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Fiber-Optic Technicians install and maintain fiber-optic systems and locate and repair defects within these systems. Sample resumes in this field highlight duties such as communicating with contractors, customers, and county officials to discuss ongoing problems and arrive at solutions that satisfy all affected parties; safely and accurately locating fiber lines; and rapidly responding to emergencies in a well-prepared and professional manner. Insofar as educational requirements, Fiber-Optic Technicians must have a high school diploma or an equivalent certification on their resumes. It has also become common for interested applicants to earn an associate's degree in a related field.

1

Fiber Optic Technician

Installed, cleaned and performed OTDR and loss testing on customer single mode fiber optic cables from underground splice point to demarc for wireless phone provider

  • Trained in OTDR testing and light measurements using J-Berd 2000, J-Berd 4000 and EXFO-930
  • Served as team leader; trained and managed staff on the installation, cleaning and testing of fiber optic cables
  • Responsible for staff scheduling and customer resolution
  • Documented and reported results for later evaluation
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
AS
Business Management
2

Fiber Optic Technician

Performed optical test and characterization for fiber optic device modules including visual inspection, geometry, insertion loss and return loss testing.

  • Handled fibers for device routing, ribbon breakouts, component assemblies and custom splicing projects.
  • Expert in splicing, cleaving, cleaning of fibers and inspection of quality work.
  • Handled custom projects for creating assemblies with fiber optics (splitter modules, ribbon fan-outs, data reports).
  • Maintained quality and database records for all products under test for ISO documentation.
  • Supported inventory control in shipping, receiving and cycle counts. Promoted to in-house production/ inventory/order admin support to maintain production records and sales order release accuracy while continuing existing support roles.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
3

Fiber Optic Technician

Terminated, cured, polished, or tested single and multimode fiber connections.

  • Spliced fibers using fusion splicing or other techniques.
  • Used Optical Time- Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) to locate faults and measures distances of cables.
  • Recorded and analyzed test results for daily work reports.
  • Cleaned and maintained tools and test equipment.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Fiber Optic
4

Fiber Optic Technician

Assembled optical components per documentation

  • Soldered through hole and fiber optic components
  • Performed mechanical assembly-carriers
  • Assembled optical cables (buffed with fiber optic)
  • Performed visual inspection including parts identification and orientation
  • Completed documents and packing units ready for shipping
  • Trained new employees with fiber optic
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Computer Studies
5

Fiber Optic Technician

Executed major fiber optic cable splices at the conception of FIOS

  • Successfully worked through unexpected issues that go hand in hand with a newly launched product
  • Fault located using an OTDR
  • Became an expert in splicing single fibers or ribbonizing any number of fibers
  • Trained countless technicians on how to splice cables and on all nuances that came with being a technician for FIOS
Candidate Info
70
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
6

Senior Fiber Optic Technician

Maintained over 1000 miles of fiber optic plant for the Atlanta area, worked on restoration and new build. Handle a 24hr on call shift; maintained 26 optical hub sites for any optical problems from the power feed equipment out to plant. Installed fibers cable ends into hubs for termination and documentation. CLI Documentation, also helped promote new services.

  • Kept spare fibers available and documented for Optical Nodes.
  • Worked with NOC (Network Operational Call Center) to plan and restore outages within time allowed.
  • Worked with contractors on new build and damaged control.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Fiber Optic Technician (lead)

Managed a team of three fiber optic technicians

  • Responsible for supporting a direct signal support team and the U.S. strategic network
  • Customers included the U.S. Special Forces, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and allied N.A.T.O. nations
  • Handled all network expansions and installations
  • Responsible for maintaining network diagrams and updating blueprints by utilizing Microsoft Visio
  • Inspected, organized, inventoried, and ordered equipment and materials
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Business Management
8

Fiber Optic Technician

Worked with a small team of ISP providers to offer and install internet connections to homes and business.

  • Installed and maintained wireless, DSL and fiber optic internet in the Midcoast area and surrounding islands.
  • Troubleshot customer service connection issues via phone or on site.
  • Completed advanced fiber optic training coursework.
  • Everyday use of programs such as resource management programs, FTP, putty, winscp, Google maps, docs and calendar.
  • Installed wireless radio gear at customer's location, including external and internal wiring.
  • Maintained three different wireless tower/ fiber optic network sites.
  • Installed fiber optic networks for private associations.
  • Proficient in fusion splicing and OTDR troubleshooting.
  • Calculated budgets for new fiber optic projects.
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Library Science
BS
Library Science And Information
9

Fiber Optic Technician

Specializing in inside/outside plant of fiber optic cable placing, fiber panel installation, splicing and testing.

  • Services also included adding new lines, cables, patch panels, moves, troubleshoots and repair to existing data/voice systems.
  • Placement of racks, installation/wiring of servers and equipment.
  • Assist in sales of fiber optic telecom supplies in the office.
  • On call 24 hour emergency restoration and maintenance.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Music, Economics
Art, Geology
10

Fiber Optic Technician

Doing preliminary acceptance test (PAT) for newly installed Fiber Distribution Cabinet.

  • Troubleshooting high loss and no signal, using various equipment like OTDR (OFL280)
  • Splicing, preparation of cables.
  • ONT testing router installation, network cabling.
  • Internet and telephone line installation and troubleshooting.
  • Ability to read plan / map.
  • Maintain a detailed installation discrepancy checklist.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
BS
Computer Technology

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