Field Technician

Job Description

About the Company:
A leading infrastructure services company, operating across Australia and New Zealand. Our clients are the owners and operators of assets that are critical to our local communities. Priding themselves on working smart, safely and sustainably, harnessing the latest technologies and brightest minds. With a diverse and proud heritage, having track record of delivering essential services to the communities in which they operate.

We are seeking an experienced Field Technicians within NBN / Telecommunications based in Mackay with strong background in fibre splicing is very favourable.
The primary purpose of the position and the teams will be engaged in jointing/splicing activities and may supervise the work of less senior jointers/splicers internal or external.

You will be provided with:
  • Comepetitive weekly pay
  • 38 Hour week & Attractive EBA and Allowances.
  • Career Progression and ongoing training
  • Phone / iPad / Computer
  • All required tools and test equipment
  • Vehicle, based on experience 
Key Duties:
  • Undertakes jointing/splicing activities as required by Supervisor / Team Leader.
  • Undertakes fault location and restoration using electronic location and testing equipment OTDR AND PON, Viavi. The ability to use ribbon and single splice machine.
  • Coaches any less experienced jointers/splicers to enhance competence and skills, Internal / External.
  • Knowledge of Network and the ability to Scope Civil works, supply “Mud Maps” and provide SORs. Working knowledge of Atlas
  • Perform Field and Desk Top Audits.
  • Identify potential hazardous situations and take corrective actions accordingly and nurture a work environment where OHS & E issues are dealt with proactively.     
  • Report on critical delays that effect the delivery of projects with successful outcomes to customers.
  • Ensuring that appropriate tools, safety equipment and materials are available to enable the timely completion of tasks.
  • Comply with Company’s productivity, safety, and quality standards.
  • This position involves interaction, with customers and employees at several levels.
  • Continual assessment of safety risks.
  • The role requires some travel and time away from home. Rostered on for after Hours on Call.

Skills and Experience required:
  • Copper and Fibre splicing . Joining
  • Construction White card 
  • NBN Enable tickets favourable.
  • Drivers Licence
  • First Aid
  • Can clearly communicate with customer
  • Understanding of Communication network
  • Basic tool handling 
  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Good hard working attitude
  • This role requires all successful candidates to have valid police checks

Sound like you?
If this sounds like and you would like to help build on our Good Work culture, then we would like to hear from you. If you meet a number of the requirements, but not all, we encourage you to submit your application or email