Fibre Splicer

Job Reference: V12378

Location: Preston

Closing Date: 04/07/2022

Employment Type: Permanent

Division: City Fibre – DL

Business: Infrastructure Services

Are you ready to support the delivery of a fibre first Britain? We are currently seeking to recruit a Splicer to support the deployment of full fibre networks across the North West.  We would love to hear from you if you have experience of installation work in a telecoms environment.

You’ll be working in a part of telent that is dedicated to transforming and delivering a future proof fibre first Britain. We aim to be the UK’s leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective ​​​​​​​

Excellent employee benefits: - we are committed to ensuring we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary, and benefits packages

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Role Profile:

Reporting to and tasked by the Supervisor you will be employed to install, connect and test optical fibre cable in the provision of PONs and spine routes on the City Fibre external network.

Typical Deliverables:

  • Complete intrusive surveys (‘rodding and roping’) on the underground and overhead network to locate blockages and establish clear cable routes.
  • Assess CBT locations to minimise overhead road crossings.
  • Produce Telecom Network diagrams referencing Work in Progress
  • Install sub-duct and blow fibre cable on spine routes.
  • Pull 6 core fibre cable on PON routes.
  • Introduce fibre to nodes and CBTs.
  • Build and create nodes (fibre cable joints).
  • Splice and test external fibre cable.
  • Testing and fault location using red light and OTDR – interpret OTDR results.

Business Operations Skills – Qualifications:

  • NRSWA Unit 2
  • Driving licence
  • SA001 Safety Overhead
  • SA002 Safety Underground
  • N23
  • N27

You’ll receive formal training and on-the-job training where appropriate through our training school or external providers – to ensure you’re up-skilled as technology develops along with E-learning schemes to help or refresh skills on-line.

You’ll be treated as an individual. We’re not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts.  With us, you’ll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.

Join us and you can expect to receive:

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • Company pension scheme
  • A range of family friendly policies
  • Occupational health support
  • Discounts on Cinema, Restaurants and Shopping with Telent Reward scheme​​​​​​​

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once we have received sufficient applications.telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion.