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OFS, located in Norcross, GA, is a world-class leader in the manufacture of optical fiber. Working at OFS means having the opportunity to realize ideas, experience innovation, and discover new solutions for the future.

A qualified, safety conscientious Maintenance Technician will:

  • Install, prove-in, troubleshoot, calibrate, modify, maintain, inspect and repair all types of novel, prototype, experimental and conventional electrical and electronic manufacturing, testing and control equipment and meters and micro, mini, medium and large scale computer systems, computer terminals, printers, disc drives or tape drives that are associated with on-site telecommunications systems
  • Modify and/or assemble modular software test programs to exercise and test telecommunications computer systems as a functional unit
  • Equipment is characterized as involving a multiplicity of circuitry and interdependent operating features and extremely critical calibration requirements. Includes the development of troubleshooting and special servicing techniques in the absence of complete procedural information and performing necessary associated and related duties
  • Independently plan work assignments and perform duties with a minimum of direct supervision
  • Collaborate with functional personnel in own and other organizations to resolve problems and recommend solutions based on trades knowledge
  • Candidate must be able to follow work safety policies and procedures
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and work at high elevations
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills
  • Must be eager to learn
  • Must be able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Must have the ability to work overtime, nights and some weekends
  • Candidate must be able to interact directly with engineering and supervisory personnel
  • Must be proficient in the use of email communication
  • Microsoft Office software (primarily Excel)
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License

Candidate must also have comprehensive knowledge and experience:

  • Completion of an accredited trades training course or equivalent knowledge and skill acquired by means of practical experience
  • Experience with Yaskawa, Berkeley and Allen Bradley controls; AC & DC low voltage systems
  • Must be able and willing to work any shift and/or work schedule

In addition to our dynamic work environment, OFS offers:

  • Competitive salary with incentives
  • Medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability insurance
  • Group Legal Plan available
  • Cash Balance account
  • Wellness incentive plan to help reduce health insurance premiums
  • Matching 401(k) up to 6%
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacation
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability.

Employees are expected to serve as role models for safe work practices and behaviors. This includes following established health and safety policies and procedures, maintaining a clean, organized work area, wearing, and properly storing all personal protective equipment (PPE), and actively engaging as a safety conscious worker with personal safety and wellness as a priority.

Interested, qualified candidates may click the button below to begin the resume submission process.

OFS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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