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Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Winnipeg, MB, CA

Operating Sector:  Telecommunications

Position Title:  Splicer, Fibre Optics

Come Build Your Career at Aecon!

As a Canadian leader in infrastructure development, Aecon is safely and sustainably building what matters for future generations to thrive! We lead some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of our generation, at the forefront of transformational change in transportation and energy, and partnering every day to build, connect, power, and strengthen our communities.


At Aecon, you can count on:

  • Safety Always. Our number one core value. If we can’t do it safely, we don’t do it at all.
  • Integrity. We lead by example, with humility and courage.
  • Accountability. We’re passionate about delivering on our commitments.
  • Inclusion. We provide equitable opportunities for everyone.


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. So, we invest in our people, just like they invest in us! 


At Aecon we:

  • Ensure you and your family receive the services needed to support your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
  • Believe in helping you build your career through our Aecon University and Leadership Programs.
  • Are committed to supporting and investing in inclusive work environments, through initiatives like Equity, Diversity & Inclusion training, our Aecon Women in Trades and Aecon Diversity in Trades programs, and our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) to ensure we are building inclusion into every aspect of our culture at Aecon.
  • Are a leader in sustainable construction. With a strong commitment to operating responsibly by minimizing our impact on the environment and surrounding communities.


Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our people. We’re always searching the globe for innovative, collaborative minds to join our best-in-class Aecon community!


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 Winnipeg, MB. 


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 fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA during any step of the application process please click here.

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