Fiber Optic Technician

TE Connectivity
Baltimore, MD
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people including more than 7,000 engineers working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - Transmission Engineer performs optical & electrical testing of undersea fiber optic cable systems during loading, installation and repair periods using specialized optical test equipment and DC test equipment including DC power plants.Manage contracted personnel.Write technical Method of Procedures.Compile test data to meet contractual deliverable obligations.Test equipment inventory and calibration management.Ship/Shore Power safety officer.The incumbent will assist the Transmission Engineer Managers and at times assume the lead role during the planning stages of a project, which may entail the preparation and shipment of equipment, gathering information relevant to the project and other administrative tasks.Applicant must be willing to travel to remote locations for extended periods of time, work unspecified hours and spend weeks/months at sea.This position reports to the Transmission Engineers Manager.Responsibilities and Qualifications: ISO quality management including DOCS OPEN Knowledge of undersea fiber optic cable systems testing and fault locating using but not limited to the following equipment: COTDR, OTDR, OSA, DC power plants. Computer Knowledge: MS Outlook, Word, Excel and specialized test equipment software. Must be self-motivated and possess strong communication skills. Electrical Engineering degree or equivalent technical training or work experience.