Posted 3 months ago




Main Objectives:

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.


The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

  • Attending sites to determine the best installation route for fibre optic network lines. Understanding and surveying existing fibre optic network infrastructure which may belong to the client or owned/ operated by a third party.
  • Interpreting telecom design blueprints and construction maps.
  • Completing survey documentation job packs: ISP pathways, drawings, address listings.
  • Carrying out area surveys to ascertain whether any obstructions will prevent a successful installation.
  • Identifying customer networks and reviewing proposed methods of construction to ensure that all requirements are compliant.


Skills knowledge and aptitude:

  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Ability to read CATV or telecom construction blueprints
  • Ability to understand surveying software applications, such as Q Field (QGIS)
  • Understanding of routing of telecom wiring from point to point
  • Understanding of legislative and regulation requirements, including but not limited to, wayleaves, permits and associated agreements
  • Ability to manage and coordinate works for multiple team members


Qualifications and training – Essential:

Relevant PIA surveying qualifications, including, but not limited to:

  • SA001 Safety Overhead
  • SA002 Safety Underground
  • S5 PIA Pole Surveying
  • S6 PIA Duct Surveying
  • Unit 2 Street Works


Qualifications and training – Desirable:

  • S11 FTTP for Surveyors



  • Previous experience working on fibre optic network development projects.
  • Specifically, the surveying and planning of potential FTTP/FTTH networks is essential. A minimum of 3 years’ experience is required.
  • Previous experience operating laser range finders and measuring wheels.
  • Experience working as part of a team and coordinating works for multiple operative (desirable)




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