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FlashBay East Africa Limited Job in Kenya – Fiber Splicing

Category: Technical Jobs in Kenya, Technician Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Jun 12, 2013

FlashBay East Africa Limited is a wholly Kenyan owned firm of young committed professionals offering professional telecommunication installation services to companies across East Africa.
We provide fast, efficient and friendly fiber optic network installation services across the entire East African Region.

Our core business is to provide fiber optic cable placement services nationwide, both long-haul, metro, FTTP and FTTH, as well as Micro Fiber and Micro Duct installation

Job Title: Fiber Splicing Technician


The Fiber Splicing Technician is a position working for the Director of Engineering and Construction to support the all splicing requirements in the company, area as well as other fiber based markets.  The Fiber Splicer must have the ability to perform fiber optic splicing as well as understand engineering and splicing drawings.

This person must possess strong project management skills, knowledge of construction practices for Outside Plant cable placement, and sufficient experience with computers to update drawings and have a background in Fiber Optic splicing documentation practices.
The person must have telecommunications experience and the ability to travel as required.
Essential Duties
  • Ability to fusion or mechanical splice SM or MM fiber optic cables, to include terminate various types of fiber optic connectors (ST,SC, LC)
  • Work with engineers and/or OSP PM’s to perform fusion splicing as directed.
  • Installation and testing of pressurized and non-pressurized closures on all types and sizes of cable.
  • Develop standards and specifications for splice drawings and prepare drawing per the specifications.
  • Experience and knowledge using Fiber Optic Scope and or a Fiber OTDR.
  • Installation and dressing of fiber optic cables (vertical/horizontal).
  • Serve as a resource to the internal staff on matters concerning splicing practices and procedures.
  • Develop splicing diagrams and designs to facilitate network architecture.
  • Provide management with detailed reports of field splicing activity.
  • Maintain fiber asset inventory and splicing records.
  • Manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Organize splicing as-builds files utilizing software packages for in-house fiber cable inventory and route designs.
  • Communicate with Project Manager and Team Leader on workload status in order to meet designated goals.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and strong work ethic that can provide high productivity with minimal supervision
Education and Experience
  • Must have 1+ years of splicing experience.
  • Education Level: High School/Some College Preferred.
  • Overnight and frequent travel as required.
  • Field Of Study: Drafting, Electronics or Telecommunications.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented.
  • Ability to interact effectively with other team members.
  • Excellent skills in Outlook, Excel and MS Word.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced and quickly changing work environment with strict deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently without supervision.
  • A combination of education and experience is acceptable.
Work Environment 

Working Conditions: Work is normally performed in outdoor settings.  Outdoor work may be required in the inspection of buried cable, construction sites, and field facilities.  Performance of the position requires working safely and may require working outdoors in all weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous conditions, and on the full range of outdoor work surfaces.

Application Procedure

Interested Candidates should send their detailed CV’s with Supporting Documents, together with an Application Letter Clearly stating Expected Salary to [email protected] not later than 14th June 2012.

Kindly do not apply if you are not conversant with Fujikura 60S Splicing Machine.
Only shortlisted applicants will be considered.


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