Route Technician - #366725


Date: 3 days ago
City: George, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Octotel is an established and rapidly expanding Open Access Service Provider, specializing in Open Access & GPON connectivity. We are Cape Town’s largest Open Access Network focused on both Fibre to the Home (FTTH) and Business (FTTB). Our fibre network has passed over 200 000 homes and businesses in Cape Town. We offer a choice of services from over 55 of the country’s leading Internet Service Providers.

Job Duties

  • Build and maintain network
  • Connect buildings
  • Evaluation of floating and splicing on the projects (Route and Access)
  • Assist with Technical support
  • Assist with new links builds where needed
  • Attend to breaks with the SLA (MTTR)
  • Identify and manage high density traffic routes and congested HHs (hot spots)
  • Maintain, responsible for cut-overs and cable splicing of new joints in new areas
  • Responsible for quality workmanship
  • Responsible for the electrical and hand tool inventory to be used
  • Delivering and distributing supplies (expect some heavy lifting)
  • Assembling and disassembling equipment.
  • Monitor and maintain stock.
  • Also, any other reasonable task


  • Matric Certificate or equivalent
  • Tertiary level IT or Telecommunications qualification is preferred
  • 3 years' experience performing fibre installations
  • A CFOT certificate is advantageous
  • Valid code 8 driver's license
  • Experience using power-tools.


  • Medical Aid or Medical Insurance
  • Gap Cover
  • Discounted Internet Connectivity
  • Social Friday’s
  • Employee Wellness Programme (ICAS). Providing free 24/7/365 counseling for you and your family in your household, as well as other health and wellbeing resources, provided by registered professionals.
  • Exposure to the latest industry technologies and standards
  • Lastly, a work environment that rivals the very best!
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