Data Centre Engineer

Full time Permanent Sparktel in Jobs , in Telecommunications , in Utilities Email Job
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Job Description

Due to the ongoing upgrade of telecommunications infrastructure across Ireland, Sparktel Recruitment are seeking to hire a Fibre Engineer. You will be responsible for key maintenance work carried out across a number of data centres throughout Ireland. We offer a competitive day rate and call out rate for those who can provide their own van & PPE. With our client currently increasing their capacity for work, this is an excellent time to join.

The Role:

As a fibre engineer, you will be responsible for existing network maintenance work & data centre fit-outs across a number of clients in Ireland. Day to day duties include:

  • Installation of metalwork, basket work and basic rack and stack services on site
  • Securing, dressing & pulling fibre cables from start point to separate servers
  • Fibre and Cable labeling as per clients statement of works
  • Copper Cable termination including Cat “x” and E1 terminations
  • Continuity, test and measurement of cable and fibre runs
  • Installing electrical cables to distribution panels
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience including I&C activity, test equipment, network build, etc.
  • Develop fault diagnosis skills using OTDR & Ethernet/OSA testing procedures.
  • Where required provide First Line Maintenance On-Call support for the current customer base.
  • Respond to all interventions in a timely manner, ensuring as reasonably possible that all SLA’s are met with documentation completed & submitted.
  • Provide Line Manager and relevant Project Managers with feedback regarding on-site issues.
  • Complete and submit all paperwork and documentation within SLA.
  • Compliant with Company/Customer Logging On/Offsite Procedures.
  • Controls and Manages Risk Assessment and Method Statement documentation


The ideal candidate will have the following

  • 4 years plus experience working in a practical and mechanical telecoms installations
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience including I&C activity, test equipment, network build, etc.
  • Ability to test with an OTDR or OSA
  • Experienced in the installation of Nokia/Alcatel, Huawei, Tellabs, Infinera, Juniper, Cisco, and Ciena equipment.
  • Experience working in a data center/exchange environment.
  • Safepass
  • Possess their own van with some PPE
  • Flexible working approach & ability to work on-call.

What’s on offer:

  • Excellent day rate
  • Competitive call-out rate also available
  • Flexible working hours
  • Consumables provided by the client

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