VistaCare Communications Fibre / Copper Splicer Full Time in Fredericton, NB

VistaCare Communications

Branch Fredericton NB CA

Fibre / Copper Splicer
Fredericton, NB

Documenting and reporting on completed telecommunication work. Previous telecommunications experience and testing for improved experience….

VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications and technology provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking experienced and motivated Fibre / Copper Splicers to join our outside plant (OSP) field operations with current projects in Fredericton, New Brunswick for permanent, full-time positions. Fiber / Copper Splicers are involved in all facets of fiber splicing including cable preparation, termination, fusion-splicing, testing and troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of fibre sites and links
  • Documenting and reporting on completed telecommunication work
  • Maintaining project and telecom safety documentation
  • Inspecting fiber routes and hub sites as preventative maintenance
  • Ensuring all attended sites are clearly labelled
  • Locating faults and mobilizing resources within minimal time to counter fault
  • Reviewing engineered plans and blueprints

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 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

Experience Required:

  • 2+ years Fibre Optic splicing experience
  • Technical training considered an asset
  • Previous telecommunications experience and testing for improved experience
  • Experience using FO troubleshooting tools (i.e. OTDR, Mass Fusion Splicing, etc.)
  • Experience with electrical or working around power
  • Engineering experience considered an asset
  • Preference given to those with additional experience or FTTX / FTTH project experience

Additional Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license (preference given to Class 3 and above), reasonable driver abstract
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
  • Willingness to travel would be beneficial as travel options may arise for future projects
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Employer-match RRSP group plan

If you think you’re the perfect fit for our team, please apply now!

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Fredericton, NB, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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