Fibre Optic Splicing Technician – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Fibre Optic Splicing Technician

CABCO Communications Group is the longest-running, independent communications infrastructure provider serving the Maritimes. Our track record can be directly attributed to our team’s experience, enthusiasm and commitment. CABCO provides a full range of technology communications products and services including Managed and Cloud Services, Telephone, Cabling, WiFi, Premises Security, Networking and Video Collaboration. Since 1980, CABCO has built a solid reputation based on customer satisfaction, quality of work and embracing technological change…We make Connections that Matter.

As our business grows, Cabco is seeking a Fibre Splicer to work out of our Dartmouth, NS office.

A self-starter with a passion for technology, you are comfortable working independently and as part of a team in a collaborative, goal-oriented atmosphere. You have a reputation for being reliable, customer–focused and approach your daily work in an efficient, highly organized manner. This position requires hands-on experience with testing single mode and multi-mode fibres.

What Does Cabco Bring to the Table?

  • Competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits package
  • A focus on employee wellness
  • Company pension match plan
  • Paid vacation and milestone service awards
  • Use of company vehicle
  • On-the-job paid training, mentoring and opportunity for career growth
  • An amazing team and company that lives its core values of our people, customers, community, growth, integrity, and safety.

Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Ability to manage the complete splicing process, including both single fibre splicing as well as ribbon fibre splicing. The ability to deconstruct ribbons for single fibre splicing is required.
  • Coordinate job schedules in cooperation with Cabco’s Outside Plant team, clients and subcontractors.
  • Ensure the safe, efficient, and cost-effective execution of all required splicing activities.
  • Utilize various test equipment to analyze equipment trouble and take appropriate maintenance action.
  • Interpret schematic work order drawings to determine job specifications, material and equipment requirements to establish a plan of operation.
  • Experience in how to read and interpret outside and subscriber plant facility records and engineering schematic work prints.
  • Maintain records, prepare reports and correct work order drawings to ‘as built’ plant.
  • Perform quality tests for new and in-place facilities.


  • Previous experience (5 years+) as a single and multi-mode fusion splicer.
  • You have a reputation for being efficient and committed to quality workmanship.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a professional approach to your work.
  • Ability to work from oral or written instructions and plan work without direct supervision.
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines while prioritizing and focusing on core tasks.
  • Takes initiative to provide value added support to the team and other technical personnel as required.
  • Comply with all safety regulations and help maintain a successful safety record.
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions as required.
  • Experience working at night is required and candidate must be willing to respond to after-hours callouts, overtime, and some weekends.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs, work comfortably with extension ladders, identify and distinguish colors, work in confined spaces and with heights.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and candidates must be bondable.

If you are interested in being part of a growing company driven by innovative technology and a goal to be the best at what we do, we’d love to hear from you. Send resume to