Fibre Engineer - FTTH

Posted 03 November 2023
Salary £150 - £170 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Infrastructure ​Data
Contact NameJake Hayes-Peters

Job description

Job Title: Fibre Engineer - FTTH
Location: Glasgow
Job Type: Contract

Job Description:
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Fibre Engineer with a strong focus on FTTH (Fibre to the Home) for a contract role based in Glasgow. As a Fibre Engineer, you will be responsible for the design, implementation, and maintenance of fibre-optic networks to deliver high-speed internet, voice, and video services.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and plan FTTH network architecture, including the layout of fibre cables, OLT placement, and ONU distribution.
  • Select and procure the necessary FTTH networking equipment and materials, ensuring optimal network performance.
  • Perform capacity planning to meet the current and future demands of residential subscribers.
  • Oversee and quality-check the installation of fibre-optic cables and associated hardware.
  • Conduct optical testing, including OTDR testing, to ensure that connections meet performance standards.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve network issues, ensuring high levels of uptime and reliability.
  • Maintain compliance with industry standards and regulations related to FTTH networks.
  • Collaborate with equipment vendors and suppliers to source necessary hardware and materials.
  • Provide technical support to customers, assisting with complex technical issues as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing FTTH networks, with a strong focus on residential deployments.
  • In-depth knowledge of fibre-optic technology, including fibre types, optical splitters, and related equipment.
  • Proficiency in network design and capacity planning.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations, including Fiber to the Home Council (FTTH Council) recommendations.
  • Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
  • Project management experience is a plus.
If you are a motivated Fibre Engineer with a strong background in FTTH, we encourage you to apply. Contact Jake on