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Commissioning Engineer

Job Title: Commissioning Engineer
Location: London and the surrounding areas
Contract Type: Contract
Sector: Telecommunications
Salary: £200.00

Role Profile

Telecommunications Field Engineer tasked by Regional Field Manager or Field Lead to install and test equipment in line with contract requirements. Works as part of a team but able to work alone without the need for direct supervision on site. Work will predominantly be on TalkTalk Project.

Typical Deliverables

• Install equipment and installation materials using latest issue contract manuals and procedural documents to required standards of quality and time
• Supervise installation and testing of equipment and materials from contract manuals and procedural documents to required standards of quality and time
• Accurate and timely completion and submission of all required site administration and completion documents as required
• Receipt of deliveries and arrange site clearance
• Mentoring colleagues and subcontract personnel to achieve required time and quality standards
• Complete QC checks on own work and that completed by others on site and record results accurately using the correct document
• Undertake formal Quality audits in line with project quality management regime and record results as required
• Accurate and timely submission of all payroll data and expense claims in accordance with published processes
• Complete general risk assessment prior to commencement of each task on site and record in site diary
• Maintain adequate and ‘in date’ personal protective equipment sufficient for all tasks undertaken and ensure that it is used as required at all times
• Manage all personal issue tooling and test equipment in line with published processes to ensure that fit for purpose, calibrated and PAT tested tooling and test equipment is available as appropriate to complete all assigned tasks
• Efficient management of all on-hire equipment ensuring items are returned promptly after use to minimise cost
• Compliance with the company auditing processes and procedures in accordance with all internal and external requirements
• Lead and supervise a team of contract (either internal employed or 3rd party supplied) staff engaged in all aspects of install and test site activity
• Local primary point of reference for management and customer representatives
• Reporting to Field Operations Supervisor or Project Manager on contract progress and completion
• On site management of materials, tooling and plant


• Minimum 5 years experience in a Telco Wireline Field environment or successful completion of relevant training programme or Apprenticeship
• Has comprehensive installation experience and is skilled in at least two of the following: copper cable termination at MDF, co-axial cable termination, CAT 5 termination and optical fibre cable preparation and splicing
• Entry level IP skills and experience on Cisco products
• Proven knowledge of health and safety and best working practices
• Has minimum 3 years experience in testing or commissioning of products across multiple technologies and manufacturers


• ONC/HNC or equivalent in an appropriate discipline
• Depth and breadth of experience will be taken into account where these qualifications have not been attained

Behavioural Requirements

• Actively tries to find out how the service to customers can be improved
• Owning problems and taking responsibility for solving them
• Challenging rules and processes that obstruct customer service
• Actively bringing information about customer requirements into the business
• Being pro-active in supporting others
• Recognising when colleagues need help
• Commitment
• Constantly searching for fresh approaches and improvements to the business
• Continues to work towards goals despite setbacks
• Delivers work in a professional manner on, or ahead of time without compromise to H& S or environmental aspects
• Commits to the challenge of stretching targets
• Sharing best practices across the business
• Adopting a positive attitude to new ideas
• Supporting and quickly implementing changes that have been agreed
• Taking initiatives and making creative suggestions to improve performance
• Behaving as a professional by considering all potential ways of working
• Punctual organised and efficient
• Looks beyond the immediate situation – has the foresight to identify the knock-on effects of a particular course of action
• Is aware of expenditure and seeks to minimise costs to the business and customer
• Identifies efficiencies in own role
• Understands the implications to the business if procedures/policies are not being followed

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