Fibre Splicer X 2

Location Dublin
Discipline: Commercial
Contact name: Philip Ryan

Job ref: 007363
Published: 2 months ago

The Fibre Splicing Engineer will report to the Supervisor and is responsible for terminating and testing overhead and underground fibre networks. 


Key Responsibilities


The following reflect the main tasks associated with this position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:

  • Prep and splice fibre optic cables as laid out in the splicing matrix.
  • Have experience with various splice closures.
  • Operate an optical power meter for Testing/Fault finding.
  • Be able to read and understand test results for troubleshooting.
  • Be willing to work outside normal hours if required.
  • Ensure the highest standard is maintained across the network.
  • Installation of optical fibre cable, bundles and blown fibre tubing using fiber blowing equipment to required standards, including fault finding on existing network.
  • Splicing and testing of external optical fibres to the end customer premise in line with quality standards using OTDR /ILM/PMD/CD/EXFO FTB200 or similar.
  • Working as an individual and as a part of team to achieve targets and KPI’s.
  • Adherence with Health and Safety legislation.


Knowledge Requirements

  • A good understanding and practical experience in Fibre splicing and network build.
  • Knowledge of telecommunication infrastructure and FTTP Build
  • Previous Siro Network Experience essential.
  • The ability and desire to work as part of a team but be focused on individual goals.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work at heights and confined spaces
  • Ability to work in all weathers
  • Knowledge of Microsoft package – word, excel etc.
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices including risk assessments.
  • A Full/clean driving license is essential.
  • CSCS/CSR qualification would be an advantage but will not exclude the ideal candidate.
  • New Roads & Street Works  operative qualifications (Unit 2) would be desirable.
  • NOPS (Network Operative Passport Scheme) card will be desirable.
  • Openreach accreditations such as N23, M23 will be desirable


Health & Safety Compliance:


  • Monitor site practices and routines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, including the company H & S Policy, to minimize the likelihood of accidents and the resulting fines and compensation claims. Ensure training needs are identified and, in conjunction with HSEQ Department, arrange for personnel to attend such courses as are necessary. Failure to embrace a safe and secure environment can result in disciplinary proceedings.