Principal Transmission Planning Engineer - 2-Year Fixed Term

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Principal Transmission Planning Engineer – Reading

2-Year Fixed Term

We are entering an extended phase of large-scale transformation at MBNL. The Transmission Planning team is responsible for the planning & delivery of the transmission network according to agreed planning guidelines and policies on behalf of our shareholders. Transmission designs are delivered via Managed Service Partners (MSP’s) managed by the MBNL Delivery Team.

The primary responsibility of the Principal Transmission Planning Engineer is to manage a team of Senior TX Planning Engineers, ensuring transmission projects are delivered on time, to budget and meet agreed specifications. The successful candidate will work as part of a dedicated team and could experience many aspects of MBNLs wider scope as part a Joint Venture and contribute to the development of the organisation overall.

A great role and a very exciting, once in a decade time to be joining MBNL as we move our shareholders to the next phase of their network evolution. 

Requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Experience leading high performance teams within the TX Planning space.
  • Ability to manage relationships at Senior Stakeholder level, with Shareholders, Managed Service Partners and Suppliers.
  • Ability to take ownership of project budget, time and quality delivery.
  • Telecommunications or Electrical Engineering background
  • Significant knowledge of transmission technologies (both leased line and radio) design knowledge and experience including SDH, ATM, Ethernet & IP technology
  • Hands on experience of transmission planning and circuit planning tools in creating transmission solutions.
  • Strong knowledge of the 2G/3G/4G Mobile Transmission Networks
  • Knowledge of 2G, 3G, 4G RAN design and core network architecture
  • Ability to respond flexibly to design challenges arising from the Acquisition and Implementation processes.


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