Smith Named RTC Exceptional Employee
Feb 09, 2017
Parshall, ND, Feb. 9, 2017 – Jake Smith, Fiber Splicer, is the recipient of the RTC Exceptional Employee Award for the fourth quarter of 2016.
Jake started working at RTC in June of 2015 as a Fiber Splicer in Watford City. His duties include preparing and fusion splicing fiber optic cable to deliver new service to our customers, repairing cut fiber cables, and splicing fiber optic for any re-routing that may need to be done.
RTC’s West Outside Plant Manager Cory Johnson says, “Jake is a “do whatever it takes” kind of guy. RTC is proud to have such a hardworking and dedicated employee on its staff.”
Jake grew up in Great Falls, MT. He spent 22 years there before he decided to make his way out to North Dakota. He is a member of the Montana Air National Guard as an Aircraft Electrical and Environmental Systems Journeyman. He has been with the Montana Air National Guard for 6 years now and counting. He first learned how to splice fiber optic cable with his uncle while completing the 4G project with Verizon in Great Falls, MT. His hobbies include fishing, hiking, camping in the Rocky Mountains, weight lifting, and snowboarding. He enjoys being a part of the RTC family and keeping our customers satisfied with RTC services.
The Exceptional Employee Award was developed to recognize RTC employees who go above and beyond the call of duty. Nominations are made by fellow employees and it is awarded to a deserving RTC employee.
Caption: RTC Fiber Splicer Jake Smith (left) receives Exceptional Employee Award from CEO/General Manager Shane Hart.