Advanced Data Specialist

Employment Type:
Permanent Employee

Role Summary

To work as part of the installation team carrying out works detailed below to deliver customer projects.

  • Network cabinet installations.

  • Primary & Secondary containment system installations.

  • Installation of Cat6 or Cat6A horizontal cabling solutions.

  • Termination, Testing & labelling of Cat6 / Cat6A solutions.

  • Network switch installation.

  • Copper patching.

  • Installation of fibre optic cable both internally & via pit and duct routes as required.

  • Termination, Testing & labelling of fibre optic cables.

  • Fibre circuit patching & trouble shooting with the use of an OTDR.

Key Responsibilities

  • Sign In/on the Office/Site Fire register.

  • Attend DABS/NABS Brief.

  • Understand Planned Works – as per Project Installation Method.

  • All relevant H&S info is available and understood.

  • Sign Out / In materials from stores required for works.

  • Maintain tidy work areas.

  • Complete all H&S forms per task each shift.

  • Setup site & maintain site as per the RAMS.

  • Complete Point of Work Risk assessments and safe systems of work are reviewed and carried out before work commences, and that any risks are communicated to the team.

  • Complete all plant inspections, including power, hand tools and test instruments, are checked, that they are in good and safe condition, and that any defects are reported to the plant Hire Company or Line Manager.

  • Report any misuse or inadequate first-aid facilities during working hours.

  • All employees to raise any concerns for their health and safety at their workplace, and for improving our health and safety performance generally and passing this onto the Health & Safety and Line Manager.

  • Set a personal example, including the wearing or use of protective clothing or equipment as appropriate.

  • Ensure all safety measures which are in place apply to third parties and sub-contractors.

  • Check all permits and ensure that they are relevant and appropriate for the scheduled works.

  • Update all relevant project information as detailed in the job packs issued to them.

  • Ensure that all plant is stored, used correctly and on charge after use.

  • Make sure that all process as detailed out in the project folder/job pack are adhered to and reported on.

  • Report incidents which have led or may lead to injury.

  • Quality Assurance – Completion of QA Doc’s.

  • Daily shift update reports at the end of each shift.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Experience in supervising staff in a customer environment.

  • Good leadership and motivational qualities.

  • Good communications skills.

  • Willingness for continuous improvement.

  • Experience in the installation of containment systems (both Steel and PVC).

  • Knowledge of OTDR testing would be an advantage.

Experience & Attainments

  • Experience of terminating fibre optic cables (cold cure and splicing).

  • Experience of terminating copper cabling (Category 5e, category 6 etc).

  • Experience of testing both fibre optic and copper cables using Fluke Testers.

  • Good knowledge of current installation practices.

  • Ability to work as part of a close team to high standards of workmanship.

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