Cable Jointer (Telecoms)

Posted 06 February 2024
Salary £280 - £300 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Telecoms
Contact NameJoe Clarke

Job description

Job Title: Cable Jointer (Telecoms)
Location: Glasgow
Job Overview: Our client are seeking a skilled and experienced Telecoms Cable Jointer to join their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for installing, splicing, terminating, and maintaining telecommunications cables to ensure the reliable operation of our network infrastructure.
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Splice and joint telecommunications cables, including fibre optic, copper, and coaxial cables, according to engineering plans and specifications.
  2. Terminate cables by connecting them to various types of connectors, ensuring proper alignment and secure connections.
  3. Install cables in underground conduits, aerial lines, and within buildings, adhering to safety regulations and company standards.
  4. Perform tests using specialized equipment to verify the integrity and functionality of cable connections, troubleshoot issues, and make necessary repairs.
  5. Conduct routine maintenance on cable joints, terminations, and infrastructure to prevent degradation and ensure optimal performance.
  6. Respond to service calls to repair damaged cables, joints, or connectors, minimizing downtime and restoring connectivity.
  7. Maintain accurate records of cable installations, splicing procedures, test results, and repairs for documentation and future reference.
  8. Adhere to safety protocols and regulations, use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and follow safety procedures when working with electrical cables and equipment.
  9. Collaborate with team members and other stakeholders to coordinate work activities, ensure project deadlines are met, and support overall network operations.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • ECS
  • IPAF
  • High school diploma or equivalent; additional technical training or certification in telecommunications or cable jointing is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Telecoms Cable Jointer or similar role, with a demonstrated ability to splice, terminate, and install telecommunications cables.
  • Strong knowledge of telecommunications infrastructure, cable types, splicing techniques, and industry standards.
  • Proficiency in using specialized tools and equipment for cable jointing, termination, and testing.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills and the ability to diagnose and resolve issues promptly.
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail, with a focus on quality and safety in all work activities.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to job sites as needed.

If you are a motivated Telecoms Cable Jointer we encourage you to apply. Contact Joe on or 07444514928