Senior Installations Engineer (Telecoms)

Location : Steeton, West Yorkshire, England
Job Ref : AR353
Consultant : Alex Reeves
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : £30k - 40k per year


AR353 – Senior Installations Engineer (Telecoms)

Location: Steeton

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 + Van 


First Military Recruitment are currently supporting our client in the search for a Senior Installations Engineer (Telecoms).

We are looking for a pro-active and energetic individual who thrives in a challenging SME environment, interacting with internal & external customers and being part of a dynamic Technical Services Team.

Our client is keen to offer opportunities to Ex-Military personnel, but all applications will be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Constant supervision of all onsite installation resource including staff, contract labour and subcontractor companies.
  • Ensuring all installation activities meet the technical & health & safety requirements as required and to all associated British Standards and legislation.
  • Single point of contact for the onsite client team.
  • Daily production of and reporting on progress and delays, detailing all commercial issues required for submitting variations to the client.
  • Daily completion of quality tracking systems through, visual inspections, testing and photographs, ensuring the office-based team are constantly updated and any questions/issues immediately raised & resolved.
  • Daily update & reporting on percentage completion of tasks against the weekly plan.
  • Immediate notification of delays and projected failure to meet planned timescales or overspend on labour or materials.
  • Overall responsibility for all installation activities and for achieving site acceptance testing within the desired planned timescales.
  • Preplanning and preparation of all onsite installation activities.
  • Installation of CCTV, Access Control & Wireless equipment.
  • Installation, termination & testing of structured cabling (CATS/6).
  • Installation of cable management: cable tray, conduit, trunking and cable basket.
  • Installation, termination & testing of fibre optic cabling including fusion splicing.
  • Physical installation of IT equipment such as servers, PC’s & UPS’s etc.
  • Installation, termination & testing of RF cabling (coax etc.).

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Full clean UK driving Licence.
  • Must be able to achieve NPPV L3/SC Clearance.
  • PAF la, 3a, 3b, MEWP certification.
  • CCNSG/CSCS or equivalent H&S card.
  • SSSTS, IOSH Supervising Safely, IOSH Managing Safely or Similar supervisory qualification.
  • C&G or NVQ level 2 or 3 in related discipline e.g., electrical, building services, mechanical engineering etc.
  • Installation experience of fibre optic cabling.
  • Experience working on highways.
  • Construction site experience.
  • Experience of IP microwave wireless equipment and mast climbing.
  • Installation, termination & testing of RF cabling (coax etc.).
  • Supervision of individuals and teams in industrial and construction environments.
  • Installation experience of structured cabling (CATS/6 or fibre optic).
  • Basic understanding of IT Networks.
  • Installation experience of CCTV & Access Control.
  • Practical experience of general, electrical or mechanical installations.
  • Construction site experience.
  • Experience of IP microwave wireless equipment and mast climbing.
  • Self-Motivated/ work under own initiative.
  • Ability to work effectively under time pressures.
  • Ability to read drawings and plans.
  • Computer literate.


  • Company credit card for expenses.
  • Expenses including meal allowance.
  • Single occupancy accommodation.
  • 33 days holiday (including Bank Holidays).
  • Workplace pension.
  • Full systems training.
  • Ongoing funded skills training & certification.
  • Full team engagement.
  • Excellent career progression for the right candidate.

Location: Steeton

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 + Van

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