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Technician Fiber I - Glo Fiber

Ashland, VA 23005, USA ● Mechanicsville, VA, USA ● Suffolk, VA, USA ● Williamsburg, VA, USA Req #3171
Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (Shentel) provides broadband services through its high speed, state-of-the-art fiber optic and cable networks to customers in the Mid-Atlantic United States. The Company’s services include: broadband internet, video, and voice; fiber optic Ethernet, wavelength and leasing; and tower colocation leasing. The Company owns an extensive regional network with over 8,300 route miles of fiber and 220 macro cellular towers.  For more information, please visit

Are you ready to move your career forward at the speed of light? Glo Fiber isn’t just a new internet service provider, it’s internet at the speed of light. Glo Fiber is looking for new employees who want a new company experience, matched with the stability and benefits of a publicly traded company. We are interviewing technicians, installers, retail sales representatives and other key positions in preparation for new market launches very soon. Get in on the ground floor and apply to be a part of our Glo Fiber family today!

Job Summary:
The Technician Fiber I is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, terminating, splicing, and testing of fiber optic cables in order to provide quality service for customers, using specialized tools and test equipment. Maintain daily contact with dispatch regarding service problems, and assignments concerning splicing notes and field information. Maintain daily contact with Network/Maintenance Technicians and Construction Department.

Qualification Requirements:
a. Education: High School Diploma or equivalent education
b. Experience Level: One year of construction experience required. Installation experience desirable.
c. Special Requirements:
    i. Ability to work aloft up to 50’ in a bucket truck, ladder or climb utility poles.
    ii. Ability to work in confined spaces (manholes, vaults, etc.)
    iii. Ability to distinguish between different tones.
    iv. Able and willing to work outdoors and in inclement weather.
    v. Able and willing to be on call 24 hours a day for emergency repair.
    vi. Ability to work independently and deal tactfully and effectively with the public
    and staff.
    vii. Ability to lift 50 pounds and transport up to 200 feet.
    viii. Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.
    ix. Licenses or Certifications: Valid driver’s license required.
d. Skills Summary:
    i. Demonstrated strong problem solving skills
    ii. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    iii. Ability to multitask and manage multiple projects simultaneously

Shentel provides a drug-free workplace and is an EEO employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


If you require accommodation or assistance to complete the online application process, due to a medical condition or impairment, please contact a HR Representative at 540-984-5241 or When you contact a HR Representative please identify the type of accommodation or assistance you are requesting.  We will assist you promptly.



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Other details

  • Job Family Engineering & Operations
  • Job Function Glo Fiber
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
Location on Google Maps
  • Ashland, VA 23005, USA
  • Mechanicsville, VA, USA
  • Suffolk, VA, USA
  • Williamsburg, VA, USA