Fibre Network Planner

Location Newcastle, United Kingdom
Category Civil Engineering
Job Type Permanent
Salary £36,000 + £4,800 Car Allowance + 10% Bonus


Fibre Planner
£36,000 + £4,800 Car Allowance + Bonus + Package

The Role:

As a Network Fibre Planner, you will work on the design of all networks required to enable a fibre city infrastructure to be built. You will create fundamental city-wide designs through the use of software and tools and to consistently improve the software and tools.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and oversee design of agreed fibre architectures to satisfy city design (FTTH)
  • Forecast CAPEX and OPEX requirements of designed infrastructure projects
  • Management and governance of works in compliance with guidelines and code of practice
  • Manage and advise on capacity within the FTTH city
  • Help develop, implement and champion network topologies
  • Apply rigor to data quality within assets and customer management systems
  • Drive consistency, quality, suitability and cost-effectiveness
  • Model and monitor new active city networks
  • Identify and augment existing network as required
  • Deliver short, medium and long-term forecasts for all network components
  • Incrementally improve network capacity monitoring and operational excellence utilising automation, AI etc to drive a lean operating model
  • Work with vendor relationships in regards securing a repeatable supply chain
  • Ensures Stage 1 & 2 As built received, checked and stored
Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience with manipulating data and metadata underpinning a civils and fibre design
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of civils route planning
  • Detailed understanding of all aspects of fibre planning
  • Detailed understanding of diversionary works code of practice and its application
  • Full understanding of UK local and national authority regulations in respect to civil engineering works
  • Ability to understand and produce detailed industry-standard level of survey, installation and as-built documentation
  • Knowledge and understanding of lit fibre services FTTP methodologies and design
  • Working understanding of long-distance fibre networks
  • Working knowledge of ComsofFiberPlanIT
  • Working knowledge of GE Smallworld
If you can demonstrate relevant experience to the brief we'd be delighted to hear from you and tell you more.