Fibre Optic Splicer - Ottawa

Fibre Optic Splicer - Ottawa

Ottawa, ON

Job Summary

VistaCare Communications is a leading technology infrastructure solutions provider for a wide range of businesses and organizations. We are currently seeking  Fibre Optic Splicing Technicians to join our Ontario operations for permanent, full-time positions. Fibre Optic Technicians are involved in all facets of fibre splicing including cable preparation, termination, fusion-splicing, testing and troubleshooting.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Splicing Aerial and Buried Fibre Optic Networks;
  • Testing, and troubleshooting of Fibre Optic networks;
  • Documenting and reporting on work completed;
  • Maintaining project and safety documentation;
  • Ensuring all work is clearly labelled.
Knowledge and Skills: 
  • Able to work in team environment;
  • Demonstrated Ability to Working at heights;
  • Strong manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination;
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation;
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding atmosphere;
  • Carry, raise and climb a ladder;
  • Carry, lift and handle heavy equipment (manhole covers, cable reels);
  • Self-disciplined, self-motivated and organized.


Experience Required: 
  • Previous Outside Plant Fiber Optic telecommunications experience is considered an asset;
  • Single Fibre Splicing and Mass Fusion Splicing of outside plant fibre networks;
  • Experience using fibre optic testing tools such as Power meter, OTDR and Live Fiber Detectors;
  • Preference given to those with additional experience or FTTX / FTTH project experience;
  • Working knowledge of the safe limits of approach in communication space.


Additional Requirements: 
  • Valid driver’s license with clean driver abstract;
  • Willingness to work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required;
  • Willingness to travel;
  • The successful candidate will be required to pass a criminal record check.
Compensation and Benefits: 
  • Competitive compensation based on experience and skill level;
  • 50% employer paid comprehensive group benefits (health, dental, vision, insurance);
  • Group Life Insurance;
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program (EFAP);
  • Employee Referral Program;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Company discounts;
  • Paid work travel/Accommodations and Per Diem;
  • Paid Training;
  • Company-Matched RRSP.