Infrastructure Technician - Senior


Gauteng, South Africa


Oct 5

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE: Is to contribute to building and maintaining wireless and fibre infrastructure for the business. The role will be responsible for both building and maintaining the wireless infrastructure while only maintaining and expanding fibre infrastructure as the fibre build requires. Assist in the construction, installation and maintenance of communications towers, fibre networks and support structure like data centres. Meet project deadlines and be able to respond to any type of network outage, this includes both highsite outages as well as fibre network breaks. Climb tall structures daily (50 meters or more) with a load of up to 20kg. Analyse situations accurately Identifying potential future risk factors that will influence the performance of the infrastructure and maintaining as safe working environment, while adopt an appropriate course of action when risks become apparent. Climbing and working on communications towers for the purpose of installing, replacing, and repairing antenna systems/equipment, performing tower maintenance. Building and repairing fibre network infrastructure for the purpose of maintaining and expanding the existing fibre infrastructure where damages might occur, or small expansions are needed. Install and maintain various cable and connector types. Weatherproof all types of installations. Install, maintain, and repair power equipment and data routers. Follow instructions accurately according to the work schedule (ticket/job card). Escalate situations to the infrastructure team leader when factors may arise that will impair him/her in completing his/her work order successfully. Identify safety hazards and perform duties in a safe manner. Communicate and report verbally and in writing to other team members and management. Work with and maintain basic hand tools and mechanical equipment. Travel extensively, sometimes at short notice. Erecting of self-supporting and stayed masts. Lead a team and mentor less experienced tower technicians. Must be able to plan the construction of future infrastructure needs. Any ad Hoc tasks as required by their manager.

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