Fibre Technician

Swap Consulting Limited

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Swap Consulting - Our client is a leading Internet Service Provider with head office in Victoria Island, Lagos, and branches across Nigeria. As a result of business expansion they seek qualified candidates to fill this role

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to conduct site surveys for the installation of drop (last-mile) cabling.
  • Liaise with the customer and ipNX sales team to determine the preferred location of customer modem (CPE) in the building.
  • Liaise with the Outside Plant Supervisor and the Supply Chain Management team to sign out required activation materials (e.g drop cable) from the store.
  • Employ the service of casual labourers for minor civil works where required in laying the drop cable.
  • Ensure drop cable is correctly and neatly installed from the nearest access terminal indoors/outdoors into the customer’s residence.
  • Measure the Db loss of fibre cabling using the appropriate tools.
  • Do minor troubleshooting with light source and power meter to ensure the optic fibre connection Db loss is within range to achieve an excellent connection.
  • Do minor corrective procedures such as cleaning optic fibre connectors, couplers, re-splicing the drop cable or replacing the drop cable.
  • Install and make the interconnection between the drop cable and the customer’s modem (CPE).
  • Test and commission the CPE with the supervision of the ipNX NOC.
  • Sign-off with the customer.
  • Complete all required documentation to ensure inventory databases are accurate.

Requirements:

  • Ability to engage customers, customer focus, timeliness, being target driven, quality consciousness, ability to work without supervision and ability to lead a small team to deliver on targets.
  • Ability to use fibre optic tools such as optical light source, optical power meter, splicing tool and Optical
  • Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) will be an added advantage. Ability to use the computer and Microsoft office applications is a key requirement.
  • Experience in the installation of any type of cabling such as Cable TV, fixed telephone lines and DSL will be an added advantage.
  • Quick learners are preferred, since this will require working on new technology.
  • Minimum of Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in science or engineering related courses.
  • Exceptions may be made in the case of those who studied other disciplines but with field experience in the installation of optic fibre cabling.

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Summary

Company

Swap Consulting Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Oyo

Specialization

Engineering

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Application Deadline

Friday