Fiber Optic Technician

Austin, TX
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Job Description

Do you believe that you are the most reliable person in the world?
Do you enjoy working with your hands in a commercial environment?
Do you like working on multiple projects?
If so, you may be the ideal candidate for the many full-time openings that we have.

We are looking for Fiber Optic Technicians for our clients who expect us to find reliable, hard-working, honest people with the desire to exceed expectations. If you are an experienced fiber optic technician, or if you are looking to gain this experience, we need to talk. The work is for both new construction and in existing commercial buildings.

Whatever level of experience you have, we guarantee to challenge you to be better every day! You will also have plenty of opportunity to grow into higher-level positions. If you are willing to step up to the challenge – and you are not afraid of hard work – then you may have a future with us!

Please drop us a note and tell us a little about yourself. Be sure to let us know why you believe you are the best candidate for this opportunity. We may want to set up a time for you to come in and chat. One thing we can guarantee … if you meet this challenge, your efforts will be rewarded.

Pay Rate

$15.00 – $25.00 DOE

Job Requirement

  • Installing & handling various fiber optic cable types including single mode & multimode
  • Installing related infrastructure such as fiber tray, ladder racking, unistrut and threaded rod support structures

Skill Required

  • Experience with standard telecom twisted pair, coax, stranded, cat 5 & cat 6, including termination, testing, and labeling
  • Ability to work primarily at night with overlap during the day
  • Experience pulling and dressing Fiber and/or Copper cables in ISP & OSP
  • Ability to climb up or down ladders and work in confined spaces
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in commercial Fiber Optic cabling
  • Experience splicing ribbon and/or loose-tube fibers
  • Experience with data center build-outs including cage builds, infrastructure and rack & equipment installs
  • Ability to operate a company vehicle in accordance with safe driving practices
  • Experience with OTDR, OLTS, VFL & Fluke testing equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret Network Diagrams and/or detailed instructions
  • TWIC card and Basic would be a plus
  • Some experience in working in chemical plants a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and background check
  • Must be willing and able to drive anywhere in the local market to get to work
  • Willingness to travel is a big plus, but no required

ABOUT Flex Tech

Headquartered in the heart of the Dallas/Ft Worth Metroplex, along with offices in Austin and San Antonio, Flex Tech, LLC provides quality technicians servicing the electrical and low voltage commercial construction and retrofit applications. Founded by industry experts, we provide opportunities for all levels of experienced technicians and field management personnel. Our continuous training, mentorship and guidance seeks to allow our employees to grow while simultaneously bringing a lasting, positive impact to our client partners. Flex Tech is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, values diversity, and provides opportunity to all individuals whenever possible. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.