Transmission Planning Support Engineer

Newcastle, Shropshire
£130 - £160/day
10 Jan 2017
Job Sector
Contract Type
Full Time


Transmission Planning Support Engineer - Newcastle OR Runcorn

The Access Transmission delivery team is responsible for delivering Ethernet Access Transmission from Cell Sites into Switch sites. Working alongside the Access Delivery Project teams and Manages the connectivity of Ethernet Access from the Cell Site ( NodeB ) to the Switch Sites.

Reporting to the Transmission Planning Manager – the Transmission Planning Support Engineer will ensure complete Engineering tasks ready for the Transmission Planning Team to complete Transport configuration to the Cell Sites.

This is an excellent opportunity to be trained into a full transmission engineer.


- Work with the Transmission Data and Performance Teams to identify Cell Sites Ready for Stage 2 Order.

- Verify the Fixed Network Requirement for each Stage 2 Order.

- Complete Magnet plus activities to comply with the Stage 2 Order Quality Manual.

- Provide support to the Access Ordering Team for the submission of the Stage 2

- Work with the Quality Manager to ensure Remedy Cases are raised and tracked to completion, for any system issues preventing Stage 2 orders being issued.

- Report on SLA performance for all Remedy cases raised with OSS.

- Jeopardy Manage Transmission Issues raised as a result of Stage 2 orders

- Flexible Working Patterns 7 days a week 7 am to 7pm.

- Responsible for placing of Ethernet Stage 2 orders to the Transmission Vendor.

- Assisting the Transmission Planning Team during early stages of Transmission Planning.

- Completing a File Management Structure for each Integration Event ( Monthly Rollout Plan)


- Previous experience on Transmission Planning Activities preferred

- Basic networks experience with an understanding of Radio Frequency networks

Understanding of Transmission principals including :-

* IP routing
* Ethernet topology – Fixed Line and Microwave
* BT and Virgin Media architecture

- Ability to liaise with Tx planners and Field Engineers in order to solve issues on the field.

- Technical competence to evaluate a Handover Pack from subcontractors in order approve a Link install from a quality perspective.

- Good Knowledge of File Management Systems

- Familiar with systems like Omnix, Remedy, Amdocs.

This is a great opportunity to join a leading telecoms company and to have the chance to be trained into a full transmission engineer

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