Network Maintenance Engineer - Midlands

Network Maintenance Engineer - Midlands

East England



We are seeking a Network Maintenance Engineer who will be responsible for maintenance of the Lit Fibre network and exchange build deployment. The person in post will bring expertise in OTDR testing, troubleshooting and full exchange build which will be fundamental in ensuring that out new roll-out locations are ready for deployment and that any customer-related issues are dealt with in a timely fashion with minimal customer impact. This is a brand new role and fundamental to the future growth of our business!

The key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Network exchange deployment & termination of exchange ODF / OLT equipment.

  • Maintenance of exchange and build infrastructure, troubleshooting using OTDR testing equipment with full understanding of diagnostics.

  • Reacting to operational support requests and troubleshooting/root cause analysis for all field network-related issues.

  • Fibre splicing repair and re-test capability. ‘Node Re-build’ including cabling in PIA.

  • Proactive exchange network maintenance including line card installation and robust cable management.

  • Follow current Health and Safety guidance at all times.

  • Willing to be flexible to call outs including night work, weekend working, and shift patterns when required.

To apply, you will need to have:

  • Experience with exchange ODF / OLT installation and termination

  • Cable rack management knowledge

  • Understanding of BTOR Cable link deployment and rack patching

  • Experience of Network Splicing and optical colour codes

  • Ribbon Splicing knowledge

  • Firm knowledge of OTDR troubleshooting test/trace and iOLM software

  • Working knowledge of SFP Power Meter Readings

  • Strong understanding of HLDs & LLDs + complex Fibre Paths

  • Good exposure of network infrastructure build ‘End to End’

  • Full UK Driving Licence

We can offer a competitive salary, healthcare, life assurance, as well as a vehicle, fuel card, tools and 30 days holiday! To apply, please email with an up to date CV quoting the job title in the subject line.