Prime in-field technical contact for support groups in the areas of network construction, repair, maintenance and support.
Responsible for project splicing, testing, troubleshooting, and documentation.
Support in handling emergency escalations in a prompt and efficient manner.
Work with external contractors on the scheduling and resolution of project quality and safety issues.
Daily Travel throughout designated area 95% of the time.
The ideal candidate will possess:
1 year related work experience and a degree/diploma from a related discipline.
Certified Fibre Optic Technician (CFOT) or equivalent experience
Experience with fibre optic network deployments.
Experience with Fibre Optic troubleshooting tools & test sets (OTDR, Power Meters)
Proficient in outside plant fibre splicing including building fibre enclosures and prep & splice both loose tube and ribbon fibre.
Proficient in using splicing testing and troubleshooting tools such as OTDR and LFD.
Knowledge in telecom construction including: Fibre Optic and copper cabling, punching, proper cable pulling techniques, racking, ground systems, static precautions, non-ionizing transmission safety, Occupational Health and safety as it relates to construction.
Understanding around AC and DC power systems and conversions including: voltage and wiring of single and poly-phase alternating current cables, direct current, and negative grounded direct current.
Experience with identifying all major types of RF, Fiber and power connectors.
Experience with the construction and maintenance of fibre networks.
Strong problem solving, organizational, verbal, listening and written communication skills.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team, and interact with groups throughout the organization.
Capable of working on a variety of projects and coordinating multiple priorities.