Pre-Survey Technician (Multiple locations across Ireland)

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ESB and Vodafone have joined forces to establish SIRO Ltd – now the largest national Fibre-to-the-Building (FTTB) wholesale telecommunications Infrastructure Company in Ireland. Powered by Light, SIRO is the only broadband network in Ireland that uses the existing ESB electricity network to provide 100% broadband directly into your home or business, enabling speeds of 1 Gigabit per second.  Committing to a multi-million Euro fibre broadband roll out throughout Ireland. SIRO powered broadband is available through Vodafone, Digiweb, Westnet and Carnsore Broadband.

SIRO is currently recruiting experienced underground/civils operatives who will be responsible for the installation of Fibre sub-ducting into residential homes and businesses along existing ESB underground infrastructure:

Selected candidates will be trained and authorised to a minimum SIRO Level 1 “Energised” Underground Technician, with suitable candidates progressing on to SIRO Level 3 “Energised” Crew Leader. This work will be specifically taking place from the “Energised” ESB underground vault/pole base to the ESB meter cabinet or service point.

Minimum Qualifications / Experience / Skills

  • Minimum 12 months underground civil engineering experience involving underground services trenching and ducting installation works within the past 5 years
  • Manual and/or mechanical cable pulling and duct rodding/roping experience
  • Knowledge and ability to read technical and/or services drawings.
  • Valid, and in date, Safe Pass card
  • Full clean driving license
  • Strong verbal and written English language communication skills.

An Advantage:

  • Previous supervisory or leadership experience in Civils/Construction/Underground services works.
  • Knowledge and experience of civil engineering/underground services work with ESB or other European power utility company.
  • MV and/or LV cable circuits/cable pulling a distinct advantage.
  • Knowledge and experience of legislative traffic management requirements
  • Knowledge and experience of the HSA Code of Practice for Avoiding Danger from Underground Services
  • Current CSCS Location of Underground Services (LUGS) Card
  • Verbal and/or written Irish language communication skills.

Please highlight in your CV if you possess any of these distinct advantages.

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