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Network Planner - Ref. 813

Midlands - West
29 Oct 2019
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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
  • Buddying and support for new desktop planners

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

What we’ll offer:

  • A competitive salary depending on experience
  • Planner incentive bonus
  • A full induction, regular reviews and 1:1s
  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • A Pension with 5% Employer contribution after 3 months service
  • A comprehensive employee benefits package provided through a third-party provider
  • 8.30 – 5.30 hours (Monday – Friday with an hour for lunch)
  • Free parking

The Process:

This is a one stage interview process. A face to face interview will be required in our Minworth office.

Equal Opportunities Statement:

Flomatik is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Employees and job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Physical Demands

This role is based in our Minworth, Birmingham.  Prolonged periods of time sitting at desk.  Occasional travel to central office or customer sites for meetings will be required.

If you feel that you have the right knowledge and experience, please go to our careers site and apply online.

Flomatik is the Professional Services and Engineering subsidiaries of Teleste, who are an international technology company that develops and offers video and broadband technologies and related services.

The company provides bespoke, insightful and innovative Service solutions using a collaborative approach to forge strong partnerships, providing Consulting, Resources, Project Management and Managed Services.

Flomatik’s clients include UK operators, their prime Technology Vendors and the largest super-contractor companies, who are under pressure to deliver extraordinary technological and operational change, and want a company that can respond quickly and achieve optimal results.

Investment in new staff is a major part of our strategy for growth, and we are seeking candidates with the desire and determination to be part of our future success.

Full information on Flomatik Network Services, this position and full contact information please refer to our

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