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Fiber Tech

  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • Type: Temp-to-Hire
  • Job #1885

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire Fiber Technicians in the Petersburg area at $18.00 per hour. This is a temp to perm position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met.


$18.00 Day shift

$19.00 Night shift


Must be flexible to work ALL shifts

7am-530pm, 4 days per week

7am-7pm, 2 days on/2 days off/every other weekend

7pm-7am, 2 days on/2 days off/every other weekend

Some intermittent overtime will likely be needed


$1 increase after the first training certification


Job Qualifications:

High School Diploma/GED required

Pass drug screen

Pass background check

3-5 years experience operating machinery in prototyping environment

Evidence of mechanical aptitude

Must be detailed oriented and possess excellent interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational, written, and verbal skills

Excellent computer skills including reporting, spreadsheets, database, and ability to learn a variety of software packages

Must be able to work in an autonomous environment

United States Citizen due to department of state regulated export compliance


Job Duties:
• Manufacture test samples per trial specifications / engineer instruction

• Maintain accurate records to ensure product and process traceability

• Communicate on an as needed basis with development engineers to ensure trials are conducted accurately

• Take ownership of equipment to ensure proper operation and maintenance of equipment

• Assist in periodic review and update of standards and procedures

• Recommend process improvements to achieve higher levels of success for delivering quality results on predictable timelines to meet overall business objectives.

• Adhere to all quality and safety standards.

• Maintain clean and organized work area with emphasis on safety, quality, efficiency, and utilization.

• Continually seek to improve work processes and individual performance.

• Adhere to all company policies and operational procedures.

• Perform additional tasks as assigned.



Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively
  • Normal lifting requirements are 50lbs
  • Operate moving equipment
  • Work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments
  • Willing to work in heights
  • Candidate required to pass a drug test and criminal background check
  • Steel toe shoes required




  • Health and life insurance
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Safety recognition awards
  • Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement
  • Temp to full time work after a short trial period
  • Right-fit focus to make sure you’re doing the work you can feel good about
  • Breadth of employer options
  • First-day training so you know what to expect from day one
  • Respectful, employee-focused work environment



About AdvantaStaff
AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.

Apply Online: advantastaff.com
Call with questions 804-414-1560



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