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Fibre Optic Splicers

  • Location

    Derby, Derbyshire

  • Sector:

    Office Services

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  • Contact:

    Julie Porter

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  • Published:

    5 days ago

  • Duration:

    on going

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Our client is a leading civil and electrical engineering construction company that operates throughout the UK on major road, rail and airport infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients. My client provides there clients with integrated infrastructure solutions that meets business needs and exceed expectations each and every time.

Our client is recruiting for Fibre Optic Splicers for there exciting full fibre installation contract for there client in Derby. The role will be based from our clients Derby depot with travel throughout the region. Initial works include splicing and testing of the new fibre network.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Fibre Manager within this role you will be responsible for the following:

  • Carrying out risk assessments prior to work
  • Installing, splicing and securing fibre distribution points either above/underground or mounted on telegraph poles
  • Interpreting job packs and fibre allocation tables
  • Installing splice splitters in broadband cabinets using automatic fusion splicer
  • Photographing completed fibre distribution points both inside the closure and externally, showing position on the chamber or pole
  • Working safely using gate guards and signage as appropriate
  • Carrying out acceptance testing using OTDR, light source and power meter
  • Maintaining regular communications with internal and external customers and representing the company in a positive and professional manner
  • Complete all necessary paperwork to provide records of work carried out/equipment used
  • Complying with proper safety standards/procedures and working practices according to company and UK law

Experience and Qualifications:

To be considered for this role you will need to be able to demonstrate the below:


  • Full UK driving licence
  • Proven track record of fibre optic splicing
  • Conversant with principles and standards for Passive Optical Networks
  • Knowledge and experience of working to BT Openreach standards and processes for underground safety, working at height and within confined spaces
  • NRSWA Unit 2 signage, guarding and lighting
  • Strong written and numerical skills


  • First Aid & Abrasive Wheels & Manual Handling (this can be arranged upon employment)
  • PIA Accreditation. SA002 (this can be arranged upon employment
  • Risk assessment and hazard identification and a strong focus on Health and Safety practices

Please call or send CV to Sophie for an immediate start