Verizon Field Splice Technician in Utica, New York


Our Splice Technicians will be working to perform work associated with installation, removal and rearranging of Verizon’s outside plant facilities. You’ll use your skills to splice, maintain, move, rearrange, locate faults, and repair existing cable. You’ll perform important work that contributes to connecting our millions of customers to America’s fastest and most reliable network. This is a temporary assignment supporting a specific project lasting up to 30 months and includes benefits.


  • Installing, repairing and maintaining outside cable facilities.

  • Splicing a variety of cables in various environments, including aerial, underground, buried, submarine, buildings, confined spaces, etc.

  • Working with hot metals, small hand tools, mechanical equipment, color-coded and tone identified conductors, etc.

  • Maintaining surrounding cable facilities.

  • Testing facilities and equipment.

  • Climbing ladders or poles and working aloft using tools and test equipment.

  • Performing additional duties and tasks as required by the Company.


  • 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 may be 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 and cable colors, moving and/or lifting materials generally not exceeding 100 lbs., and working aloft or in close quarters.

  • May require a D.O.T. medical card and additional CDL drug screen (determined by hiring department and Staffing, based on job vacancy). If required, candidates must meet the following DOT standards, including but not limited to:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age (Department of Transportation D.O.T. regulations).

  • Previous three (3) years employment (verification check) required (D.O.T. regulation).

  • Must provide proof of residences (current and previous address) for the last three years.

  • Will require driving a standard or automatic shift vehicle to various locations within the geography. Must have a valid driver's license with a satisfactory driving record.

  • 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 as the needs of the business necessitate. Non-scheduled days and emergency call-outs will be required as the needs of the business necessitate.

Salary Information

Weekly Rate: $436.00 - $1668.50

Additional Information

  • This position may require you to work various tours Monday to Saturday from 6am to 10pm and/or overnight. Overtime hours may include evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays.

  • Verizon will provide a training program that may require out of state travel and overnight stay.

Test(s) Required

Verizon Job Fit Test B Outside Plant Technician SI

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