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Network Fiber Technician

Company: MetroNet Inc.
Location: Ames
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionMetronet has an immediate opening for a Network Fiber Technician!

At Metronet, our culture is at the heart of everything we do. This is seen in the way we serve our customers, interact with each other, and take care of our company. As one of the fastest growing 100% Fiber-Optic technology companies, we pride ourselves on having an outstanding company culture and work environment. We value work-life harmony and your ability to manage your workload.
We're looking for motivated, self-starters to join our team and help us build upon our culture!

Why Metronet?
We believe that work/life harmony should be easy to achieve. We offer a variety of resources and support needed to bring your full self to work and stay present and committed to the people who matter most - your family.

Total Rewards:


  • 80% of Medical premiums paid for by the company
  • Company-paid Disability and Life insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • 401(k) company match dollar for dollar up to 6%
  • Equipment and resources provided on day one
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Professional development programs
  • Associate perks and discounts
  • Discounted MetroNet service in our serviceable area
  • And more!



    • Job specific perks:
    • Paid training at MetroNet University
    • Company-paid logo attire/uniform
    • Company vehicle and fuel card
    • Cell phone allowance
    • DOT Certification
    • OSHA Certification
    • On-Call Pay


      Job Summary:
      The purpose of the Network Fiber Technician is to be responsible for the terminating, splicing, bonding/grounding, documenting, and testing of all fiber optic cables within the systems fiber optic networks and their related equipment with the end goal of providing maximum operating efficiency.

      What you will be doing:

      • Perform all setup, testing and maintenance required for Customer Premise Equipment (CPE) installation of Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS), DSL and Networking services
      • Install and maintain CPE Local Area Networks (LAN) and WiFi networks
      • Install and maintain network interface devices (NID) and Optical Network Terminals (ONT)
      • Perform skilled troubleshooting from the Main Distribution Frame (MDF) to the demarcation point including CPE
      • Respond to trouble tickets within acceptable company timeframe standards
      • Install Outside Plant (OSP) facilities according to engineered work orders or service orders
      • Perform routine preventive maintenance and major repairs to distribution systems
      • Perform cable/fiber testing and splicing
      • Locate fiber optic cabling
      • Record and report all record changes immediately
      • Complete inventory replenish requests as needed
      • Ability to be professional with customers and fellow associates
      • Meet key performance metrics
      • Physical ability to work in various conditions including, but not limited to adverse weather conditions
      • Physical ability to work from a kneeling or standing position for long periods of time
      • Physical ability to climb ladders with proper equipment up to 25 feet
      • Able to lift and carry loads of up to 75lbs including ladder
      • Ability to work with basic hand tools and other specialized equipment with training
      • Operate and maintain company vehicle/equipment safely and professionally including a Department of Transportation (DOT) certified bucket truck and trailer
      • Perform on-call rotation duties after regular business hours as needed
      • Available to work overtime when deemed necessary, may include holidays and weekends
      • Available to travel for training as needed
      • Ability to work other duties as assigned


        What You Need For This Position:

        • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
        • Strong work ethic
        • Willingness to work with a team
        • Ability to work independent from direct supervision
        • One to two years in the telecommunications industry or related experience
        • Some trade school training is desired


          Find out what it means to love your career and apply now!

          MetroNet is an EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

          #LI - SL1

Keywords: MetroNet Inc., Ames , Network Fiber Technician, Professions , Ames, Iowa

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