31 Jul '20
Assistant Telecommunications Technician

Information Technology, Northern Cape Prieska

Market Related - Negotiable

My client supplies state of the art telecoms infrastructure and ISP services to urban, suburban and rural South Africa. They are seeking to employ a Technical Assistant in the Prieska area to effectively execute tasks related to coordinating, implementing and support of network and service implementations


  • Support Field Service Technicians with planning and preparations of technical tasks, stock/materials, appointments
  • Support Field Service Technicians to successful quality execution of technical tasks
  • Ensure due Customer care during field engagements
  • Practice efficient personal time management
  • Perform, prepare and execute network construction and service implementation
  • Perform, prepare and execute network maintenance, problem and incident management
  • Strive for excellence and strict adherence to quality in technical tasks
  • mplement Project deliveries.
  • Ability to work on within schedule and keep to time frame allocated
  • Follow company Standard Operating Procedures
  • Ability to work in a team (local and remote)
  • Support Field Service Technicians with site surveys for high sites and clients
  • Successful execution of preparation process (stock, material, jobcards, admin, travel etc.)
  • Perform the required admin: jobcards, time registers, logbooks, surveys
  • Following internal escalations and protocols to ensure quick and efficient resolution of issues, incidents
  • Perform vehicle maintenance
  • Perform stock take, management and control once for stock/materials issued
  • Undertake work during business and non-business hours, or as required by the company, customers or vendors due to 27/4/365 operations


  • Matric
  • RF/Microwave Basics
  • Structured cabling
  • Fiber optic reticulation
  • Valid drivers license
  • Electrical circuits 101 AC/DC/Solar (Advantageous)
  • A minimum of 2 year in the WISP industry
  • Experience on Microsoft office.
  • Microwave/Wi-Fi technology
  • High sites Construction and Maintenance
  • Working on masts
  • Extensive travel and remote work
  • Understanding of microwave systems
  • Must be capable in setup of routers and AP’s (Wi-Fi-LAN)
  • Must be capable in setup of wireless links
  • Must be capable in setup of VOIP phones
  • Some understanding of AC and DC electrical circuits


  • Practical
  • Must be technically inclined
  • Working with power tools and hand tools

Ad Visible Until: 31 August 2020
Ref: SW002419/LN

Vacancy Type: Permanent