Fibre and Copper Cable Technician Job in South East London


The Fibre and Copper Cable Technician is responsible for effective duties as set out below and will provide additional support to ensure engineering teams deliver on time, in budget and quality. The Cabling Technician will also work towards gaining technical engineering competence and adhere to Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) standards.

Main Responsibilities:

·Qualified and experienced in physically building Telecoms Infrastructure services from plans and to Quality requirements.

·Fault Finding. Ability to receive instructions (written and/or verbal) to resolve outstanding issues.

·Installation of metalwork, basket work and basic rack and stack services

·Fibre and cable pulling, dressing, labelling and secure of same

·Copper Cable termination including Cat “x” and E1 terminations

·Fibre Cable termination using Fusion Splicer or Polishing Techniques

·Use of Fluke Versiv tester to test Copper/Fibre installations

·Continuity, test and measurement of cable and fibre runs

·Develop fault diagnosis skills using OTDR testing procedures

·Manual labour in supporting Telecoms Installers and Engineers.

·Provide a point of contact for escalation of technical issues arising in a project

·Perform and document site surveys or supervise the sub-contracting of such activities

·Perform all necessary installation activities on vendor supplied products and/or supervise the sub-contracting of these activities

·Understand and check cable designs proposed for implementation (clarity, test and corrective action). Seek higher authority if necessary.

·Be responsible for the production of accurate, high quality project documentation

·Carry out tasks autonomously under the general direction of the Project Manager while providing feedback as required by the Project Manager

·Maintain familiarity with all Quality Systems and ensure that all work is completed in compliance with the relevant procedures

·Ability to manage own workload and meet all SLA’s as required

Other Key Responsibilities:

·Establish and maintain excellent working relationships

·Comply with company & local standards, procedures & protocols with specific responsibility for performance to engineering key performance indicators.

·Ensure Health & Safety and Engineering Quality standards are always maintained.

·Always represent and promote the business in a professional manner.

·Demonstrate flexibility to meet business requirements.

·Complete other ad hoc duties as required.


·Full UK Driving Licence


·Manual Handling

·Proven experience with Fibre Optic cabling and working in Data Centre environments.

·Ability to troubleshoot faults using various test equipment such as LSPM.

·Conversant in using a Fluke Versiv tester to test Fibre and copper.

·Experience in terminating copper cables.

·Fibre Splicing City & Guilds

·NRSWA Unit 2 Chapter 8

Contact: Sam Price
Reference: Totaljobs
Job ID: 91465330

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