£175 per day
job description.The Fibre Splicing Engineer will be responsible for terminating and testing overhead/underground fibre networks. As the Fibre Splicing Engineer you will be responsible for building PONs on the network.
The following reflect the main tasks associated with this position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:
Prep and splice fibre optic cables as laid out in the splicing matrix
Have experience with various splice closures
Operate an optical power meter & OTDR for Testing/Fault finding
Be able to read and understand test results for troubleshooting
Installation of optical fibre cable, bundles and blown fibre tubing using fiber blowing equipment to required standards, including fault finding on existing network.
Live network Fusion splicing using Fujikura 70s or similar.
Splicing and testing of external optical fibres in line with quality standards using OTDR /ILM/PMD/CD/EXFO FTB200 or similar.
Working to achieve targets and KPI's.
Adherence with Health and Safety legislation
Knowledge; Experience and Skills:
A good understanding and practical experience in Fibre splicing and network build
Knowledge of telecommunication infrastructure and FTTP PON Build, OFN (one fibre network )
Previous Openreach Network Experience would be an advantage.
A responsibility to ensure all Health & Safety procedures are adhered to
A Full/clean driving license is essential.
Openreach accreditations: N23, M23 will be desirable