Fibre Network Designer (Core Planner)

Fibre Network Designer (Core Planner)

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    Birmingham, West Midlands

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  • Salary:

    £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum

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    Drew Derry

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    8 months ago

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Fibre Network Designer (Core Planner)
Salary: Up to £40,000 + Company Vehicle & Fuel card + Company Laptop/Phone/Tablet + Company Benefits (33 days holiday/pension)
Location: Birmingham (office based)

Urgently seeking Fibre Planners with experience of designing core networks - Trunk, Spine, and Core Network Expansions. This is a highly technical role which requires in-depth experience of PoP Exchanges as well as trunk or spine planning. The preferred candidates will be experienced in fibre and transmission technologies, C/DWDM, GIS technologies, PIA and ideally will have worked with UK Operators

* Confirm exchange and PoP areas ensuring site connectivity
* Finalise area boundaries and confirm site data count
* Plan backhaul and fibre core network, between BTOR exchange and customer PoP
* Ensure sufficient resilience has been included in the relevant site design solution
* Create a suite of Fundamental Network Planning documentation
* Collate and review all available data sources including GComms, BTOR PIA portal & customer premise data
* Augmenting existing plans with legacy equipment, to include/feed new network extensions utilising the latest equipment and using the latest design specifications.
* Good understanding of requirements for creation of build job packs - including all accompanying documentation for utility stats, street gazetteer, detailed network plans with work point instructions, CDM, Bills of Material etc

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on