Link Africa (Pty) Ltd has a vacancy for a Splicing Technician within the Operations Department in the GP region.
Purpose of Job: To build and maintain a resilient and stable fibre network, in a cost-efficient way, ensure customer excellence and skill transference through knowledge sharing.
Accountabilities and Responsibilities (Key Performance Indicators and Tasks)
|Restoration of Breaks (MTTR) and network availability
|Execute Pro-Active Maintenance
|Health and Safety Compliance
|Regular inspection and maintenance of business tools
|Oversee and mentor Assistant Splicer
|Miscellaneous & General
Education and/or Work Experience Requirements/Competencies:
- N3 Certificate or equivalent of Grade 12
- 3 years’ technical experience in the Optical Fibre environment (Construction and Maintenance)
- Must have a valid clean driver’s license with < 3 years driving experience
- Knowledge of Environmental, Health and Safety Management regulations pertaining to fibre optic installations
- Knowledge and understanding of ICT industry is essential
- Knowledge of test equipment (OTDR) and Health and Safety is recommended
- Problem solving individuals with a competitive nature will stand out above the peers
- Registration as an FOA Splicer (5-day course) is highly recommended
|Good working knowledge of MS Outlook and other applicable software.
|Able to joint optical fibres end-to-end, using heat. Registration as an FOA Splicer (5-day course) is highly recommended
|Good working knowledge of fault finding / testing equipment OTDR
|Update applicable documentation to ensure accurate records are maintained
|Remain conversant on technical applications used in the telecommunications field
Personal attributes/Behavioural Competencies
|Identifies problems, analyses problems, generates workable solutions and resolves problems according to acceptable quality standards.
|Puts in sufficient effort to meet or exceed business and customer expectations both in terms of delivery and quality. Able to act without being prompted to. Demonstrates a sense of urgency, self-motivation and ownership in work. Has a need for achievement.
|Handles work related stress, pressure and difficulties. Bounces back from obstacles and setbacks, ensuring work continuity. Remains optimistic and persistent.
|Is honest, responsible and moral interactions with colleagues and customers. Demonstrates principles of decent human conduct. Adopts organisational values and is fair to
|all people regardless of who they are. Adopts job related standards of conduct and professionalism.
|Attentive to Detail
|Thorough. Gives care and consideration to all parts and aspects of tasks. Considers fine points.
|Systematically structures/plans own time and implements this plan. Able to prioritise and action tasks within given timeframes without compromising on quality. Create contingency plans to cater for unforeseen circumstances.
|Writing and Reporting
|Writes convincingly; writes clearly, succinctly and correctly; avoids the unnecessary use of jargon or complicated language; writes in a well-structured and logical way; structures information to meet the needs and understanding of the intended audience.
This vacancy is open to all Internal Candidates. Interested candidates must email their detailed CV’s to firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 28 February 2023. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be responded to.