KITCO Fiber Optics is searching for Fiber Optics Service Technicians for our San Diego and Virginia Beach locations.
Service Technicians perform fiber optic termination, testing, troubleshooting, blown optical fiber installation/removal, and splicing support on a variety of systems and a variety of ship classes.
--Must possess a high school diploma, GED or industrial school certificate
--Must possess or have the ability to obtain a SECRET clearance
--Must be able to pass a drug test, physical and background check for access to Navy bases, vessels, and other shipyards servicing Navy vessels
--Ability to read, understand and follow customer work item requirements, drawings, and wiring diagrams
--Must be able to walk, stand for long periods of time, sit, bend, stretch, reach, squat and twist
--Must be able to lift, carry and transport heavy equipment and boxes. The exact weight requirements will be determined by the specific job, but no less than 30 lbs.
--Able to work on and climb ladders, work in extreme temperature environments, aboard ships, in shipyards, under industrial conditions, and in confined spaces
--Able to perform other duties as required which may involve high heat, humidity, noise, and dirty conditions, working aloft or over the sides of vessels.
--Must be willing to travel within and outside of the continental United States
Must have a current U.S passport or ability to obtain one
--3-5 years of practical shipboard experience
--Electronics field related. Navy IC/ET/AT/EM rated technician or Trade school graduate
--NAVSEA fiber optic certification or ability to quickly certify in fiber optic connectorization and inspection of shipboard cable assemblies per Navy Standard Item 009-73 and MIL-STD-2042
--Understand and follow customer work item instructions, drawings and cable routing diagrams to install fiber optic cable assemblies onboard US Navy Ships
--Use customer wiring list drawings for termination of fiber optic connectors in accordance with Military Standards and NAVY Standard Items
--Use optical test equipment in conjunction with customer wiring list drawings and NAVY Standard Items for performing in-process and final test of installed and terminated cable assemblies
--Troubleshoot and repair damaged or non-conforming cable assemblies as necessary to ensure full compliance with customer specifications and requirements
--Document and maintain detailed test and inspection records for all cable assemblies tested and inspected
--Ensure proper setup and calibration of all termination and test equipment.
Job Type: Full-time
KITCO Fiber Optics offers its employees a competitive benefits package:
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Health savings account
Paid time off
10 hour shift
12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
All interviews are being conducted via Zoom, please download the application if called for an interview, test video & sound. Thank you!