MDU Build Supervisor, Irlam, Manchester

The Role

Here at Freedom Fibre, we are currently expanding our team, and this has created an exciting new opportunity for a MDU Build Supervisor to join the business.

You’ll play a key role within the MDU Build team, coordinating and liaising with internal and external suppliers with a focus on the delivery of Freedom Fibre against targets set out in the Project Delivery Plan.

Core Responsibilities

  • Ensuring and monitoring effective MDU site operations and the coordination of works compliant to NRSWA and health and safety requirements

  • Ensuring all work on site is carried out to adequate standards as stated in contractual specification through site audits

  • Maintaining productivity objectives

  • Updating daily and weekly reports, reviewing them against the project delivery milestones and highlighting any risks to the MDU Build Manager

  • Ensuring all post installation, as builds and customer documents are completed and checked

  • Work with internal teams to plan in works with Highways Authorities, Local Authorities and other Utilities Companies where required

  • Ensuring all site-specific method statements and risk assessments are in place working closely with our compliance department

  • Carry out public liaison duties as required

Reporting to

MDU Build Manager

Skills and Experience

  • Alongside previous supervisory experience in either telecoms or utilities, you will possess strong planning, organisation, problem solving and communication skills.

  • OSP Telecoms Network Build, Splicing, OTDR and Blown or Traditional cable installation experience would be beneficial

  • Keeping up to date with industry guidelines and framework by reading, learning, and putting instructions affecting the safety of systems into practice

  • Accurate maintenance of system records to ensure safety and reliability

  • Inspections of equipment and systems for safety defects

  • Performing and recording results of safety tests on critical equipment

  • Testing and certifying the safety of new systems, installations, and modifications

  • Preparing and maintaining cabling records, schematics, and diagrams

  • Perform work in accordance with industry standards. read and follow design Engineers’ instructions and specifications, maintain the scope of work on the project and adhere to safety procedures

  • Prepare Engineering field notes, interpret buried underground and aerial telecom facilities in records, on maps and in the field with clarity and detail and make recommendations for changes in running line or construction methodologies

  • Enter and maintain outside plant records


  • SA001

  • SA002


  • SA020 not required but beneficial

Our Ideal Fit

Someone who is a team player, they must be willing to get their sleeves rolled up from time to time, to take this business from what is a start-up to one that is an industry leader.

Working with Freedom Fibre

We operate in a relaxed and industrious atmosphere; you will be encouraged to speak out and contribute wherever you feel you have something to offer. Our offices are open 07:00 through to 19:00 and we are happy to be flexible with working hours so you can enjoy a relatively stress-free commute or work from home to create the best possible work life balance that suits you and Freedom Fibre.

We offer an attractive package including bonus, generous pension, private health care and flexible working along with other benefits.

Freedom Fibre is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees. We offer a supportive and inclusive environment where everyone, from any background can reach their full potential without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding are fostered, and the diversity of our people is positively valued.

Place of Work

The place of work will be our offices in Irlam, near Manchester.



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