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Cable Splicer (Specialty B) - Department of Technology (7308)

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission
paid time off
United States, California, San Francisco
June 07, 2023
Company Description

This announcement has been updated to adjust the Company Description.

IMPORTANT:Your application MUST include responses to the supplemental questionnaire found.

Applicants must complete the supplemental questionnaire prior to starting the online application process. Application will not be reviewed without completed supplemental questionnaire.

Why Work for the Department of Technology (DT)?DT is the centralized technology services provider in theCity and County of San Francisco (CCSF). We deliver technology infrastructure and services to approximately 33,000 employees! With an annual operating budget of over $140M and approximately 260 employees,DT provides a host of services that range from Public Safety radio and wiring and Network services to Enterprise Support and the Cloud.

Benefits of Working for CCSF:In addition to challenging and rewarding work, the City provides a generous suite of benefits to its employees.

  • Job security, pension, and robust retirement options
  • Competitive paywith consistent bi-yearly or yearly increases
  • Hybrid Workwith a minimum of 20% of time spent in our office in San Francisco, California for all IT related roles
  • Generous paid time off,family leave, and more!
  • Diversework environment in a diverse city
  • Union protectionsand representation
  • Career development and growth- move between departments, learn on the job, or take subsidized/reimbursed classes!

PEOPLE-CENTERED SOLUTIONS- have a powerful, meaningful effect on the community each day with people at the heart of every solution!

CLOSING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE- bring the benefits of the internet to low-income and marginalized residents!

SHINE A LIGHT ON WHAT MATTERS- join an award-winning production team at SFGovTV to help residents watch legislators or learn more about what makes this City great!

DRIVE INNOVATION- deliver new, cutting-edge technology to residents and city partners to help San Francisco serve its residents!

Job Description


The Department of Technology's Public Safety division operates and maintains several critical systems such as 911 Radio, Fiber, Emergency Alert, crime prevention camera, burglar alarm, fire alarm call box, PBX's, VoIP phones and other in-building wiring and other similar systems.


Under general supervision, performs journey level cable repair and troubleshooting tasks relative to installation and maintenance of communication, data exchange, monitoring, and alarm systems owned or subscribed to by the City and County of San Francisco. Installation, splicing, terminating and maintenance of CAT5/6 cable, fiber cable, PBX's, VoIP phones and other in-building low voltage work.


  • Troubleshoots copper cable and fiber optic installations using copper analyzing equipment, optical time domain reflectometers (OTDRs), power meters and light sources, and other diagnostic tools, equipment and procedures.
  • Locates and repairs wiring faults; performs wiring Installations, terminating and testing.
  • Installs, arranges, disconnects and troubleshoots telephone facilities and services subscribed to or owned by the City and County of San Francisco; utilizes various test equipment to isolate and troubleshoot ethernet and digital services.
  • Performs installations, testing, and acceptance of voice and data grade circuits on both copper and fiber optic cabling.
  • Performs software administration on telephone switches and various telecommunication systems, including public safety systems; installs horizontal telephone and voice data station wiring.
  • Maintains and updates database of installation and repair work, service requests and work orders; maintains database of parts and components inventory.


One (1) temporary-exempt full time and Six (6) temporary as-needed (on-call assignments) for up to a maximum of 1040 hoursareexcluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process. The successful candidate shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. This position has an anticipated duration of up tothirty-six (36) months.


Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at various City Agencies throughout the City of San Francisco as well some remote CCSF facilities outside of the City and County of San Francisco. The incumbents primary reporting and dispatch location will be 200 Paul Ave SF CA, 94124.


Candidate must be willing to work a 40- hour week as determined by the department. Travel within San Francisco may be required.



1)Specialty B: Four years experience working in the telecommunications industry as a Technician, Installer, Central Office Technician, Wireless Technician or Private Branch Exchange Technician.AND

2)Possession of a current valid Driver License.

Performance of essential duties require: considerable physical effort and dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs and body; excellent visual acuity; exposure to inclement weather and working conditions that are somewhat disagreeable in underground locations; the use of ladders and aerial lift bucket; and lifting of up to 50 pounds of equipment.


1.MEDICAL TESTING: Prior to appointment, eligible candidates mustsuccessfully pass the TB testing process.

2.SECURITY CLEARANCES AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS:Positions in this classification may require that successful candidates who become eligible for appointment may be required to go through a background investigation to determine the candidate's suitability for employment in this classification. Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, use of illegal/controlled substances. Reasons for rejection based on this investigation may include, but not limited to: applicable convictions, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations, falsification of application materials and/or other relevant factors. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination.

Additional Information

Compensation: $54.6500 -$66.4375 hourly /$113,672 -$138,190 annually

How to Apply:

  • Your application MUST include a resume. To upload, please attach using the "additional attachments" function.
  • Please complete thisin addition to submitting this application.

You may contact Carol Wongvia email atwith questions regarding this opportunity.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed documents/applications will not be accepted.

Helpful Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT: All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine.Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.