(JL-41) - Fibre Splicer

(JL-41) - Fibre Splicer

12 Aug
VistaCare Communications.

12 Aug

VistaCare Communications.


Vancouver, BC

VistaCare Communications is a leading telecommunications and technology provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Fibre Splicer Technician. This is a permanent, full-time position based in the Vancouver area. Fiber Optic Splicing Technicians 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:

- 3+ years Fibre Optic splicing experience
- Technical training considered an asset
- Previous telecommunications experience and testing is considered asset
- 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 DZ), with reasonable driver abstract
- Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required
- Willingness to travel is required (all travel paid for by VistaCare)
- 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)

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

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