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Fibre Engineer

  • Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Package
  • Location: Scunthorpe
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: PR/045554
  • Date posted: 05/05/2021
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Job description

Job Title
Fibre Engineer

Location
Scunthorpe

Salary / Benefits
GBP35,000 - GBP40,000 plus benefits

Start Date
ASAP

Company Information

A successful company delivering innovative technology solutions in the rail, telecommunications, and networks markets is currently seeking a Fibre Engineer with experience in internal and external cable and duct installations, fibre jointing & testing to join their Rail Team in Scunthorpe to work with the existing engineering team to deliver an expanding and exciting portfolio of rail telecommunications projects as part of an established Rail Business.
You will be part of a team responsible for the successful implementation and delivery of fibre cabling & testing for major clients including Network Rail, Network Rail High Speed, Transport for London, Merseytravel and other agencies such as Train Operators, Councils and Passenger Transport Executives.

Skill Requirements

- Experience in working in the rail industry is advantageous but not essential as you will be mentored by our Fibre CRE to develop your skills and gain exposure to railway applications.
- Experience of working on internal and external cable and duct installations, both pulled and blown, fibre jointing, fibre testing (OTDR, PON and ILM).
- Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) Qualification (mandatory).
- Controller of Site Safety/SWL (COSS) Qualification would be beneficial but is not essential.
- C&G 3667.2 qualification (mandatory).
- Full UK driving licence is (mandatory).
- Ideally Hold Personal Track Safety (PTS) Qualification
- NRSWA street-works ticket would be beneficial but is not essential.
- CSCS card (or equivalent) would be beneficial but is not essential.
- Experience in copper jointing and testing would be beneficial but is not essential

Basic Technical Requirements

Candidate must be able to explain/demonstrate through his/her skills and experience in the following:

- Able to read, understand and splice to a Fibre Splice Diagram (FSD).
- Able to read, understand and install to a Straight-Line Diagram (SLD).
- Able to prepare and install Sheath Gaps on various sizes/type of fibre cable.
- Able to build and splice various sizes/types of fibre joint enclosures (Straight / Spur).
- Able to prepare and terminate various sizes/types of fibre cable within an ODF.

Optical Fibre Testing


Candidate must be able to explain/demonstrate through his/her skills and experience in the following:

- Able to set OTDR's to the settings stated within the Test Plan.
- Able to correctly clean and maintain both OTDR and test leads.
- Able to solve/correct faults on a network.
- Able to test fibre cable bare end if required.
- Able to record, save and submit OTDR traces.
- Able to conduct full site analysis and prepare test traces for submission to the TIC.
- Able to maintain and update test log.


Navartis Ltd is a specialist recruitment company supplying highly skilled technical and management professionals within the global Transportation, Civil Engineering & Utility industries, if you are seeking a new position our recruitment team can locate the opportunity to suit your needs.

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