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)

1st Line Support Engineer

1st Line Support Engineer
Location: Slough, Berkshire

Description
* Provide first point of contact into Operations for staff with technical issues supporting installation and deployment of new hardware
* Identify and troubleshoot failure diagnostics and perform initial maintenance.
* Ensure regular reporting service performance and quality metrics (Trouble Tickets managed within SLA’s and priority).
* Own customer issues through to resolution and escalate to the next level of support or management when required
* Logging of faults
* Keeping Equipment asset reports accurate
* Providing business updates to customers on a daily basis through conference calls and reporting.
* Provide cover for 2nd Line support where required

Education:
* Educated to Degree level or relevant working experience

Experience:
* 1+ year Server Maintenance or Linux system maintenance

Skills and Experience;
* Have the knowledge of networking and server- Cisco or Huawei certification is preferred
* Must be able to work on rotational night shifts
* Proficient in the use of fault management systems and MS Office tools.
* Cisco or Huawei networking certifications desirable
* Exposure to a Data Center working environment would be beneficial
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Mandarin language skills are advantageous but not essential
* Demonstrate ability to prioritise and manage tasks pressure
* Excellent customer service skills.
* Tencent tracking system knowledge would be beneficial but training is provided

Additional Notes:
* On the job training provided
* Must be able to drive to site as there are little public transport links

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

Experience

  • 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

Experience

  • 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
  • MUST HAVE ALL RELEVANT CERTS IN DATE (ADVANCED CLIMBER INCLUDED)