Fiber Optic Splicing Technician - Telecommunications

  • $23 - $30 per hour
  • Columbus, Ohio
  • Permanent
  • Telecoms
  • Fibre

Join our Telecommunications client as a Fiber Optic Splicing Technician and play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability and performance of their network infrastructure. 

As a key member of their telecommunications team, you will be responsible for splicing various types and sizes of fiber optic cable, troubleshooting technical issues, and conducting routine maintenance tasks.

If you're seeking a challenging yet rewarding opportunity in the telecommunications industry, this role is perfect for you! 


  • Splice various types and sizes of fiber optic cable, including single mode, multimode, stranded, and ribbon
  • Analyze and troubleshoot basic technical problems or issues related to fiber optic infrastructure
  • Review, interpret, and work with various maps, drawings, blueprints, and testing documents
  • Perform daily tests, checks, and maintenance of splicing and testing equipment
  • Conduct optical continuity and conformance testing to ensure network integrity
  • Make splicing rearrangements on existing facilities in buried, underground, aerial, and building work locations

Job Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in telecommunications or related technical fields, with the ability to supervise others
  • Working knowledge of various fusion splicing and optical testing equipment, including EXFO, Fitel, and Sumitomo
  • Familiarity with fiber optic cable types, color codes, and environments (e.g., Multi-mode, Single-mode, CAT 3, CAT 5, Riser, Plenum)
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with others
  • Utility pole/manhole awareness, bucket truck training, and confined space training preferred
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and meet Company minimum driving standards


  • Competitive pay rate: $23 - $30 per hour
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development
  • Comprehensive training programs
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Company vehicle provided for work-related travel

Become part of a dynamic team dedicated to delivering high-quality telecommunications solutions. Apply now and take the next step in your career as a Fiber Optic Splicing Technician!

Aaron Batten Head of Fiber USA

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