Herotel Border Internet: Splicer

Company Herotel Border Internet
Reference # Eastern Region
Published 13/07/2021
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Market Related
Location East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa
The Splicer is responsible to perform maintenance on the network.
Job Functions Information Technology
Industries Telecommunications
•Splicing of active and passive fibre networks
•Identify breaks and weak spots in the network seen as high-risk factors
•Remediate cutting over of cables and/or cutting over to new joints
•Maintain short timelines between temporary and permanent repairs
•Resolve all breaks in the designated areas
•Maintain handle and route daily, which could include cleaning, numbering, slack management, and labelling.
•Related training and experience with Fibre Optics
•Good communication skills
•Ready to learn and work independently
•Problem solving skills
•Ability to read and troubleshoot complex diagrams
•At least 3 years technical experience or technical experience within a telecommunications environment
•1 Year technical experience in optical fibre environment would be advantageous
•Advanced experience in splicing in complex network environments
•Valid Drivers’ License
•Strong analytical ability
•Ability to work well under pressure to achieve goals and targets
•Self-motivation and a strong sense of achievement to take ownership of a network is of utmost importance
•IT network diploma, certificate or related degree would be advantageous
Grade 12 or a Technical N1 – N3 is required
•Certified Fibre Optic Technician Certificate (CFOT) would be advantageous.
•Related qualifications in telecommunications would be an additional advantage

Job Closing Date 21/07/2021