows, our culture and employee benefits on our site here.

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