Fibre Field Engineer






£35,000 Per Annum



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Fibre Field Engineer - Aldham, Essex

Salary:  up to £35,00 + benefits

The Company:

Our client is a broadband provider but not like other providers. They’re currently on a mission to ensure rural villages in the East of England can access full fibre broadband, that’s future-ready, they work with the community to build full fibre broadband networks, which they fund through private investment. They then provide a new, future-ready, Hyperfast service to homes and businesses within the village.

The Role:

They are now looking for a Fibre Field Engineer to join their team in Aldham, reporting to the Head of Network Strategy & Operations.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Help them achieve technical excellence within their networks
  • Complete all work as scheduled and maintain regular contact with the Customer Care Team on progress and variation to work schedule.
  • Complete FTTP installation to the required company standard, including signal testing and installation of external and internal equipment. To include pre terminated connections for both, Underground and Overhead FATs
  • Competent at splicing fibre within agreed tolerance levels
  • Install fibre network infrastructure equipment including working on Overhead and Underground PIA networks.
  • Complete service calls to diagnose and resolve service issues
  • To complete OTDR tests and complete analysis of results within the fibre network
  • Work with Technical Support and Network Operations to diagnose and resolve more complex issues
  • Complete accurate documentation for all network changes, signal testing and non-routine job
  • Install equipment to include CCTV equipment, data cabinets, network cable, patch panels, etc
  • Project based work with the general scope of the job role.
  • Carry out onsite surveys for new locations and prepare a survey report
  • Identify and suggest ways they can improve the network and their procedures
  • Provide ‘on-call’ out of hours support
  • Always adhere to the Company Health & Safety Policy
  • Complete Risk Assessment prior to commencement of work
  • Agree installation criteria with customer prior to commencement of work
  • Record all information accurately, including photographs, against the job record and paperwork
  • Collect any payment due from customer as appropriate
  • Record all stock information, including serial numbers, of equipment used
  • Maintain all equipment and tools provided and ensure they are kept organised and stored safely.     

The candidate should have proven experience and capability in the following areas:

Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of overhead and underground fibre network installation and maintenance
  • Fibre Splicing
  • Fault finding & Rectification
  • OTDR Testing
  • Knowledge of Physical Infrastructure Access (PIA) is desirable

Education/ Qualifications:

  • Working at height including ladder, pole and tower climbing
  • Full UK driving licence
  • NRSWA accreditation
  • Full UK driving license

The following qualifications are desirable:

  • SA001 PIA certification
  • SA002 PIA certification
  • S7 / S8 PIA certification

They offer:

You’ll be joining a highly regarded team of experts that are dedicated to making every project a great success. You’ll get a package including a competitive salary, excellent working conditions, and additional benefits.

  • up to £35,000 + benefits
  • The opportunity to work with a diverse team of professionals
  • The chance to work for a growing organisation


If you are a suitably experienced Fibre Field Engineer with good organisational ability and excellent written and verbal communication skills, they offer a competitive salary + benefits and would love to hear from you!

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