Outside Plant Construction Technician

ImOn Communications

ImOn Communications is the LOCAL choice for cable TV, high-speed Internet and phone service. We value the relationships we have with colleagues, customers, and members of our community and look forward to serving the Cedar Rapids - Iowa City Corridor for many years to come. As we expand our service availability we are looking for Outside Plant Construction Technicians to be a part of the ImOn Difference employees share a passion for building a culture of “Creating Connections One Person at a Time” and fostering a fun and rewarding work environment.


The Outside Plant Construction Technician will perform tasks necessary to build a service order and build activity associated with network facilities (copper, coax, and fiber).  The individual focuses on the overall operations of the network, including network performance, installation, and/or maintenance. Outside Plant Technicians also conduct routine network operation activities including translations and other duties involved with the preparation needed prior to installation or the tracking and analysis of network elements.

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Turn up hard line splicing, phone, fiber, pole transfers, and relocation network projects by completing the following tasks with supervision.
  • Do the prep work for Loose Tube, Mid-Sheath, and Splitting Ribbon Buffer Tube.  Fiber optic cable
  • Splicing Fiber Optic cable (loose tube, Ribbon, Multi-mode) fiber together, customer and company termination panels.
  • Ability to operate Optical Time Domain Reflector meters to test fiber use of visual fault light and power meter loss and readings.



We are looking for people with:

  • 5+ years’ experience in one or combination of equipment installation, cable splicing, line work, installation and repair.
  • Experience with single mode, multi-mode and splicing both loose tub and ribbon fiber strongly desired.
  • Must accommodate on-call after-hours work as required.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Valid Iowa CDL Class DII Driver’s License for bucket trucks and a driving record that allows employee to be insured by ImOn’s insurance carrier.

In addition to providing tools, company trucks, laptops and cell phones to Network Service Technicians; ImOn also offers competitive pay, health and dental insurance, 401(k), discounted Cable, Internet & Phone services, and additional perks such as FREE vision insurance, FREE short term/long term disability, as well as vacation & holiday pay, and community volunteer opportunities.  

Job ID: 82736

Posted 20 days ago

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