Network Assessor

  • Job Reference: 213522
  • Date Posted: 12 November 2021
  • Employer: Kier Ltd
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Competitive + benefits
  • Sector: Information Technology (IT)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Job Title: Network Assessor
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 an External Network Supervisor you will be responsible for monitoring the onsite delivery of the Fibre and Civils infrastructure for a FTTP network deployment project.
You'll ensure that site operations are carried out to specification within Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental guidelines and regulations. You will be in charge of retrospectively checking the standard of work post build to ensure it meets the correct specification.

Key Responsibilities:
As Network Assessor you will working on a joint audit programme where you will need to prepare audit submissions addressing any gaps or issues identified for feedback to the audited team, in conjunction with the Project Manager.

Liaising with Highways Authority, Police and Local Authorities. You will report escalations and ensuring compliance to contractual clearance timescales. Ensure compliance to all quality and safety standards via in-progress and retro checking regime. You will need to read and interpret client network schematics. In field coaching and identification of operative training and accreditation requirements.

What do we need from you?

You will need a minimum of 3 years' experience on BT/Openreach Fibre Networks and highly experienced in Telecoms Fibre Networks along with Quality Standards.
A proactive, good communicator with demonstrable experience in this industry. Working on your own initiative and delivering against key objectives is a key aspect of the role. You will need to have good people management skills, to liaise effectively with the team and stakeholders with exceptional customer focus.

To be successful in this role you will need a good understanding of legislation affecting Kier's activities in the highway. Need to be competent in OTDR, CD & PMD testing and analysis.
NRSWA - Current qualification to supervisor standard.
  • M23 Openreach FTTP Quality Check Accreditation
  • Safety Craft Accredited - 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.

    Due to the nature of this role, you will also be required to complete a Basic Disclosure and Barring Service Check (applicants with criminal convictions will be treated on a case by case basis. We do not discriminate based on an applicant's criminal record or the details of any offences disclosed to us). Some roles may also be subject to further pre-employment checks.

    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 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: 10th December 2021

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