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April 12, 2023
With the increasing demand for high-speed internet and other data transmission services, the need for skilled fiber optics installers continues to grow, making it a promising career path for anyone interested in the field.
This new apprenticeship program trains you to become skilled in a trade or profession by combining classroom learning and hands-on work.
The program is a collaboration between Vermont Tech and the Vermont Department of Labor. It combines classroom learning and hands-on work to become skilled in a trade or profession.
If you’re interested in
- Competitive starting salaries or
- Opportunities for career advancement in information technology trades, smart grid, and engineering trades
…then you’ll want to learn more by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or (802) 661-8493 or visiting cewd.vtc.edu/installer.
What does a broadband installer do?
- Climbs poles and ladders and works aloft with hand tools.
- Enters tunnels, buildings, trenches, crawl spaces, or manholes to place, maintain or remove fiber optic equipment.
- Installs, repairs, and maintains fiber optic facilities and equipment in support of voice, video, and broadband wired and wireless facilities.
- Installs, configures, repairs, and maintains fiber optic facilities for customers.
What are the requirements?
- High School Diploma or equivalent (this includes those who anticipate having either requirement in the next six months).
- Valid driver’s license.
- Ability to climb heights and hi-altitude ladders, as well as work aloft for extended periods of time, along with the ability to work in confined spaces, including manholes.
- Visual ability to determine the color distinctions in wire and cable colors.
- Ability to work away from roadways in remote areas across rough terrain while carrying heavy loads.