Fiber Optic Technicians for NBN Roll-out


  • National Broadband Network roll out (NBN)
  • Immediate Starts
  • Ongoing project; 12+ months work
    Location: Townsville & Northern QLD
    Salary: $35 per hour
    Work type: Contract/Temp

The go2 People are working in partnership with a contractor involved with the National Broadband Network (NBN) roll out.

We are looking to employee experienced Technicians for immediate starts in Cairns & Townsville.

Your main duties will involve:

  • Install Fibre to the Node (FTTN), Install Fibre to the Premises (FTTP)
  • Fibre Splicing, OTDR Testing
  • MDU Cabling and Hardware Installation
  • Structured Cabling & terminations
  • Pit inspections
  • Install Underground Service Drop, Bulk Drops

You MUST have the following to be considered:

  • Certificate III in Telecommunications
  • Open Cable Licence; and Fibre Optic Endorsement (Install and terminate optical fibre cable on customer premises)
  • Experience using an OTDR and PON Meter
  • NBN Safety and Awareness
  • CPR Training (within last 12 months)
  • Construction White Card
  • Drivers Licence (must be valid)
  • Elevated Work Platform (EWP) Rescue
  • Power Awareness
  • Remove non-friable asbestos
  • Supervise asbestos removal

Additional requirements:

  • You MUST be able to provide a Federal Police Check
  • You MUST be able to pass a medical and drug & alcohol test
  • You MUST be well presented and have a friendly demeanour as you will be engaging with house owners, tenants and the general community on a daily basis

This project is scheduled for roughly 12 months at this point in time and will offer stable work in that period, Monday to Friday with 40+ hours per week.