Lead Fibre Engineer

Lead Fibre Engineer

Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Lead Fibre Engineer with experience in internal and external cable and duct installations, fibre jointing & testing to join our Rail Team.
You will work with our existing engineering team to deliver an expanding and exciting portfolio of rail telecommunications projects as part of an established Rail Business. You will also be expected to support and mentor the junior members of the team.
You will be part of a team responsible for the successful implementation and delivery of fibre cabling & testing for major clients including Network Rail, Network Rail High Speed, Transport for London, Merseytravel and other agencies such as Train Operators, Councils and Passenger Transport Executives.
Basic Skill Requirements
  • Experience of working on internal and external cable and duct installations, both pulled and blown, fibre jointing, fibre testing (OTDR, PON and ILM).
  • Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Qualification (mandatory).
  • Personal Track Safety (PTS) Qualification (mandatory).
  • Controller of Site Safety/SWL (COSS) Qualification would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • C&G 3667.2 qualification (mandatory).
  • Full UK driving licence is (mandatory).
  • NRSWA street-works ticket would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • CSCS card (or equivalent) would be beneficial but is not essential.
  • Experience in copper jointing and testing would be beneficial but is not essential.
Basic Technical Requirements
Candidate must be able to explain/demonstrate through his/her skills and experience in the following:
  • Able to read, understand and splice to a Fibre Splice Diagram (FSD).
  • Able to read, understand and install to a Straight-Line Diagram (SLD).
  • Able to prepare and install Sheath Gaps on various sizes/type of fibre cable.
  • Able to build and splice various sizes/types of fibre joint enclosures (Straight / Spur).
  • Able to prepare and terminate various sizes/types of fibre cable within an ODF.
Optical Fibre Testing
Candidate must be able to explain/demonstrate through his/her skills and experience in the following:
  • Able to set OTDR’s to the settings stated within the Test Plan.
  • Able to correctly clean and maintain both OTDR and test leads.
  • Able to solve/correct faults on a network.
  • Able to test fibre cable bare end if required.
  • Able to record, save and submit OTDR traces.
  • Able to conduct full site analysis and prepare test traces for submission to the TIC.
  • Able to maintain and update test log.

 

This permanent vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Coleman-James Limited who are operating as an Employment Agency.

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