Fibre Engineer

  • Location: (Reading)
  • Ref: Zzoomm00022
  • Closing date: 6th December 2019
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: Full Time
  • Salary: Up to £32,000 depending on experience

Who: Fibre Engineer
Where: Reading
Salary: This is a full time, permanent position with Zzoomm, with an annual salary of up to £32,000 depending on experience, with a performance bonus on top.
Plus 5 weeks paid holidays, plus pension, life insurance + more!

Let us introduce ourselves. Zzoomm is something different. We're a new company bringing the Full Fibre revolution to towns and cities across the UK. We like to do things in a certain way - properly. That means doing the best job we can, giving the best service, and living life to full while we do it.

As a Fibre Engineer, you'll play a vital role in the installation and maintenance of our network in Reading. You'll blow fibre optic cables between our communication cabinets, using preinstalled ducts. Then you'll splice, terminate and test, to make sure the installation is up to our high standards.

Simply a better offer:
We're not a business that relies on self-employed contract trickery or zero-hours nonsense. We want people to be with us for the long haul. We understand that permanent work brings security - to you and your family.

So, we've an impressive offer that gives you a proper employment contract paid regularly, come rain or shine; an achievable quarterly bonus; paid holidays; pension plan (you'll be glad of it one day!) plus a range of other health benefits too. It's potentially both a career and life changing level of support.

A day in the life of the Fibre Engineer
Your day will begin with the journey to a site where our build crews have recently installed cabinets, chambers and buried ducts. Following a fibre cabling plan, you'll blow cables to connect the network components together. Once you've spliced and terminated as appropriate, you'll carry out a set of tests to confirm the integrity and conformance to standards of each fibre section.

Taking pride in your work, you'll do all you can to minimise disruption to local residents in the urban and suburban areas where you'll work. As a face of our company, you will take care to develop good relationships with the community.

What you'll need to have
-Proven skills in fibre installation
-Knowledge of HSEQ and NSWRA - plus, ideally, a paid CSCS card
-A clean UK driving licence (Category B and C1+E)
-A commitment to health and safety
-Pride in doing a great job
-A considerate approach to your colleagues and the public

You'll know how to
-Carry out fusion splicing on fibre optic cables
-Carry out OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer) testing
-Carry out blown fibre installations
-Neatly terminate, label and dress cables in fibre trays
-Complete installation of customer termination points
-Complete proving of network infrastructure

What's in it for me?
-We provide you with all the tools, equipment and PPE to do your job
-25 days paid holiday, plus your birthday off and 8 paid Bank Holidays too!
-Performance bonus
-Zzoomm Pension Plan
-Life Insurance
-Employee Assistance Programme - access to confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
-Health Benefits and access to an online doctor for assessment and diagnosis
-Great prizes for those who live our ROAR Values (see our website for more details)

A supportive diverse company thrives. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

As Zzoomm is a start-up company, there will be a need for all employees to carry out duties in addition to their role that are deemed reasonable to get things done. We will all succeed by working as a team and with every individual contributing their skills and experience as needed.

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