Fiber Optic Splicing and testing Contractor

JIP Telecom Inc. - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Division: Telecommunications
Location: Alberta

Job ID: 1809

Job Status: Full-Time Regular

Fiber Optic Splicing and Testing Contractor

JIP Telecom Inc, is a leading telecommunications and technology provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Fiber Optic Splicing and testing Contractor from across Canada to join our outside plant (OSP) team, we are ideally looking for an independent highly skilled fiber optic splicer who understands Telus’s network infrastructure and is familiar with tier 2 testing, if you run your own splicing truck and have all required state of the art testing and splicing tools and equipment you are welcome to apply for this full-time job, Willingness to travel would be beneficial as travel options may arise for future projects

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, the Splicing contractor is responsible for dressing, splicing and testing fiber optic cables in commercial and residential buildings.


  • Read technical diagrams and drawings
  • Fusion Splicing of ribbon and single fibers
  • Fiber testing using OTDR (Optical Time-domain Reflectometer) and Optical and Power Meter Test Sets
  • Troubleshoot fiber cable abnormalities
  • Perform aerial functions associated with FOSC (Fiber Optic Splice Closure) splicing
  • Perform underground functions associated with installing and splicing FOSCs, including placing new cable/fiber through ducts
  • Operate company vehicles in a safe and professional manner
  • Work at customer premises and provide exceptional client service
  • Travel outside the headquarter area, if required
  • Retain and demonstrate a professional attitude at all times
  • Help build and maintain positive relations within the team
  • Protect organizations’ values by keeping information confidential
  • Perform other administrative and miscellaneous duties as requested, directed or assigned
  • Enhance organizational reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishment;
  • Adhere to and promote the environmental, health & safety policies of JIP Telecom Inc.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere including, but is not limited to: carry, raise and climb a ladder, carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels)

Personal Qualities

  • Safety-Oriented – safety is one of our core values. Job site safety is everyone’s responsibility, including yours
  • Flexible – open to change and new information and rapidly adapts to changing conditions or unexpected obstacles
  • Detail oriented – excellent attention to detail with the ability to follow through on assigned tasks
  • Independent – self-driven with the ability to work well under limited supervision
  • Results focused – driven to achieve
  • Team Player skills – possess a strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at an appropriate time


  • 4(+) years of OSP (Outside Plant) and/or ISP (Inside Plant) fiber optic splicing experience
  • Must have experience splicing fiber optic FOSCs and/or iFDH (inside Fiber Distribution Hubs), or WBM (Wall Mounted Building Terminal) lookup
  • Must have knowledge of ISP construction methods and practices
  • Ability to manage a physically demanding workload
  • Ability to effectively handle both favorable and unfavorable customer interactions
  • Fluent in English (reading, writing and conversational)
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • A criminal background check is required

Working Conditions

  • A physically demanding work environment
  • Ability to work in a confined space and at an elevation
  • Work in all weather conditions
  • Work hours may vary
  • Travel may be required

We thank all applicants, however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $28.00 to $32.00 /hour


  • Fiber Optic Splicing and testing: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Secondary School (Required)


  • Calgary, AB (Preferred)