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Date:  Jun 23, 2022

McGregor, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Utilities

Position Title:  Fibre Optic Splicer

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.



What is the Opportunity? 

Faster.Smarter.Safer. This is how Aecon Utilities is committed to delivering projects.  Aecon Utilities is ready to become Canada’s #1 utility construction provider and we’re looking for Fibre Optic Splicer to help us get there!


Reporting to the Superintendent, the Fibre Optic Splicer will be responsible for performing activities related to connecting, testing and validating the integrity of new and existing outside plant telecommunication networks. This position is based in Windsor, ON. 


What You'll Do Here:

  • Splicing, testing, and troubleshooting of infrastructure, Fibre-to-the-Home (FTTH) or customer builds
  • Daily updates, documentation and reporting on work completed
  • Completion of daily safety documentation with a focus on accuracy and potential hazards
  • Inspecting fiber routes and hub sites as preventative maintenance 
  • Strong attention to quality and detail
  • The ability to read and understand all types of drawings or documents to determine the fibre counts being used
  • Drive an inclusive culture to promote equity, welcome different perspectives, and enable career progression by fostering a sense of belonging


What You Bring to the Team:

  • Fibre Optic splicing experience, preferably in the Bell Network 
  • In depth knowledge of OTDR testing to prove high losses and open locations with accuracy 
  • Previous experience with providing power meter results including documentation 
  • Experience using single fibre fusion sets, ribbon fibre splicing, live fibre identifiers, ribbonizing techniques
  • Proficient in fibre cable termination with connectors a variety of connector types
  • Experience with all types of fibre closures such as PLP Armadillo, PLP Dome, PLP coyote Runts and Tyco 400 or 450 series
  • The understanding of patch panels, pigtails, patch cords and splice boxes
  • Previous hands on experience with connectorizng cables or pigtails using a Corning Unicam or Opti-Snap tool
  • Experience with working in live fibre closures
  • Knowledge of work area protection and safe work practices, electrical safety awareness and fall protection
  • Familiar with working in confined spaces or manholes
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently
  • Ability to communicate respectfully with employees, visitors, and customers
  • Ability to prioritize tasks multiple tasks to ensure customer due dates are met
  • Be a champion of inclusion and diversity


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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