Field Engineer – Advanced Climber

Job Title – Field Engineer

Job Locations – Derby/Leicester/Nottingham/Inverness/Mid-South Wales/London/Durham/Rugby

Job Description:

  • Carryout reactive and proactive maintenance on multi-customer, multi technology networks, achieving agreed performance targets
  • Carryout project based on site installation, commissioning and integration activities across multi-customer, multi technology networks achieving agreed performance targets.
  • Work individually, as part of the FSO and wider teams to achieve right first time resolution of work within customer SLA’s without compromising safe working practices
  • Carry out the field related installation, commissioning and integration activities associated with agreed FSO project work
  • Assist in the development and review of FSO processes and procedures with a view to maximise efficiency
  • Keep diligent records and accurately update both internal FSO and Customer systems where necessary.


  • Must have experience with BTS/Nokia Flexi
  • Must be located in the appropriate areas/Willing to relocate
  • Must have all certs in date – Including Tower Rescue/Advance Climber (Or willing to complete prior to contract start)
  • Provide own Vehicle

Civils Supervisor

Job Title – Civils Supervisor

Job Location – Chichester, West Sussex

Job Role:

  • To supervise and line manage the civils/cabling/splicing gangs to ensure control and management of the 3rd party civils/cabling sub-contractors, on-site;
  • To meet OHS, construction, build quality, productivity and efficiency targets;
  • To manage any welfare requirements of the civils/cabling/splicing gangs;
  • To liaise with local authorities and residents as appropriate to ensure compliance with local requirements prior to and during any construction;
  • To ensure that the correct liaison with local authorities and residents has taken place and any local requirements are adhered to.
  • To attend any meetings as required, on-site or at the local authorities’ premises;
  • To provide technical expertise and be the single point of contact/escalation on all aspects of fibre build and construction; this includes all civils (including re-in statement), cabling and splicing/testing activities, plus production/completion of associated (as-built) documentation within agreed timescales;
  • To manage and track the build/construction team deliverables, ensuring compliance with OHS, contract obligations, and achievement of SLAs and KPIs;
  • To deliver the agreed monthly site audit documentation and implement any corrective action/continuous improvement plans;
  • To provide regular progress updates of individual jobs to the fibre services teams as required;
  • To be an on-call supervisor (scheduled as part of the agreed rota) to manage any fibre network maintenance call outs to satisfactory resolution. This includes providing regular reports and customer updates.
  • To Liaise with the ASP and agree a programme of work to meet customer deadlines


  • Detailed experience of UK fixed and cable operator network build guidelines and ways of working, including GPON, FTTX and HFC networks;
  • An in-depth knowledge of The New Roads and Street Works Act, 1991 (NRSWA), and its ancillary legislation and the various Codes of Practice;
  • Accreditation to NRWSA Supervisor level; Have a first aid qualification and ideally trained to Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) level;
  • An in-depth knowledge of HSG47 “Avoiding danger from underground services”, together with all OHS requirements and applicable laws;
  • Good network within the UK fibre services industry – both suppliers and customers;
  • Excellent understanding of fibre network architectures and network topologies;
  • 5+ years of network build experience in the UK fibre services industry or civils industry;
  • Strong knowledge of available passive components applicable to FTTx networks and FTTx deployment technologies;
  • Extensive experience with civil engineering and telecoms deployment, including Detailed Design and As-Built Engineering;
  • Extensive experience conducting quality control of fibre engineering build/construction;
  • Experience of managing OSP civils operatives and cabling/splicing engineers;
  • Solid understanding of OSP network build key drivers affecting cost in OSP network roll outs;
  • Analytical and demonstrates ability to solve build/construction and/or operations related problems;
  • Profound understanding of customer challenges within fibre network domain;
  • Ability to work as part of an on-call rota, including night work as part of a 24×7 SLA;
  • Ability to gain confidence with the customer;
  • Demonstrates active listening skills with customers and internal teams;
  • Actively builds and maintains a wide contact network with customers, suppliers, Local Authorities/Councils, competitors and Ericsson colleagues;
  • Good knowledge of network build from exchange/head end to customer premises;
  • Good knowledge of CDM Regulations and up-to-date working knowledge of related legislation;
  • Good knowledge of private wayleave and customer consents;
  • Knowledge of the catalogue of HAUC & NJUG published advice notes;
  • Knowledge of the various trench excavation methods, including but not limited to: manual digging, top-cutting, mechanical trenching, narrow trenching, mole-ploughing, directional-drilling;
  • Good knowledge of backfill & reinstatement materials & their associated HAUC approval status.
  • Good knowledge of the traffic management Code Of Practice
  • Good knowledge of TMA and permitting/noticing legislations

Field Engineer (Huawei BTS)

Field Engineer (Huawei BTS)
Location: Nationwide (West UK)

Comvergent are looking for a Field Engineer who has previous installation and commissioning experience on Huawei kit, ideally on the Vodafone Beacon VF/O2 project.

Responsibilities of Field Engineer (Huawei BTS);

  • Card Swaps
  • I&C Huawei BTS via wdt commissioning
  • Swap out Huawei BBU / RFU
  • Uploading new software to BBU
  • Call test
  • HOP completion

Background and requirements from Field Engineer (Huawei BTS);

  • Previous Huawei BTS full reconfiguration on site experience
  • Familiar with wdt commissioning
  • Huawei QPL would be beneficial
  • Able to work on Huawei footprint (West UK)
  • Certified to work in the field
    • RF Awareness
    • First Aid at Heights
    • Rooftop Safety & Access (Arqiva recognised)
    • Valid Medical
    • NRSWA
    • Manual Handling
    • Electrical Awareness
    • Asbestos Awarenes

Key: Field Engineer (Huawei BTS), BBU, RFU, Beacon, Vodafone, Tef, VF, Telefonica, BBU3806, BBU3900, L21, L2100, L18, L1800, L26, L2600, Climber, Climbing, RF awareness, First Aid, configuration, commission, install, I&C

MBNL Skilled Field Enigneer

ob Title – BTS Field Engineer

Job Location – Various locations throughout the UK

Job Description:

  • Responsibility for the reactive and proactive maintenance of Multi-Customer, Multi Technology Managed Service Contracts within agreed SLA’s.
  • To grow and enhance Multi-Customer, Multi Technology Networks
  • Awareness of contractual SLA requirements on a customer by customer basis; Achieve right first time resolution of work within contract SLA
  • Responsible for the Field implementation of specific technical projects as requested by managed operations and in conjuction with Line Management
  • Take an active part in the development/review and implementation of technical procedures within Managed Operations
  • Proactive self-development in order to ensure ability to work across multiple customer networks and equipment
  • A commitment to strive and complete all work assigned within SLA timescales and to adhere to established procedures and quality standards
  • To optimise and expand the Multi -Customer Network’s with the addition of new circuits and equipment within the SLA timescales


  • MBNL Project experience preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience within the field operations environment of a mobile telecommunications network provider, GSM & UMTS.
  • Demonstrable, understanding of RF theory and practice, data communications and networking.
  • Demonstrable understanding of fixed and mobile technology and linking architecture to the core networks, E1, STM, ATM, Ethernet etc
  • Demonstrable understanding of access transmission (SDH/PDH) microwave, associated digital cross connects, multiplexes etc
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Ericsson and NSN RAN hardware for BTS and RNC families deployed in Vodafone network
  • Demonstrate an understanding of WFM work handling package deployed for use in the Vodafone contract

Infrastructure Engineer (SC Cleared)

Infrastructure Engineer – (Security Clearance)
Winchester, Hampshire

Comvergent Recruitment are currently seeking a Security Cleared (SC) Infrastructure Engineer for a long term contract with a large client in Winchester. The Security Cleared Infrastructure Engineer should have skills and experience in the following;
* vSphere
* vRO (Orchestrator)
* vROps
* vRLi (Log Insight)
* vBlock
* Cisco UCSM
* Cisco Switching
* EMC Networker