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Fiberoptics Installer

  • Location: National City, 91950
  • Salary: 40.0
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Fiber optics installer

100% Onsite, National City, CA.


Job Description:

Working with Engineering, Operations Support and individuals in other departments, the Advanced Engineering Technician will support engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment. This may entail performing the following:

  • Interprets basic engineering drawings, diagrams and schematics
  • Constructs, modifies, debugs, troubleshoots, calibrates, tests and adjusts a variety of tools, equipment and systems
  • Implements and documents complex solutions for process improvement
  • Designs and constructs basic tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks
  • Organizes, analyzes and interprets data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement

What you bring to the table:

  • An Associate’s degree in related discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience
  • Solid knowledge and proficiency in the use of fabrication tools
  • Ability to fabricate complex hardware
  • Solid knowledge of generally accepted technical theory

What sets you apart:

  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Superior communication and collaboration skills

Knowledge, Skills sets, Certifications, and Experience:

  • Must be able to work overtime amounting to 58hrs per week.  M-F 0630 – 1700 and Saturdays 0630 - 1500
  • Must be able to travel up 40% of your time as needed
  • Must be able to work in a shipyard environment
  • Must have reliable transportation or method of transportation to and from job site
  • Must be able to wear PPE appropriate for the Shipyard and a face mask while working
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ladders, sit, stand for long periods of time, and carry up to 50lbs 
  • Must be willing to remove and install electrical cables and general labor tasking as needed
  • Know basic electrical terms such as AC/DC, continuity, voltage, amperage, current
  • Must have extensive knowledge of various copper cables to include coax semi ridged and ridged, RF, Triaxial, multicore, paired cables, UTP and STP cables , terminating and testing copper cable assembles.
  • Must know how to use test equipment such as Multimeter (Analog and digital) Megger, OTDR, and Spectrum Analyzers.
  • Knowledge and experience with stuffing tubes, Multi-cable Penetrators, Dead-end cables, Hangers, Banding, Installation Techniques
  • Knowledge and experience with Cable Splicing, Repairing Installation Damage, Testing Cables and Inspection of Cable Ways
  • Must have experience with packing PENO’s and installing roxtec blocks in MCTs
  • KITCO Multi-pin and/or KITCO Fiber certifications required
  • 10 HR OSHA Maritime Certification






Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.