Posted 2 weeks ago



Warrington/ Manchester





Main Objectives:

Design, planning and QCI of various telecoms projects across the Aberla business.


The main duties include the responsibility for the following:

  • Support the wider team on fibre related projects
  • Ensuring preconstruction services are delivered and fit-for-purpose
  • Assist with the pricing and quality of tender submissions.
  • Use of knowledge and experience of all aspects of planning FTTP/FTTx projects, in both underground and overhead scenarios.
  • Designing, planning and QCI of Low-Level Design.
  • Complete High-Level Design,
  • Quality Check control activities
  • Potential for some surveying activities
  • Motivating and encouraging internal and external designers /consultants
  • Ensuring drawings and designs are produced on time, to a high quality, and are easy to decipher
  • Working with clients to ensure that their expectations and specifications are met
  • Reviewing designs with local building and planning regulations, British standards and health and safety in mind
  • Avoiding errors and reducing financial risk during construction
  • Ensuring designs are available to those who need them, at the appropriate time
  • Maintaining thorough documentation of the design process
  • Keeping up to date with changing legislation and codes of practice relating to design
  • Working in an office, with occasional site visits.


Skills knowledge and aptitude:

  • Able to come up with new ways of doing things
  • Be thorough and pay attention to detail
  • Analytical thinking skills
  • Persistence and determination
  • Able to use a computer and the main software packages competently
  • Undertake technical reviews of design information to interrogate the design for completeness and quality, compliance against statutory regulations/standards/ERs, and identify any value engineering opportunities and risks.
  • Reviewing 3rd party designs and reports and check design solutions compliance.
  • Attending, where appropriate, meetings with the client, the designers, specialist contractors and other team members, project review meetings and workshops.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and to work collaboratively
  • Well organised with a good working knowledge of document control software packages
  • Excellent technical knowledge.


Required Experience – Essential:

  • Construction/design related further education
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the relevant field
  • Experience and working knowledge on GIS software i.e QGIS, ArcGIS, Comsof, GE Smallworld, etc
  • Experience fibre planning on BT Openreach Network PIA
  • Proven ability of designing large complex mixed-use schemes
  • Strong appreciation for health and safety
  • Good time management and the ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge on Low Level Design required
  • Experience on High Level Design, Quality Check and Surveying
  • FTTP methodologies and design experience


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