Fast-growing Fiber Broadband Industry Offers Career Opportunities for Job Seekers in Southern New England

Fast-growing Fiber Broadband Industry Offers Career Opportunities for Job Seekers in Southern New England


Sertex Broadband Solutions hiring multiple positions for line workers, skilled construction, and installation pros in response to increased demand for high-speed Internet.

Plainfield, CT – April 15, 2021… The race is on to bring fiber broadband to rural communities throughout the country. In the northeast, Sertex Broadband Solutions is partnering with communities to build publicly owned fiber-to-the-home networks from Block Island to the Berkshires. The more networks built out, the more career opportunities there are for job seekers to join an exciting growth industry.

Fueled by a surging economy, the increased demand for high-speed internet is creating new jobs. The positions available at Sertex offer a career-path for all levels of job seekers with or without a college degree, including fiber optic technicians, telecom linemen, ground construction workers, residential drop installers, and splicers. Currently, Sertex is actively hiring for several open positions.

Careers in fiber optic construction can provide a lifetime of job security. Successful candidates may include line school, high school, trade school, and college graduates, as well as former military personnel, tree care and construction industry professionals, and others. As an employer, Sertex provides employee training and advancement programs with competitive pay and benefits. The company is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

“Deploying fiber networks is labor-intensive involving underground construction, stranding aerial fiber optic cables, and installing in-home equipment,” explains Michael Solitro, president and CEO of Sertex. “The work is hard in all-weather conditions and often in remote areas, but it is also meaningful to be part of connecting people to high-speed Internet service, especially during the pandemic.”

Sertex career opportunities can be viewed at Individuals with a strong work ethic, the desire to work outdoors in all weather conditions, a commitment to safety and precision, and the ability to travel throughout New England are encouraged to apply.

About Sertex Broadband

Sertex is an expert in fiber optic infrastructure deployment in the Northeast. For over three decades, the company has provided leading-edge services to telecommunication, utility, and municipal customers. The vision of Sertex Broadband Solutions is to deploy fiber-to-the-home networks in unserved and underserved areas to give gigabit-speed internet access to every home and business. Its model of publicly owned/privately operated networks is affordable and scalable with future-proof fiber technology. Learn more at

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