Physical Infrastructure Consultant

PTS Consulting Partners
London (Greater)
07 Dec 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
PTS Consulting currently has an exciting opportunity for a Consultant to join our Physical Infrastructure team based in London.

Overall Function

To perform the role of Consultant for PTS` Physical Infrastructure Practice:

- Working as part of a multi skilled team, providing support to PTS consultants
- Provide professional services in the physical infrastructure field to PTS clients throughout all stages of project strategy, design and implementation phase
- Represent PTS in a professional manner at all times and exercises good communication skills at all levels with the Client and when representing the Client

Description of Normal Duties

- Provide technical consultancy to PTS project teams for data centre projects
- Assist other Physical Infrastructure Consultants in the development of client strategies
- Develop documents and reports in a clear concise manner according to the recognised PTS formats
- Assist in the development of technical specifications for physical infrastructure products
- Gain a detailed understanding of the various physical infrastructure products and services relevant to the markets PTS operates in
- Provide project status updates as required
- Adopt PTS project methodology as required (see Procedures Manual) in development of project documentation
- Ensure proper evaluation and reporting of man-hours against project scope of works
- Maintain awareness of project deliverables and ensure PTS` adherence to agreed scope of works; notifying the Commercial team and senior management when divergence occurs and/or the possibility of raising change requests as well as the tracking of the change requests
- Attend and, if applicable, oversee weekly project meetings with the project team and client
- Ensure that technical skills are kept up to-date and continually improved with each project via `on the job` training and exposure to vendor developments and systems
- Travel abroad to client sites and projects as necessary

Technical Skills

- Demonstrate a good knowledge of the design of copper and fibre optic Structured Cabling Systems (SCS)
- Possess a knowledge of SCS standards including BSEN 50173 & 50174; BSEN 6701; ISO 11801; TIA/EIA 568
- Have recent SCS project experience and at least five years` industry experience, be aware of key manufacturers and installers of SCS
- Be aware of power, cooling, containment and other building services systems that support IT and modern office buildings

Relevant Necessary Experience

- Ideal candidates should have some experience in a technical SCS environment, including installation and QA.
- Have been involved in major data centre SCS design and implementation
- Understand the complexities of structured cabling installations in construction environments


- Ideal candidates are expected to have been involved in the SCS industry either in a design, installation or manufacturing role but may also have gained experience working in a client environment.

Systems Knowledge

Good understanding of the following technologies

- Unshielded twisted pair cabling systems
- Screened twisted pair cabling systems
- Fibre optic cabling systems

In addition, knowledge of the following supplementary technologies is desirable:

- Ethernet, IP, AV Systems
- Building services
- Construction projects
- CAD systems

Generic Personal Qualities

- Honest and forthright
- Self-motivated
- Ability to act on own initiative
- Open minded
- A proactive attitude
- Punctual
- Polite
- Adopt smart dress code appropriate for working environment
- The candidate must have good written and oral skills.

PTS is an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants are selected solely on the basis of their relevant aptitudes, skills and abilities. No applicant shall receive less favourable treatment on the grounds of sex, marital status, civil partnership status, transgender status, pregnancy, maternity, colour race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, belief, sexual orientation, disability, age. This is not an exclusive list

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