12 February, 2018

7425 Optical Transmission Engineer/Specialist

Telecom Vanuatu Limited

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date

Job Description:
Telecom Vanuatu Limited is seeking for an Optical Transmission Engineer/Specialist to be based in Port Vila.

Position Purpose
This is a functional role responsible for providing technical experience in fiber optic systems in voice, data, and mobile telecommunications applications. This role will be exposed to all technologies within the field. This will provide the highest standard of professional expertise in that field for the telecommunications industry ensuring that all relevant activities are delivered to the agreed technical standards and regulatory compliancy. 

Nature & Scope
Operating Environment
  • Undertake conceptual engineering, detailed design, incident investigations, approvals and documentation reviews
  • Supervise communications engineering (fiber optic) activities such as design methods, calculations, selection of equipment and the preparation of reports, specifications and tenders
  • Accept responsibility directly, or through delegation, for the accuracy and quality of telecommunications Systems design and documentation undertaken directly and for that performed by assigned engineering and drafting staff
  • Develop and maintain TVL Engineering standards and technical procedures that are relevant to Telecommunications Systems
  • Plan and execute systems integrations to reliable and robust communications channels for the Line Plant, Core and I.T. departments
  • Investigate and document new technologies and manage trials. 
Major Challenges and/or Problems
  • A key factor in the success of this position is the need to manage and effectively execute and monitor the activities conducted in accordance with approved execution plans
  • Effective communications between production facilities and business unit engineering teams
  • Provide technical advice to project teams
  • Maintain and facilitate an open approach to all problems.
Health Safety & Environment Responsibilities (HSE)
  • The job holder will comply with all relevant Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental legislation, codes of practice, standards, policies, operating procedures and work instructions and be actively involved in Origin Energy Health, Safety and Environment Systems and Procedures.
        Person Specification 
        A. Experience/Background 
        • A minimum of 5 years experience in  the telecommuncations industry, preferably in fixed line and fiber
        • Demonstrated experience in performing at a high standard in supervisory roles. Contractor and EPCM management capabilities highly regarded
        • Ability to manage change processes
        • Suitable experience in a variety of Telecommunications industry, project and operational roles
        • A knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and standards
        • Demonstrated skills in  implementation and ongoing management of management systems
        • A sound knowledge of risk management processes and risk based decision making
        B. Qualifications
        • A recognized tertiary qualification or equivalent suitable experience  in telecommunications Engineering or related specialty
        • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant Telecommunications engineering and team management experience 
        C. Skills/Competencies/Knowledge
        • Knowledge of applicable legislation, standards and international best practices
        • Proven design capability in an industrial environment
        • High level of interpersonal skills
        • Strong Verbal communication skills, especially with clients and subordinate staff
        • Excellent written communication skills, demonstrated by the preparation of well-structured reports
        • Technical report writing and specifications development:
        1. Good working knowledge of Optical Fibre Cabling Specificatons
        2. Ability to design optical fibre networks and specify installation standards
        3. Fault finding and troubleshooting of Optical Transmission systems
        4. On-site pre-operational testing & commissioning
        5. IP network experience using fiber optics as a medium
        6. Optical Transmission experience
        7. Experience with MSANs and GPON technologies
        8. Ability to source information and provide competent advice
        D. Personal Qualities
        • Team Player
        • Proactive
        • Resilience
        • Negotiation skills / ability
        • Understanding of cross cultural issues
        • Listening and understanding other peoples points of view –  tolerance to others views
        • Manage conflicting and changing priorities
        • Be a self starter and actively use initiative
        • Operate effectively, logically and safely in stressful situation
        • Availability to travel as required (up to 25% field work may be required).


                Not Stated


                Not Stated

                How To Apply:

                Interest applicants for the above position may send in their application and CV addresses to HR Coordinator, PO Box 146, Port Vila, or valerie.dinh@tvl.net.vu before on Monday 19th February 2018.

                Contact Person:

                Valerie Dinh


                (+678) 22185
                HR Coordinator, PO Box 146, Port Vila, Vanuatu



                            12-February-18 Direct from Employer

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