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Henkels & McCoy Splicing Superintendent in Canton, Michigan

Splicing Superintendent

Canton, Michigan, United States (https://henkels.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/1825/other-jobs-matching/location-only)

Construction Management

Requisition # 20000127

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Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten ofEngineering News-Record’sSpecialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry, is currently seekinga Fiber Optic CableSplicing Superintendent for our Telecom program operating out of Detroit, Michigan.

This position reports to the Operations Manager. The position is located at the Detroit, Michigan office.

Major Job Elements

  • Adhere to and advance Henkels & McCoy’s Safety/Construction Principles

  • Work with Project Manager/Construction Manager to plan installations as required.

  • Provide the work coordination and direction for the Fiber Optic Cable Splicing Team.

  • Use and understand the fiber optic color code. Read prints, splice assignment schematics, Pre and post splice test data.

  • Knowledge of both aerial and underground splice closures along with a variety of other closures, cabinets and terminals common to the splicing and termination of fiber optic cables.

  • Use of fiber fusion splicing machines (including a mass fusion splicing machine) and operate a variety of different OTDR and power meters for both ribbon and loose tube fiber optic cable.

  • Perform testing utilizing OTDRs, Power Meter/Light Sources and VFLs. Record and document testing per customer specifications.

  • Maintain a professional working attitude with co-workers and customers at all times.

Daily Work Functions

  • Site Activation Schedule

  • Backhaul Completion Schedule

  • Construction Schedule

  • Ensure that all timesheets are submitted daily to meet H&M requirements

  • Understand all aspects of the contract as it pertains to necessary information needed for closeout of the splicing requirements. Understand & Implement new M&P’s as they become available to the project/projects.

  • Complete quality and competency checks on the splicing teams on a regular basis. Weekly for the newer splicers and every other week for the experienced splicers. Official assessments to be done every six (6) months.

  • Ensure all required tracking is updated daily

Safety Requirements

  • Allsafety items for trucks and trailers.

  • Make sure that all field personnel have all the safety equipment needed and that all safety procedures are followed per H&M requirements.

  • Make sure that all field personnel have had all the safety training required, which will require coordination with our safety team.

  • Confined Space Training

  • Ladder Climbing Safety

  • Bucket Truck Training

  • CPR


  • Weekly truck, tool and equipment inspections to meet H&M requirements. Including ongoing Vehicle & Trailer Logs

  • Ensure that all testing and splicing equipment is properly maintained and sent out for routine maintenance and yearly calibration.

  • Ensure that all splicing/test equipment is set up with proper thresholds according to Customer contract requirements.


  • Pictures

  • Splicing docs

  • Testing data

  • Labeling

  • Following Customer and H&M Naming Standards

  • Continued Education and Training with Existing Equipment, New Equipment and New Technologies we encounter throughout the project. Along with implementation of this training/Technology

  • Schedule all splicing repairs to meet deliverable requirements…ie Splice Loss, Quality of Work, Etc.


  • Proven experience as a fiber splicer with experience on outside plant or system installations while working from blueprints, specifications, and system documentation.

  • Will have a thorough working knowledge of most widely used construction practices of fiber cable.

  • Must have the experience to detect safety issues and work independently.

  • A pre-employment, on site skills assessment certification will be required. The applicant must successfully prove to the satisfaction of the Construction Manager that he/she possesses the fiber splicing abilities required for this position.

  • This position requires walking on uneven ground, working in tight spaces and in general. Must be able to perform heavy physical work and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Must be capable of carrying a 24 foot ladder and wear fall protection when needed.

  • Work up to 6 days per week in an all -weather environment and be willing to travel as required.

  • All applicants must follow safety guidelines and wear personal protective equipment at all times.

  • All applicants must speak the English language fluently and clearly.

  • I-9 Employment Verification

  • Drug Test

  • Motor Vehicle Driving Records

  • Criminal History

  • Sex Offender Register

  • Terrorist Watch List

  • Credit History

  • Employment History

  • Background Check

  • Education Verification

  • International Background Check (If required)

    Assignment to the splicers based on priorities determined by:

Review splicing requirements that are submitted daily from the splicers to include but not limited to-

DISCLAIMER:This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job requirements, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Please read the following requirements for background investigation prior to considering employment at Henkels & McCoy.

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.