OFC (Optical Fiber Cable) Engineer / Consultant in Lagos, Nigeria

at Swift Networks Limited

ICT / Telecommunications
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job Descriptions

  • Design of metro fiber rings in cities and planning expansion of existing metro networks to cover future capacity requirements
  • Monitoring of OFC laying & termination, verification of MB’s, correction of As-built diagrams, issuance of Bills, OFC testing with OTDR and Power/Laser Source meter and PAT issuance
  • Design of Outside Plant Construction for Access (GPON, FTTx / FTTB), Metro and Backbone.
  • Creating project budgets for Outside Plant Construction for Access (GPON, FTTx/FTTB), Metro and Backbone Fiber links
  • Installations of Multivendor ( preferred Huawei ) ODF/ONU/ONT/OLT & SDH/DWDM
  • Quality control of Fiber project at all Steps of implementation & acceptance and definition of following Fiber Optics OSP Parameter, ( Manhole, Route Marker, HDPE & PVC Duct, Bridge Attachments, Crossings ( road, drainage, streams, railway etc...), Blowing & Pulling, Splicing, Joint Box, ODF / DDF, Site Entrance etc...
  • Plotting of Fiber Route on GIS based software maps ( Google Earth, Mapinfo etc...)
  • Inspection, approval and Signing-off of all Implementation and as-build-drawings steps and documentation.
  • Optimization of backbone performance and losses by reducing extra cable joints
  • Power debugging, OSNR improvement and new software/hardware upgrades in order to meet capacity and quality requirements
  • Transmission support provisioning to IT, MW & BSS teams for Ethernet over SDH and re-routing of BTS sites
  • Co-ordination with contractors and vendors for conducting PAT, fiber route surveys and smooth OAM activities of the network
  • First point of contact for NOC for all the equipment and Fiber Transmission Network related outages
  • Technical discussion and problem resolutions with vendor and contractors
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