Network Engineer - Fibre Planning (49812)
Location: Belfast (Full-time remote working during COVID-19)
Permanent: Full Time (Mon- Fri 37.5 hours)
COVID-19 Notice: We are continuing recruitment and have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and onboarding process until further notice.
Vodafone UK Networks is the team that makes the magic happen, bringing Gigafast speed and innovation to our customers. We’re continually building and enhancing our best ever network, that connects businesses and millions of people across the country for a better future.
What will you be doing?
Due to an internal move, a new opportunity has arisen within our Fibre Services team. As a Networks Engineer within the Projects Team, you will be responsible for the fundamental and detailed planning of the Vodafone Network Fibre Network to support Customer Deliver , Core Project Build, Assure and Diversionary Works requirements.
You will undertake the review, validation, costing and build requests, liaising with requestor and internal design teams to confirm scope and delivery timescales. You will allocate Fibres, schedule outage dates and confirm requirements to partner design organisation, instigating detailed, on site design and relevant surveys.
Attention to detail will be important as you review outputs, check fibre layer compliance, and ensure plans achieve the relevant budgetry approvals. You will also ensure the inventory and order management systems are accurate and maintained.
You will work closely with partner organizations to proceed with delivery and respond to enquiries relating to development sites, business parks etc. in which the company may require network reach.
Who are we looking for?
HNC or equivalent in an Engineering or Planning discipline
Proven experience of the role or similar role within a telecoms build environment.
Familiarity with databases and their use
Competent user of Microsoft Office Packages (outlook, excel & word)
Proven understanding of telephony distribution systems
Proven understanding of civils construction practice and regulations (NRSWA)
Proven understanding of CDM & relevant H&S regulations
Full valid driving license.
Please note that candidates will be required to obtain MoD SC clearance for this vacancy.
Our promise to you
An excellent remuneration and bonus package with 28 days holiday entitlement, in addition to bank holidays and paid leave for charity projects. We offer an extensive and flexible benefits package that can be tailored to suit you and your family. From our market-leading parental leave policies through to employee discounts, retail vouchers, pension plan and share schemes we are committed to supporting you throughout your career with Vodafone.
Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best talent. Inclusion for all is a key pillar of our purpose with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage growth and progression for all employees.
Posting End Date: 6th November 2020