Fiber Optic Splicer – I/O Plant Network Technician

ROHL Global Networks Inc is a long-standing telecommunications and utility construction company dedicated to connecting Canadians in rural, urban, and remote communities. With over 50 years in the industry, we offer year-round stability and growth opportunities for our team!

We are currently seeking a motivated and detailed-oriented Fiber Optic Splicer – I/O Plant Network Technician to join our Acheson, Alberta team. As a Fiber Optic Splicer-I/O Plant Network Technician you will be responsible for overall fiber optic placing and splicing activities required to establish end-to-end fiber connectivity between locations.  You will also be responsible for fiber optic testing results to ensure activities were completed correctly and within required technical specifications.


  • Perform all work in accordance with industry standards. 
  • Read and follow engineer’s instructions and specifications
  • Interpret buried underground and aerial telecom facilities in records, on maps and in the field with clarity and detail. 
  • Make recommendations for changes in running line or construction methodologies and submit revisions to Network Maintenance Manager using CAD, Visio, or another suitable program
  • Troubleshoots, tests, splices, validates, and repairs both loose tube and ribbon optic cable in both indoor and outdoor settings
  • Perform accurate cable termination for all patch panels and network equipment
  • Construct proper splice case including, but not limited to, grounding, bonding, isolation, slack storage, and sealing
  • Prepare and maintain splicing records, schematics, and diagrams
  • Build graphical worksheets using Visio (or other required programs) for contractors use
  • Enter and maintain outside plant records and prepare engineering field notes
  • Participate in engineering, permit, and construction processes to support project contracts
  • Performs routine maintenance, and recognize and repair route issues including Hand Hole cleanup, sign placement and weed control
  • Perform underground utility locates
  • Point of Presence maintenance, network equipment installation and commissioning
  • Maintain project scope of work and adhere to safety procedures


  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license with clear driving record
  • Ability to work from home or remotely
  • Associate Degree or Diploma in Civil, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering would be an asset
  • 5+ years of experience splicing fiber optic cable
  • Strong knowledge of fiber optic theory which includes fiber loss, connector types, and the different types of fiber
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principle involved in production of technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret blueprints and schematics, and maintain organized and accurate daily records and reports
  • Experience with DC power systems
  • Working knowledge and experience using computerized operations such as CAD and Visio would be an asset
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders regarding engineering problems
  • Highly detail-oriented, self-starter individual with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Willing to take ownership of a project, able to make reasoned and sound decisions.
  • Ability to travel out of town during the week or on weekends
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions, confined spaces, isolation
  • Adaptable to flexible work schedule, such as nights, when required
  • Ability to problem solve and work independently


  • $38.00-$45.00 per hour – commensurate with experience
  • Comprehensive Benefits Plan for you and your family
  • Group RSP Matching Plan

We thank all applicants who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Category: Telecommunications
Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Job Location: Acheson Alberta

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