Fiber Optics Technician Jobs in Kenya

Fiber Optics Technician Jobs in Kenya

Network curative Task

  • Ensure all the (Media) fibre related faults are resolved within the time lines as per the SLA through fusion and blowing as necessary in the field.

  • Maintain fibre resource and asset inventory and field splicing records for reference during curatives to save on SLA.

  • Work with FOE and Contractor to restore the network failure as may be both passive and active related failure

  • Manages fault through scaled up analytical skills with the aim to sort fibre failure in sovereignty levels and timely escalations of after 2hrs into the fault

  • Serve as a resource to the internal staff on matters concerning splicing practices and procedures

    Preventive Maintenance

  • Perform preventive on Fibre plant, OSP and transmission links within the stipulated regional budgets so as to achieve the uptime target of (99.9%) at all times.

  • Discourage, eliminate or reduce risk of fraudulent activities involving company property by staff and/or contractor

  • Send accurate weekly report to the TL
    Audit the OSP (Manholes and compromised closures) that are compromised to mitigate link degradations and cores drops.

    Acceptance of New links

  • Involve in the new metro fiber links acceptance and commissioning for O&M within the Operation standards

  • Ensure that newly provisioned links are meeting link budgets and as per the design

  • Manage Civil team/contractors towards achieving 4 hrs MTTR.

    Knowledge and Skills

  • State the minimum additional knowledge and skills required for this job to be carried out at a minimum level of competence (for example: In-depth understanding of financial accounting disciplines).

  • Very strong Communication Skills and the
    ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to conduct research into application issues and products.

  • Highly self-motivated and directed.

  • Keen attention to detail.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

  • Decision making capabilities.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Sound organizational skills.

    Required Systems Knowledge

  • Experience installing electrical equipment,

  • Some understanding of SDH, DWDM.

  • Familiar with OTDR & Splicer kits.

    Post School Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science, Telecommunications or its equivalent.

  • Membership of a recognized Professional Institution e.g. Microsoft, and CFOT.


  • State the minimum length and type of relevant experience required for this job to be carried out at a minimum level of competence (for example: three years’ experience in the design and maintenance of certain equipment may be required for a technical position).

  • At least 2 years working experience in Telecoms, fibre environment.

  • Of 6 months to 1 years internship or working in a telecoms environment

  • Possess strong clean and valid driving licence.

    How to Apply

  • Kindly send your CV to

  • by 29th March 2021 clearly marking the title.

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