Current Vacancies

Network Planner FTTP (Remote Based) - Ref. 769

United Kingdom
Date Posted:
15 Jul 2019
Contract Type:
Limited Contract
Contract Duration:
3 Months Contract Rolling
Job Description
Flomatik Network Services are seeking nationally based (FttP) telecoms focused Network Planners to join our team. You will be working on a variety of major projects with leading telecoms companies in the UK. The focus of the work will provide plans and supporting technical documents to be used in the expansion of networks into new build areas within specific geographic regions.
With a focus on desktop planning using the latest computer based CAD and GIS based tools this role is taking planning the smart route. If you are familiar with any of these styles of tools then this could be the opportunity for you.

Main Outline Duties and Person Requirement:

  • Owning, executing and delivering planning requirements within a geographic region
  • Delivery of accurate and cost effective standardised plans to meet the client specification
  • Planning and prioritisation of planning work activities
  • Flexible approach in dealing with amendments to planned information and design standards
  • Ensure accurate completion of all planned submissions and work is completed on time
  • Become proficient to highlight and escalate major design variances through our project team
  • Helping with liaison of local authority agents and other third parties as part of overall planning role

The Typical personal attributes (skills, aptitude and understandings) might include:

  • External and internal planning experience and current knowledge of associated passive network elements and optical budget limitations
  • Civils and Cable Planning Knowledge including NRSWA and Street works practices
  • External site survey experience
  • Fibre to the Premise (FttP) planning knowledge
  • Experience of PIA projects
  • Planning knowledge to 3rd Party sites
  • Proven track record of planning successful projects
  • Ability to draw together different technical disciplines
  • A telecoms background coupled with a planning background is required for this position - you may have worked for one of the major UK telcos which would be an advantage (BT, Virgin Media, etc..) or from an equivalent operator in your local country
  • Attention to detail and accuracy coupled with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A total awareness and understanding of current health and safety procedures for working in the UK is essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and being PC literate – additional Flomatik and client specific applications will be required (training can be provided where necessary)
  • Previous use of GIS systems would be useful
These positions are based on either a day rate or cost per homes passed model - all will be discussed in detail upon application.

Flomatik is a telecommunications and broadcast industry recognised and results-driven Network Services company who works with both major telecommunications operators and new entrepreneurial start-up businesses who are under pressure to deliver extraordinary technological and operational change; clients that value a partner that can respond quickly and achieve optimal results.

The company provides its clients with right-sized solutions for each project, from key personnel, to whole teams, turnkey services and through to full functional outsourcing. Complex projects are delivered by developing shared understanding to generate efficient and effective solutions that reduce project complexity and uncertainty, saving clients both time and money.

At our heart lies a passion for quality and success, embodied by a team of outstanding and committed specialists. The organisation blends the experience and wisdom of long-standing professionals, with the hunger and excitement of new talent.