Cable Operative Ref: 1841, 1843-1845

Job Summary:

 

To build and maintain new and existing Core Telecommunications Access Networks, specifically copper cable pulling, jointing and testing; Involves heavy cable pulling, either with assist equipment or by-hand, jointing at internal & external locations, and identifying cables/parts of cables to be worked on in various locations and environments.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work safely, such as National Roads & Street Works Act;
  • NRSWA Signing, Lighting & Guarding
  • NRSWA Accredited
  • Safe Working Practices and Gas Testing
  • Personal Safety
  • Use of telecoms installation & test equipment
  • Worked with Fibre, Copper & CATV cables to client specification
  • Worked on internal databases to record actions & daily whereabouts
  • Ensure all equipment used meets recognised safety standards including but not limited to tools and testers;
  • 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 – Copies of the quality standards will be provided by VM at audit;
  • Ability to record changes and updates made, as a result of work carried out, updating VM with details on task closure.

Skills & qualifications:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Be able to prioritise, organise and manage tasks
  • Sound practical knowledge and experience of Civils, Cabling, Splicing & testing and business installations.
  • Excellent communicator. Good observational and analytical skills and a good eye for detail.
  • Well-presented and have good presentation skills.
  • Must have good IT skills – specifically Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must be holding a Full Driving License.
  • CAT 5 Accredited. Approved Fibre / containment installation trained. City & Guilds preferred, relevant telecoms qualifications.

 


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