Verizon Splice Service Technician in Dracut, Massachusetts


Our Splice Service Technians install, remove, adjust, clean and replace cable, coin facilities and equipment. They travel between work locations in Company vehicles, perform their work outdoors in all weather conditions, and interact with customers in order to meet the customer’s communications needs. They must be knowledgeable in and abide by all National Electrical Safety Codes and Company Safety Practices.


  • Installing, rearranging, changing, removing, repairing, adjusting, cleaning, or replacing cable, coin facilities, and equipment. Also reviewing and analyzing complex schematic drawings to determine tasks to be completed and sequence of tasks

  • Rearranging and reconnecting pairs of wires at pole, underground or building terminals. Splicing wires by twisting and soldering or by joining with connectors and splicing tool in aerial, underground, buried, submarine and building, multiple conductor cable, co-axial cable, light wave cable and other wire. Terminating wires on various types of equipment by soldering or mechanical wire wrapping method. Covering conductors with insulating materials.

  • Planning and installing inside wiring, which may include stapling wire or drilling holes, and preparing newly installed cables and conductors preparatory to splicing by removing outer sheath and insulation. Installing and maintaining various types of subscriber loop electronics equipment and fiber optics.

  • Making wire cross connections by connecting color-coded wires. Working with hot metal, torches, small hand tools, mechanical equipment, test equipment, color coded and test signal identified wires in the connection of wires and cables to other telephone equipment and connecting cable pairs together. Closing splices by enclosing with various approved waterproof cases or fitting and wiping a lead sleeve over splice opening.

  • Operating power equipment such as pumps, blowers, winches, generators and hydraulic aerial lifts (buckets) and ladders mounted on trucks.

  • Climbing poles and ladders and working aloft with hand tools, entering tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces or manholes to place, maintain or remove equipment.


  • Tests - Results obtained in standard tests for this position must meet minimum requirements established by the Company, in accordance with Company policy.

  • Must meet safety-related requirements including but not limited to those standards of safety imposed by OSHA, state agencies, manufacturers and/or the Company.

  • Medical evaluation is required. Must be able to perform physical requirements of the job, with or without a reasonable accommodation, including, but not limited to, perceiving differences in wire cable colors, distinguishing audio tones, moving and/or lifting items such as ladders, tools, air tanks, cable reels, test equipment and other objects weighing up to 100 pounds, working aloft; climbing ladders and poles, and entering tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces, manholes, and other confined spaces to accomplish job tasks.

  • Security background investigation may be required.

  • A valid state driver's license with a satisfactory driving record is required. Where a Commercial Driver's License is required, the applicant must pass a drug and alcohol test and qualify on the Department of Transportation's CDL physical, written, and skills qualifications tests.

  • Must meet applicable federal and state standards for operating the size vehicles covered by this job title.

  • Must be available to work scheduled tours designated by the Collective Bargaining Agreement and/or the needs of the business. Associates may be required to work evenings, nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime and non-scheduled days as the needs of the business require

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $613.50 - $1677.50

Additional Information

Training generally consists of on-the-job, computer-based, and classroom training as required. NOTE: Training may be conducted at a central facility that requires travel and/or overnight stays.

Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test B Field Operations Assessment Structured Interview SI

Test Preview

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Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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