GIS Designer

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Lagan Specialist Contracting Group


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Job Role:                     GIS Designer -Telecoms Division
Company:                    Charles Brand
Job Type:                     Full-time – Permanent    
Location:                      UK and Ireland

Role Overview

The GIS Designer role will be to create the Charles Brand Telecoms Division Design team to support the Network Build team and will be responsible for co-ordinating the design elements and interfaces of specific task or project dependent on size and complexity. They will fully understand and manage the design requirements of the tender/project to support the Network Build ensuring that the design is delivered in line with the programme requirements and is of a quality that reflects the budget constraints. The GIS Designer will report to the Operations Manager and lead a medium sized fibre design and GIS team in all fibre design activities and provide technical expertise and support to the Network Build team on all aspects of fibre design.

Key Responsibilities

The following reflect the main tasks associated with your position and are not intended to be exclusive or exhaustive:

  • Manage the team to produce active network plans covering residential and business services, working to service and business forecasts and to our clients agreed technical architecture. In this the candidate will be expected to choose and implement suitable planning tools ensuring all of the following:
  • Initial fundamental design of fibre Passive Optical Networks using multiple systems and design tools.
  • End to end planning & design of FTTH networks
  • Utilisation of  current Fibre network design software
  • Understanding of fibre network architectures and network topology
  • Creation of and High-Level, Low-level and Ready for Construction designs
  • Surveying and validation of planned fibre routes
  • Completion of Bill of Materials/Bill of Quantities
  • Completion of Design Risk Assessments
  • Completion of construction packs
  • Ensure design meets the clients architectural and technical requirements and standards
  • Planning and implementation of  POPs to house the active equipment.
  • Co-ordinate Design Workshop meetings with Project Design Team and Specialist Supply Chain.
  • Manage Sample Tracker & Quality Sign-off Checks.
  • Liaison with Commercial Department to review Design fees and budgets.
  • Review Design Packages to ensure compliance with Local Authorities.
  • Manage all aspects of the design on the project
  • Design risk register and risk assessments
  • Outline design deliverables and design programmes
  • Manage work packages, scoping and deliverable identification
  • Manage all Specialist design by subcontractors and suppliers and its integration into the overall design of the project
  • Manage design Approval and sign off processes, checking and consent arrangements
  • Manage design change process – identification, reporting and control
  • Manage design control and monitoring system including document control and deliverables

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The closing date for completed applications is 31 July 2021



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