Top Fiber Technologist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Fiber Technologist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Fiber Technologist resumes they appeared on. For example, 28.9% of Fiber Technologist resumes contained Fiber Optic as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Fiber Technologist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Fiber Technologist resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Fiber Optic

high Demand
Here's how Fiber Optic is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Gained fiber optic management expertise of many types of modular distribution enclosures for various fiber optic services.
  • Implemented and maintained telephony utilities to provide fiber optic capabilities to residential customers.
  • Assess fiber optic functionality and reported accordingly to management on daily basis.
  • Manufacture of fiber optic cabling* Cleaning and preparation of parts
  • Find existing conduit entering the building to pull new fiber optic cable into server room, attics, electrical rooms etc.
  • Served as team leader; trained and managed staff on the installation, cleaning and testing of fiber optic cables.
  • Managed a team of 22 foreign national manpower associates on the installation, splicing and termination of fiber optic cables
  • Clear tickets open by One Call Center, Field Reps and Contractors to insure integrity of Fiber Optic network.
  • Saved over $200,000 in manpower and materials by completing fiber optic project two months ahead of schedule.
  • Tuned Erbium Doped Fiber Amplifier (EDFA) utilizing a proprietary Fiber Optical formulation to deliver optimal performance.
  • Level Fiber Optic Engineer responsible for splicing and running CAT 4 and CAT 5 cabling.
  • Designed dozens of fiber optic networks with a total value exceeding one hundred million dollars.
  • Performed troubleshooting for all defected fiber optic cables and re-built to meet customer's satisfaction.
  • Compose site drawings for fiber optic installs, routing design of underground fiber optics.
  • Performed mechanical and fusion splice techniques with aerial and underground fiber optic cable.
  • Perform and Engineer all new designs to the current Fiber Optic Network.
  • Engineer routes/paths for fiber optics for large businesses and personal business.
  • Engineered, designed and implemented various modes of fiber optic networks.
  • Perform fiber optic Fusion Splicing of single and ribbon fiber.
  • Certified repair technician of all U-verse fiber optic services.

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2. Otdr

high Demand
Here's how Otdr is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Analyzed fiber-test data, OTDR traces, and power meter for true-wave and single-mode fiber.
  • Used fusion splicer to repair breaks found by OTDR tests.
  • Troubleshooted fiber problems with OTDR.
  • Test main and ring fiber with OTDR.
  • Used Optical Time-Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) to characterize a fiber as splice points, fiber breaks, and their locations.
  • Experienced with fusion splicers, OTDR, Visual Tracers, Fiber Identifiers, Digital Video Scopes,Power Meters.
  • Experienced in the operation of Fusion Splicers and Optical Time-Domain Reflectometers (OTDR).
  • Analyzed fiber circuits test data using Anritsu Networks/OTDR and computed circuit power loss.
  • Located all faults and OTDR traces using the TTC Fiberscan.
  • Can read matrixes, Run a OTDR, can trouble shoot and do point to points.
  • Reel Test, OTDR Certifie and Power Test SM Fiber.

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3. Internet

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Here's how Internet is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Serviced, repaired, and maintained 750 MHz Hybrid Fiber Coaxial cable system with addressable taps for high-speed internet.
  • Develop pricing model for voice, video and high-speed data and Internet services for both residential and non-residential customers.
  • Service cable, telephone, and high speed Internet for customers in person and by telephone.
  • Installed, troubleshot and repaired cable, phone and internet for customers.
  • Trouble shoot internet from the router to the customer windows or Macintosh.
  • Install speed internet, digital cable in commercial and residential establishments.
  • Splice fiber, troubleshoot internet, telephone, cable problems.
  • Support cable TV and Internet customers in Harris County.
  • Helped with balancing of the high-speed broadband Internet system.
  • Installed TV and internet service for Google Fiber customers.
  • Install Google Fiber Internet and Google Fiber TV.
  • Provide customers with service activation support for Data Service PC configuration, home router configuration, and/or e-mail/internet applications.
  • Cross trained as a Service Technician, requiring repair of Google Fiber related internet and TV relaited equipment and electrical.

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4. Patch Panels

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Here's how Patch Panels is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Installed patch panels, patch cables, 66 blocks, fiber trays, and switches.
  • Installed racks, patch panels, cabinets, and LIU.
  • Spliced fiber optic enclosures, pedestals, central offices, patch panels, ONTs, live fiber and emergency repairs.
  • Splice phone and fiber optic cables Run routine maintenance on switches, APs, Patch Panels, UPSs, etc.
  • Ensured that telecommunications closets were organized when adding or removing patch panels.
  • Worked w/ fiber optic cable, Cat5e, Cat6, Cat6a, patch panels, blocks and fiber cans/trays.

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5. Cat5

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Here's how Cat5 is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Skilled in Cat5, Cat5e, Cat6, RJ45, RG 6, RG45 preperations and terminations.
  • Job Description:Installed and maintained telecommunication networks by installing CAT5 cables, fiber optic cables, performed linemen duties.
  • Installed, maintained, and terminated peripheral networks, including 66/110/Krone Blocks, Cat5E, DNS, and Cable systems
  • Experienced in installation and troubleshooting different kind of cable including Cat5, Cat6, Google fiber, and audio.
  • Assisted the lead technician with running cat5 and fiber optic cabling from network room to locations throughout store.
  • Trained with AMP CAT6 termination tool, as well as terminating CAT5E, coax and specializing in fiber.

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6. Verizon

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Here's how Verizon is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Engineered and Designed Outside Plant FTTH Information Technology network projects for Verizon Communications.
  • Worked with a small team to deploy fiber optic connectivity for the city as well as 4G LTE connectivity for Verizon.
  • Screened and fielded questions on Verizon Online Support Forums as well as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Installed and spliced trunk line fiber optics for Verizon.
  • Assisted other crews in T-Mobile, projects and Verizon.
  • Locate and assess fiber safety for Verizon Wireless.

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7. OSP

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Here's how OSP is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Designed OSP prints to meet specific customer needs.
  • Repair blade damage in blade hospitals.
  • Repaired windmill blades inside blade hospitals.
  • Worked on uni cam fiber terminations, single mode and multi mode fiber, OSP fiber, anaerobic fiber terminations.
  • Splice, Terminate, and Test SM & MM Fiber Familiar with several local and national OSP systems.
  • Installed and terminated OSP fiber, Singlemode, Multi-mode Backbone and copper.

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8. Ethernet

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Here's how Ethernet is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Monitor Qwest production networks: Fiber Optics Networks (OC-192, OC-48, OC-3), Ethernet Networks.
  • Install fibers into communication rooms * Organize and label fibers and Ethernet lines * Process budgets and quotes Excel formulas
  • Deploy hardware to infrastructures that support video and communication technologies distributed over Ethernet.
  • Assisted in the development and operation of various computer networks such as WANS, LANS, and 10/100 BaseT Ethernet networks.
  • Worked with various technologies like SCADA, RS-232, RS-485, and power over Ethernet while employed at KAMO Power.
  • Conducted comprehensive installations and diagnostic of Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet applications 50mg, 150mg, 600mg, 1gig and 10gig.

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9. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Reviewed Customer Service Techs field work plus led Safety Classroom Training.
  • Analyzed and reviewed customer service and billing reports for customers.
  • Experience: Providing good customer service.
  • Established/sustained trusting customer relationships, provided Best-in-Class customer services, and earned high client satisfaction, repeat, and referral business.
  • Used hardware and software applications to ensure customer service, mission accomplishment, continuity and accountability of key personnel programs.
  • Processed customer orders for the installation of initial voice, video and data communication services while providing excellent customer service.

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10. Cat6

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Here's how Cat6 is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Worked with low voltage electricity, Cat 5E, Cat6, Co-axial cable, speaker wire and camera wires.
  • Replaced Type 1 patch cords with CAT6 patch cords and media converters, redress equipment racks and label cable.
  • Designed and built communications rooms, cabinets and cable trays that utilized new Fiber Optic and Cat6 cabling.
  • Pulled Cat6 from key networking sites to desired drops, terminated, and put up face plates.
  • Pulled, ran and installed network CAT6A and fiber optic data lines for county school servers.
  • Install and terminate cat6 cable for data and voice, install and terminate fiber optic.

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11. Fluke

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Here's how Fluke is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Tested fiber with Fluke Networks DTX-1800 & Compact OTDR (Optical Timed Domain Reflector).
  • Used Fluke Network tester to ensure copper and fiber readings are above government requirements.
  • Tested copper cabling from TR to work area outlet with Fluke Meters.
  • Tested fiber and copper with Fluke DTX- 1800.
  • Certified cables with Fluke scanner & OTDR Meter.
  • Test using Fluke equipment and applications.
  • Tested fiber and copper with Fluke DTX- 1800; and JDSU 40G MTP/MPO Tester.
  • Single mode and Multimode Fiber using Fault Finder and Fluke Tester with fiber and OTDR modules.
  • Operated Fluke Testing equipment get IP address and subnet info.

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12. Test Procedures

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Here's how Test Procedures is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Performed installation and post-modification ground functional testing per engineering design drawings, installation plans, and draft functional test procedures.
  • Developed all prototypes and test procedures for magnetic systems and all required documentation to release into manufacturing.
  • Experience executing test procedures drafted by senior engineers for test of components and completely integrated satellite systems.
  • Generated MIL-STD-2167A compliant documentation including design documents, test procedures, and diagnostic procedures.
  • Design test procedures to identify problems in system/Networking and wireless (Wi-Fi) configurations.
  • Supported, managed and documented engineering test procedures for customized product builds.

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13. RAN

high Demand
Here's how RAN is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Received recognition regarding my performance right out of training and becoming top ranked agent in Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
  • Observe worker using equipment to verify that equipment is being operated and maintained according to quality assurance standards.
  • Provided regular monitoring and network analysis regarding short- and long-range planning for in-house systems.
  • Coordinate the scheduling for business customer survey appointments for fiber transported products.
  • Spliced and loss-tested various rare-earth-metal-doped fibers as transmission mediums.
  • Provided manufacturing engineering support to production, test, machine shop, transfer molding, field service and advanced products group.
  • Read worker logs, product processing sheets, or specification sheets to verify that records adhere to quality assurance specifications.
  • Provided robustness to ICG s network by designing a fault tolerant infrastructure for redundant SS7 links to CLASS-5 switches.
  • Spliced several strands of fiber with a fusion splicer while maintaining a loss of no more than .03 db.
  • Designed 1U high EDFA Broadband Optical Amplifiers Optical to Broadband RF receivers, WBFM Optical transmitters and Receivers.
  • Developed, tested and introduced a series of RF 870 MHz Broadband RF Fiber Optic transmitters and receivers.
  • Network upgrades for VOIP transition, document test results, install/ terminate/test LAN, and fiber optics cable.
  • Designed and repaired commercial fiber optic receivers in 10GHz range and government receivers in the 600MHz-2.5GHz range.
  • Provide Installation, provisioning, configurations and testing for all high bandwidth transmission in the MCI offices.
  • Performed RF testing of Transmitters, Receivers, and Transceivers to ensure customer specifications were met.
  • Ran/Supported: 6SM, 24SM and 36SM Strand Fiber within Interlock Bungalows and Signal Pedestals.
  • Lead installations of Information Transport Systems Equipment, Transmission Systems and Voice and Data Networks.
  • Installed, terminated, and tested Fiber cables from 2 strands to 144 strands.
  • Trained to set up parameters on city streets for splicing and manhole entrance.
  • Installed The 1059 Protector and Transferring and Indoor Cable Termination to the Pedestal.

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14. Multimode

high Demand
Here's how Multimode is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Spliced or fused both multimode and single mode fiber.
  • Installed CAT5, CAT6 & 6A cables and fiber optic (Multimode & Single mode).
  • Perform the installation of CAT6/CAT5 and MTP/MTO multimode/ singlemode fiber through walls, ceilings, and floors.
  • Splice: Singe mode and Multimode fiber using Sumitomo Fusion Splicer.
  • Use Lasers to run tests on Multimode and Singlemode fibers.

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15. Sonet

average Demand
Here's how Sonet is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Developed technical requirements for implementing city wide SONET ring.
  • Installed and maintained OC48, OC24, OC12 and OC3 SONET rings.
  • Work each day installing, troubleshooting and repairing of CenturyLink's national SONET network.
  • Worked on Synchronous Optical Network (SONET).
  • Installed and provisioned OC-1, OC-3, OC-12, OC-48 and OC-192 Sonet Multiplexers.

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16. IP

average Demand
Here's how IP is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Tested fiber optics, splicing and various communication distribution system; Experience in using heavy-duty equipment and using underground safety procedures.
  • Applied technical knowledge of electronics principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve moderately complex problems.
  • Install fiber optics equipment for business and residential customers at Demarcation and connected equipment to Internal Wiring of building.
  • Suggested network and equipment solutions to enhance operation and performance of long distance optical networks;
  • Participated in quality control, making adjustments as needed to produce products to customers satisfaction
  • Generated monthly reports to upper management on efficiency levels of the equipment usage.
  • Utilized remote diagnostic and informational software to troubleshoot problems in multiple sites.
  • Participated in design reviews and presentations to department faculty and industry professionals.
  • Perform routine diagnostic testing of equipment and operations to detect malfunctions.
  • Monitor and modify production processes or equipment for quality and productivity.
  • Perform fiber characterization services and process findings for multiple carriers.
  • Maintain and operate equipment while observing company safety procedures.
  • Forged key relationships with customers to continually surpass expectations.
  • Scaled recipes to quantity necessary for customer evaluation.
  • Verify and approve operational quality of system equipment.
  • Coordinated third-party maintenance for network equipment.
  • Managed engineering assignments for multiple customers.
  • Placed closures and electronic equipment.
  • Perform equipment troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Key member in assembling, testing and shipping product for the repair of New York City s World Trade Center bombing.

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17. ST

average Demand
Here's how ST is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Performed Fiber Inspections, Splicing and optical power measurements to ensure customer orders were within required specifications.
  • Provided comprehensive and effective network infrastructure cable installations in all phases of both residential and commercial settings.
  • Generated, reviewed and approved supporting documentation for new designs, including assembly and test procedures.
  • Resolve customer's issue by quickly identify caller's computer literacy level and respond appropriately.
  • Performed hardware and software upgrades of systems also performed component level electronic repair systems.
  • Designed and developed functional testing systems for newly developed optical and Opto-Electronic products.
  • Performed day-to-day monitoring, management, administration and support of alarm systems.
  • Implemented corrective actions to eliminate repeat failures in assembly and test departments.
  • Provide assistance with underground construction including conduit placement and pulling cable/mule tape/etc.
  • Spliced and gain-tested various rare-earth-metal-doped fibers as fiber-optic laser gain mediums.
  • Conducted various Fiber Optic terminations for various government customer needs.
  • Coordinated with customers and systems operations center to troubleshoot problems.
  • Monitor and evaluate sub-contractors installation of fiber optic underground network.
  • Terminated and verified connectivity of copper and fiber installations.
  • Maintained high departmental standards for quality and productivity metrics.
  • Redirected engineering efforts to establish a different fiber route.
  • Evaluated compliance procedures and suggested ways for improvements.
  • Experienced in power supply installation and maintenance.
  • Developed and refined manufacturing and testing processes.
  • Established test procedures for bandwidth, return loss, S22, voltage regulators, amplifiers, oscilloscope, and resistance.

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18. LC

average Demand
Here's how LC is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Attend and participate in all training provided by CABLCON
  • Acted as Lead Customer Engineer for LTLCS contract.
  • Installed MTRJ, SC, LC at various FBI locations.
  • Implemented MT-RJ LC, SC, and ST connecters.
  • Install ST, LC, FC-PC connectors and ferrules onto single and multimode fiber cables.
  • used to calculate F.O.C length for racking cable.
  • Prepared cost analysis of transmission equipment and assessments of alternative vendors, including Nortel, Fujitsu, Alcatel and Lucent.
  • Partnered with professional telcom experts in design and contruction of the networks in the Mississippi delta and tristate area.

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19. Fios

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Here's how Fios is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Prepared research results for timely delivery to Verizon in connection with Fios design.
  • Worked on FIOS project in MD and D.C. splicing fiber optic cables for residential and business customers.
  • Build FIOS fiber optic network in Delaware and Chester Counties.
  • Created company procedures governing FiOS order fallout, circuit fallout and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Connect customers home to the Verizon FiOs network and repair in-home and outside plant issues.
  • Train and knowledgeable in FiOS, FTV, and DSL Trouble Shoot and solve software and hardware issues

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20. Google Fiber

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Here's how Google Fiber is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Run wires for Google Fiber services.

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21. Dwdm

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Here's how Dwdm is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Designed in Cork, Ireland the world's first fiber optic DWDM network for cable modem service.
  • Worked with Argentina engineer group to design the Global Crossing Submarine cable using SDH-SONET and DWDM.
  • Traveled extensively for a one-year period throughout USA building SONET and DWDM fiber transmission rings.
  • Engineered broadband optical transmission systems using DWDM.
  • Graduated to a testing crew performing (DWDM) dense wavelength division multiplexing fiber characterization.
  • Assembled and tested DWDM modules; reworked if necessary.

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22. Ftth

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Here's how Ftth is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Work in FTTH Project in Riyadh.
  • Spliced fiber for FTTH project, emergency repair on fiber and copper maintenance splicing on fiber and copper.
  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot all aspects of the FTTH project including cross connects in the network huts.
  • Hired for Cincinnati Bell Telephone FTTH project.
  • Job Description FTTH - Fiber to the home
  • Traveled Utah and Nevada to install FTTH and phone installs.

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23. CAD

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Here's how CAD is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Utilized AutoCAD to create, alter, and maintain a fiber network throughout the United States.
  • Use CAD systems to help writer engineer complete the drawings.
  • Prepared CAD drawings for management review.
  • Use of GIS software, such as AUTOCAD, GENESIS and other proprietary software.
  • Utilized Microsoft Office, People Soft, SAP, Windows XP, G-Team, AutoCad 2004 and Microstation.
  • Transfer field data into CAD software and Visio.
  • Pole make-ready surveys, wholesale and enterprise, cell towers, Route development, XMAP (Delorme)GPS/CAD.
  • Brocade switches, Video encoders) Installation and set up of all network servalience cameras.

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24. Catv

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Here's how Catv is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Install and troubleshoot Google Fiber CATV and Internet services.
  • Designed an Analog video/fiber optic CATV HFC Transmission platform.
  • Run and repair fiber optic lines, CATV and Coaxial cables, in and around CX's homes.
  • Have experience with CATV, CAT 5/6, coax, and/or wiring.
  • Experience in complex wiring including Coax, Catv, and Fiber.
  • Perform new service turn ups and customer disconnects on fiber optic, copper, CATV networks.

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25. Hub

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Here's how Hub is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Installed fiber optic patch cords for Nortel DMS-250 Mega hub and performed preventative maintenance.
  • wall mounts, rack units, Hub patch panels, splice cases, etc.
  • Provided detailed reports of all links loss budgets, splicing locations, termination and racking within headend or hubs.

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26. Technical Support

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Here's how Technical Support is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Provide preliminary technical support on basic operational or maintenance of a personal computers and/or peripherals using documented procedures and available tools.
  • Provided complex technical support in the development, analysis and maintenance of semiconductor equipment in probe and electrical test areas.
  • Assisted and provided technical support on removal and installation of defective components utilizing BGA and rework equipment.
  • Provide exceptional technical support for conference rooms, auditoriums and master control room to ensure technological cohesion.
  • Provided courtesy technical support to other facilities, establishing solid relationships with station managers and technicians.
  • Provided technical support to six staff ensuring quality repairs and restoration of electronic devices and equipment.

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27. Trouble Shooting

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Here's how Trouble Shooting is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Trouble Shooting Using handset, Tone Generator, Tracer Dynatel and Fault Locator.
  • Trouble shooting and testing also used arc fusion splicer.Skills UsedSplicing fiber.
  • Coordinated daily with vendors and government contractors concerning network upgrades, trouble shooting and administration of new software/firmware patches.
  • Supported manufacturing group by trouble shooting and/or reformulation problem fragrance products.
  • Performed soldering brazing evacuating recovering charging and trouble shooting.
  • Performed equipment trouble shooting to expedite issue resolution.

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28. LAN

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Here's how LAN is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Maintain LAN/WAN/wireless operations by working with network facility and hardware/software vendors to ensure timely problem resolution.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing solutions and analysis on Inside Plant/Outside Plant projects.
  • Plan and coordinate installations of Residential and Business establishments.
  • Installed, terminated and tested CAT5, CAT6, coax and fiber optic lines for the United States Homeland Security Department.
  • Designed and engineered system documentation for distribution and feeder, fiber optic, outside plant facilities in the Northeast Atlanta District.
  • Work closely with City Attorney's office to develop and sign agreements and contracts between Holland BPW, customers and contractors.
  • Evaluated and designed the placement of conduit, inner duct, fiber and remote terminal sites within the outside plant.
  • Planned and designed 23 copper cable removal projects realizing revenue by salvaging old copper while freeing up valuable conduit space.
  • Experienced in logging onto shelves using Putty/Secure CRT, WaveReady, NetSmart 500, Blue Planet and CTC.
  • Formulated and implemented new business plan, sales, marketing, and acquisition plan for fiber optic products.
  • Planed detailed installations by using critical path planning, communicating with customers, and reviewing plans and manuals.
  • Planned and tackled the running of the backbone copper and fiber optic cabling at sky harbor international airport.
  • Sound decision making skills, with the ability to plan, organize and implement both proactively and responsively.
  • Sorted troubles into User, Voice Network, Data Network, Video Network & OS Plant categories.
  • Maintained condition of fiber plant including splicing, cutting into buffer tubes and installation of terminals.
  • Design and oversee all aspects of our FTTU plant, which includes back bone and distribution.
  • Plan routes from the current network finding the best route to permit to the customer location.
  • Performed LAN administration and troubleshooting for Windows 2003 servers and Windows 2008 & XP workstations.
  • Installed and maintained LAN and WAN data networks utilizing Ethernet and Token ring protocols.
  • Read and Interpret Engineering plan needed for the accurate execution of the design project.

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29. Fiber Lines

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Here's how Fiber Lines is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Install fiber lines and cables through out businesses and homes
  • installed and terminated fiber lines.
  • Maintain and troubleshooting communication fiber lines.
  • Prepared and spliced all fiber lines for companies as directed by MCI.
  • Spliced in all aerial and underground fiber lines, read prints and interpret as needed to perform duty.
  • Utilized Fiber testing tools trace down fiber lines to correct jack.

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30. Oc48

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Here's how Oc48 is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Position also calls for troubleshooting OC3, OC48, and OC 192 fiber issues.

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31. SM

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Here's how SM is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Maintained smooth operation of local area, worldwide and virtual private networks (VPN).
  • Supervised and supported small group of workers.
  • Generated technical reports and associated technical documentation on satellite transmissions, and fiber optics networks.
  • Validated performance and data integrity of transmission lines.
  • Prepared customer specific close-out packages and quality and safety assessments.
  • Performed complete transmission network installs from project inception.

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32. Exfo

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Here's how Exfo is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Use EXFO fiber optic testers to perform various testing on optical networks up to 100G.
  • Experience testing and saving results using OTDR EXFO FTB-200
  • Trained in EXFO FTB-1 OTDR operations.
  • Experienced in OTDR test equipment (TBERD, EXFO930).
  • Utilized Fujikara 70S for splicing and EXFO AXS-100 OTDR for testing fiber optic circuits.
  • Tested completed work with Nettest OTDRs and Exfo power meters and submitted to customer.

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33. Voip

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Here's how Voip is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Provided technical support for VOIP configuration and surveillance system setup.
  • Installed and repaired telecommunication services, VoIP Networks, diagnosed/resolved networking issues.
  • Monitored VoIP system with Convergence OneVoice monitoring software.
  • Project completed while simultaneously managing VoIP project.
  • Achieved the highest market saturation of VOIP across the national network by reducing installation time and reducing error rate on installs.
  • Provided support of VoIP architecture and IP routing, TDM architecture and call routing and testing of DS0/DS1 circuits.

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34. ISP

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Here's how ISP is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Assisted in the electronic balancing and testing of the ISP and OSP.
  • Lead Copper/Fiber Tech Supervising the installation of fiber optic cabling ISP/OSP.
  • Dispatched Field Operations for fiber cuts.
  • Produced and reviewed v drawsioings, installation plans, bill of materials, and work schedules for ISP/OSP projects.
  • Compounded, processed, finished and tested dispersions and compounds that have been designed by Product Design Specialists.
  • Operated laboratory equipment pertaining to the weighing, processing, finishing, and testing of dispersions and compounds.
  • Conduct surface analysis using Energy Dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDX).
  • Provide assistance in connecting third party routers with ISPs router.
  • Build isp racking along with route CO cables, splice test go do cabinets, pon cabinets.

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35. R

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Here's how R is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Coordinated and developed novel proof-of-concept technologies based on fiber optic sensing experiments utilizing fabricated fiber sensor devices for advanced confidential projects.
  • Receive and verify detailed engineering/design packages with accompanying bills of material and fiber assessments from Design department and Contractors.
  • Generated sections of design specifications of more complex projects or complete specifications of less complex projects.
  • Developed detailed manufacturing procedures and data bases for production and final testing of these systems.
  • Assisted in providing self-care training and therapeutic treatments to residents of substance abuse facility.
  • Developed fiber optic sensor systems to monitor sensitivity of pressure and temperature changes.
  • Prepared, delivered and submitted technical presentations for the in-process design review meetings.
  • Managed projects from contracted customer solutions to final deployment in fiber network designs.
  • Performed routine/preventive maintenance of lab tools and trained/mentor lab technicians as needed.
  • Installed point-to-point connectivity in raised floor environment that terminated at connection points.
  • Ensured arrival and implementation to designated area to meet completion deadline.
  • Provide problem management solutions and support in response to product failures/malfunctions.
  • Coordinated installations with vendors, customers and account executives daily.
  • Trained operation associates on laser safety and basic laser operation.
  • Interfaced with potential customers discussing/proposing simple solutions for complex requirements.
  • Provided management with detailed reports of field splicing activity.
  • Performed installation and terminated fiber optic and telephony systems.
  • Job Safety Analysis procedures, and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide technical support by maintaining and controlling logistics.
  • Study determined device operational parameters during radiation exposure.

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36. Hand Tools

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Here's how Hand Tools is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Skilled in the proper use and operation of power and hand tools required for cable installation, testing and repair
  • Use basic hand tools required for job duty.
  • Use hand tools and specialized telecommunication installation tools during installation of equipment.
  • Manipulate common hand tools including drills, coax terminating tools, span and house ladders, staple guns, and screwdrivers.
  • Used standard hand tools and a variety of test equipment to locate and diagnose failures in equipment being repaired or tested.
  • Dismantled devices to gain proper access to remove or add cabling, using hand tools and power tools.

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37. Network Printers

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Here's how Network Printers is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Install & trouble shoot maintains Ethernet network connections for PC's & network printers.
  • Managed network printers served by Windows NT, 2000, and Novell Net Ware platforms.

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38. T1

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Here's how T1 is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Set up and installed smart jacks for t1s at customer prims.
  • Tested and repaired electronic PCB (Lines, Trunks, T1 and PRI cards), peripheral and ringer power supply.
  • Travel to central offices to troubleshoot and repair customer outages relating to basic phone service, DSL, and T1.
  • Programmed satellite modems, antenna tracking systems, telephone switch, T1 circuits, network interface devices and site generators.
  • Install and repair various types of analog and digital circuits, such as T1, T3, and Hi-caps.
  • Provisioned ISDN, T1, T3, and optical carrier circuits up to and including OC-192 data center links.

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39. Osha

low Demand
Here's how Osha is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Project coordination, as well as estimating, quoting jobs OSHA 10 Certified
  • Perform all equipment maintenance on regular basis OSHA fall arrest and confined space certified EXFO OTDR Certified
  • Performed random and annual OSHA Compliance/Safety audits in clinical areas and bench laboratories within the Veterinary School to achieve University indemnification.
  • Prepared OSHA/safety instructional material, tracked employee records to ensure refresher training occurred as required.
  • Executed monthly safety inspections and kept assigned laboratory areas OSHA compliant.
  • Follow all Health Safety & Environmental (HSE) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) policies and procedures.

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40. Test Cases

low Demand
Here's how Test Cases is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Create Test Cases when setting up new wholesaler to retailer relationship to ensure data accuracy and smooth transition to EDI.
  • Used RQM to state requirements, business components, test cases, and test runs for every iterations, defects.
  • Develop test cases and test scenarios based on requirements, use cases and designs - both manual and automated.
  • Worked closely with QA to develop use cases, review test cases and track feature bugs.
  • Compiled test cases and test database for bugs and defects via spreadsheet.
  • Worked with QA team to design test plans and test cases.

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41. ISO

low Demand
Here's how ISO is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Received work assignments from designated supervisory personnel or by electronic terminal.
  • Team Management - Responsible for shift in supervisory position and site techs for over the phone resolution reports.
  • Set up textiles chemical laboratory and maintained equipment to ensure calibration and ISO certifications were up to date.
  • Conducted weekly progress meetings with supervisors and Verizon representatives briefing them on any issues or concerns.
  • Salaried position, assumed the duties of the shift supervisor in his/her absence.
  • Work with Field Operations to isolate where the fiber was cut.
  • Perform internal ISO-9001 audit checklists.
  • Maintained documentation and records related to production of laser isolators.
  • Increased SONET network uptime for Rail supervisory and control functions from 88% to 97% in 12 months.
  • Self-motivated and confident; relied upon as an advisor, trainer and operations expert.
  • Train new hires - TL9000 (Telecommunications specific ISO 9000 standard) auditor.
  • Plot and Post boundaries with addresses and facilities on GIS Maps .Supervisor Mike Hall

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42. VFL

low Demand
Here's how VFL is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Utilized VFL/ OTDR to calculate trouble in line.

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43. DSL

low Demand
Here's how DSL is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Provided technical support and security sales for Frontier Communications Fiber / DSL customers throughtout the USA
  • Handled customers that wanted to cancel their DSL services with MSN - whether it was troubleshooting or offering listening skills
  • Implemented an in house DSL in the institute for the video-conference network using Cisco 2 line extenders and catalyst.
  • Provision for DSL as needed and perform needed switch work for DSL and customer adds, moves, etc.
  • Tested and coordinated copper pairs for DSL, VDSL, and ISDN services; certified jobs.
  • Repaired and upgrade old DSL systems, and installed then configure new VDSL systems.

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44. DS3

low Demand
Here's how DS3 is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Provision and test DS0, DS1 and DS3 circuits with major carriers such as Sprint, MCI and AT&T.
  • Installed jumpers for DS3s with crossconnect panels.
  • Provisioned and maintained network elements optical circuits, DS3, E1's, T1's and DS0's.
  • Restored telecommunications circuits at the following levels: DSO, DS1, Octal DS1, DS3, OC-1/OC-3.
  • Circuit installation, testing, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance at DS0, DS1 and DS3 level.
  • Performed provisioning / testing associated with circuits up through the T3 level (DS0- DS3).

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45. MM

low Demand
Here's how MM is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Build path for fiber using machines/power tools underground to be able to reach telecommunications closet/cabinet.
  • Collaborated with special program officers and military base engineers to deliver communications cable.
  • Respond immediately to system outages by diagnosing and repairing fiber system damages.
  • Installed/upgraded communication cable lines for Universities, federal buildings and new businesses
  • Performed data analysis and provided recommendations to achieve desired goal.
  • Build communication closets and perform correct fire stop installation, patch panel, MDA, HDA, IDF & MDF construction.
  • Crew member experienced in installation, terminating, testing, troubleshooting with fiber, copper and repair on telecommunication cabling system.
  • Recommended improvements to the customer in order to improve quality, methods, efficiency, and performance of the infrastructure.
  • Ensured all communications requirements based on future needs and current usage, configuring such solutions to optimize cost savings.
  • Led the effort to design, test and integrate MEMS switching unit as part of fiber communication system.
  • Install OFCP/OFNP OM4/ OM1 Optical Fiber in Industrial manufacturing (paper/chemical) mills and commercial business.
  • Splice, test, trouble shoot, and repair fibers for cable and communications companies
  • Build communication closets and perform correct fire stop installation, patch panel.
  • Review, edit and communicate production & performance reports for the team.
  • Served as Manager, Engineering Services for 2001 Presidential Inaugural Committee.
  • Use and mixtures of commercial epoxies on a daily basis.
  • Provided support to commercial end users by field maintenance.
  • Spliced cabling for new commercial installations and upgrades.
  • Build communication closets, MDA, HAD, IDF & 40DF construction, labeling.
  • Provided fiber support to Lightpath Commercial Telephone for ring splits and maintenance.

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46. Data Centers

low Demand
Here's how Data Centers is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Installed fiber optic infrastructure & related products in Fortune 500 Data Centers nationwide.
  • Build out data centers and terminated cat5 and coax cables
  • Install network cabling throughout building; offices, telecom closets, data centers.

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47. Cctv

low Demand
Here's how Cctv is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Coordinate Investigations with other law enforcement entities and Department of Aviation through CCTV management and Security System management.
  • Documented solutions to problems and recommended fundamental changes to CCTV system configurations to prevent recurrences.
  • Attained proficiency with base stations, hand-held radios, pagers, repeaters, alarm & intrusion devices, and CCTV.
  • Install Program and Service-Fire, Security, Access, and CCTV Systems for residential, industrial, and commercial customers.
  • Coordinated with contractors; managed installation of proprietary systems; fire alarms, CCTV, and Nurse Calls.
  • Worked mostly by myself to install CCTV and security systems for multiple businesses, most notably Key Bank

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48. MDU

low Demand
Here's how MDU is used in Fiber Technologist jobs:
  • Mount MDU boxes, take out sidewalks if needed.
  • Home and MDU, MTU, Business.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Fiber Technologist

Fiber Optic39.1%
Otdr8%
Internet5.9%
Patch Panels4.4%
Cat54.3%
Verizon4.1%
OSP3.7%
Ethernet3.4%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Fiber Technologist

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Fiber Optic
Fiber Optic
28.9%
28.9%
2
2
Otdr
Otdr
6%
6%
3
3
Internet
Internet
4.3%
4.3%
4
4
Patch Panels
Patch Panels
3.2%
3.2%
5
5
Cat5
Cat5
3.2%
3.2%
6
6
Verizon
Verizon
3%
3%
7
7
OSP
OSP
2.7%
2.7%
8
8
Ethernet
Ethernet
2.5%
2.5%
9
9
Customer Service
Customer Service
2.2%
2.2%
10
10
Cat6
Cat6
2.1%
2.1%
11
11
Fluke
Fluke
1.9%
1.9%
12
12
Test Procedures
Test Procedures
1.9%
1.9%
13
13
RAN
RAN
1.8%
1.8%
14
14
Multimode
Multimode
1.6%
1.6%
15
15
Sonet
Sonet
1.6%
1.6%
16
16
IP
IP
1.5%
1.5%
17
17
ST
ST
1.5%
1.5%
18
18
LC
LC
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Fios
Fios
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Google Fiber
Google Fiber
1.3%
1.3%
21
21
Dwdm
Dwdm
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Ftth
Ftth
1.2%
1.2%
23
23
CAD
CAD
1.2%
1.2%
24
24
Catv
Catv
1.1%
1.1%
25
25
Hub
Hub
1.1%
1.1%
26
26
Technical Support
Technical Support
1.1%
1.1%
27
27
Trouble Shooting
Trouble Shooting
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
LAN
LAN
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Fiber Lines
Fiber Lines
1.1%
1.1%
30
30
Oc48
Oc48
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
SM
SM
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
Exfo
Exfo
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Voip
Voip
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
ISP
ISP
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
R
R
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Hand Tools
Hand Tools
0.9%
0.9%
37
37
Network Printers
Network Printers
0.9%
0.9%
38
38
T1
T1
0.9%
0.9%
39
39
Osha
Osha
0.9%
0.9%
40
40
Test Cases
Test Cases
0.8%
0.8%
41
41
ISO
ISO
0.7%
0.7%
42
42
VFL
VFL
0.7%
0.7%
43
43
DSL
DSL
0.7%
0.7%
44
44
DS3
DS3
0.7%
0.7%
45
45
MM
MM
0.7%
0.7%
46
46
Data Centers
Data Centers
0.7%
0.7%
47
47
Cctv
Cctv
0.6%
0.6%
48
48
MDU
MDU
0.6%
0.6%

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