Build Assurance Engineer

Job Vacancy

Key purpose of the role

As a Build Assurance Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring the Delivery Partner is carrying out their operations on time, to specification regarding Quality, Health & Safety as well as monitoring any Environmental impacts and the site documentation is returned to ensure the asset record is correct. You will assist in resolving problems and liaising with fibre planners as required. You may also be called upon to investigate any complaints we receive from the council, public or customers.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support for the Delivery Partner ensuring engineering standards are adhered to.
  • Carry out audits and observations using Engage on a daily basis.
  • Ensures that all on-site operatives have the appropriate accreditations for the task/installations being performed
  • Ensure Delivery Partners have site-specific Risk Assessments and Method Statements in place for all activities carried out on site.
  • Risk and Issue identification and escalation into the Project Manager responsible for the build.
  • Ensure deliverables meet required quality standards.
  • Ensure adequate levels of documentation are produced as part of the technical solution.
  • Ensure business benefits can be realised or that risks inhibiting realisation are highlighted.
  • Ensure the ‘as-built’ documentation is correct and properly completed.
  • Complete a ‘Lessons Learned Report’ to include the learning from each build and share with the Project Management team.
  • Analyses and investigates product complaints or reported quality issues to ensure closure in accordance with company guidelines and external regulatory requirements
  • Works with the delivery partner to resolve construction issues and liaise with fibre planners as required
  • Oversees testing of the network and sign off network is built to engineering standards
  • Provide timely reports on construction progress as required
  • Implement the company complaint procedures with on-site observations to properly capture evidence and complete a report on the findings.
  • Leads by example, role models behaviours in line with the ITS values and behaviours.

Person Specification Overview

Qualifications & Training

  • Managing Safely Qualification (SMSTS / IOSH).


  • At least 2 years proven experience working on fibre build projects
  • Demonstrable Fibre Optic Testing experience (OTDR / ILM).


  • A thorough knowledge of quality assurance terminology, methods, and tools.
  • Knowledge of Cable installation techniques.
  • Knowledge of Openreach PIA Engineering Systems
  • An understanding of method statements and risk assessments.
  • An understanding of CDM Regulations.
  • An understanding of the New Roads & Streetworks Act 1991 (NRSWA).

Skills / Abilities & Relevant Competencies

  • Skills/Abilities & Relevant Competencies
  • Analytical Thinking – effective at acquiring an understanding of a problem or situation and developing an approach to interacting with the situation.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships both internally and externally
  • Must be innovative, flexible and adaptable in order to operate effectively within a fast-paced environment to deliver key corporate objectives
  • Able to interpret business objectives to ensure that these are applied effectively to all day to day activities
  • Contributes effectively to towards team objectives ensuring that knowledge and learning is shared in order to upskill the team
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Displays a positive can-do attitude

Special Requirements

  • A full clean driving licence
Salary: Competitive
Location: Chester / Warrington
Deadline: ASAP

Interested? The full job specification can be downloaded at the link below.

To apply, please complete the form below, attaching a covering letter and your CV.