Field Operations Engineer – Fibre at HCS Affiliates Group – May 2024

Field Operations Engineer – Fibre

Our client, a leading telecommunications provider seeks to recruit a Field Operations Engineer-Fibre.

The purpose of the job will be to successfully undertake all activities relating to routine maintenance, corrective maintenance, root cause analysis and network quality initiatives for the fibre optic network

Primary Reporting: Team Leader –Field Operations

Secondary Reporting:           Regional Technical Manager

Department: Technology


  1. Evaluates, tests, and repairs old or malfunctioning fibre network infrastructure along with scheduled preventive maintenance routines covering: Optical cable, Closure kits, Ducts and Man holes
  2. Generate sensor indicators and execute inspections ensuring the fibre optic systems do not contain faults that could destabilize its performance.
  3. Conducts regular inspections of the assigned system and repairs any defects recognized.
  4. Prepare and maintain system records and system diagrams.
  5. Perform fibre optic maintenance including: Point of break /link analysis, splicing, core alignment and splice quality validation using necessary tools and techniques

Qualifications- Academic and Professional

  • BSC in Electronic/Electrical/Telecommunication Engineering or related field.
  • Training in optical fibre technology.
  • Higher Diploma in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Certification in Fiber technology


  • Two years experience in fibre maintenance
  • Proven track record in analyzing trends, undertaking root cause analysis, identifying key issues and putting in place actions to address and improve network & service availability and quality.

Technical Competencies

  • Fibre optics maintenance tools and techniques.
  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer focus
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Troubleshooting
  • Must be able to work at height (certified), in confined spaces and in all weathers.

Submit Your Application

Applicants who meet the requirements stated above should send their application letter, Expected salary and detailed CVs with a day– time Telephone number to the email address: [email protected] with Field Operations Engineer – Fibre on the Subject line.

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