​What is a Telecoms Engineer?

A Telecoms Engineer is a key profession within the telecoms sector that is responsible installing, maintaining and repairing telephone systems and testing and repairing telecommunications cables.

What are the typical duties and activities for a Telecoms Engineer?

From employer to employer the job description of a Telecoms Engineer will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • installing internal cabling and wiring for telecoms systems

  • fixing connecting wires from underground and aerial lines

  • installing telephones, switchboards and coin operated phone boxes

  • testing equipment to identify defective components and making the required repairs

  • testing installation and making any adjustments required

  • connecting cables and testing for any defects

  • locating and repairing faults to lines and cabling

  • Erecting and maintaining mobile telecommunications infrastructure

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​Milton Keynes is the largest town in Buckinghamshire. The town had a reported population of 230,000 in 2011.  Milton Keynes has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

Western Expansion Area (WEA)

The ‘Western Expansion Area’ is the largest of the expansion areas in Milton Keynes and covers 350ha. The WEA consists of two major sites, separated by Calverton Lane running through the middle. These sites are:

  • Whitehouse – (Area 10): 228ha site consisting of 4,400 dwellings and 6.5ha of employment land.

  • Fairfield’s (Area 11): 123ha site consisting of 2,200 dwellings and 9ha of employment land

Unity Place

This £150m construction project will see the delivery of Santander UK’s landmark new workplace in Milton Keynes. Unity Place is designed to be the focal point for Santander’s UK business and the local community. 

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