Fibre Engineer

  • Category
    Engineering - Other Engineering
  • Location
    Spalding, Lincolnshire
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Spring engineering are working with a client who currently has opportunities for Fibre trained Engineers to join a busy Engineering Team based in and around Spalding, Stamford and Boston.
This client operates nationwide, covering 100% of the UK. Their vision is to be the service provider of choice for field engineering and managed services to the telecoms and the ISP industries. Working on behalf of the leading internet service providers in the UK they have won awards for growth and service excellence. They have been working in the Fibre arena for a number of years, and have exciting opportunities to expand.

Job Purpose
To assist the Operational team, undertaking day to day job requirements of FTTH and FTTP. You would work directly in communication with the customer as part of a one or two man team depending on work stream.
Key Responsibilities
*Supporting Fibre Coach with leading with testing potential fibre routes and installing fibre infrastructure in underground networks
*Preparing cable sheath to enter Closure / Micro Closures / CDC / Wall box
*The Routing of fibres within a closures / CDC and Transport Tubes as per a splicing schedule.
*Preparing fibres for splicing
*Confident in the use and basic maintenance of a Works tablet OR , fibre splicing machine, OTDR, Power Meter, Fibre Identifier and Micro Scope
*Splicing within loss limits
*Dressing the fibre and closing the Closure / CDC to the manufacture's instructions
*Supporting restraining and labelling of trays and cables
*Disposing of scrap fibres and cable safely
*To be confident in the reading and understanding the test results for troubleshooting purposes.
*Strong communication skills are absolutely essential; ability to communicate between co-workers and third parties.
*Be able to judge minor changes within a network and report those changes to the Fibre Coach and Fibre Manager
Education/ Qualifications
*NRSWA unit 2
*Open reach accredited pole certification

Experience Advantageous
*Demonstrable experience with a proven track record working in a networking engineering environment, in senior engineering role
*Advanced knowledge of FTTP and FTTH technologies
*Operations and maintenance of metro/long-haul optical transmission
Networks, DWDM and SDH or SONET technologies
*Working with optical transmission equipment from well established
*Sound ability to diagnose problems with existing equipment and fix faults up to resolution.
*Ability to communicate fluently with the customers and should possess good customer service skills

Engineers must be confident at working at height, weight under 120kg (H&S remit for Working at Height)

Please apply with an up to date cv Spring Engineering Solutions (a trading name of Roevin Management Services Limited) acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Spring Engineering Solutions is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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