Junior Field Technician (OAM) Job in Nigeria

 WIOCC is the leading player in the deployment of carrier-scale, future-proofed network infrastructure into Africa. We have the flexibility and scale to meet the ever-growing demand for reliable, high-speed capacity throughout Africa, driven by end consumers, enterprise users and the ecosystem that supports them. Our policy of continual investment in our network to create Africa’s first, truly hyperscale network infrastructure means ongoing investment for growth, ensuring our readiness to meet the future data volume demands of end users throughout Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Junior Field Technician (OAM) - NYSC Candidates Only

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • Working for Open Access Technical Services (OATS) to assist field support to Open Access Metro (OAM).

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • 24/7 field assistance, on-call, out-of-hours and night/weekend / public holidays working as required
  • Proactive monitoring of equipment & facilities
  • Assist in network installation, testing & commissioning, bringing into service integration
  • Assist in installing fibre cables on access and core routes according to best practices and standards
  • Assist to commission fibre spans and end-to-end fibre circuits through the use of OTDR and OLTS
  • Assist to verify and capture as built documentation
  • Assist in attending to fibre breakdown and preventative maintenance
  • Liaise with internal Project Managers and 3rd part suppliers for the execution of designed plans
  • Assist with management & planning of the overall fibre network, including auditing and record management
  • Assist other departments and lead and report on projects as requested
  • Assist in ensuring network design aligns with systems as appropriate
  • Drive company vehicles as required
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Minimum Experience & Skills

  • Maths & English school leavers certificate or equivalent
  • Technical certifications i.e. CCNA or equivalent field experience (desirable)
  • Valid full driver’s license
  • NYSC Candidates Only

Preferred Experience & Skills:

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills evidenced by work/college history and accomplishments
  • Excellent communication and soft skills, including the ability to listen to summarise and concisely share key information with clients
  • Must be able to effectively record information accurately and concisely in a timely manner
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities and solve problems in a fast-paced environment


  • Client focused, relationship builder
  • Integrity, honest with high ethical standards
  • Boundless, passionate and flexible
  • Personal excellence, accuracy and attention to detail
  • Collaborative, achieve results through teamwork and partnerships
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to collate and interpret data from various sources
  • Excellent English language communicator with a natural aptitude for dealing with people
  • Excellent network diagnostic and problem-solving skills.

Application Closing Date
3rd July, 2024.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated CV, including three referees to: applications@wiocc.net using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.