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Field Technician | Telecommunications


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About Ventia

Ventia has built a reputation, delivering consistent, safe, and quality services at a large scale across varied geographies throughout Australia and New Zealand. Delivering multi technology solutions for NBN, we have built some of the largest fibre optic and mobile networks, whilst also maintaining both new and existing network access.

About the Role

Based in our Rockhampton office, the field technician will engage in NBN On-Demand business and residential customer connections. This role would suit an ambitious and driven team member, who is also prepared to travel within the Central QLD region.
The role will include building surveys, jointing/splicing, internal structure cable installs, and may supervise Ventia contractors. 

Other responsibilities will include, but not limited to: 

  • Coordinate day to day work activities, organizing materials, access to buildings etc. 
  • Ensure that appropriate tools, safety equipment and materials are available and are in good clean working order
  • Undertake fault location and restoration using OTDR testing equipment.
  • Participate in a small work group engaged in minor pipe proving and hauling activities.
  • Report on critical delays that effect the delivery of projects 
  • Be able to complete testing workbooks
  • Daily reporting to manger with progress updates, making sure they are true and correct to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner.

About You

The key skills and attributes required to be successful in this role include:

  • Knowledge and understanding of construction drawings
  • Understanding NBN and Telstra technical manuals.
  • Confident in completing NBN Optic Fibre workbooks. 
  • Confident in use of OTDR/VFL for NBN optic fibre testing, fault finding and restoration 
  • Confident in working on NBN Business and Residential network technologies.
  • Familiar with rack and sub rack installation inside Telstra exchanges. 
  • Current Australian Driver’s License
  • Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident 


  • Build your professional network - being part of the broader Ventia community
  • Training and development 
  • Salary sacrifice, where applicable


We acknowledge the importance of our people's diverse experiences, talents and cultures. Embracing diversity and creating inclusion is a key component of our talent strategy. The creation of a diverse, inclusive workforce is central to our ability to unlock potential and enhance our success.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please click apply button on this page. Please upload your resume and copies of your relevant licences, tickets, and qualifications

Position Reference Number: 144334


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Job details
Date posted
1 Jul 2022
Information Technology
Civil & Structural
$80k ~ $88k
Contract type
Work type
Full time
Job mode
Standard business hours
Private business
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident
Company size
201 to 1000

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