Connection Engineers – Irlam, Manchester

The Role

We are seeking experienced Connection Engineers to join a growing team. This role is to provide the final part of the FTTP connection into a customer’s property. This will involve installing a new cable from a local distribution point into the property, this can be underground, overhead from a pole or internally in a multi dwelling unit and then fitting the appropriate terminating equipment.

Customer satisfaction is key aspect of any work you will carry out and first impressions count. You will need to be customer focused, polite and well-presented.

You must be willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions. PPE will be supplied along with a vehicle, tools and the equipment required to complete every job safely and to the highest standards.

Requirement to travel to and from various job locations within your designated working area.

  • Be prepared to work away from home to meet operational requirements if needed.

  • Be prepared to work outside in all weather conditions.

  • Visit and work within customer’s premises.

  • Ability to work alone using your own initiative.

  • Be highly motivated with attention to detail.

  • Using handheld testing equipment .

  • Be flexible with regards to working hours as you are will ultimately be paid on a job completion and appointment completion basis

  • Be computer literate and after training be able to understand network plans.

Reporting To:

Customer Connection Manager


  • Experienced working on the Openreach FTTP Network, including splicing and testing.

  • Be prepared to undergo a DBS check (formally CRB).

  • Full UK driving license held for a minimum of 12 months.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Previous experience of telecoms, working overhead and underground or external network installation. • NRWSA accreditation.

Desirable Skills

  • Recognised fibre training accreditation equivalent to; BTSEC03, RC1, A8, A9, A12, A16, C4, E1, F5, F20, G5, H1, K8, N6 & N22, J5,J8

  • Experienced in installing ONTs and CSPs.

Our Ideal Fit

Team player, but also able to work stand alone as required, Focused on outcomes. Aligns to our core values.

What We Offer

39 hours per week Mon-Sat 5 day working week to be on a rota schedule.

Competitive Salary and Benefits Package

Still Interested?


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