Fibre Splicer

Posted 29 November 2023
Salary £350 - £400 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Telecoms
Contact NameJake Hayes-Peters

Job description

Job Title: Fiber Splicer
Location: Edinburgh, UK
Job Type: Contract, Full-time
Company Description: As part of our expansion, we are seeking a skilled Fiber Splicer to join our dynamic team. This position offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth of our organization and work on cutting-edge projects in a commercial setting.
Position Overview: The Fiber Splicer will play a crucial role in our company's success by ensuring the efficient installation, splicing, testing, and maintenance of fiber optic cables in commercial environments. The successful candidate will possess expertise in fiber optic technology and demonstrate a high level of precision in splicing and termination techniques.
  1. Fiber Optic Splicing:
    • Perform fusion splicing, mechanical splicing, and termination of various types of fiber optic connectors.
    • Work with different fiber optic cables, including single-mode and multi-mode fibers.
  2. Installation and Maintenance:
    • Install, troubleshoot, and maintain fiber optic cables and associated equipment in commercial settings.
    • Conduct routine inspections and preventive maintenance to ensure optimal network performance.
  3. Testing and Documentation:
    • Utilize OTDRs, power meters, and other testing equipment to conduct thorough testing of fiber optic cables.
    • Document splicing and testing results accurately for project records and client documentation.
  4. Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with project managers, engineers, and other team members to ensure successful project execution.
    • Communicate effectively with clients and internal stakeholders to address project requirements and specifications.
  5. Safety Compliance:
    • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a secure working environment.
    • Identify and report any safety hazards or concerns promptly.
  • Proven experience as a Fiber Splicer in a commercial setting.
  • In-depth knowledge of fiber optic technology, splicing techniques, and testing equipment.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Safety-conscious with a commitment to maintaining a secure work environment.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Additional certifications or training in fiber optic technology are preferred.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to lift and carry equipment and materials up to 50 pounds.
  • Comfortable working at heights and in confined spaces.
If you are a motivated Fibre Engineer, we encourage you to apply. Contact Jake on