Technical Project Engineer

Technical Project Engineer

Location: Flexible (Chester or Home Based)

Role Summary:
Reporting to the Project Manager, the Technical Project Engineer will be responsible for providing operational
and technical support to our field resources, alongside completing the technical gating of all client sites in
Comvergent’s remit. The successful candidate will have experience of working on MBNL programs and
demonstrate sound technical skills.

Technical Project Engineer Responsibilities:
* Conducting Initial gating and planning of PIVs across the project.
* Supporting OTD and Field Supervisors to ensure any issues are identified and rectified promptly.
* Reviewing completed PIVs upon submission for any major rigging/design issues and flagging into the
build team.
* Assist with the development, documentation and management of processes and workflow relating to
the project deliverables and service level agreement.
* Support project team with appropriate levels of knowledge transfer to help other team members
identify and review HOP related issues.
* Produce high quality, detailed weekly & daily reports on progress of activities to the business.
* Reviewing and ordering necessary consumables from supplier for delivery.
* Carry out ad-hoc tasks and activities in accordance with business requirements as required.
* Ensure compliance with relevant Health and Safety legislation and guidelines.

Technical gating of all sites within the allocated pot is a key element of this role. The successful Technical Project
Engineer must be competent in understanding the solution required as gleaned from Design Documentation
and working with the relevant team members to ensure the below aspects of build / DICI are covered and gated
with appropriate staff:
* Rigging requirements (active components)
* Electrical requirements (liaise with Electrical Project Engineer)
* Civil requirements (liaise with Build Manager)
* Create Production Bill of Materials from design documents / site survey
* Appropriately skilled resources are assigned where appropriate from Comvergent’s talent pool.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
* Proven experience in providing Technical Support on MBNL related project delivery.
* Ability to learn and adapt into a new project environment.
* Ability to identify technical process inefficiencies and drive through process improvements for
accelerated delivery with minimal impact to cost of delivery
* Proven experience of working in a technical support environment, as a key member of a successful
project delivery team.
* Sound understanding of technical components that constitute a good HOP, whether it be Build or Light
HOP
* At least five years’ continuous experience within a UK deployment project environment
* At least two years’ experience in a technical support role on MBNL network

Quantity Surveyor

Job Title – Quantity Surveyor

Job Location – Remote working

Job Role:

Reporting to the Commercial Manager you will be responsible for the commercial control of our clients FTTP network rollout to ensure that our supply chain deliver a first class service, on time and on budget.

If you like being close to the action, working hand-in-hand with construction teams and solving problems together with our Civils and Fibre partners – then role your sleeves up, come and make decisions and create something from nothing. You will be a huge success

Responsibilities

  • Contractor Onboarding
  • Contract Administration
  • Contractor Relationship Management
  • Application for Payment Processing
  • Payment Notices
  • Pay Less Notices
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Construction Cost Control
  • Estimate to Complete
  • Change Control
  • Risk Management
  • Contract Performance and Improvement
Experience
  • Extensive knowledge of the FTTP industry
  • Extensive knowledge of FTTP civils construction
  • Extensive knowledge supplier performance frameworks
  • Extensive knowledge of project budget management
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial/procurement processes

Cabling Engineer

Cabling Engineer

At Comvergent we make networks work and despite the challenges over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking Cabling Engineers (2-man teams) to join our team working across London for a project commencing this November.

We have both permanent and contract vacancies available and the Cabling Engineers will primarily be working in 2-man teams to complete MDU (Multiple Dwelling Units) fibre installations across the London area.

The Cabling Engineers will also be responsible for:

  • Installing containments (internally and externally going up the outsides of buildings); box trunk installation, tray work (on top or inside)
  • Pulling cable between risers (i.e., utility panels that carry cable between floors)
  • Pulling cable in cable chambers
  • Production of SLD’s on successful completion of tasks along with the creation of accurate A55 documents using Planpoint application or similar.
  • Understanding Microsoft Word/Excel/PDF based Job Packs.
  • Understanding BT diagrams.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers.
  • Travel to and from various locations as and when required.
  • Working to completion deadlines to ensure operational requirements are met along with working in confined spaces.
  • Completion of works to a high standard is expected by Comvergent Limited
  • Flexibility with regards to working hours as some locations may be out of hours due to traffic restrictions as well as being prepared to work out of the area if required (accommodation will be provided in these occasions)
  • Attend accredited training courses as and when required.
  • Always adhering to all Comvergent Limited Health and Safety policies.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

  • MDU installation or similar cabling experience.
  • Previous experience of working on the Openreach One Fibre Network.
  • NRSWA Unit 2 Accreditation between one member of the team.
  • BT Openreach accredited for at least 2 years ideally with the following accreditations:
    • SA001 Safety overhead.
    • SA002 Safety underground.
    • S8 PIA overhead cable installation.
    • S7 PIA sub-duct and cable installation.
  • Full UK manual driving license held for a minimum of 12 months.
  • UK trailer licence required by at least one member of the team.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in teams of two and have a strong customer focused attitude.

Location: London

Role Type: Permanent & Contract work available!

Start Date: November 2021

Permanent Salary: £25- 30k (DOE) with employee benefits (including private healthcare, dental)

Contract Rate: Price Per Job working self-employed under CIS

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Telecoms Property Surveyor

Job Title -Field Service Operations – Property Surveyor

Job Location – Remote work

Job Role:

  • The candidate provides next generation Network Operations Managed Services to the customer. The scope includes the provision of Managed Services for Service Integration, Central Operations (NOC), Field Services, Optimisation, Spare Parts, Access, and Estate Management across the customer estate (approximately 20,000 sites).
  • The Hardy OSS Surveyor (HOSSS) role will ensure radio site access is available at all times where rights allow to the customer and shareholder appointed contractors, particularly where this impacts public service.
  • Access to the fullest extent of the legal rights will be achieved by constant review and maintenance of site access ensuring full legal rights of access are maintained. Where rights of access are challenged by Site Providers and third parties to access then immediate action is taken to remedy. This will take the form of direct intervention at source with support where necessary from the clients appointed Legal Team.
  • HOSSS first stop reference for network property access related matters and will manage and where appropriate will be part of the first line of communication with resistant Site Providers and third parties.

Responsibilities

  • Introduce, through training workshops, the clients Property access processes.
  • Engaging cross-functionally as well as within the Property Department to inspire and empower process change.
  • Provide support to the Suppliers and Contractors in the context of access resistance/refusal and to act as an escalation point when issues are encountered beyond the Hardy OSS contractual requirements.
  • Provide support to Shareholders, Suppliers and Contractors in the implementation of ECC reform especially in the context of renewals and to act as an escalation point when issues are encountered.
  • Introduce innovation into all processes that can impact results, enhance delivery and assist the organisation to meet its business objectives and goals.
  • Implement any “quick win” process improvements to enhance delivery and to react to what will be a rapidly evolving workspace.
  • Support internal and external stakeholders in Acquisition, Legal Deployment and Transmission functions.
  • Have a vision of the big picture and be able to foster an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Provide support to suppliers in site specific issues.
  • Provide pragmatic, prudent and consistent advice to third parties to ensure the cost effective implementation of site acquisition.
  • Maximise the cost savings / cost prevention through the effective use of the ECC.
  • Play an active role in the leadership and management of escalations and escalation management to ensure pre-litigious cases are kept to a minimum, and where possible, aligned to KPIs.

Experience

  • Telecoms experience, gained at either Operator, Managed Service Supplier or Small Works Contractor level,
  • Valuation expertise gained working for Charted Surveying practise or similar
  • Excellent property knowledge
  • Demonstrable experience in Business Process and Transformational Change
  • Property related qualifications (RICS or CAAV membership) or comparable experience

Design Surveyor

Design Surveyor

If you enjoy the work-life balance of getting out of the office / working from home to attend sites and being at the forefront of design in the Telecoms market, seeing what you put in front end come to reality, this Design Surveyor opportunity is one is for you.

Our Design Surveyor responsibilities include;

  • Assessing design requirements on surveys for Telecom sites (Rooftop, Greenfield and Streetworks)
  • Implement safe buildable designs as per the client’s specifications and current legislation
  • Provide quality assurance on site designs
  • Liaise and work with other departments to achieve design solutions
  • Contribute to the production of MSVs
  • Supporting Head of Design where required

We would love to hear from you if you have skills and experience in the following;

  • Previous Design Surveyor experience within the Mobile Telecommunications industry, or perhaps done a similar role as Design Engineer / Structural Engineer / Field Engineer / Auditor / Surveyor who has completed accurate surveying and understands structural and electrical design
  • On-site exposure as opposed to pure back office design
  • AutoCAD understanding

The Design Surveyor will play a huge part in the success of our design solution and will see growth opportunities as Comvergent invest further the coming months due to new project wins.

Our open plan offices have free-parking and are on the outskirts of Chester, meaning we’re easy to avoiding the busy city centre congestion. Comvergent would encourage those who aren’t local to apply as we allow working from home and flexibility in our working arrangements.

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.

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.

Please apply to hear more.

Fibre Cabling Engineers

Fibre Cabling Engineers

Do you want a long term and rewarding career in a company that encourages growth and development?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you.

At Comvergent we make networks work and despite the challenges over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking Fibre Cabling Engineers (2 man teams) to join our team working across Lincolnshire.

The Fibre Cabling Engineers will primarily be working in 2 man teams from the Aggregation Node to CBT in a lead cabler & cabling assistant arrangement and will be working on both underground and overhead cable networks.

The Fibre Cabling Engineers will also be responsible for:

  • Test Roding and Roping of UG ducts and the identification of traffic management requirements.
  • Identification of tree cutting requirements if works are OH.
  • Production of SLD’s on successful completion of tasks along with the creation of accurate A55 documents using Planpoint application or similar.
  • Understanding Microsoft Word/Excel/PDF based Job Packs.
  • Understanding BT Duct diagrams.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers. All equipment and vehicles will be provided by Comvergent Limited necessary to carry out the relevant roles.
  • Travel to and from various exchange locations as and when required.
  • Working to PON completion deadlines to ensure operational requirements are met along with working in confined spaces.
  • Completion of works to a high standard is expected by Comvergent Limited
  • Flexibility with regards to working hours as some locations may be out of hours due to traffic restrictions as well as being prepared to work out of the area if required (accommodation will be provided in these occasions)
  • Attend accredited training courses as and when required.
  • Adhering to all Comvergent Limited Health and Safety policies at all times.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Test Rod and Rope Experience
  • Previous experience of working on the Openreach One Fibre Network.
  • NRSWA Accreditation
  • BT Openreach accredited for at least 2 years ideally with the following accreditations:
    • SA001 Safety overhead
    • SA002 Safety underground
    • S8 PIA overhead cable installation or N28 One Fibre Network Cabling in Underground Network.
    • S7 PIA sub-duct and cable installation or N27 One Fibre Network Cabling in the Overhead Network
  • Full UK manual driving license held for a minimum of 12 months.
  • UK trailer licence required by at least one member of the team.
  • Ability to work unsupervised in teams of two and have a strong customer focused attitude.

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 through 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.

Location: Lincolnshire

Role Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £26- 28k (DOE) with employee benefits (including private healthcare, dental).

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Fibre Engineer

Fibre Engineer

Do you want a long term and rewarding career in a company that encourages growth and development?

If you answered yes, we want to hear from you.

At Comvergent we make networks work and despite the challenges over the last year have entered an exciting stage of new business growth. As such we are seeking Fibre Engineers to join our team working across Lincolnshire.

The Fibre Engineer will primarily be responsible for splicing activities within BT exchanges with an expectation of completing at least 1 x96f joint or OFT in a working day. The role will also involve testing activities alongside working on both underground and overhead cable networks.

The Fibre Engineer will also be responsible for:

  • Working to PON completion deadlines to ensure operational requirements are met along with working in confined spaces.
  • Understanding BT Duct diagrams.
  • Working outdoors in all weathers. All equipment and vehicles will be provided by Comvergent Limited necessary to carry out the relevant roles.
  • Completion of works to a high standard is expected by Comvergent Limited
  • Working with Microsoft Word/Excel/PDF based Job Packs.
  • Be flexible with regards to working hours (as some locations may be out of hours due to traffic restriction) and be open to working out of the area on occasion (accommodation will be provided in these occasions)
  • Attendance to accredited training courses as and when required.
  • Adherence to all Comvergent Limited Health and Safety policies.

We would welcome applicants with the following skills and qualifications:

  • Previous experience of working on the Openreach One Fibre Network.
  • NRSWA Accreditation
  • BT Openreach accredited for at least 2 years with certs in the following areas:
    • SA001 Safety overhead
    • SA002 Safety underground
    • S8 PIA overhead cable installation or N28 One Fibre Network Cabling in Underground Network.
  • Able to work unsupervised and with a customer focused attitude.
  • Full UK manual driving license held for a minimum of 12 months.

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 through 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.

Location: Lincolnshire

Role Type: Permanent

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £32- 35k (DOE) with employee benefits (including private healthcare, dental).

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Fibre Supervisor

Fibre Supervisor

Are you someone searching for a long-term, fulfilling career within one of the UK’s revolutionary fibre providers?

Our client, a rapidly growing provider of high-speed, straight to your door fibre networks, are seeking an experienced and talented Fibre Supervisor to join their team.

As a Fibre Supervisor, you would be primarily responsible for overseeing and supporting pre-build, in-flight as build activities. A position in which you would actively champion network quality and compliance, ensuring partners are carrying out operations to the letter.

To be successful as a Fibre Supervisor, you would need to be someone who is particularly skilled at relaying information to others as you would be responsible for working with internal stakeholders as well as liaising with the public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organising and managing pre-build walks with partners
  • Support both Planning Team and Regional Build Managers
  • Mange interpersonal relationships (Contractor & Public)
  • Be an advocate for Health & Safety whilst on site

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of PIA, CDM, and NRSWA is essential
  • Experience and understanding of fibre optic networks
  • Computer literate
  • Responsible attitude with a drive for success
  • Excellent time management, organisational and problem-solving skills

Job Location: East Kilbride

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £40,000

Interested in becoming a Fibre Supervisor? Apply now!

Fibre Supervisor

Fibre Supervisor

(Covering South Wales)

Are you someone searching for a long-term, fulfilling career within one of the UK’s revolutionary fibre providers?

Our client, a rapidly growing provider of high-speed, straight to your door fibre networks, are seeking an experienced and talented Fibre Supervisor to join their team.

As a Fibre Supervisor, you would be primarily responsible for overseeing and supporting pre-build, in-flight as build activities. A position in which you would actively champion network quality and compliance, ensuring partners are carrying out operations to the letter.

To be successful as a Fibre Supervisor, you would need to be someone who is particularly skilled at relaying information to others as you would be responsible for working with internal stakeholders as well as liaising with the public.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organising and managing pre-build walks with partners
  • Support both Planning Team and Regional Build Managers
  • Mange interpersonal relationships (Contractor & Public)
  • Be an advocate for Health & Safety whilst on site

Skills Required:

  • Working knowledge of PIA, CDM, and NRSWA is essential
  • Experience and understanding of fibre optic networks
  • Computer literate
  • Responsible attitude with a drive for success
  • Excellent time management, organisational and problem-solving skills

Job Location: South Wales

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: £40,000

Interested in becoming a Fibre Supervisor? Apply now!

Fibre Network Planner

Fibre Network Planner

Looking for a long-term career with one of the UK’s fastest growing Fibre providers?

Our client, a rapidly expanding provider of high-speed fibre networks are seeking a talented and skilled Fibre Network Planner to join their UK team.

The Fibre Network Planer will be primarily responsible for conducting surveys and planning activities, working within the Planning Department, and liaising with key stakeholders to ensure the production of high-quality network designs.

As a part of this role will be engaging with Build partners on site, there will be an expectation for the successful Fibre Network Planner to stay away for a few nights (2-3) a week. This is to ensure continued collaboration alongside maintaining a high degree of accuracy. The Fibre Network Planner will be an advocate for change and development and will have ample opportunity to drive this in the area they work.

We would welcome applications with the following skills and experience:

  • Previous experience working in Fibre Network Planning in underground and overhead network scenarios.
  • Solid knowledge of PIA and CDM.
  • Experience working as part of a Fibre Project Delivery Team alongside coordinating with external build partners.
  • Experience working with GIS tools such as QGIS (or others).
  • A natural problem solver with excellent attention to detail.
  • Great communication skills, able to communicate across several levels within a business.
  • Solid IT skills with a capability to pick up new software packages as and when required.

Interested and want to know more? Click Apply today!

Further details:

Location: Remote with travel to sites in the North/North West UK (Likely 2 days remote 3 days travelling)

Salary: Negotiable + Benefits

Start Date: ASAP