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Fiber Optic Splicing Helps Improve the Configurations and Connections of Telecommunication Networks - Wilmington, MA

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, November 13, 2014

Instead of using optical fiber connectors, fiber optic splicing is done to create a permanent joint or a relatively permanent connection between two fiber optic cables. While there are some manufacturers who offer fiber splicing that can be separated and then linked again, it is important to note that they are not intended for repeated connection and disconnection.

Fiber optic splicing in Wilmington, MA has a lot of applications. This is often done when the length of the fiber optic cable available is not sufficient for the required run. Splicing two lengths of cable together helps secure a permanent connection and this is the main reason why it is done in structuring and upgrading the configurations of many telecommunication networks now.

The two principal types of fiber optic splices, the fusion and the mechanical, are used in different forms and fields. There may be several ways of implementing them, but they have a common denominator which is to secure crucial transactions by creating a more reliable connection even over long distances. Both methods provide a much lower insertion loss which is why fiber slicing is more convenient to use than fiber connectors.

To find out more about how your business can benefit from fiber optic splicing, contact ElecComm.

Telecommunication Networks have Undergone Transition to Facilitate Important Information Transmission - Providence, RI

Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 03, 2014

Telecommunication networks in Providence, RI have advanced a great deal over the years and fiber optic systems have revolutionize them. Because of the many advantages that come with the package, you can now see fiber optics in many industrial applications, most often in telecommunications and computer networks.

Years ago people used traditional communications networks, which can be unreliable and inaccurate. today, improved telecommunication networks can more reliably transmit important information. The telecommunication industry has changed and advanced becoming far more beneficial and interactive than ever before. This transition also has led to new forms of telecommunication options.

Because telecommunication involves the sharing of information over distance, its networks should be strategically designed and painstakingly built to best serve this purpose. As the amount of data and the number of transactions increase, the materials used in making those networks have also improved. That is why most telecommunication networks now make use of optic fibers instead of conventional copper wires creating less signal degradation and higher carrying capacity at relatively less expense.

There are many benefits of using telecommunications networks. For more information, contact ElecComm.

Incentive Sign on Bonus Offered by ELECCOMM!

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 27, 2013

ElecComm is hiring experienced Fiber Optic Splicers and has created a Sign On Bonus Program. Please email your resume to info@eleccommc.com and if you qualify we will provide additional information around the program.

EXPERIENCED FIBER OPTIC SPLICER

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Splice fiber optic cables using single and mass fusion equipment.
  • Test fiber using Optical Time Domain (OTDR), power meter and light source, field testing with a light identifier.
  • Trouble Shooting.
  • Install required enclosures, FDP’s, and hardware.
  • Maintain existing plant without causing signal failure interruptions.
  • Maintain test documentation.
  • Maintain project tracing information (production sheets, time sheets, and customer required paperwork).
  • Capable of working at 18 + heights (bucket truck, poles, ladders).
  • Keeping a safe working environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate teamwork by cooperating and assisting co-workers as needed.

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Proficient at completing certification testing of fiber optic systems.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Ability to work aloft up to 50’ in a bucket truck, or ladder, or climb utility poles.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Must have a responsible driving record.
  • Understand construction prints and splice schematics.
  • Proficient in the use of all test and splicing equipment and must know how to use computer and all software used by the company concerning the completion of fiber optic projects.
  • All applicants must be able to pass a background check, and drug screen.
  • Attend work on time as scheduled.
  • Must possess strong problem solving, decision making, analytical skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and follow written procedures.
  • One (1) year of technical education or equivalent experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience required with basic construction and/or electrical skills and the willingness to be cross-trained in other areas of communications site maintenance.

Experienced Fiber Optic Splicer Needed

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 25, 2013

Job Description

EXPERIENCED FIBER OPTIC SPLICER

Primary responsibilities for this position include:

  • Splice fiber optic cables using single and mass fusion equipment.
  • Test fiber using Optical Time Domain (OTDR), power meter and light source, field testing with a light identifier.
  • Trouble Shooting.
  • Install required enclosures, FDP’s, and hardware.
  • Maintain existing plant without causing signal failure interruptions.
  •  Maintain test documentation.
  • Maintain project tracing information (production sheets, time sheets, and customer required paperwork).
  • Capable of working at 18 + heights (bucket truck, poles, ladders).
  • Keeping a safe working environment.
  • Ability to demonstrate teamwork by cooperating and assisting co-workers as needed.
Required skills/qualifications:
  • Proficient at completing certification testing of fiber optic systems.
  • High School Diploma.
  • Ability to work aloft up to 50’ in a bucket truck, or ladder, or climb utility poles.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle. Must have a valid motor vehicle operator’s license. Must have a responsible driving record.
  • Understand construction prints and splice schematics.
  • Proficient in the use of all test and splicing equipment and must know how to use computer and all software used by the company concerning the completion of fiber optic projects.
  • All applicants must be able to pass a background check, and drug screen.
  • Attend work on time as scheduled.
  • Must possess strong problem solving, decision making, analytical skills and organizational skills.
  • Ability to read, write, understand, and follow written procedures.
  • One (1) year of technical education or equivalent experience.
  • Two (2) years of experience required with basic construction and/or electrical skills and the willingness to be cross-trained in other areas of communications site maintenance.

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