Test, Rod & Rope Gang – Nationwide UK

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Full Time Permanent
  • Post Date: October 23, 2020
Job Description

Sparktel Telecoms Recruitment Specialists are seeking a 2-person Test, Rod & Rope Gang! You will support our client’s National Survey Department by checking ducting for blockages, defects, and capacity. This is a directfull-time, and permanent job on a long-term project.

What do we offer!

  • Direct contract with one of the UK’s largest infrastructure companies.
  • Uninterrupted works – this is essential work and therefore, not affected by COVID-19 restrictions.
  • Guaranteed 5 or 6-day’s work per week.
  • Daily job packs provided to you on your iPad and full field support.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Full pay during all training.
  • Fuel card + vehicle per team.
  • All PPE, tooling, and equipment provided.
  • Phone and iPad provided.

What will you be doing?

  • You will be surveying underground cable routes as part of the National Survey Team to build and upgrade the UK’s Fibre Network Infrastructure.
  • Roding and roping ducting to check for blockages and capacity.
  • Clearing and/or reporting blockages back to supervisors as required.
  • Roping ducting in preparation for cabling gangs.
  • Surveying as per job pack and reporting back via iPad to Survey office.
  • Providing key information and advice to cable and civil’s teams.

What’s Required

  • Experience of cabling and/or civils within the telecoms industry.
  • Ability to travel and stay overnight if and when required.
  • Good Telecoms network knowledge.
  • Ability to read basic network drawings and mark up changes on App.
  • Good eye for detail.
  • Valid NRSWA accreditation.
  • Full B Driver’s License.
  • Relevant BT Accreditations are desirable.


  • Bonus scheme
  • Company car
  • Life insurance
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Company pension