Cable Operative – Internal Cable Puller x2 – Ref: 3379 -3380

Position: Cable Operative – Internal Cable Puller

Salary: Competitive

Location: Midlands

Job summary:

We currently have an exciting new role to join our team as a field based Cable Operative, the successful candidate will build and maintain new and existing Core Telecommunications Access Networks, specifically fibre cable pulling and installing cables to onsite customer comms; involving heavy cable pulling by-hand and identifying cables/parts of cables to be worked on in various locations and environments.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Underground cabling, Rodding & Roping ducts, installing sub ducts and blowing fibre
  • Will be required to work with Fibre, Copper & CATV cables to client specification
  • Ensure all equipment used meets recognised safety standards
  • Ability to carry out internal cabling tasks in addition to small cable pulls by hand
  • Ensure daily completion of required apps for the workstream (risk assessments & van, tools, and plant checks)
  • Professional conduct & excellent customer care skills – Whilst interacting with service providers, end users, members of the public and Virgin Media employees where necessary.
  • Adherence to Virgin Media quality standards
  • Ability read and understand job packs inclusive of cable maps, site drawings, SLD’s and BOM’s
  • Report and produce blockage maps
  • Ability to record changes and updates made, as a result of work carried out, updating line manager with details on task closure.
  • Ability to work safely and be NRSWA compliant

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Rooftop, RF safety awareness, First Aid at heights
  • IPAF & PASMA
  • 2 + years’ experience
  • Be able to prioritise, organise and manage tasks
  • Sound practical knowledge and experience of Civils, Cabling and business installations.
  • Good observational, analytical skills and a good eye for detail.
  • To be well-presented
  • Must have good IT skills
  • Must be holding a Full Valid Driving License.
  • PIA tickets SA002 & S7 a significant advantage but not essential
  • NRSWA Qualified – SLG unit 2
  • Confined spaces – desirable

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