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Ribbon Splicers (Field Based)

Kettering, Northamptonshire
£35,000 to £46,000
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Fibre Ribbon Splicers - Field Based (Ribbon Splicing). Kettering & Oxfordshire. £35,000-£46,000 (dependent on experience) + van & equipment + 20 days holiday. My client is a main contractor across telecoms network construction and the fibre services sector. Due to ongoing work they are looking for a number of PIA accredited Fibre Ribbon Splicers with experience of ribbon splicing to work on the OpenReach Network covering work across Northamptonshire & Oxfordshire. Within your role as a Fibre Ribbon Splicer, you will be responsible for splicing and testing on existing and new build networks to specific customer specifications. This will include external and internal work. Ribbon Splicing. Live network splicing. New Build (Building new splice points using various underground joint closures and optical distribution frames). EXFO iOLM (intelligent Optical Link Mapper) and OTDR (Optical Time Delay Reflectometer) Testing. Producing fibre test reports. Being able to analyse the trace results to pinpoint any problems. Reading and understanding straight line drawings and fibre allocation sheets. You will require: OTDR Experience, preferable but not essential, to have worked on both iOLM and OTDR with the EXFO platform of testers. PIA Accredited to work on the OpenReach Network. NOPS Card holding all current splicing accreditations. NRSWA Street works Ticket. UG & OH Safety cards (SA001 & SA002). Ribbon splicing. Experience working with Fibre Optics products. A willingness to travel between contract sites. A full Driving Licence. Please submit your CV to Lee McCormack in the first instance. If you do not hear back within 7 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful
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  • Job Reference: 701351530-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Inside Avenue Recruitment
    Inside Avenue Recruitment
  • Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £46,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: 20 days holiday
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent