Tasmanian Owned and Operated - Statewide Service - Call 0476 590 999

Seeking Qualified Fibre Optic Telecommunications Technician

We are currently seeking motivated people to join our Statewide team.

Seeking Expressions of Interest from Telecommunications Technicians with NBN Fibre Optic Experience/Qualifications - Working as a Sub-Contractor for PowerlinesTas

Powerlinestas is an electrical contracting company with over 20 year’s experience specialising in overhead and underground power, vegetation management and other network services both commercial & domestic.

We have extensive experience in High voltage and Low voltage systems and are well equipped for carrying out this specialised area of electrical work as well as providing the full range of domestic electrical services.

We are currently seeking motivated & qualified tradesmen to join our team as a sub-contractor in the telecommunications services line maintenance industry.

Several Sub-Contractor Positions Available for an Immediate Start

Work type: Casual Sub-Contractor
Location: Tasmania - Statewide

You will be..

  • Installing/repairing/maintaining/splicing and terminating overhead Fibre Optic Cable
  • Terminating Connection Modules
  • OTDR, power meter & light source fibre optic commissioning
  • Reading and understanding cable plans and designs
  • Exchange transfers and patching

There will be some out of hours work (overtime), and potentially some work away from home.

Essential Requirements:

  • Experience working as an Optical Fibre Technician on a major telecommunications network (Optus, Telstra, NBN etc)
  • Experience with overhead telecommunications line work including optic fibre.
  • ACMA Open Cable Registration
  • The ability to read and understand cable plans and designs
  • Current Australian Drivers Licence
  • A sound knowledge & application of workplace health & safety regulations
  • Effective & efficient problem solving skills
  • Ability to work autonomously & in a team environment
  • You will possess excellent interpersonal skills
  • Availability to work out of town on occasions

Desirable Qualifications

ANY of the following qualifications would be desirable, but not essential:

  • Combination of two or more qualification in Electrician/Cable Jointer/Linesman
  • Truck license & machine operating tickets
  • First Aid Ticket
  • HV Access Permit Receiver Ticket
  • EWP Ticket
  • Forklift Ticket
  • Riggers Ticket
  • Excavator Operators Ticket

If this sounds like you and you'd like to find out more, please call Ken Ewington on 0408 143 331 or email ken@powerlinestas.com.au

To be considered for these roles Applicants must meet the essential criteria & be local to Tasmania.