Passive Network Engineer

Passive Network Engineer

Job Title: Passive Network Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blandford Forum, Dorset
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH16991_1619710708
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 29, 2021 16:38

Job Description

Our client is a dynamic and fast-growing Internet Provider in the South West that is changing the way full fibre broadband is rolled out in rural areas. They believe that the countryside deserves lightning-fast broadband and are passionate in delivering a fantastic service to thousands of customers whose copper line upgrade is deemed uncommercial by the rest of the industry.

"We design, build and manage our own 2000km FTTP network in-house and are one of the leading suppliers making use of the LFFN Gigabit Voucher program"
This is an exciting opportunity for an Engineer to join the Network Engineering team carrying out fibre splicing across the network. Covering both new build and existing areas of network, you will work from splice maps to complete your work and Report into the Service Delivery Manager.

Your main responsibilities as a Passive Network Engineer will include:
*Installing and splicing at new and existing splice enclosures
*Working with surveying team to prioritise workload
*Carry out emergency and scheduled maintenance/upgrades across the Wessex Internet fibre network Diagnosing and restoring service issues within the network to maintain customer connections when equipment is damaged
*Provide 'out of hours' cover on a rota basis during evenings and weekends
*Working individually and as part of a team to achieve KPI's and company targets
*Adherence to all Health & Safety legislation
Job Requirements/Skills:
*Excellent communication and customer service skills when talking to landowners
*Strong fibre splicing experience - able to complete 200+ splices a day when required
*Ability to work on own initiative with strong self-organisational skills.
*A strong willingness to learn new skills and adapt to evolving processes.
*Must hold a full UK driving licence for at least 12 months.
Passive Network Engineer
£22,000 - £28,000 with overtime circa £36,000
Core hours: 40 per week, plus overtime. Weekend and evening cover will be required on a rota basis.
Installation, Splice, Network, Internet, Fibreoptics, H&S

This is a fantastic opportunity where you will be applying both existing skills and developing new skills in complex and challenging situations, whilst being actively supported in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions on top of a great benefits package.
Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.
This role is a permanent position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.