Linesman (Field Operations) at Phase3 Telecom Limited

Phase3 Telecom Limited is West Africa’s largest independent fibre optic infrastructure and telecommunications services provider. With coverage of 6000km and counting, the company is licensed to run its network on Nigeria’s power infrastructure with expansion into the ECOWAS region using its unique Right of Way (RoW).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Linesman (Field Operations)

Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time

About the Job

  • Installation, repair and maintenance of aerial optic fiber cable and underground last-mile.
  • The lineman is expected to understand all aspects of cable stringing, tensioning and how to maintain 100% safety procedures during work on the high power transmission line.

Job Description

  • Resolve, repair and install fiber optics systems and ensure that they work properly
  • Perform Optic Fiber Cable (OFC) stringing and tensioning with appropriate sags in energized circuits (live) withhold-off permit or de-energized circuits (out) with outage permit.
  • Execute premises cabling and take care of the underground and aerial cabling requirements
  • Examine and replace faulty and old fiber optic cables and also organize scheduled maintenance routines
  • Identifies complex problems on the OFC route, provide technical advice and action for resolution.
  • Formulate and maintain fiber records.
  • Offer technical support to FOE/RS during emergency repairs and reduce MTTR.
  • Take care of fiber splicing and rectify fiber optic problem areas
  • Survey aerial OFC routes, document record of findings and report same to coordinating Field Operations Engineer (FOE) or Regional Supervisor (RS).
  • Display understanding on the use of primary fault finding tools (e.g. Optical Power Meter, Source & OTDR).
  • Perform any other task as designated by the Regional Supervisor (RS).


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in similar role.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  2nd May, 2024.