Critical Infrastructure IP Engineer

  • Location

    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £350 - £400 per annum

  • Contact:

    Patrick Doyle

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Role: Critical Infrastructure IP Engineer

Location: London

Duration: 12 Months

The Critical Infrastructure Inside Plant (ISP) role is to manage and deliver both internal and external customer requirements of critical infrastructure and supporting inventory.

Essential Duties

The role involves providing the new facilities and services via an internal workflow management tool and interfaces.

Manage end to end project delivery from outline requirements to handover and project closure. Including :-

  • Interpret the requirements, identify and resolve any issues.
  • Review space and power capacity to identify restraints.
  • Calculate project timeline and cost estimates.
  • Undertake space and capacity planning reviews.
  • Produce scope of works / detailed work packages in preparation for tender.
  • Provide budgetary estimates for installation works and projects.
  • Establish, manage and arrange delivery of required infrastructure or inventory.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholders on updates, project dependencies, issues and impacts.
  • Liaise with the local field operations staff as required.
  • Manage project financial budgets.
  • Undertake all works in a timely, well organised and process driven manner.
  • Arrange purchase orders and manage the requisitions process.
  • Maintain system records and inventories.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

  • Education Level: Electrical Engineering / Communications background preferred to a minimum of HNC / HND level.
  • Good knowledge and experience in Electrical / Mechanical Engineering in particular AC and DC distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of fibre types, presentation connectors, test specs etc.
  • Experience within the Communications industry would be preferred.
  • Budget management experience.
  • Experience of dealing with / negotiations with vendors and service providers.
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects.

Other General Requirements:

Focus on the Customer: Listens to customers (internal and external); identifying, meeting, and exceeding their needs, and anticipating their future needs; aligns what is done and how it is done with what the customers need, balancing that with what the organisation requires.

Drive Organizational Success: Delivers results even when faced with challenges; strives to exceed expectations, supports and encourages the development of others; strives to make CenturyLink a great place to work; passionate about motivating others and encouraging personal belief in abilities.

Demonstrate Agility: Focuses around continuous improvement; shows the ability to quickly solve day-to-day business problems; identifies new processes and frameworks for speed of delivery; accepts, responds, and initiates appropriate change.

Lead Courageously: Confronts problems with courage; wins the respect and commitment of others by appropriately standing up for what he/she believes; makes tough decisions despite ambiguity, supports others who make difficult decisions, and follows issues through to completion in spite of adversity. Makes the best use of resources to deliver results, considering the financial impact of actions.

Collaborate & Communicate: Builds effective relationships with others (internally and externally) so that he/she is enabled to deliver strong results; builds a broad base of support among key decision makers and influencers; incorporates team feedback into decision making yet does not require consensus; speaks with intention, fosters open communication, listens to others, and is able to effectively communicate verbally and through written communication to technical and non-technical audiences.