Network & Telecommunications Engineer
Network & Telecommunications Engineer - Northumberland Area
CDS Recruitment are actively recruiting for a IT Solutions Provider a experienced Network & Telecommunications Engineer. The role is based in Northumberland and will be covering the Area on a regular basis dealing with customers and network or broadband sites.
An exciting opportunity to work for a growing Broadband Provider located in Northumberland and specialising in supplying internet and Voice-over-IP (VOIP) in rural and densely populated areas. Our Client are rapidly expanding our coverage and are looking for an active, cheerful individual to join our team.
1. Essential requirements :
Qualifications or experience in telecoms, point to point & multipoint WiFi, cabling, electronic or electrical engineering is beneficial.
IT knowledge, an aptitude for technology (broadband/wifi/streaming/apps/gaming), enthusiasm to learn new skills.
You will need a driving licence.
2. Skills required :
IPAF qualification is beneficial to be able to work at heights and on roofs with safety equipment
practical skills to use hand tools, and network cabling equipment the ability to read technical drawings and plans
analytically skills to find and fix faults with wireless equipment (training provided)
Mathematical skills for technical calculations and working out costs
Good communication and organisational ability to provide an excellent service to deal with direct and indirect clients.
You'll need to have some understanding of technology & IT systems, training will be provided but you need to be willing to learn.
3. Day-to-day tasks may include:
Surveying a site to plan a job for wireless broadband installation
Planning cabling from antennas into client homes
Installing and fixing aerials or wireless dishes
Installation client routers, switches and other IT equipment
Checking signal strength, technical troubleshooting
Testing equipment and fixing faults as and when required
There is an on-call rota for on-call support outside of working hours.
It is essential to follow health and safety & GDPR policy thoroughly.
Attend training courses
Occasional weekend work will be required at times.
£18,000 - £25,000. Plus bonus, Based on experience.
5. Working hours, patterns and environment
Typically working 40 hours a week, including weekends and evenings. You may need to cover emergencies as part of a on-call rota systems.
28 days holiday annually
The job is physically demanding. You'll work at height on roofs, ladders or scaffolding. You'll travel from job to job in and around the Northumberland region.
A Company vehicle and all tools will be provided.
6. Career path and progression
With further training, you could plan and design radio telecommunications systems stretching hundreds of miles.
There may be management opportunities as the business grows.
Further training encouraged and supported.