• £90K
  • -
  • £110K
  • Car / Car Allowance + Benefits
  • Posted by: SolutionTeam
  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Ref: Stewart Lange

The role:

My client, a Tier 1, Main Contractor are looking for a Project Manager (Fibre Optics / Utilities) to support (initially) client research and tender activity in this market.

A Fiber Optic Project Manager oversees all aspects of fibre optic installation projects, from planning to implementation and closeout. Main duties and responsibilities:


1 – Project Planning and Management:

  • Develop project plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Allocate resources efficiently.
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to stakeholders’ satisfaction.

2 – Contract Management:

  • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers.
  • Assign tasks and communicate expected deliverables.

3 – Quality Assurance:

  • Utilise industry best practices, techniques, and standards.
  • Ensure reliable and resilient technical solutions.

4 – Communication and Stakeholder Management:

  • Keep stakeholders informed throughout the project.
  • Synchronise all project elements for successful completion.

5 – Additional duties may include preconstruction / business development activities in developing opportunities in this market.


Scope of sector:

1 – Preparation

  • Understand the project scope and objectives.
  • Select the appropriate type of fibre optic cable.
  • Create a design installation plan based on site characteristics

2 – Equipment and Tools

  • Use specialised tools like fibre optic cleavers, strippers, fusion splicers, and test equipment

3 – Installation Process

  • Clear and prepare the preferred cable route (trenching or aerial construction)
  • Lay the fibre optic cable using cable blowing or pulling tension
  • Perform cable plant testing
  • Connect the cable to network equipment and test for proper operation

4 – Cable Management

  • Label cables with colour codes
  • Use cable ties for ease of maintenance

Please contact Stewart on 07545 620084 or by email at sl@sol-rec.com


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