Fibre Planning Engineer - Newbury

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. IT/Technology
Posting date:19 Feb, 2019

Fibre Planning Engineer


Location - Newbury


Build the Network, Build your future!

As a Networks Engineer within Fibre Services you will engaged in the fundamental and detailed planning of the Vodafone Network Fibre Layer to support Customer Delivery, Core Project Build,  Assure and Diversionary Works requirements.
With opportunities to learn new skills, support the build and growth of our Network and plan your career progression to Lead Designer or Delivery lead, the opportunities are great!


As a Fibre Planning Engineer your main responsibilities will include:

Working closely with internal technical teams to facilitate Customer Feasibility process and provide timely responses via Desktop and Detailed costings.
Validate Build Orders received and confirm deliverables and indicative timescales to account team.
Allocate Fibres and confirm diversity requirements to partner design organisations, Instigating detailed, on site design and surveys.
Review outputs, check fibre layer compliance, confirm received Costs/Deliverables to Account team for approval within the relevant timescales/SLA
Instruct partner organization to proceed with delivery
Update Vodafone Fibre Inventory Systems and Order Management Systems
Provide regular commentary and updates to internal and external stakeholders


What we are looking for!
Some experience of the role or similar role within a telecoms build environment beneficial
Full valid driving licence. (hire vehicles are used for the occasional on site visits)
HNC or equivalent in an Engineering or Planning discipline is preferred.
Competent user of Microsoft Office Packages (outlook, excel & word) and a familiarity with databases and their use.

Some understanding telephony distribution systems, civils construction practice and regulations (NRSWA) and CDM & relevant H&S regulations.
Any experience of blown fibre planning highly advantageous!


What’s in it for you?

Vodafone is transforming!  We're growing our Tech Hub in Newbury!

We offer great rewards with a competitive basic.  We will also throw in 28 days’ holiday a great pension and you will get to work with a fun, diverse and driven team who love what they do and a leadership team who listen, support and inspire you to be your very best!  

Please note that all candidates internal and external will be subject to baseline security checks and Vodafone reserves the right to terminate employees that do not meet our minimum vetting requirements.

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