Assembler I- AIS

Assembler I – AIS

Basic Function:  Terminate fiber optic connections, strip fiber length, polish fiber, and crimp termini.  Assemble cable connectors and fiber cables.  Read specification assembly drawings and bills of material from a work order.

Significant Responsibilities:

Performs specific job responsibilities:

  • Recognize cosmetic and functional discrepancies on component and cable assemblies.
  • Assemble cable connectors and fiber cables according to work instructions.

Promotes OCC’s service excellence and quality.  Provides excellent service to customers; builds strong relationships and team cohesiveness; focuses on quality and positive solutions; communicates respectfully; demonstrates compassion and understanding in response to customer requests/needs.

Champions OCC’s mission, vision, and values (as detailed in our 15 Essential Points of Success); complies with policies and procedures, ethical standards, and Code of Conduct.


Minimum Education and Experience

High school diploma or GED (General Education Diploma) is required.


Essential Skills, Abilities, Knowledge, and Experience: Demonstrate manual dexterity, and use small hand tools, screwdrivers, and Allen wrenches.  Must have eye and hand coordination for detailed ability to recognize mechanical fit problems.  Ability to read, understand, and communicate work instructions and process procedures.  Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.  Ability to organize, complete tasks, and manage time.  Pays close attention to detail with the ability to complete assignments accurately and recognize and help resolve problems.  Knowledge of fiber optic assembly processes, handling of fiber cable and epoxy bonding a plus.  Experience with ISO9001 or AS9100 requirements is a plus.

Working Conditions:  While performing this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and must be reasonably ambulatory.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 35 lbs.  This job requires vision sufficient for completing quality work, reading comprehension, and computer use.    This work also requires hearing sufficient for normal workplace conversation and training.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  The employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.



Note:  This job description is only meant to be a representative summary of the major responsibilities and accountabilities performed by incumbents of this job.  The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those stated in this description.



OCC offers a positive work environment driven by 15 Essential Points of Success, which is how OCC aspires to operate and is an integral part of our corporate philosophy and culture.  OCC offers a competitive benefits package to promote health and financial security for you and your family that includes company-sponsored health, dental, and vision plans, Health Savings Accounts (HSA’s), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s), life insurance, short and long term disability coverage, optional supplemental insurance plans; including, critical illness and accident, a 401(k) plan, an Employee Assistance Program (EAP), education assistance, and wireless discounts.  Employees are also provided with security options including Healthy Rewards®, Secure Travel®, Will Preparation, and Identity Theft protection as well as generous paid time off and holiday schedules. 


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