Fibre Cabling Operative


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IRE Telecoms
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Package Description

  • Competitive Rates
  • Company Vehicle
  • Company Tablet/Phone
  • Emphasis on career development
  • Voluntary Pension available on completion of probation
  • Sick pay after completion of probation
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death In Service
  • Health Insurance Discount

Job Introduction

Due to continued growth of our Telecoms Department, we now require Fibre Cabling Operatives for work in the Munster region.

Main Responsibilities

  • Implementation of the TLI Safety Charter and Life Saving Rules.
  • Install fibre optic cables by pulling or blowing cables through subduct or existing ducted sections. Installation of blown fibre, using blowing fibre technologies.
  • Carry out air pressure tests to establish whether the planned cable routes are clear and viable.
  • Ability to rod, rope and install sub-ducts as required in clear sections of network.
  • Locating, identifying, and marking of blockages for civils crews.
  • Ability to follow design drawings and schematics.
  • Use hand and power tools competently and safely.
  • Ensure safe and correct layout and continued compliance of traffic management requirements.
  • Work alongside splicing teams daily.
  • Complete internal cabling and cable clipping as required.
  • Working at height on ladders as required to complete cabling duties.
  • Liaise with manager’s daily to notify progress of works.
  • Ability to maintain records of daily work logs, data recordings, and network design maps.
  • Ability to operate communications devices and company vehicles in accordance with company policies.
  • Carry out ad-hoc duties as requested by your manager.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure work is delivered on time and to specification.
  • Liaise with client & subcontracting personnel in a clear and professional manner.
  • Assist in the resolution of any fault issues found during the cable installation, splicing or testing processes.
  • Escalate any issues in a timely manner to Senior Management.
  • Label in accordance with client specifications and requirements at entry and exit points of each chamber.
  • Fault finding and resolution on the existing network.
  • Ensure change requests are in place in order to work in the live network.
  • Ensuring POP access keys are utilised as per the Client’s requirements.

The Ideal Candidate


  • Sound practical knowledge and experience of cabling installations.
  • Sound Knowledge of Health and Safety.
  • Experience on blown fibre technologies preferable.
  • Ability to maintain records of daily work logs, data recordings, and network design maps.
  • Ability to operate communications devices and company vehicles in accordance with company policies.
  • Perform installation of fibre optic equipment, patching and panels.
  • Basic knowledge of fibre networking.
  • Proficient in the operation of all related fibre tools and equipment.
  • Must be able to read and understand splice plans, designs and work scopes.
  • Experience with OH and UG fibre / power lines.
  • Ability to mentor and train trainees and inexperienced personnel.
  • Experienced with all types of civil builds.
  • Good knowledge of OH & UG electrical network. (HV, MV & LV)
  • Experience within the utilities sector.
  • Understand of ESBN vicinity zones.
  • Very good English language skills, both written and verbal.


  • Minimum 2 years experience with installations of fibre cables.
  • Safe Pass.
  • Manual Handling.
  • Full Driving Licence

Desirable Qualifications but not Essential

  • Hold Level 0 or above SIRO Authorisation.
  • SLG & LUG’s.
  • Working at Heights & Pole Top Rescue.
  • BE Trailer Licence.
  • Electrical Awareness (Will be provided in-house).
  • FTTx Training.
  • Confined space
  • First Aid


  • Experience in people and line leadership.
  • Developed client facing skills with a client orientated approach.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision and within a Team.
  • Excellent Communication, Interpersonal, Organisational & Planning Skills.
  • Able to balance competing priorities and meet personal targets within a fluctuating & demanding workload.


  • Flexibility around travel is desirable.
  • Committed to TLI Company Mission, Vision and Values and Business Objectives.
  • Customer focus; Professional; Honesty and Integrity.
  • Positive and flexible approach.
  • Availability to travel across Ireland when required to different work sites.
  • Open to innovation and collaboration.
  • Right first time approach.
  • Proactive with the ability to think ahead.
  • Strong personality and professional attitude.

About The Company

TLI Group is a premier utility contractor specialising in design and construction of telecommunications and electrical infrastructure. Designing and building overhead power lines, substations and telecoms networks are the company's core expertise. TLI Group has operated extensively with our customers, in the upgrading, refurbishment and renewal of infrastructure networks across Ireland and the UK. TLI Group plays a leading role in promoting the development of national utility infrastructure and thus providing safe, reliable and sustainable networks for future generations.