Fibre Planner

Location West Sussex
Discipline: Telecoms & Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £35,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

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Job ref: IAR346
Published: about 1 year ago

Fibre Planner
West Sussex
Salary: £ 25,000  - £35,000 (depending on experience and qualifications)

This role requires you to be part of a team responsible for the surveying and planning of new fiberoptic and CATV access / core networks which are cost effective and fit for purpose, to precise client specifications and timescales.


  • To design suitable civils and network infrastructure which are cost-effective, fit-for-purpose and, future-proof

  • To produce detailed industry-standard documentation of that design

  • To work in tandem with the Drawing Office to ensure that accurate ‘as-built’ documentation is recorded and provided to client specifications

  • To help develop, implement, and champion the company's network design topologies

  • To interface with our internal and external customers and suppliers ensuring consistent quality of service

  • Actively gather detailed feedback from internal and external customers

  • Maintain all technical and operational documentation in accordance with processes and procedures

  • Conduct peer-review QC within the planning team to ensure quality and design standards are maintained

  • Ensure accidents, incidents, near misses and quality failures are reported to you line Manager

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Experience working in a Network Planning environment

  • Knowledge of Broadband Networks and Digital TV Technology

  • Knowledge and understanding of fibreoptic and CATV Network architecture

  • Knowledge of PIA (Physical Infrastructure Access) Network design and documentation

  • Ability to produce detailed industry standard level of onsite survey, planning proposals and as-built documentation

  • Full understanding of Local and National Authority regulations in respect to civil engineering works

  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines

  • A desire to learn new skills and methods

  • Full clean UK driving licence

Education & Qualification Requirements:

  • Manual Handling

  • IOSH Working Safely

  • Asbestos Awareness

  • CDM Awareness


  • PIA - SA002 Safety Underground

  • PIA - S006 Duct Survey