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December 19, 2019
The main function of the role is to efficiently plan FTTP (Fibre To The Premises) and Internal fibre optic cabling routes (FTTH / MDU’s). This role would be suitable for an experienced Fibre Optic Planner / Surveyor with a strong background in fibre optic networks (such as PON, GFAST, Gigabit, etc).
Candidates will need to demonstrate an understanding of Fibre Planning / Network Design in Residential or business environments. Openreach experience is preferable. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning Fibre Company with fantastic prospects.
Duties include the responsibility for the following:
Attending sites to determine the best installation route for fibre optic network lines.
Understanding and surveying existing fibre optic network infrastructure including ducts and potentials for upgrades.
Interpreting telecom design blueprints and construction maps.
Completing survey documentation job packs: ISP pathways, drawings, address listings, bill of materials, confirmation pictures, construction plans and project timescales.
Carrying out area surveys to ascertain whether any obstructions will prevent a successful installation.
Meeting with clients to resolve any issues preventing the project receiving approval to move forward.
Identifying customer networks and reviewing proposed methods of construction to ensure that all requirements are compliant.
Completing all necessary steps to ensure that wayleaves, permits, re-routes, timescales and agreements are obtained correctly.
Identifying civils works for FTTP where required.
Competently utilising various design software packages such as Openreach Orion System, GIS, Visio, CAD, Power Point to create professional job packs.
Conduct Onsite Safety Audits/Risk Assessments.
Conduct Quality Checks.
Each completed PON must be quality checked before returning as complete.
Set a good example to all employees.
Ensure compliance with all company-controlled documents, including all method statements and procedures.
Be pro-active in developing new systems to meet the changing needs of the department.
Liaison with third parties working in conjunction with the group to meet client’s needs.
Delivering a consistently high level of customer service when out in the field.
Working and ensuring that you are working with in the Health and Safety requirements as per company policy.
Skills and Experience
A minimum of 2 years’ experience working on the BT/OR Network.
Ability to understand/ design complex Network plans.
Excellent knowledge of FTTP/FTTH/CAT A planning processes.
Excellent Knowledge of the BT/OR network, both UG and OH.
Excellent IT skills and knowledge of Orion, Excel, Email, Word and PowerPoint