Principal Field Engineer - Backbone

£35-36k basic + bonus + excellent benefits 

Our Fibre Engineering Installation teams play a fundamental role in our ambitious plans to bring world class full fibre FTTP broadband to London.

We’re looking for Principal Fibre Engineers/Field Engineers who have the right skills, drive and attitude to work on our core network build.

We’re an agile, fast-growing team with an inclusive and solutions driven culture. You’ll benefit from extensive training at our Fibre Academy, and have structured career development opportunities within our growing organisation.

As a Principal Fibre Engineer, you will help us build the dream of superfast reliable broadband - from the newly laid network infrastructure in the streets through the router in the customer premises. 

What you’ll do

  • Ensure effective site operations and coordination of works compliant to NRSWA and Health & Safety requirements.
  • Ensure all processes and procedures are followed by teams and feedback to supervisors/manager findings.
  • Ensure all work on site is carried out to adequate standards as stated in contractual specification.
  • Maintain productivity objectives as set by Head of Department.
  • Ensure all site-specific method statements/risk assessments are in place.
  • Train of new starters.
  • Assisting Supervisors with day to day workload
  • Ensuring all jobs are managed through to completion
  • Coach new engineers
  • Working closely with Supervisors/Manager to achieve teams KPI’s

Skills, experience and qualifications (essential) 

  • An excellent understanding of FTTP/FTTC build activities
  • An excellent understanding in PON and active ethernet technologies
  • Strong communication skills are a must
  • A high personal drive to deliver within set KPIs
  • Strong personal track record of achievement and/or project delivery within Telecom industry
  • Knowledge of fibre types
  • Previous experience operating iOLM and OTDR
  • Experience in fibre splicing
  • Use of Microsoft Word, Excel
  • Management skills
  • Be self-motivated and with a high level of professionalism.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks at the same time.
  • Ability to collect and analyse a wide range of data and use it for clear and targeted action plans.
  • Be able to work efficiently in a team as well on their own.
  • SLD interpretation

Next steps

  1. Upload your CV and answer a few quick Yes/No questions. 5 mins max
  2. If we think there’s a match, one of our team will get in touch and arrange a phone call to ask you more about your experience, and answer your questions
  3. If the outcome of that call is positive for both of us, we’ll set up a video interview with one of our Field Managers
  4. Offer and start ASAP 

Ex Military candidates

We encourage applications from ex-military candidates considering a career switch to fibre. Use your Enhanced Learning Credits to train in fibre. If you’ve completed your CNCI Fibre and COPT courses with CNet training, you’ll be guaranteed an interview.

About us

We’re rebuilding London’s broadband from the fibre up. Street by street, building by building, we’re installing state-of-the-art full-fibre broadband connections to give the capital the internet upgrade it’s been waiting for. And once our infrastructure is installed, we offer world-class service to residents and businesses across London.

It’s a project like no other. We’re growing fast, and we’re looking for great people to join us. G.Networkers are nimble, entrepreneurial, and never settle for second best. If that sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

Bring your whole self to work

G.Network is a diverse and inclusive company and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our network will serve Londoners in all their amazing diversity. That’s why we want our workforce, as far as possible, to reflect that diversity. We hire people based on their talents and what they can deliver as G.Networkers - not on their background, or their views on the best way to do the job.

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