Fibre / Copper Splicer (Moncton, NB)

Fibre / Copper Splicer (Moncton, NB)

Moncton, NB

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology solutions provider currently seeking experienced and motivated Fibre/Copper Splicers to join our International operations, with current openings in Moncton, NB. Fibre/Copper Splicers are involved in all facets of splicing including cable preparation, termination, fusion-splicing, testing and troubleshooting. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Splice various types and sizes of copper cable
  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of fibre sites and links
  • Analyzes and troubleshoots basic technical problems or issues
  • Inspecting fiber routes and hub sites as preventative maintenance
  • Reviews, interprets and works with various maps, drawings and blueprints and testing documents
  • Make splicing rearrangements on existing facilities in buried, underground, aerial and building work locations
  • Ensuring all attended sites are clearly labelled
  • Locating faults and mobilizing resources within minimal time to counter fault
  • Reviewing engineered plans and blueprints
  • Load coils, repeaters, pressurization, cable throws and troubleshooting
  • Provides quality construction service surrounding the Company values
  • Documents the work process by submitting daily reports of completed work and required safety paperwork
  • Maintains continuing construction and layout guides to ensure work quality control
  • Ensures the timely completion of work and the adherence to quality guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination
  • The ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation, and at heights
  • The ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere that includes, but is not limited to: carrying, raising and climb a ladder; carrying, lifting and handling heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)
  • Self-disciplined, motivated and organized individual
Experience Required: 
  • Familiarity with the tools, equipment and techniques of the trade2+ 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
  • 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
  • Ability to pass provincial and federal security clearances
  •  Travel throughout NB & PEI is a requirement
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, on emergency call outs, and travel as required
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
  • Paid travel and accommodation, including meal allowance as needed