Fibre Technician

at Trio
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted Oct 23, 2020
Category Engineering / Technical Jobs
Job Type Full-time

Description

  • Measuring the signal strength of television, telephone and internet connections to ensure that there is adequate performance.

    · Creating sensors and performing inspections to make sure that the fibre optic systems do not have defects that could undermine performance.

    · Conducting regular inspections of the systems with the aim of locating and repairing any defects detected during the inspections.

    · Run fibre optic cables underground or aerial and perform premises cabling

    · May be required to climb telephone poles and crawl in small spaces for installation purposes

    · Determining solutions to any problems and issues that are preventing the fibre optic systems from performing optimally.

    The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills: -

    · Technical training in electronics and computers are essential skills for fibre network technicians

    · 5+ years Fibre Optic splicing experience (preference given to those with additional experience or FTTx project experience)

    · Technical training considered an asset

    · Previous experience testing for improved experience

    Desired Experience & Qualification

    Experience using FO troubleshooting tools (i.e. OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.)

    · Drivers license

    · Clean driving record

    · Customer service skills

    · Good analytical and problem-solving skills

    · Problem-solving skills

    · Strong knowledge of the company and all of its services

    · Good working knowledge of hand and power tools used in this position

    · Proficient in fibre cable termination with connectors

    · Well versed in fusion splicing machine technique

    · Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination

    · Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation

    · Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to carry, raise and

    · climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)

    · Self-disciplined, motivated and organized

    · Effective planning skills

    · Managing skills

     

    Qualifications

    · At least an associate degree in telecommunications engineering or electrical engineering

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