Data Cabling Engineer (Junior & Senior)

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £24k - 30k per year + Overtime Allowance

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 15/01/2021

The appointed candidate will be responsible for cable pulling, laying and associated testing. The appointed candidate will be required to fix errors and rectify them. These engineers may install fibre cables and networks according to company needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Ensure that all works are carried out to the job sheet specification and company expectations
  • Delivering excellent customer service to GBE Converge customers
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Operations Manager or Project Manager

KPIs and Measures

• Ensure 100% of assigned work is completed in the time scales provided
• Ensure the internal recording system is maintained and accurately reviewed
• Ensure communication with the project manager on an ongoing basis regarding each project
• Prepare Personal Development Plan before every review meeting


  • Will have over 3 years’ experience working in a similar environment
  • Will have the ability to read architectural drawings
  • Will have experience in installation of cat 5e, 6, 6a and fibre cabling
  • Will have the ability to prepare quantities from specifications and drawings
  • Proficient use of cable certification equipment (Fluke or otherwise) to test and produce a set of results for installation
  • Hold a ECS skills card, designating their trade
  • 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
  • Candidate must have a full clean driving license.

Working Conditions

The typical working environment will customer sites, including building sites, dock yards, retail shops, outdoor sites and care facilities.
The role requires that the candidate will be available to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays on request.

Physical requirements

The job requires that the engineer is able to lift and move equipment from floor to desk regularly. Occasionally you may be required to travel long journeys to complete customer support, installation or project tasks.


Salary£24k - 30k per year + Overtime Allowance
Job ReferenceLMDCE1
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date15/01/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted08/01/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Lee Marshall



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