Fiber Optic Technician (Makati)

Full Time
Makati City, Philippines

(This job advert is placed on behalf of RISE)

The RISE mission is to accelerate internet in the Philippines—we do this by focusing on the overall customer experience as well as the actual internet service we provide to business clients. Transparency and openness are guiding principles of our customer experience.

We're currently building up our teams based in our Makati office. We're looking for talented, engaged and resourceful people to join our organisation to help build it and grow with it.

As an early staff member you will have the potential for massive growth as the business is on an incredible trajectory targeting 30% growth of month-on-month this quarter. With your work experience and great attitude you will be making a difference by helping us achieve our mission to accelerate internet in the Philippines. In the process you will learn more about the technology and will work in a super unique organisation which has foreign management but is servicing the Philippines market.

Benefits include full HMO, 1 dependent after 1 year, 80% of a 2nd dependent after another year. Regularisation review at 3 and 6 months and practical opportunities for increased responsibility and promotions as the team is constantly growing.

Due to expansion in operations within our group we require fiber technicians with various levels of experience to splice fiber optic cables in indoor settings, read, create and maintain splicing schematics and diagrams, taking and maintaining accurate splicing and field notes.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Terminates, splices, and tests fiber optic cables
  • Installs, maintains, repairs, troubleshoots, constructs and tests various types of passive and active fiber and networking related devices on-site
  • Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment
  • Responds to service level incidents/repairs and fault rectification on a 24/7 rostered basis
  • Investigate and repair fiber optic related faults in a timely manner, and as directed by the Network Operations Center
  • Document and help maintain as-built documentation
  • Makes recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems and gain efficiencies
  • Performs preventative maintenance
  • Ensure documentation/field notes are stored networked sites/buildings
  • Log site activities such as time, consumables, materials
  • Travel (0-20%)


  • Familiar with fiber fusion splicing
  • Familiar with OTDR, power meter, VFL and insertion loss testing
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong command of English


  • Experience on GPON networks would be advantageous
  • Degree in relevant area
  • International experience
  • Experience in a similar role


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