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CIVIL SERVICE

705 W. University Avenue
Lafayette LA 70502

Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: 337-291-8330
Email: CivilService@LafayetteLA.gov 

DIRECTOR: Adam Marcantel

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Applications for the following positions may ONLY be downloaded by following the links below. Please complete the application online and print it; if you do not have available internet access or the ability to print the application, you may visit any branch of the Lafayette Public Library System to use the public computers. For additional information, please call (337) 291-8330.  

EXAMINATION ANNOUNCEMENT
LAFAYETTE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT 
Civil Service Office
705 W. University Avenue, PO Box 4017-C
Lafayette, LA 70502
 www.lafayettela.gov 
(337) 291-8330

CLASS TITLE: FIBER OPTICS TECHNICIAN

MINIMUM STARTING PAY: HOURLY - $21.17-$26.58/DOE, MONTHLY - $3,669-$4,607/DOE

PURPOSE AND NATURE OF WORK

Performs construction, repair and maintenance of the LUS Fiber communications system. Work includes installation of cable onto utility poles ranging from single pole spans to multiple pole spans as needed for project. Analyzes reports of problems and troubleshoots system components from the head-end building to and including customer premise equipment and internal wiring. Work is technical in nature and is performed with considerable independence at remote locations or after usual working hours and includes a 24-hour on-call rotation schedule.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of vocational technical school in electronics, telecommunications, power lineman, or a related field with experience in the construction and maintenance of fiber optic communications systems or similar systems. Knowledge of construction standards, specifications and regulations affecting fiber optic projects is desired. Experience in power space as well as telecommunications preferred. Possession of Class A CDL is a plus.

TYPE OF EXAMINATION

Examination will be a written test.

DEADLINE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: FIRST 30 RECEIVED BY FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2022, NOON!!

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