PON Engineer (Fibre) - Team Leader
15h ago

Telecoms PON Engineer Team Leader, Doncaster - Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Telecoms PON Engineer Team Leader. We would love to hear from you if you have civils and fibre network experience within a telecom’s environment.

You’ll be working in a part of Telent that is dedicated to transforming the way support is delivered nationwide to Openreach and other external network providers.

We aim to be the UK’s leading network installation business, harnessing and enhancing the skills of our people to deliver high-quality cost-effective services.

You’ll receive formal training. and on-the-job training where appropriate to ensure you’re up-skilled as technology develops along with E-learning schemes to help or refresh skills on-line

You’ll be treated as an individual. We’re not a vast corporation, which means every individual counts. With us, you’ll be valued and supported, involved and empowered from day one.

Role Profile :

Reporting to and tasked by the Supervisor you will be employed to install, connect and test optical fibre cable in the provision of PONs and spine routes on the Openreach external network.

Full training dependent on existing accreditations and skillset will be provided at our Chorley Training School.

Typical Deliverables :

  • Safety ensure that safe working practices are adopted as the top priority for all activities undertaken and that they are supported by all relevant documentation correctly completed.
  • Quality ensure you work within the right first time’ quality culture of tIS and that your work is always compliant to Openreach installation standards.
  • Complete intrusive surveys ( rodding and roping’) on the underground and overhead network to locate blockages and establish clear cable routes.
  • Assess CBT locations to minimise overhead road crossings.
  • Produce A55 diagrams
  • Install sub-duct and blow fibre cable on spine routes.
  • Pull 6 core fibre cable on PON routes.
  • Introduce fibre to nodes and CBTs.
  • Build and create nodes (fibre cable joints).
  • Splice and test external fibre cable.
  • Testing and fault location using red light and OTDR interpret OTDR results.
  • Build FNCs to show allocation of CBT to fibre and tray.
  • Operate MEWP and work at height on telegraph poles.
  • Enter and work cable chambers, footway & carriageway boxes and manholes.
  • Business Operations Skills Experience :

  • 2-5 years’ experience of installation work in a telecoms environment.
  • Business Operations Skills Qualifications :

  • NRSWA Unit 2.
  • MEWP Operation.
  • Driving licence that entitles driver to tow cable trailers.
  • S11 &S13 Accreditation / Orion Preferred.
  • N23 / N27 / N28 Openreach Accreditation.
  • Excellent employee benefits :

    Telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages. Join us and you can expect to receive :

  • 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
  • A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
  • An employee-funded car leasing scheme
  • Occupational health support
  • Telent Rewards Scheme
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