OSP Supervisor (FTTH Out-Side- Plant)

Swap Consulting

Apply for this job   

Share this job:


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:

  • Effectively supervise out-side- plant projects, namely: High Streets, Estates and BB Extensions into MTU/MDU.
  • Comply with all project execution procedure, namely; Proper studies of project award documents (Design Plan, BOM, Splice Plan, Link Budget Calculator, and HLDesc) immediately after you receive project assignment order.
  • Ensure project kick off meeting happens no more than 48hrs after project is assigned to you and that contractor SUBMITS program of work immediately after.
  • Prepare a project material list and confirm all required project materials is available in store long before the material is actually needed on site.
  • Escalate unavailable materials to your Team Lead for immediate procurement action.
  • Confirm all network backend connections/resources are available and active for link commissioning long before the project reaches your Team Lead for immediate action long before the commissioning phase.
  • Distribute notification letters to residents of project location/streets at least a week before project civil works commences.
  • Facilitate meeting with Estate Manager & Contractor to agree on work method before Estate civil works commences.
  • Also ensure Estate Manager notifies residents about the project before civil works starts.
  • Review quality of materials supplied to site by contractor (e.g. PVC, HDPE,GI pipes, e.t.c) and ensure they meet ipNX standards.
  • Reject sub-standard materials and escalate back to your Team Lead.
  • Observe quality of civil and cabling works (handhole, Trench depth, cabling process, splicing and splice management, special surface excavation and replacement, e.t.c) and ensure they meet company standards.
  • Stop sub-standard works and escalate back to your Team Lead.
  • Effectively monitor projects to ensure contractor compliance with design scope (approved quantity), program of work (agreed resource/time) and work method (approved quality).
  • Team Lead will measure your performance on effective project monitoring by tracking your compliance to Daily Work SMS submissions, Weekly project update reporting, Attendance in weekly project meetings,  Accurate & Timely red-line drawing submission, Accurate & Timely Splice-MST report submission.
  • Variations to design and scope plans MUST be escalated back to the office and approved before they are implemented on site.
  • Troubleshoot, Analyze, Identify & Resolve faults that may delay link commissioning.
  • Submit Accurate Splice-MST report sheet and Accurate Red line Drawings 48hrs after project completion.
  • Actively participate in the audit exercise of completed projects and ensure project snags are cleared before Audit.
  • Provide support to the engineering team where necessary and as defined by the Head of Projects or your Team Lead.

Requirements:

B.Sc. or HND in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics, Project
Management, Applied Sciences/ any other related discipline.
Experience:

  • Over 2 Years OSP Supervision Experience.
  • Knowledge of major fibre routes across Nigeria, especially in Lagos, Abuja
  • and Port Harcourt Metro.

COMPETENCE

  • Proficient use of fiber test tools e.g. OTDR, power meter & Light source, VFL.
  • Proficient in the use of design softwares e.g. AutoCAD, Visio etc
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Power point, Projects and email application.
  • Excellent Communication Skills (Written & Oral).
  • Certifications in Fibre Optic Cabling, CCNA and A+ will be an added advantage.
  • Certifications in HSE Grade III will be an added advantage.
  • Over 2 years of sound OSP Supervision experience in a Telecoms firm.
  • Understanding of fibre terminologies, fiber cable management, and fiber link power budgeting.
  • Understanding of FTTH architecture and PON/GPON Networks.
  • Understanding and accurate interpretation of Design drawing and As-Built drawings for fibre networks.

This job originally appeared elsewhere.

Summary

Company

Swap Consulting

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Engineering

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

HND

Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years

Application Deadline

Today