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Fibre Build Technician

Date: 04-May-2021

Location: Tauranga, BOP, NZ, 3112

Company: Ventia

One of Australasia's largest dedicated infrastructure service providers, Ventia is a new and dynamic organisation with a rich history. Our clients are the owners and operators of major infrastructure that is critical to our communities. No one else does exactly what we do in the way we do it. Making infrastructure work for our communities is at the heart of who we are and it's what unites and excites us.

Ventia are currently seeking to fill multiple vacancies within their Telecommunications Team based in the Bay of Plenty.


Primary Responsibilities and Key Deliverables


  • Field Work – building systems, analysing work pack information including interpretation of test results, identifying faults using location testing equipment, digging holes to access location where necessary, as well as making judgement calls on whether to dig hole or to apply for subcontractor to do so; replacing worn parts, connecting and joining wires; identifying other potential fault areas
  • Scoping - Fibre and Network solutions for clients; Locating and analysing plans of the affected network area (source plan, distribution plan, underground plan); Analysing information given on reoccurring fault reports; Physically walking the rout of the system to identify possible trouble spots; Visually examininng cabinets using checklist of criteria; Creating Field Scoping Sheet with information for design.
  • Safety - Identifying and managing hazards and communicating them to team members; Ensuring people are competent to do the work they are asked to do; Reporting incidents and accidents; Managing contractors as partners; ensuring supply and use of appropriate tools, equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to do the job required.
  • Customer relations - Liaising with client regarding job approval; Liaising with home/business customers regarding necessary line outage.
  • Additional Tasks - Participating in project work as well as routine work; Participating in other Inside/Outside-Plant Technician work as assigned and when business requires; Carrying out any other duties that can reasonably be requested from time to time within the framework of this position, and the skills, training and experience of the incumbent.


Required Skills and Competencies


  • Demonstrates familiarity with necessary equipment - Good understanding of the NZ Telco network, including international fibre technology; Experienced in use of slicing and heat shrink technology; Familiar with commonly used test equipment; Skilled in reading and interpretation of plans and fault test results; Familiar with fibre closures; Good fibre skills; Familiar with basic international telecommunication colour codes.
  • Safety - Demonstrated familiarity with and adherence to the Health and Safety practices of the Telecommunications industry and Broadspectrum.
  • Training - Demonstrated ability, willingness and commitment to be multi-skilled and up-skilled; Continuously updates necessary skills and knowledge as required for the role.
  • Physical Abilities - Not colour blind; Physically fit especially for digging holes; Physically agile for climbing poles and working in confined spaces; Stamina, mental and physical ability to maintain high work standards during sometimes long working hours in emergencies; Manual dexterity.
  • Driving skills - Valid driver's licence and experience driving appropriate vehicles in all road and weather conditions.
  • Computer Literacy - Basic computer literacy.


Apply online now by clicking on the link below. For inquiries, please email


Shortlisted candidates will be asked to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol test as well as a police check.


We acknowledge the importance of our people’s diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

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Position Reference Number: 114827

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