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ALLO Hastings Fiber Splicer/OSP Tech

Nelnet Hastings, NE

Job Description

  • ALLO Hastings Fiber Splicer/OSP Tech

    Job Locations US-NE-Hastings
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/16/2018 8:00 AM)
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The purpose of this position is to perform work of general difficulty in the field of fiber optics.


This position will be located in our Hastings, Nebraska office.


  1. Prepares inside and outside fiber optical cable for new splicing, re-routing, and restoration.
  2. Installation, maintenance and testing of aerial outside plant fiber, pole attachment and down guy installation.
  3. Use appropriate hand and power tools to properly measure, cut, bend, assemble and erect all components necessary for lifting, moving and installing plant materials in accordance with the applicable plans, specifications, codes and industry standards.
  4. Dismantles, moves, and removes aerial, underground or building wire, cable associated equipment and hardware.
  5. Constructs, installs, and splices in several types of splice enclosures, fiber patch panels, and fiber termination frames using a Fusion type splicer.
  6. Troubleshoots all aspects of the fiber network or individual circuits utilizing test equipment such as the OTDR, Power Meter-Light Source, Visible Light Source, and Fiber Finder.
  7. Locates underground cable and duct using cable locator.
  8. Verifies the accuracy and notates any discrepancies relating to re-entry of all existing splice enclosures.
  9. Quality control inspection of field related work performed by contractors.
  10. Accurately prepares all field reports relating to work accomplished on a daily basis.
  11. To provide a safe working environment by being knowledgeable and enforcing all state, local and company safety procedures.
  12. Operate and maintain company-owned vehicles by inspecting daily and maintaining a valid driver's license.
  13. To alternate on a weekly basis, the on-call responsibilities relating to emergency restoration.
  14. Performs all other duties as assigned.



  1. High School diploma or equivalent.
  2. Previous exposure to fiber optic technology is desired, but not required



  1. Knowledge of ALLO TV installation-construction procedures.
  2. Good organizational skills.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and other employees.
  4. Ability to work under pressure to successfully complete an assigned task.
  5. Ability to work with and understand fiber splicing designs.
  6. Ability to safely use ladders, hooks, and aerial lift trucks.
  7. Ability to operate company vehicles and maintain a driver's license in good standing.



  1. See well enough to read manuals, operate test equipment and power tools. See well enough to distinguish colors used to identify individual fibers and to evaluate the quality of completed fiber construction.
  2. Hear well enough to converse on a telephone or two-way radio, or communicate with customers or other employees.
  3. Speak well enough to converse on the telephone or a two-way radio.
  4. Body movement or mobility to climb and maintain balance on a ladder, utility pole or other high locations. Mobility or flexibility to crouch and crawl in tight spaces.
  5. Dexterity to use hand tools and small power tools, and to complete necessary forms in a legible manner.

EEO Statement

ALLO, a Nelnet Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer, complies with Executive Order 11246, and takes affirmative action to ensure that qualified applicants are employed, and that employees are treated during employment, without regard to race, color, religion/creed, national origin, gender, or sex, marital status, age, disability, use of a guide dog or service animal, sexual orientation, military/veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal or State law or local ordinance. Qualified individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations in order to apply or compete for positions at ALLO, a Nelnet Company may request such accommodations by contacting Nelnet Talent Acquisition & Recruiting.
ALLO, a Nelnet Company is a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Workplace.


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Job Details

Date Posted January 20, 2019
Date Closes February 19, 2019
Requisition 2018-6137
Located In Hastings, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00