Fiber Optic Engineer (Mazar/Kunduz)

Bachelor's Degree   Multi City Full Time 1371
Date Posted:Feb 25, 2020
Closing Date:Mar 31, 2020
Work Type:Full Time
Number of Vacancies:2
Functional Area:Engineering
Salary Range:As per company salary scale
Years of Experience:3 - 4 Years
Contract Duration:Not specified
Extension Possibility:Yes
Contract Type:Contractor
Probation Period:3 months
Required Languages:Dari,Pashto,English

About Afghan Wireless Communication Company:


Afghan Wireless: Afghanistan’s First Mobile Communications Company:

Afghan Wireless is Afghanistan’s first wireless communication company. Since, its inception in 2002, we, for the first time, founded Afghanistan’s mobile communications industry by being the most successful enterprise to offer cell phone services to Afghan consumers and businesses. For over a decade, Afghan Wireless has driven the rapid growth of our nation’s communications market, through its innovative development and deployment of global-class High-Definition (HD) Voice Communications, Internet, Data and Mobile Payments Services. Over and above, We are filled with pride that more than 6,000 people work for Afghan Wireless, and our Company is directly responsible for the creation of 100,000 jobs throughout Afghanistan.

Job Summary:

OFC Engineer – Responsible for the installation and rectification of all Optical Fiber Cable related work in Kabul and all regions all over Afghanistan within AWCC network as required. Support and coordinate with other department or inter-department for any require work related OFC works. Plan, design and recommend related OFC network to uplift the company services internally and externally including leased line or customer network.

Skills Required:

Technical knowledge

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Join a team of engineers and technicians tasked with ensuring the problem-free replacement of AWCC and external customer copper cable network with OFC. This is a cross functional tasks and must work with MW, BSS, VSAT, VAS, IN and IT teams etc to provide required connectivity between network elements.

  • Maintain accurate documentation of the configurations of all OFC infrastructure deployed in AWCC’s network and at other customer premises all over Afghanistan
  • Troubleshoot and repair any faults that may occur in the OFC networks, this includes replacing damaged connectors and splicing broken cables.
  • Ensure that trouble tickets that are generated for all faults and incidents will be responded and that the NOC is kept informed for any resolution and rectification being done.
  • Ensure routine preventive maintenance tasks are performed for all OFC infrastructure in AWCC and external customer networks
  • Experience with cross –connect, fusion and optical power measurement.
  • Coordinate test and fault investigation activities as required and coordinate with vendors and customers to resolve any technical issues.
  • Coordinate CMF and upgrade/enhancement activities as required.
  • Actively work in transferring skills and knowledge to other local staff..
  • Liaison with other Departments in the provision of special services and requirements as required by Business Operation, Sales & Marketing and NRD Departments
  • Maintain all peripheral equipment such as Multiplexers, UPS equipment, etc.

Job Location:

Afghanistan, Kunduz, Balkh


1.    Must be University Graduated from EEE or telecom department

2.    Must have minimum 2 years working experience in OFC

3.    Willing to travel to the remote part of the country.

4.    Familiarity with various test equipment

a.    Fiber fusion splicer

b.    OTDR measuring test equipment.

5.    Familiarity of different OFC tools

a.    Multi fiber buffer tube shaver

b.    Armored cable slitting tool

c.    Buffer tube scorer

d.    Buffer tube slitter

e.    Live fiber identifier and tone generator

f.     Intelligent connector and fiber certifier

6.    Ability to read and understand network design, specifications, and drawings.

7.    Good communication skills and the ability to operate in a team


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