Network Surveyor (FTTP)

Full Time
Job Sector:
Engineering / Technical
Swindon / Wiltshire
Salary description:
Start Date:
Airband Community Internet Ltd
Job Ref:

Network Surveyor (FTTP)

Airband is seeking an experienced Network Surveyor to join our expanding business. We are a family established Internet Service Provider bringing broadband to rural areas through a mixture of technologies. Having secured several £multi million projects, and with the view of acquiring more, we need a PIA Surveyor on a permanent basis to help deliver on these projects. You will be working on major new projects as Airband extends its networks in specific geographic regions.

The purpose of the role is to report to the project manager and undertake all works associated with and including the surveying and planning of optimal fibre optic (FTTP/FTTH) routes for the client. In time this may include the organisation and management of multiple operatives and work streams.

Benefits of the job include a competitive salary, a commercial vehicle and phone, specific training, pension scheme, monthly bonus (dependant on performance) and the chance to work in an energised and successful team

Duties Include

The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

* Carry out detailed survey of the built environment and capture the most feasible and cost-effective solution for new build in accordance with the specifications.

* Attending sites to determine the best installation route for fibre optic network lines.

* Identifying the various deployment methods available.

* Understanding and surveying existing fibre optic network infrastructure including ducts and poles and potentials for upgrades.

* Interpreting telecom design routes.

* Completing survey documentation packs: ISP pathways, drawings, address listings, confirmation pictures, utility plans, PIA availability, environmental factors and traffic management requirements.

* Carrying out area surveys to ascertain whether any obstructions will prevent a successful installation.

* Meeting with the project and planning teams to resolve any design or route issues preventing the project receiving approval to move forward.

* Identifying customer networks and reviewing proposed methods of construction to ensure that all requirements are compliant.

* Completing all necessary steps to ensure that wayleaves, permits, re-routes, timescales and agreements are identified and reported correctly.

* Estimating civils works for FTTP/ FTTH installs where required.

* Identifying any potential SED or specific Traffic Management requirements. Also determine at planning stage any specific wayleave requirements.

Skills knowledge and aptitude:

* Excellent Microsoft Office skills

* Excellent communication skills at all levels

* Ability to read CATV or telecom construction blueprints

* Understanding of routing of telecom cabling from point to point

* Understanding of logistics involved in all civils work inherent in network installation

* Understanding of legislative and regulation requirements, including but not limited to, wayleaves, permits and associated agreements

* Knowledge of NRSWA

Person Specification:

* Knowledge of or experience working in Openreach

* Experience using GIS platforms.

* Ability to use a smartphone, a tablet or a laptop with a Geographical Information System (GIS).

* Valid Accreditation, Signing, Lighting and Guarding.

* Openreach PIA Duct & PIA Pole Survey Valid Accreditations. A9, S2, A8, S5 S11.

* Up-to-date certification in Manual Handling & First Aid at Work.

* Able to follow design schematics and management direction.

* Work outdoors in challenging field environments. For example, in bad weather conditions.

What is in it for you?

- Competitive salary

- Commercial vehicle

- 20 days holiday + bank holidays, increasing to 22 days after the first year, and an extra day each year worked (up to 28)

- 5% Airband pension plus minimum 3% employee contribution

- Cycle to work scheme

- Lots of opportunities for progression

- A chance to be involved in Airband's exciting journey

Company Description

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