Civils supervisor (fibre)

Full Time Permanent

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The companies Utilities keep our telecoms clients' customers connected to superfast broadband, digital TV and the latest full-fibre gigabit internet services through the design and construction of new fibre networks as well as the maintenance of existing HFC networks.

With a nationwide 5G fibre build planned over the next 10-15 years, it's a great time to work in Telecoms. Working for Kier you'll be at the forefront of this growing market, providing you with opportunity to expand your skills and achieve your career ambitions within a dynamic and passionate team.

About the Role

Responsible for the site supervision of field operatives (direct labour and sub contract) to ensure that all Client orders are delivered to time, in a safe and compliant manner, ensuring all contractual processes, procedures and quality standards are met.

Key Responsibilities:

As Fibre Supervisor you will reporting to a Project Manager, responsible for overseeing fibre and minor civils teams involved in blown fibre, cabling, splicing, overhead works, desilting and duct blockages.

Other responsibilities will include:

Liaising with Highways Authority, Police and Local Authorities
Client liaison – joint audit/FSVA.
As-Built verification and submission
CCH/SSWR/Damages – escalation and ensuring compliance to contractual clearance timescales
Ensure compliance to all quality and safety standards via in-progress and retro checking regime.
Read and interpret client network schematics
In field coaching and identification of operative training and accreditation requirements
Ensuring operatives have correct accreditation's
Responsible for stores and materials

Skills and experience required:


Good people management skills
Competent in OTDR, CD & PMD testing and analysis
Blown fibre network installation experience
Good understanding of legislation affecting Kier's activities in the highway.
Ability to liaise effectively with Client Management teams, Streetworks and planning representatives.
Ability to liaise effectively with Highways representatives.
Awareness and understanding of the Communications Network Installation Specifications
NRSWA – Current qualification to supervisor standard.


Experience in all workstreams on the BT Openreach Network.
Relevant Openreach Civils accreditations
COSHH/RIDDOR/Health &Safety at Work – Knowledge of regulations and requirements

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