Installation Engineer (Telecoms)

Location : Birmingham, West Midlands, England
Job Ref : AR528
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £33k - 34k per year


AR528 – Installation Engineer (Telecoms)

Location: Birmingham (UK Wide)

Salary: £33,000 – £34,000 + Van + Overtime


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a M&E Site Manager on behalf of one of our clients.

To undertake site installation activities and as required lead the site team and ensure all works/projects are completed on time, in budget and that quality of work is always maintained along with a professional site team. NB: Sites will vary and will include Utilities, renewables, factories and Data Centre sites as the business requires.

You will work with other teams to successfully deliver systems for a variety of customers within the OT and CNI market sectors. Technology will often include multiple disciplines including Networking, Access Control, Electrical Systems, Intruder Detection systems, IT Hardware, CCTV, Cyber solutions, Voice systems etc.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installation, construction and splicing of all types of fibre optic technologies, including UG, OPGW, Skywrap and ADSS joints, (multi-mode and single mode fibre) & blown fibre.
  • Fibre optic testing and fault finding. – OTDR & ILM.
  • Installation of floor mounted and wall mounted communication cabinets and installation of various containment systems i.e. tray work, basket & trunking.
  • To work closely with the Field Services Team Manager and other team members to ensure the success and profitability of the team.
  • Completion of works within project timescales.
  • To report on progress percentage complete at site against original and revised scope of works.
  • Detailed daily weekly site reports – internal & customer facing as required.
  • To liaise with customers and/or site management when required, in relation to site meetings, surveys, access and working arrangements and technical queries.
  • Site Surveys.
  • To be fully authorised (including National Grid Competent Person) for all customers and organisations the client is engaged with.
  • Mentoring of site engineers.
  • To take full responsibility for a van, tools and splicing and testing equipment.
  • To take the role of Working Party Leader on a project-by-project basis.
  • To report effectively to the Field Services Team Manager on a daily, weekly and as required basis.
  • To be accurate with record keeping.
  • To be responsible for checking the quality, progress, and outcome of the jobs when the Installations Supervisor or Team Leader are not able to for any reason.
  • To foster good customer relationships.
  • To provide standby cover as required on a rota basis.
  • To work in accordance with the client and their customers’ Health and Safety requirements.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience working in a similar role.
  • Technical knowledge and experience of deployment/installation of one or more discipline such as copper, fibre, CCTV etc
  • C&G Fibre or Copper (or equivalent).
  • CSCS or equivalent safety passport.
  • Conversant with MS Word/Excel/Project/Outlook & Databases.

Location: Birmingham (UK Wide)

Salary: £33,000 – £34,000 + Van + Overtime

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