Data Cabling Engineer

Posted 04 June 2024
Salary £180 per annum
Job type Contract
Discipline Telecoms
Contact NameJoe Clarke

Job description

Position: Data Cabling Engineer (Temp/Contract/Freelance)
Location: Norwich
Rate: £180 per day
Duration: 3 Months

Job Summary: A client of ours are seeking multiple Data Cabling Engineers on a large commercial project in Norwich.


       Cabling Installation:
  • Plan, install, and route Cat6 and Cat6a copper cables according to industry standards and best practices.
  • Mount, secure, and organize cable pathways, including cable trays, conduits, and wall penetrations.
  • Install cable connectors, outlets, and termination panels in compliance with design specifications.

    Termination and Labeling:
  • Terminate copper cables onto jacks, connectors, and patch panels with precise attention to detail and adherence to industry standards.
  • Ensure proper labelling of cables, connectors, and outlets for easy identification and maintenance.
  • Maintain accurate documentation of cable layouts, terminations, and labelling.

    Testing and Troubleshooting:
  • Conduct comprehensive cable testing using appropriate tools to validate signal quality, continuity, and performance.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve connectivity issues, signal degradation, and other cable-related problems.
  • Utilize testing equipment such as cable testers and certification tools to ensure compliance with required specifications.

    Quality Assurance:
  • Ensure all cabling work is performed to high-quality standards and follows company policies and guidelines.
  • Perform quality checks on cable installations to confirm compliance with industry standards and design specifications.

    Network Expansion:
  • Collaborate with IT team members to support network expansion projects and ensure seamless integration of new cabling.
  • Participate in designing and implementing cable layouts for new network infrastructure components.

    Health and Safety:
  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines to prevent accidents and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Operate tools and equipment safely and responsibly, following industry best practices.
  • Have your own Fluke Tester (Essential)
  • Proven experience as a Data Cabling Engineer or similar role, with expertise in Cat6 and Cat6a copper cable installation, termination, and testing.
  • Proficiency in using cable testing and certification tools.
  • Strong understanding of network topologies, protocols, and network equipment.
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings, schematics, and cabling diagrams.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Effective communication skills to collaborate with IT team members and project stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team in various environments, including office spaces, data centers, and remote locations.
  • Strong commitment to safety and adherence to industry regulations.

If you are a motivated Data Cabling Engineer with a passion for maintaining robust network infrastructure and ensuring seamless connectivity, we encourage you to apply. Contact Joe on or 07444514928