Fibre Optic Engineer

Position: Fibre Optic Engineer

Salary: Competitive

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

Company introduction:

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 minimize 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 characterization 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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