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NBI - Network Designer

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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • 1201
  • Dec 09, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

National Broadband Ireland are looking to recruit highly experienced Network Designers to join their team. You will have a strong background in network design.

About us

The National Broadband Plan (NBP) is the largest ever telecommunications project undertaken by the Irish State. It aims to radically transform the country's broadband landscape through the delivery of quality, affordable high-speed broadband to all parts of Ireland where such services are not available commercially.

The NBP will ensure that all people and businesses in the Intervention Area have access to a modern and reliable broadband network, capable of supporting the communications, information, education and entertainment requirements of current and future generations.

The network will be designed, built and operated by National Broadband Ireland, using a combination of State subsidy and commercial investment. It will make its services available to all of the rollout area, which accounts for 23% of the population in about approximately 537,000 homes, farms, schools and businesses.

Key Objectives / Accountabilities:

* Network Detailed Design Input Work Packs for supply to the Design contractor
* Quality Assurance Plan
* Detailed Design pack delivery for the passive Access network to meet programme schedule
* Design compliance oversight.
* Deviation for design governance during build phase.

Key deliverables

* Network Detailed Design Input Work Packs for supply to the Design contractor
* Quality Assurance Plan
* Detailed Design pack delivery for the passive Access network to meet programme schedule
* Design compliance oversight.
* Deviation for design governance during build phase.

Key Responsibilities:

* Oversee and QA the Implementation the Network Design Principles by contractors
* Manage the relationship with design contractors to deliver Network Detailed Work Plans and Packs to support timely execution of the build process and the network deployment programme.
* Apply the network Architecture compliance checks on contractor produced detailed designs.
* Manage the delivery of Design requirements to meet the NBI deployment Programme Director's plan
* Oversee the implementation of the network Design Quality Assurance and acceptance testing.
* Ensure compliance with Health and Safety obligations by contracted design operatives.
* Oversee compliance with environmental and ecological compliance plan.
* Work with the Regional Design Manager to develop and deliver cohesive delivery schedule.
* Support the Regional Design manager to Implement the Departmental Authorisation to proceed process.
* Support the Network Deployment Infrastructure Access manager with timely delivery of access request packs.

Knowledge & Experience:

* 3 + years experience in the production of Fibre Access Network Detailed designs
* Knowledge of operation of an ISO accredited environment
* Experience of Quality Assurance and Quality management systems essential.
* Experience of telecommunications network construction principles essential.
* Experience of permit and wayleave process and requirements.
* Ability to manage time and deal with multiple complex problems at once
* High levels of flexibility, willingness to learn and develop individually and as a team
* Ability to successfully supervise external partners/vendors
* Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done
* Excellent ambassador for NBI, promoting the behavioural and role modelling trains to proponent NBI's values.

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