Telecoms Engineer

Telecoms Engineer

Location: South East of England (covering areas such as; Cambridge, Norwich, Ipswich, Kent, Brighton, Southampton, London, Reading)

Comvergent are seeking Telecommunication Engineers for a large scale Telecommunications FTTC project in the UK (Copper side).

Working in 2 man teams the Telecoms Engineer will be responsible for:

  • A55 Surveying of existing BT PCP / DSLAM ducting and cabinets in readiness for PCP upgrade requirements, and completing required documentation.
  • Cable pulling between PCP cabinets and DSLAM access points.
  • Terminating pairs of cables within the DSLAM and PCP cabinets.
  • Side pod install
  • DSLAM card installation and SWAP upgrade activities.

Background requirements:

  • Ideally BT accredited / safety craft module certified; A9, A15, N3, F5
  • Previous experience working on PCP / DSLAM roadside cabinets (e-side, d-side)
  • Understands how to use a Kroning tool within the DSLAM and PCP cabinets
  • NRSWA certified

We can offer:

  • Van
  • Fuel Card
  • Accommodation
  • Tools

Meaning what you earn per job is what you take home!

For more information please apply.

Key: Telecoms Engineer, Telecommunication Engineer, Fibre, Fiber, FTTC Engineer, BT, accreditation, cabinet, FTTP, Huawei, Openreach, PCP, DSLAM, optical fiber, jointing, upgrades, e-side, d-side, A9, A15, N3, F5, Copper tie cable

Logistics Operative – ASAP Start

Job Title: Logistics Operative

Location: Daventry

Start Date: ASAP

Rate: £12.45 per hour

We have an oportunity available to work within a leading communications & infrastructure company. This role is primarily providing Warehouse and Logistics Support across all business units from their office in Daventry and is a 12 month initial contract (with opportunity for extension)

Role Responsibilities:

  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Process items around site in-line with goods in/out policy and H&S guidelines. Physical fitness in line with expectations of the role.
  • Maintain stock accuracy (systems and physical perspective); identify and help maintain stock within the required minimum and maximum levels. Carry-out cycle counts and audits as and when required. Report all discrepancies to the Senior Logistics Operative for investigation and or correction
  • Expedite all goods received and/or despatched. Ensure that all system and physical processes are competently and accurately maintained, within agreed timescales
  • Process transport / courier transactions. Maintain a good understanding of all processes, procedures and contractual arrangements relating to current logistics provider
  • Provide a central point of contact for logistics and or inventory related queries
  • Promote best practices; adhere to company policies, processes and work instructions
  • Stores management; ensure efficient use of services and materials, maximising on the availability of space
  • Support problem management; apply root cause analysis, escalate findings to Senior Logistics Operative before moving forward and or implementing corrective actions
  • As requested, carry out ancillary tasks deemed within your capability
  • Promote an effective Safety, Health and Environment culture, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment within area of operation
  • Maintain a secure working environment in line with the requirements of the Clients’ Security Policy in order to protect individuals, information and Client assets

Hours of work: Monday – Friday 37.5 hours per week (some weekend work and overtime may be required)

PCN Rigging Field Engineer

Rigging Engineer – PCN
Location: Doncaster, South Yorkshire

Reporting to the Project Manager, the Rigging Engineer – PCN would be responsible for leading a team installing and maintaining aerial equipment and associated equipment. Including building of radio towers, installation of rooftop steel works and work inside buildings.
The Rigging Engineer will be at Supervisor level and will be responsible for survey and audit requirements against all PCN activities.

Rigging Engineer – PCN responsibilities;

  • Supervising daily weekly workload
  • Supervise internal and external staff and contractors
  • Supervising operatives
  • Installation of roof top steel works
  • Building radio towers
  • Works inside buildings.
  • Adhere to site file information, risk assessment, method statements and all relevant CDM documentation.
  • To co-operate on all environment, Health and Safety issues

Knowledge and skills from Rigging Engineer – PCN;

  • Able to read and understand Detailed Design drawings
  • Experience of completing Surveys across multiple operators designs
  • Demonstrate understanding of multiple operators site build requirements, particular recent experience of EE/VF/Huawei site installations.
  • Strong background in complex steelworks and lifting techniques
  • Demonstrate understanding of multiple operators testing requirements and test equipment use
  • Demonstrate an understanding of HOP requirements.
  • Quality focussed, finding ways to enhance standards
  • Strong communicator, being able to explain wider implications of decisions

Qualifications and Experience of Rigging Engineer – PCN

  • 10+ years experience in PCN rigging
  • Tower Climbing & Advanced Climbing certificate
  • Tower Rescue certificatied
  • Rooftop Access (Arqiva accredited)
  • First aid at Heights certified
  • Basic electrical knowledge
  • Driving license
  • Medical deemed fit to climb

Wintel Engineer (SC Cleared)

Wintel Specialist (SC Cleared)

**Applicants with no Security Cleareance cannot be considered**

Location: Winchester, SO21 2QA

Comvergent Recruitment are seeking an experienced Wintel Specialist who is Security Cleared (or greater) for a major telecommunications client based in Winchester.
The Wintel Specialist will support infrastructure and platforms ranging from BAU, break/fix, service improvements and project implementation including design input and potentially working with 3rd party suppliers and contractors to ensure that specifications and standards meet.
Wintel Specialist skills and experience needed;

  • Windows Server/Desktop OS Expert(MCP or MCSA/MCSE)
  • VMware Horizon & experience in VDI infrastructures
  • VMware vSphere (5,5.5, 6.0)
  • VMware Horizon View (5,6,7)
  • AD management(any experience with RBAC would be a bonus)
  • Group Policy
  • Experience working on CSI compliance and remediating issues.
  • EMC networker Client
  • Windows Cluster experience(File and Database)
  • Centrify

Survey Engineer

Survey Engineer – Radio (DAB, FM)
Location: Nationwide / Winchester (2/3 days split)

Comvergent are seeking an experienced Survey Engineer for a large network transformation project with a goal of refreshing transmitter sites.
Responsibilities of Survey Engineer – Radio (DAB, FM);

  • Visit and survey transmitter sites to identify the of DAB and FM Radio Services.
  • Identify connectivity options;
    • Rack locations for network switch and routers
    • Cable routes between network equipment and service equipment
    • Define power requirements
  • Deliver updated CAD drawings to reflect the above
  • Provide technical knowledge to deployment teams

Essential skills & requirements;

  • Experience of performing site surveys or installations in previous roles
  • Strong Cisco router and switch products and producing high level design documents.
  • Experience of power, network equipment and site installations would be desirable
  • Able to travel 2-3 days a week (nationwide, in clusters), then work ideally from the office in Winchester (remote work possible down the line).
  • RF Awareness, Rooftop Access Manual Handling certs would be beneficial

Key: Transmitter, Radio, FM, DAB, DTV, installation, maintenance, survey, drawings

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

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