Senior Fibre Planner

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Senior Fibre Planner

  • Location

    Suffolk, England

  • Sector:


  • Job Type:


  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + additional benefits

  • Contact:

    Rachel Powell

  • Contact email:


  • Job Ref:

    FTTXPL - 3421_1625234023

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry Date:


  • Startdate:


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Senior Fibre Planner to join a growing fibre company. You will be responsible for creating high level and detailed FTTX network designs for UK and international customers.


Fibre network planning covering FTTX and P2P:

  • Create detailed planning pack for build - construction, cabling, splice and test including all accompanying documentation for utility stats, street gazetteer, detailed network plans with work point instructions, CDM, Bills of Material etc.
  • Identify requirements for wayleave approval
  • Liaise with any clients, contractors and other third parties as part of overall planning role.
  • Manage amendments to planned information and update as required.
  • Cope with different design rules, processes and regulations as required by different customers in national and international jurisdictions.
  • Ensure accurate completion of all planned submissions and work is completed on time.
  • Identify and escalate major design variances to client's project team.

PON & Core Network Planning including:

  • Route Map production using shortest route, most premises and other algorithms.
  • Addition of new civils and cabling.
  • Civils and cabling packs as required for new and re-configured FTTX networks.
  • Amending existing network based on confirmed survey data.
  • Trunk cable overlays/upgrades.
  • Strategic allocation of fibres.
  • Production of network and splicing schematics.

Fibre Test Result Analysis:

  • Interpret OTDR data and assessment against fibre network documentation.


  • 5 years telecoms background coupled with a planning background is required for this position preferably working for one of the major UK telcos.
  • Proven track record of planning and delivering successful projects.
  • Core and Access Fibre Network Planning experience.
  • Civils Planning experience.
  • Planning knowledge out to the customer premises across legacy and current Cable/Telco access network topologies.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with GIS systems preferred.
  • Understanding of current health and safety procedures as applied to FTTX build.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and being PC literate.


  • £45,000 - £55,000 DOE
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • 27 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Additional benefits

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please email a copy of your up to date CV. If you don't receive a response within 5 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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