Telecoms Field Engineer / Technician

  • Job Reference: 524679
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2020
  • Employer: SSE PLC
  • Website: https://sse.com/careers/
  • Location: Perth, Perth & Kinross
  • Salary: £32,581 to £48,648
  • Sector: Engineering, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Base Location: Perth / Dundee / Angus / Aberdeenshire

Salary: £32,581 to £48,648 plus bonus, overtime & standby

Working Pattern: Permanent Full Time 37 hours & Flexible working patterns available

About the Department

SSE Enterprise Telecoms is one of the UK's leading connectivity providers and operate a 12,000+km private telecoms network and 15 data centres that span the UK. With its extensive telecoms engineering experience, the company provides commercial security with unrivalled in-house engineering resource to Service Providers, Large Enterprises and the Public Sector providing a wide range of products and integrated solutions including leading-edge SD-Wan, Ethernet, Optical and dark fibre services.

What is the Role?

Field Engineering is part of the larger Field Operations team covering the UK. This role is in a busy expanding team and we are looking for someone that will fit in and help support our customers and other team members.

Key Accountabilities

* Installation and Maintenance

* Network Faults

* Work Planning

* Technical Support

* Team Working

* Safety

What do I need?

Minimum educational qualification to ONC level in relevant discipline or relevant experience.

Fault finding, repair and maintenance on the core technologies below, including complex/non-routine without supervision across most of these technologies:

Data Networks, Optical, DWDM, Digital Microwave, PMR, Fibre, Cabling and Termination, RTU, PDH, SDH and Scanning Radio

Diagnosis and repair on most non-core technologies under direction.

Considerable operational experience on telecommunications networks and associated plant and equipment.

Climbing and rigging experience is good but not essential.

Personal Attributes / Competencies

* Ability to use own initiative to work to deadlines and cope with business delivery and commercial pressures.

* Capable of balancing workload and job conflicts and completing tasks.

* Work unsupervised and be self-motivated.

* Positive attitude to safety.

* Liaise with colleagues and customers to meet their requirements.

* Good communication skills.

* Willing to support other team members or non SSET staff in resolving faults.

* Ability to learn

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Click here to find out what else is on offer.

Next Steps

All applications should be submitted online however to discuss any adjustments you may require submitting your application please get in touch with We'll let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date.

This vacancy is open to both internal and external candidates. The successful candidate may be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process if their vetting level changes. This includes a basic criminal records check.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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