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Current Job Vacancies at MainOne Cable, 26th September, 2018

MainOne’s success is built on having talented and highly proficient people within their respective fields as the driving force behind our business

A job in MainOne is different from any other you have had. With joining MainOne you’ll be challenged, inspired and proud as you become a part of something big.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Transmission Planning Engineer
Job Type: Permanent
Department: Technical


  • Provide technical support for the network provisioning, installation and tech sales, sales engineering.
  • Provide the planning, implementation, and coordination of DWDM, SDH, Ethernet and OTN  network maintenance and restoration activities
  • supervise and  provide support to  vendor during the POC  installation and testing.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation and database information for networks resources and circuits.
  • Network planning and design including network protection schemes, network synchronization, and bandwidth availability and utilization.
  • Circuit design as per customer specifications including circuit protection, transport network selection, and interworking across networks.
  • Capacity planning and management of available and utilized bandwidth on the DWDM, SDH, Metro Ethernet GPON and OTN networks.
  • Planning, selection, upgrade, and evaluation of the networking equipment used in the DWDM, SONET, and TDM networks.
  • Research and investigation of new DWDM, SDH, metro Ethernet and GPON  network elements and features
  • Provide  3rd level  technical support for diagnosing and resolving repeated network equipment issues.
  • Ensure all NNI with third party providers and customers are protected

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Good communication and reporting skills
  • Ownership and initiatives
  • Good troubleshooting and problem resolution skills
  • Good knowledge and experience with DWDM, OTN, Metro Ethernet SDH and GPON technology
  • Experience with researching, investigating, evaluating, and qualifying potential new equipment for network deployment.
  • Knowledge of fiber optic transmission and transmission systems, and electrical cabling and transmission systems.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to evaluate, and articulate the cost trade-offs associated with various network and circuit implementations.
  • Knowledge and experience with network synchronization and timing distribution.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft software applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and Outlook.
  • Ability to engage with and communicate with vendors, service providers, employees, and various business contacts in a professional and courteous manner.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

Job Title: Transmission Technician/Rigger
 Ikeja, Lagos
Department: Technical
Job Type: Permanent

The Transmission Technician/Rigger will be responsible for the following:

  • Basic understanding of GPON technologies and supports.
  • Ability to support nationwide TMS vendors on link restorations in all regions.
  • Testing and Commissioning of Microwave links(Ceragon, Ubiquity, Dragonwave and Cambium).
  • Comply with company Occupational Health & Safety requirement.
  • Previous background of using specific harnesses and fall-arrest systems.
  • Testing of earth reading(ER) at sites.
  • Timely and accurate completion of all reports as required by field supervisors.
  • Coordinating installation activities with Vendors to ensure proper installation was carried out.
  • Installation of transmission equipment on site as well as powering up.
  • Providing progress reports on installation to all stakeholders.
  • Use of Ethernet tester to carry out Y1544 as well as bandwidth test on newly provisioned links.

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Innovative, proactive and flexible.
  • Must be mechanically inclined. Construction, climbing, and rigging experience is necessary.
  • Ability and desire to climb heights up to 500 feet daily – Good physical condition and state.
  • Have proven, relevant work experience.
  • Ability to perform Telecom Rigger role.
  • Adhere to applicable Health & Safety laws, policies and best practice guidelines
  • Great team working skills – the ability to work as a team on the same site / engineering project.
  • Good technical background with a solid understanding of mobile and wireless projects.
  • OND in Computer science/Electrical Electronics Engineering.
  • Years of Experience: 3 years

Demand on the Job:

  • Working at late and odd hours.
  • Frequent travelling when required.

Interested and qualified candidates should:Click here to apply

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