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Kanaan Communications, LLC Fiber Splicer in West Des Moines, Iowa

Overview and Essential Functions

As a full service telecommunications company, we specialize in building, maintaining, and managing some of the largest upgrades, rebuilds and new builds as well as a wide range of services including aerial and underground construction, structured wiring, fiber splicing, cable mining, and engineering for the fiber to the home market. Prince Telecom is currently hiring qualified Fiber Technicians to join our team to help connect America. Fiber optic splicers use special tools to manipulate cables and create new or maintain connections. They also troubleshoot and perform maintenance to resolve signal problems.

Prince Telecom's commitment to deliver outstanding service that consistently exceeds customer expectations has grown the company to become one of the nation's largest fulfillment providers. With a national footprint and over 850+ employees, Prince Telecom affords its customers a single source solution with the ability to deploy a well-equipped, professionally trained and experienced workforce capable of meeting needs anywhere in the United States. Prince Telecom offers a wide range of services that includes: residential and commercial installations, digital converter deployment, high speed modem installations, home security and automation, underground and aerial construction services and special projects such as MDU construction, drop rebuilds and audits.

At Prince Telecom we are proud of our installation technicians and operational support teams who meet our strict pre-employment and on-going safety and quality control criteria; we reward their outstanding performance with competitive pay, bonus programs, paid training, career development programs, safety certifications, paid time off and medical, dental, vision, life and 401(k).

  • Perform tasks associated with the electronic upgrade and splicing of fiber.

  • Test, activate, and troubleshoot equipment after installation.

  • Self-supervise all operations to ensure that all splicing operations are completed in accordance with customer and industry specifications.

  • Field train and control/oversee the work of other Splicers when necessary.

  • Complete daily production reports, mark-up maps, keep track of work hours, complete \"as-built maps\" for areas built and track daily production.

  • Reconcile all issued parts and materials on a daily basis to ensure accurate material usage counts.

  • Frequently work independently.

  • Splicing related duties as assigned.

  • Use hand tools and other equipment required.

  • Setting up a safety perimeter using signage, cones and safety barriers.

  • Flagging traffic when required.


  • You are at least 18 years old

  • You have a valid driver's license with a minimum of 2 years driving experience

  • You are authorized to work in the United States

  • You have a high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • You have effective communication skills

  • You are able to travel and work extended hours; overtime and weekends as needed

  • You have the ability to distinguish colors

  • You have experience reading and building from blueprints and/or wire diagrams

  • You have knowledge of telecommunications network structure


Benefits and Company Summary

  • Company vehicle

  • Weekly paychecks

  • Competitive Pay

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Supplemental Life and AD&D

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings w/ Company Match

  • Stock Purchase Plan

  • Company Discounts

  • Legal Insurance

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Tuition Reimbursement for select programs


Our Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind including, based on disability and protected veteran status. The Company's policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also the Company's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. Please visit the following URL to view the EEO is the Law poster and the Supplement. (

The Company also does not consider criminal convictions to be an absolute bar to employment and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories.

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