Integrated Communications Limited (ICL) - Fibre Optic Splicing & Testing Technician & Cabling Operative / Technician

Integrated Communications Limited (ICL) - Fibre Optic Splicing & Testing Technician & Cabling Operative / Technician
Integrated Communications Limited (ICL)
Integrated Communications Ltd Deerpark Business Park Dublin Road , Carlow n/a

Integrated Communications Limited

Job Description


Job Title

Fibre Optic Splicing & Testing Technician & Cabling Operative / Technician
Department Operations Department
Purpose of the Job Working as part of the operations team. The Fibre Optic Splicing Testing Technician & Cable Technicians must be able to:
  • Deliver a quality installation service as specified by our clients
  • Liaise with customers & clients in a professional, courteous and efficient manner
  • Complete all paperwork in an accurate and timely manner and;
  • Report back / update the office / Supervisor or Manager / as required.
Organisation Fit The Fibre Optic Splicing Technician & Cabling Technician is a member of the Operations Department reporting to our Front-Line Manager.
Key Result Areas Cabling Operative / Technician


  • Undertake installation of underground & overhead cables as well as the installation of subducting.
  • To take proper care and maintenance of company equipment.
  • Be fully conversant with daily Construction Site Safety Practices
  • Be conversant with manual handling activities
  • Be able to carry out Traffic Management, Sign, Lighting and Guarding
  • Be able to safely operate light lifting equipment
  • Be able to read and understand Legends, Diagrams, and Schematic Designs
  • Be able to safely operate fibre blowing machines
  • Be able to safely use cable drum carriers
  • Be able Rod and Rope Cable ducts
  • To complete all documentation and paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Be technically proficient using different types of apps for recording of information.
  • To liaise with all customers (both internal and external) in a professional courteous manner.
  • To identify any potential problems with jobs and escalate to the Front-Line Manager.
  • To fulfil Health & Safety responsibilities, adhering to the Company’s Health & Safety policies and processes that may be updated from time to time.
  • To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required by the Company.



Key Result Areas Fibre Optic Splicing & Testing Technician


  • Be able to read and understand the meaning of Legends, Designs and fibre Schematic Diagram’s
  • Cable handling techniques in relation to Micro and Macro Bending
  • Understand Differing Splicing Methods and advantages / disadvantages of each
  • Being able to carry out splicing to the required standard, using correct method i.e., clean, strip, clean, cleave, fuse, protect



Be able to:

  • Identify Correct Cables
  • Prepare enclosures
  • Prepare cables into enclosures
  • Identify Correct Joint
  • Introduce additional cables into joint via correct port
  • Identify whether fibres to be spliced are live or not
  • Dress fibres in tray avoiding macro-bending
  • Test at required wavelengths 1310, 1550 & 1625
  • iOLM testing & OTDR testing
  • Recognise problems associated with splicing and their problems i.e., treatment of defective splice results
  • Be able to environmentally seal and anchor joint enclosures
  • Be able to complete fibre management in all types of enclosure
  • Correctly use Splice Management (tray system - organise and hold splices) (use of internal unit to organise trays) (clamping of tubing to trays) (locking cover to protect splices)
  • Terminate Optical Fibre onto connectors
  • Be technically proficient using different types of apps for recording of information.
  • Be able to complete cable labelling, and labelling in general
  • Complete documentation as to the requirements of company processes and client instructions



Person Specification
Qualifications & Experience
  • Must have experience of undertaking manual work.
  • Must have experience of and be able to work safely at heights.
  • Must be able to read and understand Health & Safety rules.
  • Must have experience of following Health & Safety directions.
  • Experience of working in a team & supporting colleagues to get tasks completed.
  • Experience of using own initiative to get job done.
  • Must have experience of undertaking quality work accurately, swiftly & competently.
  • Experience of providing quality service to customers is essential.
  • Experience of completing paperwork and documentation accurately.
  • Experience of / the ability to make sure work is aesthetically pleasing.
  • Experience working on cabling network is desirable although full training will be given.
  • Safe Pass accreditation is essential.
  • Manual Handing is desirable (can be completed on acceptance of role)
  • Sign, Lighting & Guarding is desirable
  • First Aid is desirable
  • CIF induction essential (can be completed on acceptance of role)
  • Must be able to organise time to

·  get resources needed to undertake work and;


·  get to jobs by required time.

  • Must be able to work at various locations through the country as required.
  • Full clean drivers’ licence is essential.
  • Experience in use of MS word & Excel is desirable.
Core Competencies
  • Ensure always records work promptly and accurately for payroll purposes.
  • Capture all data required in a timely manner for the company invoicing process.
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Complete ad-hoc documentation as required.
Completing Work/Achieving Results
  • Able to work on own initiative to get job done.
  • Works within a team environment where you can be counted on to deliver against assigned tasks.
  • Accepts ownership and responsibility for tasks within a team environment.
  • Record all aspects of work undertaken.
  • Can be trusted to get on with the workload, escalating any problems directly to the Front-Line Manager
  • Is able to manage and prioritise a busy workload.
Decision Making
  • Where necessary seeks direction from Front-Line Manager
  • Requires minimum direction.
  • Aware of and adheres to Health & Safety regulations when conducting day to day tasks.
  • Very flexible and adaptable approach.
  • Sees change as an opportunity for improvement and efficiency
  • Is eager to learn
Interpersonal Style & Communication
  • Has a positive attitude to work.
  • Remains calm and professional at all times.
  • Manages work pressure positively and effectively
  • Interacts with colleagues in a co-operative, professional manner.
  • Consistently shares ideas and experiences for the good of the team.
  • Communicates openly and professionally with colleagues.
  • Easy to approach
  • Does not act in any way that might cause offence to colleagues
Teamwork / liaising with others
  • Is a team player
  • Pro-actively shares information for the good of the team and business.
  • Seeks out opportunities to help others.
  • When unsure seeks clarity from supervisor
Customer focus
  • Is customer-focused / client-driven
  • Maintains a professional attitude with customers and members of the public
  • Where necessary seeks permission from customers to conduct work.
  • Follows tidy work processes and cleans up once job is complete.


Please send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]