UIC Alaska

Telecommunications Cable Splicer

Location : Location
US-IL-Rock Island
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $41.82/Hr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Telecommunications Cable Splicer


Bowhead seeks a Telecommunications Cable Splicer at Rock Island Arsenal in Rock Island, IL.



Essential functions will include: 

  • Installation and splicing of copper cables.
  • Installation and splicing of fiber optic cables.
  • Testing and troubleshooting copper.
  • Testing and troubleshooting fiber optic cable.
  • Repair and maintenance of copper cables.
  • Repair and maintenance of fiber optic cable.
  • Maintenance and repair of cable air pressure.
  • Other related functions as assigned.


  • High school graduation or GED.
  • At least two years of experience in splicing, troubleshooting, repairing, and testing fiber optic cable.
  • Four years of experience in the installation and/or repair of fiber-optic cable and other related telecommunications equipment.
  • Ability to distinguish the difference between colors.
  • Experience in installation of OSP cables and construction methods.
  • Industry recognized certification in splicing and testing copper and fiber optic cable.

 Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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