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Fibre Optic Splicers & Cable Technicians





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Job Description:

Fibre Optic Splicers and Cable Technicians are required to undertake the following works at various locations in the Leinster, Munster & South East areas but also at other locations throughout the Republic of Ireland:

• fusion and mechanical splicing & testing of fibre
• installation of fibre cable into duct / sub-duct systems either manually or through blown installation
• must be able to:
o deliver a quality service as specified by our clients
o liaise with customers in a professional, courteous and efficient manner
o complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner and;
o report back to the Head Office & Supervisor / Project Manager in charge of works

• All candidates must have a valid Safe Pass

• The Fibre Optic Splicer will preferably have:
o previous experience working with ribbon fibre (not essential but would be an advantage) and will have worked with multi and single mode fibre.
o City & Guilds Certification in Fibre Installation & Testing, or equivalent, is expected from successful candidates.
o previous, proven experience and knowledge of using OTDRs, fibre scopes, ILM and ORL testing equipment (testing to various wave lengths)

• Cable Technicians will preferably have:
o experience in installation of underground cable
o experience in reading read understanding Legends, Diagrams, and Schematic Designs

• Desirable
o Manual Handling
o Be able to carry out Traffic Management (Sign, Lighting & Guarding)
o Be fully conversant with daily Construction Site Safety Practices
o Experience in working on fibre projects

• Essential

o Experience of following design schematics and management direction
o Ability to maintain and interpret records of daily work logs, data recordings and network design maps.
o Ability to adhere to strict Health & Safety Guidelines
o Ability to perform other duties as requested by supervisor
o Minimum 2 years’ experience in fibre splicing and testing

40 hour week + overtime (as requested)
Remuneration: Dependent on experience.


Permanent / Full-time

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