Senior Data Cabling Engineer


Term Permanent
Location Gloucester
Salary TBA


The operations team is an integral part of the GBE Converge business. The appointed candidate will be responsible for cable pulling, laying and associated testing. The appointed candidate will be required to fix errors and rectify them. These engineers may install fibre cables and networks according to company needs.


Key tasks & Experience

Duties and Responsibilities

  • On site installation, testing and termination of Cat 5e, 6 & 6a copper cabling & associated containment
  • On site installation, testing and termination of fibre optic cabling and associated containment
  • Containment installation skills to include: Steel wire cable tray, metal conduit, plastic conduit and plastic trunking.
  • Fault finding and rectification of issues on site, including proactive liaison with colleagues to find a solution
  • Ensure that all works are carried out to the job sheet specification and company expectations
  • Delivering excellent customer service to GBE Converge customers
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Operations Manager or Project Manager

KPIs and Measures

  • Ensure 100% of assigned work is completed in the time scales provided
  •  Ensure the internal recording system is maintained and accurately reviewed
  • Ensure communication with the project manager on an ongoing basis regarding each project
  • Prepare Personal Development Plan before every review meeting


  • Will have over 3 years’ experience working in a similar environment
  • Will have the ability to read architectural drawings
  • Will have experience in installation of cat 5e, 6, 6a and fibre cabling
  • Will have the ability to prepare quantities from specifications and drawings
  • Proficient use of cable certification equipment (Fluke or otherwise) to test and produce a set of results for installation
  • Hold a ECS skills card, designating their trade
  • English Language (written and verbal) and mathematics to a GCSE level or equivalent.
  • Should be able to demonstrate good communication skills, written, over the phone and face to face
  • Candidate must have a full clean driving license.


As part of the company’s compliance to The Health & Safety at Work Etc Act 1974, ISO9001 for Quality and ISO14001 for Environmental, there are several key objectives that are issued each year upon management review that we expect all staff to work towards in order for the company to meet these objectives and include but are not limited to:

  • Compliance to all legislative and British Standard requirements
  • Compliance to associated accreditation bodies schemes from NSI, BAFE, LPCB, FIA and others as required.
  • To maximise customer satisfaction with the services provided by GBE Converge
  • Working to reduce, renew & recycle any waste on and off our sites including our offices
  • To protect the environment and ensure use of toxic materials is avoided where possible
  • Staff will work to a best safe practice and ensure that their actions do not cause harm unto themselves or others
  • Staff will not tamper with any issued PPE or plant machinery that it may cause harm unto themselves or others

Working Conditions

The typical working environment will customer sites, including building sites, dock yards, retail shops, outdoor sites and care facilities.
The role requires that the candidate will be available to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays on request.

Physical requirements

The job requires that the engineer is able to lift and move equipment from floor to desk regularly. Occasionally you may be required to travel long journeys to complete customer support, installation or project tasks.

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