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Job Title:  Field Service Technician - Fiber Splicer

Requisition ID:  7029

Anytown, Nova Scotia, CA, B0J1N0

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

EnerSys is the global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications. We have over thirty manufacturing and assembly plants worldwide servicing over 10,000 customers in more than 100 countries. Worldwide headquarters are located in Reading, PA, USA with regional headquarters in Europe and Asia. We complement our extensive line of Motive Power and Energy Systems with a full range of integrated services and systems. With sales and service locations throughout the world, and over 100 years of battery experience, EnerSys is the power/full solution for stored DC power products.  

This position will be focusing primarily on our Energy Systems line of business, which include telecommunications, IT, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), utilities and switchgear, security, emergency lighting and general electronics. Some of the reserve power brands include PowerSafe,DataSafe, and Genesis. Our extensive product range serves a variety of reserve power applications and consistently delivers the most effective, powerful and reliable batteries available.

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Job Purpose

As a result of our continuing growth, we require a seasoned FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN – FIBER SPLICER.

Reporting to the Field Service Manager, the Field Service Technician is responsible for the installation and servicing of Alpha products, primarily associated with fiber optic and network equipment at customer locations.  Ensuring customer satisfaction with our products and services will be critical to the revenue growth of the company.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

•    Fiber splicing in outside plant enclosures, adding new cables, splicing single fiber, Ribbon fibers
•    Knowledgeable in CWDM and DWDM technologies
•    Splicing inside commercial buildings, run inhouse fiber to customer suites
•    Running Patch cords in Headend/CO’s, activating equipment, speed tests
•    Enclosure Changeouts/Fiber Cutovers, Pole Moves, Maintenance window work (2am-6am)
•    Using OTDR, Power Meters, VFL, and Light identifiers.
•    Splicing in live plant

•    Installation, set-up and repair of Alpha products in the CATV, telecommunications, power, and mobility industries, including associated fiber optic and network equipment in various construction projects and existing long haul networks.
•    Perform network splicing and certification as well as circuit testing.
•    Respond to corrective network problems, performing effective and efficient problem analysis, rapid troubleshooting diagnosis and prompt repair of equipment to ensure service restoral objectives are met
•    Perform cutovers and upgrades on the network as directed by work orders
•    Test, research and implement all new equipment and test equipment and processes into network construction
•    Ensure required information is reported to the correct parties in a timely, accurate and professional manner
•    Accurately prepare and complete concise reports relating to repair data: materials used, time, etc…
•    Perform field service work under the direction of the Technical Service Team.
•    Perform customer/partner training on repair practices and system operation.
•    Perform other duties with minimal supervision and priority as needed.
•    Coordinate many activities on site including site surveys, cabling, power, and equipment installation
•    Perform appropriate tests in most signaling platforms including OC-3 to DWDM and CWDM


•    Fiber Splicing experience preferred.
•    experience in the CATV, telecommunications and/or power industries highly desirable.
•    Ability to work at heights over 30ft
•    Ability to use fiber test equipment, OTDR, Spectrum Analyzer, Light Identifier, Power Source, etc.
•    Ability to lift equipment/ladders up to 75lbs
•    Good English speaking/communication skills required (verbal and written).
•    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.  
•    Strong computer skills using MS Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook  
•    Valid Driver’s License is required

Work Environment

•    8:00am – 5:00pm  Monday – Friday, however some weekends or overnights may be required with minimal notice
•    On call Rotation for Fiber repairs
•    Maintenance Window work is sometimes required (2am-6am)
•    Willing and able to work outside in all weather conditions
•    Ability to travel up to 90% of the time (valid passport required)
•    Considerable time spent at customer locations and utilization of work vehicles
•    Requirement to travel to remote sites
•    In this position you will be assigned to many sites, routes and a large coverage area and will be asked to be in an on-call rotation in order to provide our customer emergency call outs


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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