Fibre Design Engineer

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  • Location

    Irlam, Greater Manchester

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    Building, Construction and Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Paul Stroud

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

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The Person

* Ideally qualified with formal technical training in telecommunications or hold relevant experience
* Demonstrable understanding of fibre planning / network design for major network operators
* In depth knowledge of Fibre Optic Cable Types, Fibre Topologies, FTTP/FTTH/FTTC and HFC Technologies
* Project Engineering / Project Management Experience
* Appreciation of FOA certification and standards
* Appreciation of NRSWA Regulations and Codes of Practice

The Role

* Planning and design of Optical Distribution Networks for major network operators
* Assuming responsibility for technical aspects of large customer contracts
* Work package design, including Fibre Optic Network Capacity Planning, Route Planning, fibre loss calculations, integration with existing infrastructure
* Production of design documentation and as built drawings
* Specification of ODFs, cabinet, fibre optic splice enclosures
* Implementation of splice and fibre testing regimes
* Identification of civils works required