Job: Lead Engineer

Title Lead Engineer
Location Durham
Job Information

MAP Group continue to be an integral part of the roll out of high-speed broadband connectivity in the UK and the government’s ambition to provide lightning speeds to the whole of the country. It is exciting times as MAP Group (UK), one of the leading national contractors in the field of network installations, supports the roll out of essential high-speed fibre broadband and its associated services. It is a great time to join the team as the company continues expanding both its client base and its national Fibre and Civils installation operations UK wide.

MAP Group is currently seeking a Lead Engineer that will be responsible for monitoring the onsite delivery for the fibre connectivity element of Fibre-to-the-Home. This is a crucial role, providing and maintaining a fibre network for both the use of business and residential customers.


You’ll be:

  • Evaluating, testing and installing both legacy and new fibre networks
  • Liaising with stakeholders to make sure that both the internal and external customers experience a seamless connection
  • Ensuring that site operations are carried out to a high standard within contractual specification, to the relevant specification and within quality, health, safety, environmental and NRSWA guidelines and regulations
  • Ensuring all customer documentation is completed and checked in accordance with client requirements
  • Installing, testing and splicing fibre optic cables within existing infrastructure
  • Making sure that all site-specific risk assessments are in place


What will you bring to the role?

It’s important that you have previous experience in fibre optic installation and OTDR, OILM testing and splicing. You’ll also need:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to engage with members of the public and other interested stakeholders
  • NRSWA/Highways Experience
  • NRSWA Certification minimal level Unit 2
  • Competent using Microsoft packages (Outlook, Excel and Word)
  • Full clean driving licence

Experience in OSP Telecoms Network Build, pole training and EXFO Max-tester is desirable.

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