Field Technician - Senior

Hero Telecoms (Pty) Ltd

Western Cape, South Africa


Sep 8

Applications are invited for the Field Technician - Senior position.The Field Technician Seniors main duty will be to oversee and lead installations/repairs/surveys on Wireless or Fibre networks. Focussing on more advanced and larger installations/repairs/surveys. Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to: General:Follow set SOPs and procedures.Work closely with a Team Leader and Scheduler.Maintaining project and safety documentation.Accurate reporting and updates on work done.Ensuring all relevant stock is available for the work that was scheduled.Keep equipment well maintained and in a good condition.Adhere to all Health and Safety procedures.Completing all SHER and OHS required documentation.Conducting regular inspections with the RF and Fibre Team. The aim then of locating and repairing faults found during the inspections. Preventative maintenance.Fibre Troubleshooting: Splicing, testing, dome management.Wireless Troubleshooting: Signal testing on CPEs, access points, bandwidth capacity.Advanced Network Troubleshooting: Ip conflicts, firewall issues, routing issues.Installation of advanced VoIP systems.Provide excellent customer service.Display and live leadership values by teaching Junior staff and helpers.Work overtime, weekends, or on emergency call outs as required.Working at heights: House roofs, telephone/gum poles, large buildings.Working in crawl and small spaces for installation purposes.Installation:Receiving daily job cards for new installations.Referencing job cards for correct stock needed for the installation.Confirming clients needs are met as indicated on job cards. Able to update Sales or Technical Department to adjust quote.Installation of Fibre and Wireless CPEs.Cable runs internal and external. Both Network and Fibre cable runs.Communicate with Installation Team Leader to confirm RF signal is as required on LOS.Communicate with Installation Team Leader to confirm Fibre signal is as required and color allocations are correct.Basic and advance access point and network setups.Setup and confirm the clients existing equipment is still working and that client verified that everything works as it should.Upgrade all equipment's firmware, clean up and take photos for quality control.Follow quality control with your Team Leader for confirmation when the installation has been completed.Complete installation job card with equipment used, related technical information and photos.Inspect site, for possible future problems. Take photos and update accordingly.Update ticket with all relevant work done for job card completion and invoicingCallout RepairsConfirm issues with client as described on ticket.Troubleshoot fast and sufficiently.Able to identify problems leading to Fibre or Wireless not performing optimally and determine solutions.Communicate costs implications involved with the repair if any.Have knowledge of products and pricing.Able to resolve the issue on site or replace the necessary equipment.Confirm with client that repair has been completed and that the client tested.Ensure that the client is satisfied with the work that has been done.Follow quality control with your team leader for confirmation when the repair has been completed.Inspect site, for possible future problems. Take photos and update accordingly.Update ticket with all relevant work done for job card completion and invoicing.Site SurveyDetermine clients needs internal and external.Confirm signal to High Site is up and confirm throughput of bandwidth.Confirm Fibre termination point is live and available for client.When arriving on site, do a walk around to get an idea of the layout of the premises and job card, usually with the client.Conduct test internally or at each location to confirm sufficient data or coverage.Test and document all findings on the current internal network should there be one.Take photos of the location of the installations: Fibre CPE with Fibre cable run, Wireless CPE antenna placement and bracket, Internal and external cable run, Access Points, POE, and power points.Document all findings of the survey accurately and as confirmed with client.Update ticket timeously for quotation, with all photos and work needed.

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