Fibre Optics Technician

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  • AvailabilityPermanent
  • Experience5+ Years
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Fibre Optics Technician

Applications SupportGauteng

A leader in the mobile industry, based in Johannesburg, is seeking a Fiber Optics Technician to join their team. This position is responsible for performing daily scheduled installations and service calls to deliver our services to residential and commercial customers. This process includes installing and splicing fiber, activating services, educating customers, and troubleshooting when necessary.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Always considering Safety First when working and driving
  • Interfacing with customers on a daily basis
  • Driving company vehicle
  • Assessing different installation scenarios, and effectively determining required time, approach and equipment
  • Installing cable required to connect customers to fiber optic Internet service
  • Splicing fiber optic on premises
  • Completing fiber optic installation for residential customers
  • Working indoors and outdoors during the installation process
  • Working with hand tools and test sets to complete the installation process
  • Working from ladders
  • Liaising with Technicians for any fiber restoration efforts
  • Ensuring all required materials for installation and maintenance are properly checked out from Inventory
  • Participating in local marketing events as needed
  • Conducting site surveys as required
  • Attending meetings as required
  • Participating in on-call rotation
  • All other duties assigned by manager

Requirements

  • Telecom or data wiring experience preferred, we will provide on the job training. No fiber optic experience is necessary
  • Strong communication skills: the ability to effectively communicate in real-time with multiple team members and business partners is required
  • Ability to identify and remedy service affecting problems
  • Ability to work outdoors, and comfort working with hand tools, ladders, and test equipment
  • Data cabling experience preferred
Skills
  • Splicing fiber
  • Fiber Optics
  • Installing Fiber
  • Data Wiring Experience
  • Data Cabling Experience
Requirements
  • Education Tertiary Diploma
  • Experience 5+ Years

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