Fibre Optic Engineer

Position: Fibre Optic Engineer

Salary: Competitive

Location: London, national travel will be required on a regular basis

Company introduction:

Comex 2000 UK Ltd is a well-established major strategic partner of choice within the telecommunication sector, specialising in network installation and maintenance and are one of Virgin Media’s preferred contract partners.

Our continued investment in people, technology and systems keeps us at the forefront of our industry sector and we are on the look-out for more enthusiastic, professional and customer focused people to join our growing team.

Job summary:

The engineer will carry out their duties in line with the Client engineering specification as defined by Zayo.

Normally a pre-designated document to carry out duties peculiar to VM network.

As a Fibre optic engineer you will splice and test on existing and new build networks to the customer specifications. This will include external and internal works.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Install, terminate and test all types of fibre optic cables
  • Constant communication with Area Manager to assist with completion of fibre works.
  • The usage of plant, materials, care of tools and equipment in a way to minimise unnecessary waste and damage.
  • Adherence to all Health and safety practises
  • Ensure to bring sufficient hardware & tools out to site each day.
  • Ensure all daily reporting, fibre characterisation and test results are mailed to the Project Manager.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions. Report back to Area Manager with respect to compliance issues.
  • Understand the Safety & Environmental Policies ensure all activities carried out comply with the risk assessment and method statements.
  • Ensure adherence to safe working practices at all times.
  • Identify quality problems and recommend solutions. Report back to Area Manager with respect to compliance issues.

Skills & Qualifications required:

  • Organised and proactive approach to work
  • Ability to work in a strong team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A high level of diplomacy and customer focused
  • Uses own initiative to develop ideas and practices
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to manage stress and have strong emotional resilience
  • Flexible approach and positive attitude to work
  • Maintaining a high level of integrity and confidentiality is key
  • Otdr Experience – EXFO, CMA NETTEST, ANRITSU, NOYES or similar.
  • Fusion splicing – Fujikura 60s, 70s or similar.
  • 2 year working experience with Fibre optics products
  • Read and understand Visio straight line diagrams
  • Understand written work instructions on MS word

Company benefits:

 We offer competitive pay, and 28 day’s holiday a year (inclusive of bank holidays).  In addition, you will get access to a contributory pension scheme, development and training, discounted benefits to Virgin Media products.

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