Job Position of FOC Senior Engineer at KT Rwanda Networks Ltd: (Deadline 9 July 2022)

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FOC Senior Engineer at KT Rwanda Networks Ltd: (Deadline 9 July 2022)

KT Rwanda Networks Ltd (KTRN LTD)

KG 7 Avenue,  7th Floor Kigali Heights Building

PO Box 5440, Kigali – Rwanda

Email: recruits@ktrn.rw

JOB ADVERTISEMENT:

Opening date:  June 30, 2022

Closing date:  July 9, 2022

Background:

KT Rwanda Networks, Ltd (“KTRN Ltd”) is a licensed company that has been incorporated under the laws and regulations of the Republic of Rwanda. The company is engaged in the business of providing & installing 4G LTE advanced technology within Rwanda.

In order to effectively accomplish its business objectives, KTRN Ltd is looking for a qualified and competent candidate to fill the vacant positions below:

Position: FOC Senior Engineer (1):

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform Fiber network expansion design and Planning.
  • Effective coordination for the successful implementation of new Fiber installation projects and other related project.
  • Coordination of preventive and curative maintenance across the whole fiber network.
  • Be able to prepare quotations and drawings for new fiber installation.
  • Ensure SLA to KTRN customers are met and follow up on customer notification.
  • Provide advanced technical support for most critical faulty cases to the customers
  • Supervise and provide guidance to FOC Engineers to ensure the quality of services.
  • Plan for Fiber network maintenance and follow up the customers notifications of the downtime (if any)
  • Work closely with the supervisor/ Line manager in long-term planning.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance for the new FOC projects implementation
  • Perform Fiber optic cable installation activities that includes; splicing in manhole, Fiber terminations in ODF or OTP, ODF/OTP fixation, and ensuring the cable arrangement indoor/outdoor and in manholes.
  • Testing on a variety of equipment and analyze results for future network plan
  • Ensure the documentation of FOC network routes are updated and accurate
  • Effectively supervise and monitor the sub-contractor’s/services providers’ activities and performances.
  • Perform site surveys and prepare the bill of quantities and drawings for new fiber connections
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Competencies required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication, Computer Sciences, IT, or related field and having at least 3 years of experience in the installation of fiber optic infrastructure, and indicate reference companies where the FOC works were performed.
  • At least A1 Certificate (Advanced Diploma) in Electronics, Telecommunications or related field and having at least 4 years of experience in the installation of fiber optic infrastructure, and indicate reference companies where the FOC works were performed.
  • Having FOC troubleshooting skills; Analytical skills, Communication skills, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Basic understanding of IP network topology.
  • Be able to use all FOC technical tools like Splicing machine, OTDR, Power meter, Laser source, Fault locator.
  • A person of proven integrity, highly motivated, innovative, and a team player
  • Willing to work under pressure, during nights and weekends, and willingness to work in all sorts of weather.
  • Able to monitor and provide technical support 24 hours / 7 days.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment and initiatives.
  • Having good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Should be fluent in English or French, with good communication skills of Kinyarwanda,
  • Being available to start work immediately.
  • Having certificate in Fiber Optic technology is added advantage.
  • Having driving license of Category B would be added advantage
  • Have a good experience working with some designing tools like ACAD and Google maps.
  • Familiarity with Regulator’s guidelines related to FOC installations
  • Be familiar with Project management and contract negotiations

Position: FOC Engineer (1):

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform Fiber optic cable installation activities that include: splicing in manhole, termination in ODF or OTP, ODF/OTP fixation, and ensuring the cable arrangement indoor/outdoor and in manhole as well.
  • Testing on a variety of equipment and records and analyze results for future network plan
  • Perform inspection on existing fiber routes and make regular reports of the network status.
  • Supervision of FOC works and services done by contractors.
  • Perform site survey  and prepare the bill of quantities  and drawings for new fiber connections
  • Documentation for fiber network connection routes.
  • Work closely with other technical team to ensure the reliability of fiber network.
  • Supervision & Inspection of Fiber installations (new fiber installations and Fiber relocations) and make sure that their implementation meet the fiber installation standards.
  • Install, troubleshoot and maintain Fiber network.
  • Provide first-line FOC support to customers within their operating regions (project area).
  • Ensure the regular FOC route status checkup within his operating regions to ensure that KTRN infrastructure will not be exposed on the risk of damage and report the FOC route status on a monthly basic.
  • Familiarity with Regulator’s guidelines related to FOC installation.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the supervisor

Qualifications, Experience, Skills & Competencies required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunication, Computer Sciences, IT, or related field and having at least 1 year of experience in the installation of fiber optic infrastructure, and indicate reference companies where the FOC works were performed.
  • At least A1 Certificate (Advanced Diploma) in Electronics, Telecommunications or related field and having at least 2 years of experience in the installation of fiber optic infrastructure, and indicate reference companies where the FOC works were performed.
  • Having fiber troubleshooting, Analytical and strategic skills.
  • Having knowledge of OTDR, splicing machine, etc.
  • A person of proven integrity, highly motivated, innovative and a team player
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment and initiatives.
  • Project management skills and contract negotiation ability
  • Willing to work under pressure, during nights and weekends, and willingness to work in all sorts of weather.
  • Ensure Fiber network infrastructure documentation of the Relocated segment.
  • Perform supervision and Inspection on the new sites connections that are ongoing within their operating area
  • Ensure the regular FOC route status checkup within their operating regions to ensure that KTRN infrastructure will not be exposed on the risk of damage and report the FOC route status on a monthly basic.
  • Documentation of the Relocated segment.
  • Perform supervision and Inspection on the new sites connections that are ongoing within their operating area
  • Ensure the regular FOC route status checkup within their operating regions to ensure that KTRN infrastructure will not be exposed on the risk of damage and report the FOC route status on a monthly basic.
  • Having good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Should be fluent in English or French, with good communication skills of Kinyarwanda
  • Being available to start work immediately
  • Having driving license of Category B would be added advantage

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements should submit their application letters accompanied with their CVs and copies of certified Degree(s), Copy of ID, online addressed to the Human Resources management of KTRN, located at KG 7 Avenue, 7th Kigali Heights, to the below email: recruits@ktrn.rw

The deadline for submission of applications is scheduled on July, 9, 2022, 5:00pm.

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

KTRN Management

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