Fiber Technician Grimes, IA


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Renda Electric

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Fiber Technician

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Grimes, IA



Company Description:

Renda Electric is a full service Electrical Contractor. We perform commercial, industrial, and residential electrical work. We also offer other services including updating, remodeling, build outs, systems wiring, low voltage/voice data, camera and alarm systems. We also offer routine service work.

Renda Electric is committed to bringing each customer the best value; highest quality work at the most affordable prices. We are committed to competitive pricing because we want to be your electrician for all of your electrical needs, no matter the size of the job.

Job Description:

Communication Data Link is looking for a Fiber Technician. We have several openings for individuals looking to continue growing their career and willing to learn and grow with our company. We will provide as much training as needed to help you succeed in this role.


  • Combination of work experience and/or technical training in an industry-related trade certification or education program
  • Must have experience in installing and repairing fiber optic lines. Installing new lines above ground on poles or underground and repairing existing lines
  • Aerial experience preferred
  • Experience with Jetting Fiber
  • Excellent manual dexterity and able to see different colors
  • Working knowledge of health, safety and environmental protection practices and procedures
  • Proven ability to guide safe work practices in a high-pressure environment while maintaining project quality, schedule, and budget
  • Must be capable of handling logistics and crew assignments (preferred)
  • Experience operating and performing work in a bucket truck, man-lift, etc. (preferred)
  • Valid Iowa Driver’s License
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, snow, and sleet) and perform work on uneven surfaces.
  • The ability to work with little supervision while following safety policies and procedures, wearing required personal protective equipment, and adding to a safe and positive team environment is a must.

What you will be joining:

  • Fiber, coax, and copper splicing and activation
  • Provide fiber splicing services such as hot cut work, emergency testing, and restoration.
  • Provide complete Outside Plant Splicing (OSP) and Inside Plant Splicing (ISP) fiber splicing services.
  • Long Haul Aerial or Underground
  • Entrance Cabinets
  • Distribution Panels
  • New Builds & Extensions
  • System Cutovers
  • Hot Cuts Mid Sheath Laterals
  • Retrofit/Upgrade Splicing
  • Overbuild Full System Splicing
  • Fusion / Mechanical splicing
  • Emergency Restoration Audit Inspection Service / Reel Testing
  • Troubleshoot; Test with OTDR and Power Meter

Communication Data Link offers:

  • Competitive Wages
  • CDL Assistance
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holidays
  • Company provided uniforms.
  • Profit Sharing
  • 401k match
  • Cell Phone Reimbursement

Work expectations:

Standard Work Week: Monday-Friday; 7 am – 5 pm; Weekend work may be required with little or no notice; work schedule determined by season, weather, deadlines, and availability of work.

Travel: at times, the employee may be assigned to a job site where several overnight stays are required

Environment Conditions: at times will be exposed to various contaminants, like exhausted vapors, gas/diesel fumes, and dust; be subjected to noisy conditions; diverse weather conditions, including high heat (over 90°), freezing conditions (below 15°), and all forms of precipitation (high humidity/snow/rain)

If you have passion for what you do and show that passion through striving for improvement, building long-term relationships, acting with integrity, and maintaining a commitment to safety and profitability. Do not wait to join our team, please apply today!

We believe in diversity and inclusion. We encouraged people from different Backgrounds to apply. Communication Data Link is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 - $28.00 per hour


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: Multiple Locations



  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Required Experience:


  • Fiber splicing: 2 years (Required)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)