QHSE Auditor (Telecoms)

QHSE Auditor (Telecoms)

Location: Nationwide

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable + Additional Benefits

At Comvergent we make networks work and over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking a QHSE Auditor to join our team.

You will be primarily working out in the field supporting our QHSE Manager by ensuring quality and safety standards are maintained amongst our engineers through conducting audits nationwide. You’ll also support the maintenance of ISO/OHSAS standards within the business working with the rest of the team in the QHSE Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the completion of internal and external audits in line with Comvergent and client requirements.
  • Assist in non-compliance through inspection and audit, project work, and accident and near-miss investigation
  • Upkeep of electronic records to track deployed assets and/or material.
  • Assist in the calibration and/or certification of assets and safety equipment.
  • To undertake tasks and projects as agreed that are within jobholder’s experience, skills and capabilities.
  • Complete H&S audits of field-based telecommunications engineers, completing and submitting accurate audit results.
  • Complete PPE & LOLER equipment formal inspections and provide accurate inspection information.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Current knowledge of network technologies across fixed & mobile infrastructure ESSENTIAL.
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and problem solve in stressful situations.
  • Ability to negotiate and resolve conflicts effectively.
  • Takes a logical and orderly approach to analysing problems, organizing work and planning actions.

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your well-being and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

You’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Project Administrator – Permits & Access

Project Administrator – Permits & Access

Location: Chester, CH48RH.

Role Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable with additional benefits

At Comvergent we make networks work and over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking a Project Administrator to join our team in Saltney, Chester.

You’ll be working within the heart of our Projects team under the guidance of the Project Coordinator and will primarily be focused on securing permits & arranging site access for our Field Engineers across the UK. This role is ideal for someone with previous experience arranging access to join a business which offers opportunity to grow and develop amongst other brilliant benefits!

Key Responsibilities:

  • To support the project co-ordinator and project manager as required with data entry onto the Greentree and Fissara and to provide status updates
  • Assist with requirements around securing permits for site access and complete associated reports on a bi-daily basis.
  • To update the client database with relevant up to date information in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Ensure Greentree is updated via bulk upload, Status updates and PO creation / Receipts.
  • To assist the HOP co-ordinator with collating and generating handover/job packs.
  • To book site access according to site provider requirements and record site access on Project Tracker.
  • To book outages as per client/job requirements and record on project tracker.
  • To order materials as required on the job materials pick list, quote PO.
  • To record on the project tracker.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable Administrative skills
  • Previous experience in a role booking access & raising permits desirable
  • Accuracy
  • Effective communication and influencing skills
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Eagerness to improve and self-learn
  • Demonstrable organisation skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Excellent organisational, time management and administrative skills
  • Experienced in MS Office, Excel, word, MS Project preferred
  • Ability to work under pressure and with time constraints
  • Experience in working as part of a busy team

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your well-being and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Human Resources Manager

Human Resources Manager

Location: Chester (on-site parking available)

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Human Resources Manager will be accountable for all aspects of the Company’s people strategy and day-to-day practices, with key responsibilities including:

  • Define and direct the execution of a progressive, business-focused Human Resources strategy supporting business growth and development
  • Ensure all HR related activities are fully compliant and in line with regulatory requirements as well as established best practices
  • Introduce people management practices that enhance the capabilities of the business as well as improve individual and therefore collective performance
  • Work with the business to define an organisation structure focused on optimising operational delivery
  • Define and implement initiatives that enhance the level of Employee Engagement across the organisation
  • Be an effective and trusted member of the Comvergent leadership team
  • Work closely with the executive team and provide strategic counsel on all people related matters
  • Contribute to long-term strategic goals around business and people development, including talent management and succession planning
  • Create and manage the HR department’s annual budget
  • Take oversight of the company’s culture and steps to embed recently defined values
  • Develop compensation and benefits practices including grading, salary structures and variable pay methodologies
  • Lead the development of a high performance culture across the business, including the establishment of performance review/objective setting as fundamental elements of line management in the business
  • Establish high quality learning and development activities as central to business growth with a focus on core organisational competencies such as Project Management, technical leadership, as well as remote team management
  • Develop Employer Brand and drive forward the use of high quality recruitment practices across all areas of the business
  • Lead the company through Investors in People re-accreditation.

Human Resources Manager skills and background;

  • Track record of senior level contribution and ability to influence decision-making
  • Degree and CIPD qualified with demonstrable record of continuing professional development
  • Experience of leading the HR function in a multi-site technical/engineering environment
  • Advocate of Investors in People and experience in its delivery.
  • Friendly and professional manner with ability to quickly build rapport with all levels of staff
  • Ability to work and make decisions on own but equally collaborative in nature
  • Strong work ethic, with a positive ‘can do’ attitude and a proactive approach
  • Strong drive for results, good planning and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A full UK driving licence

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your wellbeing and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.

In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.

We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

About Comvergent

Comvergent was founded in 2005 and is a specialist in telecommunications infrastructure, installing and maintaining equipment both up towers and on the ground. Headquartered in Chester, it has a team of around 100 staff covering the breadth of the UK, working both in the field as well as within its key back office functions.

Comvergent’s experts can quickly install, integrate, configure and activate new telecoms systems that increase capacity and enable seamless network operations. It offers an end-to-end project delivery solution to its clients and its capabilities include PCN rigging, microwave as well as fibre-optic installation. Working with some of the largest vendors, operators and service providers in the telecoms industry, such as EE, Vodafone and Huawei, Comvergent’s unique set of in-house capabilities enables it to quickly and efficiently help its clients to complete a wide range of complex projects on time and within budget.

With a solid track-record of business performance to date, exciting times are very much ahead for the Company as the rollout of 5G gets underway across the UK, which Comvergent is well positioned to capitalise on.

Build Manager

Build Manager

Location: Primary office Chester, CH4 8RH

with 2-3 days a week working out of client office in Reading

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Negotiable + Additional Company Benefits

Due to entering an exciting new stage of business growth, Comvergent are now seeking a skilled Build Manager to join our team. Previously experienced in working on Telecommunications Projects you will be responsible for the management of all Telecoms Passive Build and Civil activities from initial instruction through to handover & acceptance of the site/project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver Build phase within an ADC environment
  • Programme sites and resource to meet rollout requirements
  • Manage sub-contractors and be single point of contact
  • Capture variations and issue to finance for approval
  • Develop processes in conjunction with all parties
  • Able to visit sites nationally.
  • You will support others in making decisions.
  • You must promote and comply with health and safety within the workplace to ensure the safety of staff, clients and others.
  • You will be expected to be able to operate all relevant IT systems required to efficiently produce documents, manage contracts and programmes.
  • You will coordinate administrative tasks within Build phase, Outages, Equipment call offs, REC Management etc.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of telecoms passive build
  • Experience of managing others
  • Experience of managing sub-contractors
  • General computing knowledge.

Technical Competencies:

  • Excellent telephone skills (Essential)
  • Excellent communication skills (Essential)
  • Experienced in Project Delivery at management level (Essential)
  • Advanced Excel skills (Desirable)

Qualifications – Academic / Technical (Essential and Desirable):

  • Good knowledge of Telecommunication industry. (Essential)
  • Experience and knowledge of network deployment and delivery projects. (Essential)

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your well-being and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals. In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.

Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee. We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Electrical Project Engineer

Electrical Project Engineer

Location: Chester

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

Start Date: ASAP

Based out of our head office in Chester, the Electrical Project Engineer provides appropriate operational and electrical deployment support to the field resources, and electrical gating of upgrade / new build sites in Comvergent’s remit. The successful candidate will have experience of working on mobile operator BTS vendor swap programs and can demonstrate sound electrical skills associated with all aspects of vendor swap deployment activities.

Electrical Project Engineer responsibilities;

  • Leading a team of electrical site engineers who can support all electrical requirements required to support a countrywide deployment activities
  • Provide local and remote troubleshooting to resolve on-site issues in a timely manner so as not to impact delivery deadlines.
  • Support project team with appropriate levels of knowledge surrounding AC/DC power transfer to help other team members identify and review electrical HOP related issues
  • Provide certifications where required

Background and Skills from Electrical Project Engineer;

  • Experience of Installation/Upgrades of new electrical systems supporting BTS site solutions
  • Compliant with 18th edition regulations
  • Strong troubleshooting skills (remote/onsite)
  • Familiar with site design drawings and understanding of electrical details.
  • Preferably worked on Huawei vendor equipment but not essential
  • NICEIC certified or worked under NICEIC standards in previous roles.
  • Performed electrical circuit testing and inspections with authority to provide certifications
  • Strong customer facing & communication skills

In return, you’ll work for a close-knit, innovative company that is invested in your wellbeing and personal development. Committed to employee engagement, Comvergent empowers each staff member to achieve their goals.
In a happy and healthy office, you’ll work with a team of colleagues who take pride in their role and believe in cooperation and openness with each other.
Comvergent promote other benefits such as; breakfast mornings, employee fun days, weekly fresh fruit baskets, staff events and other innovative ideas brought forward by the Comvergent Committee.
We are also proud to support both national and local charities through a range of fundraising activities that we encourage staff get involved in.

Interested in the next step in your career? Click Apply today to learn more!