Chief Engineer

We are a full-fibre broadband provider with £250m of investment. We are rolling out a 10Gbps FTTP networks and have a plan to cover a total of 250,000 premises bringing truly exceptional connectivity services to homes and businesses in the South of England. We want to improve lifestyles and enhance communities by instantly connecting people and businesses beyond today’s broadband.


We are a diverse and inclusive employer, our company culture is people centric, transparent, collaborative


  • Research and introduce best in industry components, equipment and materials to build full fibre networks at pace and scale

  • Accountability for Defining and introducing the standards of how to build Full Fibre Networks including Underground, Overhead and Internal methodologies

  • Identify the most effective solution for the final customer drop · Ensure Swish Fibre operates in accordance with design requirements when working within Openreach PIA

  • Set quality standards for the sub-contractor community and work with the Construction Team to ensure adherence to these

  • Work with the network design team to gain the best possible network design for the best cost model

  • Produce standardised documentation to support the Commercial Team in procuring Construction Contracts

Core skills required:

  • Direct exposure / experience in building FTTH networks

  • Provide subject matter expertise and influence senior stakeholders internally and externally on how to most efficiently build fibre networks

  • Ability to consume and analyse large volumes of data when making robust decisions

  • Offer knowledge and support to other, often more junior members of the team to support the company objectives

  • Have experience of writing policy and procedural documentation

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Demonstrable experience of working under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • The ability to work collaboratively across all levels of the organisation


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