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Junior Data Cabling Engineer

Junior Data Cabling Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Guildford, UK
  • 30000 – 32000 GBP / Year
  • This position has been filled.


Job ID: 33454

Role: Junior Data Cabling Engineer

Location: Ideally located in the Surrey, Berkshire, Oxfordshire, and Hampshire Counties. 

Reports to: Service Delivery Manager 

Job Description: Due to the continued growth of contracts with clients such as Retail, Education, Commercial and Government an opportunity has arisen for a Junior data cabling engineer to join a knowledgeable and friendly engineering team. The junior data cabling engineer will be supported by a highly experienced senior data cabling engineer on-site at the Guildford job premises. The appointed candidate will be responsible for all aspects of structured cabling data installations and associated services. This role is a fantastic opportunity to learn and develop as a Data Cabling Engineer. 

The role includes: 

• On site installation, testing and termination of Cat 5e, 6 & 6a copper cabling & associated containment.

• On-site installation, testing and termination of fibre optic cabling and associated containment.

• Containment installation skills to include: Steel wire cable tray, metal conduit, plastic conduit, and plastic trunking.

• Fault finding and rectification of issues on site, including proactive liaison with colleagues to find a solution.

• A team player who works well with others and supports lead engineers in delivering success.

• Other responsibilities as assigned by the Service Delivery Manager or Project Managers KPIs and Measures. 

• Ensure 100% of assigned work is completed in the time scales provided as part of a team.

• Ensure communication with the site supervisor/site manager and project manager on an ongoing basis regarding each project.

• Prepare a Personal Development Plan before every review meeting.


Qualifications/Experience (Desirable or Preferred). 

• Will have some experience in installation of cat 5e, 6, 6a and fibre cabling.

• Preferred understanding of health and safety practice

• Preferred use and understanding of the results from a Fluke DSX8000/5000 or similar test equipment.

• Experienced in the safe and correct use of ladders and other access equipment.

• Experienced at the correct and safe use of power tools.

• Hold an ECS skills card, designating their trade.

• CNCI Copper & Fibre qualified is a preference.

• PASMA/IPAF Certified is a preference

• Asbestos Certificate

• Manual Handling trained

• English Language (written and verbal) and mathematics to a GCSE level or equivalent.

• Should be able to demonstrate good communication skills, written, over the phone and face-to-face.

• No criminal record

• Candidate must have a full clean driving license.

Working Conditions:

The typical working environment will be at customer sites, including building sites, retail shops, outdoor sites, Education and NHS Sites. 

Physical requirements: The job requires that the engineer is able to lift and move equipment from floor to desk regularly. 

Job Overview
Offered Salary
30000 – 32000
Job Location
Guildford, UK
Job Type