Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Watford


In these extraordinary times of the coronavirus outbreak telent is continuing to Recruit. We provide services to customers which are integral to providing mission critical systems and infrastructure across the UK and Ireland and we need to continue to deliver those services.

Vacancy title: Operations and Maintenance Engineer
Location: WorldWide Field
Reference number: V8897
Type: Permanent

Role Profile:

* Reporting into the regional Maintenance Manager;
* Maintenance of cabinets, cable and termination, Commissioning and Testing Equipment on fibre and copper cable networks on the Highways England, National Roads Telecommunications Service networks;
* Repairing any Fibre or Copper Cable break;
* Attending any equipment issue within the Transmission Buildings roadside Cabinets within your area;
* Working on various size schemes where there are specific timescales and a requirement to work in conjunction and collaboratively with other stakeholders and third parties;
* Flexibility, commitment and a positive approach and customer focussed attitude;
* Ensuring all work in carried out in accordance with Telent Environmental, Health and Safety processes and policies;
* Strong health and safety awareness;

Typical Deliverables:

* Cable locating using cable detection equipment;
* Attending cable breaks and repair breaks on copper and fibre cables to keep the network working;
* Install temporary link cables to get services working;
* Undertaking manual work including manual trenching cable laying etc…;
* Working nights & weekends if required on callout. (This is part of any agreed shift pattern);
* Attending any equipment issue within Transmission Buildings and Roadside Cabinets within your area day or night;
* Working away from their home area, where reimbursement for accommodation etc... will be in accordance with the company policies and procedures (This may be part of any shift pattern, and may be required from time to time);
* Undertaking general Maintenance and Commissioning of equipment and testing on all fibre and copper (armoured/un-armoured) INT/EXT cables, equipment and cabling;
* Ensure all Commissioning of equipment is completed to the correct standard then delivered on time and to budget;
* Work on any telent contracts as directed;
* To complete all aspects of Maintenance work to the required standard;
* Work overtime or callout when the contract requires;
* Completion of all the associated documentation required as part of the task, on time;
* Production of detailed reports when required;
* Prepared to positively participate in all training relevant to the position;
* Ensure that all work undertaken is done in accordance with telent's, QEHS processes.
* Will report any QEHS issue to their QEHS representative, Senior Engineer / Maintenance Manager
* Will raise issues at regular meetings with Senior Engineer / Maintenance Manager

What we are looking for from you:

* Knowledge of MCY and MCX drawing or ability to understand installation drawings and scheme schematics;
* Experience working roadside, in cabinets and chambers;
* Experience carrying out fibre splicing and copper jointing;
* Experience of transmission equipment or in another environment ie BT,Fujitsu,Alcatel,Nokia
* Experience using the following fibre test equipment Power Meter, OTDR, Light Pen

* C+G 2382;
* G39 qualified;

* National Highways Sector Scheme 8 accredited;
* B/TEC Ordinary National Certificate in electronics/telecommunications engineering (or an equivalent qualification) OR 5 years' experience working on motorway communications or closely related equipment/systems;
* PC literate in Microsoft Office including Word & Excel, while familiar with the use of e-mail;
* Full Driving licence ;
* C + G 2391/2392 Preferred;
* Fibre Optic Splicing & Testing
* Copper Jointing & Testing
* Knowledge of H/E practices, understanding of MCX drawings, experience installing H/E equipment. Experience working in H/E environment;

* Flexibility
* Commitment
* Ability to work as part of a team.
* Positive approach

Excellent Employee benefits:

telent is committed to ensuring that we offer industry leading career opportunities, salary and benefits packages.
* 33 days holiday, including public holidays, plus the option to buy or sell five days each year
* Company pension scheme
* A range of family friendly policies including childcare vouchers
* An employee-funded car leasing scheme
* Occupational health support

Please note the closing date may be brought forward if a suitable candidate is found.
telent is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to diversity and inclusion

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