FTTP Supervisor

  • Job Reference: 215302
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: plus benefits package
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: FTTP Supervisor
Salary: Up to £45,000
Location: Basingstoke
Business Area: Utilities - Telecoms
Contract: Permanent, Full Time

From Telecoms to Power, from Lands' End to John O'Groats.

It's taken a great deal for Kier Group to become one of the UK's Top 3 utility providers. It's taken people like you. Professionals who can help connect, heat and power over 15 million homes and businesses - in a team that works with emerging technologies to maintain 65km of gas pipes and install one million metres of fibre optic cable every year.

About the Role

As Fibre Supervisor you will reporting to a Project Manager, responsible for overseeing fibre and blockages. Your day to day responsibilities will include liaising with Highways Authority, Police and Local Authorities as well as client liaison - joint audit/FSVA. You will coordinate As-Built verification and submission and deal with CCH/SSWR/Damages - escalation and ensuring compliance to contractual clearance timescales.

You will ensure compliance to all quality and safety standards via in-progress and retro checking regime, read and interpret client network schematics and provide in field coaching and identification of operative training and accreditation requirements whilst ensuring operatives have correct accreditations. You will also be responsible for stores and materials.

What do we need from you?

To be successful in this role you will have previous experience in Telecoms Fibre Networks specifically blown fibre network installation, along with quality standards; experience on BT/Openreach Fibre Networks; you will ideally be competent in OTDR, CD & PMD testing and analysis; hold a NRSWA up to Supervisor level; and have M23 Openreach FTTP Quality Check Accreditation.

You will also have good people management skills and a good understanding of legislation affecting Kier's activities in the highway. The ability to liaise effectively with Client Management teams, Streetworks and planning representatives and the ability to liaise effectively with Highways representatives. As well as an awareness and understanding of the Communications Network Installation Specifications.

Preferably you will also have knowledge of the regulations and requirements of COSHH/RIDDOR/Health &Safety at Work.

What will you receive?

You can expect a competitive salary and an outstanding package that includes a matched pension scheme up to 7.5%, 26 days' annual leave (with the opportunity to buy or sell holiday), two employee Share Scheme options, together with additional valuable benefits such as:
  • Free Life Assurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Access to Kier Rewards, our exclusive Discount Shopping Site with deals available at over 800 retailers
  • Plus, many more benefits geared to your wellbeing

    Pre-employment checks

    It's worth remembering that if you are successful, we'll undertake the relevant / standard pre-employment checks after you have been offered a job. This includes taking up your references, verifying your right to work in the UK, verifying your driving licence (if applicable) and a health assessment.

    Make the journey. Leave a legacy.

    Being part of Kier means living our values of being Collaborative, Trusted and Focused. We all have the potential to shape our world, and it's through these values that we will leave a lasting legacy. Bring your talent and ambition to Kier and you will be given the scope and opportunity to invest in your own future, to build your expertise and contribute to a rich and diverse culture.

    Kier is committed to creating supportive and inclusive opportunities for all of our applicants and employees. We appreciate applicants from all backgrounds and we specifically encourage those from underrepresented communities to apply. If you'd like to learn more about our commitments to diversity and inclusion at Kier, you can contact the team by emailing InclusiveRecruitment@kier.co.uk. If you require any reasonable adjustments during any part of the application process please let us know so we can discuss and arrange these.

    Closing Date: 16th December 2021

    Please note, interviews may take place before the closing date, and we reserve the right to close applications early.

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