VACANCY: Senior Fibre Technician for Limpopo

Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position.
This person will report to the Site Manager.

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: The Fibre Technician’s main duty will be to install and repair fibre optic cables.

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing and leading Installations, troubleshooting, and maintaining all fibre optic systems in businesses, homes, schools, and other organizations to ensure that they are working
  • Measuring the signal strength of television, telephone and internet connections to ensure that there is adequate performance.

  • Creating sensors and performing inspections to make sure that the fibre optic systems do not have defects that could undermine

  • Conducting regular inspections of the systems with the aim of locating and repairing any defects detected during the inspections.

  • Run fibre optic cables underground or aerial and perform premises cabling

  • May be required to climb telephone poles and crawl in small spaces for installation purposes
  • Determining solutions to any problems and issues that are preventing the fibre optic systems from performing
  • Constructing a proper slice case as well as preparing and maintaining records, diagrams and schematics relating to the splice case.

  • Work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as

  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of fibre sites and
  • Documenting and reporting on work
  • Maintaining project and safety
  • Inspecting fiber routes and hub sites as preventative
  • Ensuring all attended sites are clearly
  • Allocating faults and mobilizing resources within minimal time to counter
  • Restoring links quickly and

The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills: –

  • Technical training in electronics and computers are essential skills for fibre network technicians
  • 5+ years Fibre Optic splicing experience (preference given to those with additional experience or FTTx project experience)
  • Technical training considered an asset
  • Previous experience testing for improved experience
  • Experience using FO troubleshooting tools (i.e. OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, )
  • Drivers license
  • Clean driving record
  • Customer service skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge of the company and all of its services
  • Good working knowledge of hand and power tools used in this position
  • Proficient in fibre cable termination with connectors
  • Well versed in fusion splicing machine technique
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to carry, raise and climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)
  • Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
  • Effective planning skills
  • Managing skills


  • At least an associate degree in telecommunications engineering or electrical engineering
  • Specialized certifications would be an advantage

Desired Skills:

  • FTTH
  • FTTB
  • FTTX
  • Telecommunications
  • Fiber
  • Fibre

Desired Work Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years

Desired Qualification Level:

  • Certificate

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