Cabling Shift Engineer (Data Centres) – Optic Fibre

Salary: Competitive salary + Shift Allowance + Travel Allowance + Bonus Scheme + Excellent pension, life assurance, private health care, etc

Location: London, Docklands, E14 2AA

Job Type: Permanent / Full Time

Starting Date: ASAP

Hours of work: 4 days on/4 days off, 12 hours’ night/day shift

Job Overview:

Your duties will include installation, preparation, splicing and testing of singlemode and multimode optic fibre; installation, termination and testing of category 5 and category 6, UTP, STP and coaxial. You will perform cable moves and all necessary changes to existing system as required, cable management aiming at maximising capacity and efficiency of the installations. You will be responsible for testing and labelling all installations, providing all relevant record to be presented to the customers according to company standards.

Key tasks

Essential requirements:

  • Significant experience in fusion splicing
  • Good experience in copper termination
  • Prior experience in cabling within the telecoms industry
  • Prior experience of testing and fault-finding on all cable types
  • Educated at least to GCSE level


  • Datacoms cabling part 1 (City & Guilds 3466-04) or BTEC equivalent
  • Fibre Optic installation and testing (City & Guilds 3466-02 & 03) or BTEC equivalent
  • Health & Safety in the Workplace
    • Working at Height
    • Lifting & Handling

We are looking for an organised and motivated self-starter demonstrating initiative and methodical approach to work. A great team player always willing to support colleagues and go extra mile to meet customers’ expectations. We are open for business 24×7 so you need to be flexible and ready to follow Telehouse Europe’s shift pattern.

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