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