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Senior Field Engineer

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Job Title: Senior Field Engineer
Location: Leeds
Salary: £36k – £37k  (Negotiable for the right candidate)
Job Type: Full Time Perm

 

Role Requirements

The Field Engineer will be expected to provide field Deployment & First Line Maintenance support to a varied customer base. Day to day tasks will involve new build deployment activities and/or responding to maintenance calls within SLA, fault finding and hardware replacement with TAC assistance. He/she will also provide support in technical competence, observing Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) standards.

Job Purpose:

To achieve the department objectives in line with the corporate strategy and vision for which the job holder is directly responsible and continuously improves performance. In addition to the Job Objectives as set out in the Roles and Responsibilities Matrix, the Senior Field Engineer will support best in class engineering infrastructure and technical services to customers and end clients through teams with competent and qualitative skillsets.

Principal Accountabilities / Objectives:

The Senior Field Engineer will be expected to provide Field Deployment & First Line Maintenance support to a varied customer base. Day to day tasks will involve new build deployment activities and/or responding to maintenance calls within SLA, fault finding and hardware replacement with TAC assistance. He/she will also provide support in technical competence, observing Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) standards.

Principal Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

• Provide First Line Maintenance support for the client.
• Carry out installation and commissioning duties in both a project and maintenance environment.
• Respond to all interventions in a timely manner, ensuring as far as reasonably possible that all SLA’s are met.
• Provide OOH on-call cover as required by agreed on-call rota.
• Provide Line Manager and relevant Project Managers with feedback regarding on-site issues.
• Complete and submit all paperwork and documentation within SLA.
• Fault Finding. Ability to receive instructions (written and/or verbal) from GSC (client and/or customer) to resolve outstanding issues.
• Installation of metalwork, basket work and basic rack and stack services.
• Fibre and cable pulling, dressing, labelling and securing of same.
• Copper Cable termination including Cat “x” and E1 terminations.
• Ensure continuity, test and measurement of cable and fibre runs.
• Electrical connectivity of 240v AC and up to 48v DC to distribution panels (no power up until certification).
• Controls and Manages Risk Assessment and Method Statement documentation.
• Ensure Health & Safety and Engineering Quality standards are maintained within the business at all times.
• Develop fault diagnosis skills using OTDR, Ethernet/OSA testing procedures.
• Perform all necessary installation activities on vendor supplied products and/or supervise the sub-contracting of these activities.
• Where required, perform, manage and record SVSA’s and HSE audits.
• To ensure successful completion of all deployment activities to the customers satisfaction.
• To take ownership of assigned faults through to resolution.

Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications:
• Qualified and experienced in physically building Telecoms Infrastructure services from plans and to Quality requirements.
• Demonstrable “hands on” experience including I&C activity, test equipment, network build, and power.
• Fibre Splicing
• CSCS/ECS
• Experienced in the installation and commissioning of Nokia, Juniper, Huawei, Tellabs, Infinera and Ciena equipment, plus an in-depth knowledge of networking, optical transmission systems and IP.
• Proven customer interface skills base on experience in similar environments.
• Computer proficient and excellent standard of written and spoken English.
• Able to work under pressure and positively influence others.
• Ability to manage own workload and meet all SLAs as required.
• Flexible approach to the role, with the ability to adapt and react to business needs.
• Full UK Driving License