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The Role :

  • Duties will include:

  • Scheduling and prioritisation of planning work activities

  • Creation of low-level and high-level designs

  • Progress reporting on planning work activities

  • Owning, executing and delivering planning requirements within a geographic region

  • Carry out detailed survey work in your area, to include but not limited to meeting design specification for civils and fibre build

  • Creation of efficient and accurate detailed job packs

  • Good understanding of build disciplines - including all accompanying documentation for utility stats, street gazetteer, detailed network plans with work point instructions, CDM, BoM, etc

  • Liaison with any local authority agents and any other third parties as part of overall planning role

  • Highlight and escalate major design variances to the planning base

  • Flexible approach in dealing with amendments to planned information

  • Ensure accurate completion of all planned submissions and work is completed on time

  • Become proficient to highlight and escalate major design variances

The Person : 

  • Access Network Planning experience

  • GIS experience (ArcGIS Pro or QGIS)

  • Demonstrable experience of fibre network design, FTTX, CDM

  • External site survey experience; NRSWA, Unit 2 Street Works Signing, Lighting & Guarding accreditation

  • S11/S13 Accreditations

  • Planning knowledge out to the homes, across legacy and current telco access network topologies

  • Proven track record of planning successful projects

  • Ability to draw together different technical disciplines

  • Able to communicate with people across multiple locations and at different levels

  • Able to identify and work with key stakeholders inside and outside of the business

  • Attention to detail and accuracy coupled with a ‘can do’ attitude

  • A strong team player with initiative, strong organisation and the desire to succeed

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills

  • A total awareness and understanding of current health and safety procedures

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and being PC literate - MS Word, Excel, Omnigraffle

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Company benefits:

  • Competitive pay

  • Extensive training and development

  • Excellent career progression opportunities

  • Experience in a forward thinking and progressive company, with an ambition to develop our people

  • Employee initiatives

You can apply via the links below, or if you want to find out more about this job role you can email careers@viberoptix.com or call 02887658123