Trainee Poling Engineer

Location Chiltern District
Discipline: Telecoms & Civil Engineering, Civil Engineering
Job type: Contract
Salary: £35,000
Contact name: Lee McCormack

Contact email:
Job ref: IAR399
Published: about 1 year ago

(Trainee) Telecoms Poling Engineers
SALARY:£30,000 - £35,000 + Synthetic Rates to increase earnings.
BENEFITS: All Equipment & Tooling Supplied
MULTIPLE SITES: Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Cambs, Bucks, Berkshire


  • HGV License

  • Utilities Sector Experience

On the back of an ever-increasing workload, our client is looking for Trainee (Telecoms) Poling Engineers and crews (multiple teams required) to cover 7+ years of work across multiple sites throughout:

  • Bedfordshire

  • Hertfordsire & Cambridgeshire

  • Buckinghamshire

  • Berkshire

  • Oxfordshire


  • Full Paid & Hands-On Training

  • Base Salary: £30,000 - £35,000

  • Synthetic Rates Earnings - In addition to Base Salary

  • All Equipment & Tools Supplied

As a (Trainee) Telecoms Poling Engineer you will be working in 2 person crews for 30 crews. You will be responsible for building and maintaining the Openreach Network, documenting, checking and maintaining all completed works.

Responsibilities: (Training Provided)

  • Installation and removal of poles, including dressing new poles.

  • Replacing/renewing existing drop-wires.

  • Replacing/renewing overhead and UG joints in the Openreach fibre and copper network.

  • Ensuring all works are completed in accordance with Service Level Agreements.

  • Undertaking works in accordance with Health and Safety legislation, company and client Health and Safety standards.

Required Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:

  • Have a full UK license (each crew will require an HGV Class 2 license).

  • Any experience in the utilities sector

  • It would be an advantage to have a full NRSWA Street-works qualifications at the operative level including Cat Genny training.

  • Self-motivated, achievement orientated and able to stay calm in pressure situations.

  • Computer literate and the ability to use a tablet device.

Health & Safety Obligations: (Training Provided)

  • Fully understand and implement the company safety policy and procedures.

  • Ensure that the programmes for the contracts are successfully delivered in a Safe, Quality and On Time Manner.

  • Ensure that a ‘Right First Time’ culture is adopted and developed throughout the business.

  • Drive compliance with any regulatory measures that may apply to the works and operations that my client undertakes.

  • Sponsor new ways of working which would improve delivery and service then support any activities being undertaken to implement change.

  • Monitor site practices and routines to ensure compliance with relevant legislation and regulations, including the company H & S Policy, to minimise the likelihood of accidents and the resulting fines and compensation claims. Ensure training needs are identified and, in conjunction with HSEQ Department, arrange for personnel to attend such courses as are necessary. Failure to embrace a safe and secure environment can result in disciplinary proceedings.

If you are interested, APPLY NOW, and please contact:

  • M: 07377 263 319