Telecoms Civils Operatives

Location Chiltern District
Discipline: Telecoms & Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (based on a day rate) - Synthetic Rates to boost base salary.
Contact name: Lee McCormack

Contact email:
Job ref: IAR374
Published: about 1 year ago

Telecoms Civils Operatives (Multiple Teams Required).
Teams required for works across multiple sites throughout the Chilterns (East of England).
£30,000-£35,000 (based on a day rate) - Synthetic Rates to boost base salary.
Accommodation not covered.

- Sub-Contract Teams are welcome to apply if you have the appropriate qualified/accredited teams in place.

On the back of an ever-increasing workload, my client is looking for multiple teams (2-3 man gangs) of experienced Telecoms Civils Operatives and Reinstating Operatives with competitive rates on offer. They are looking for hardworking and committed crew members for long term work (7+ years) across the Chilterns & surrounding Counties

My client provides all relevant equipment/tooling and uniform.
Telecoms Civil Operatives will be required to perform excavations, repairs and reinstatements, installation of ducting, chambers and street cabinets and the installation of cable on telecoms infrastructure.

Telecoms Civils Operatives - Responsibilities:

  • Provide new installation of duct, chambers, cabinets & associated equipment.

  • Locating and clearing of blockages in various surface types such as verge, footway and carriageway and reinstate to Purple Books / Local Authority standard ensuring all information / pictures are captured on company supplied assets.

  • Experience in all aspects of re-instatement in various surface types, i.e. Concrete, HRA, SMA, Paving, Cobble-lock, etc.

  • Box / Chamber building (Heavy Civils Crews).

  • Open cut trenching and installation of new duct and associated equipment in all surface types, verge, footway and carriageway (public and private) (Heavy Civils Crews only).

  • Sub-ducting and Install new draw rope or cable in new duct as required

  • Using company provided iPad / Tablet and completion of appropriate paperwork for daily works (job sheets / risk assessments / plant sheets-GA2 / driver checks).

  • Risk assessing and hazard identification, with a strong focus on health and safety requirements and responsibilities.

  • Responsibility for the company assets & plant assigned for duties.

  • Ensure compliance with all current client processes and procedures.

Knowledge Requirements for Telecoms Civils Operatives:

  • Full drivers licence and have a minimum 1 year proven driving experience.

  • Hold valid NRSWA street works Operative units 1 to 9 including the Openreach Civils accreditation modules.

  • Competent in the use of mechanical Civils equipment.

  • C + E (CE / C1E ) licence desirable.

  • Desirable tickets: First Aid, Abrasive Wheels, 360, LUGS, SLG.

  • Experience in a similar operational or engineering environment within the telecommunications industry.

  • Be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external clients.

  • Experience using iPad for work planning and updates.

If you are an experienced Civils Operative within the fibre/telecoms sector I would like to hear from you. Please contact Lee McCormack for further information.