Joined the British Army as a Communications Systems Operator. Trained to operate, maintain and repair digital and analogue radio systems, satellite communications and telecoms cabling. Left the Army in July 2012 and work as a BT Openreach engineer.
Education And Qualifications
1999 to 2004: Darwen Moorland High School – 9 GCSE’s (Incl English, Maths & Physical Education)
2005 to 2006: Army Foundation College (Harrogate) – European Computer Driving License (1-7), NVQ Level 3 Maths & English
Jan 2006 – Jul 2006: Royal School of Signals Blandford – Area communications systems, Mobile multi-channel microwave radio relay, Civilian and military satellite communications, Public switched telephone networks and Information systems training.
Jul 2006 to July 2012: Royal Signals – Security Cleared (SC), NVQ Level 3 Telecommunications, Emergency First Aid at Work, Health & Safety at Work Qualifications. IT User Apprenticeship Level 2, Key Skills Level 2, Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults.
Jan 2012 – BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Datacommunications Cable Installation (Fibre)
BTEC Level 3 Advanced Award in Datacommunications Cable Installation (Copper)
City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 101 Basic Principles
City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 102 Fibre Optic Cabling for an Internal Environment
City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 103 Fibre Optic Cabling for an External Environment
City & Guilds 3667-02 Unit 104 Copper Cabling for an Internal Environment
Oct 2012 – Industrial Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA) Level 1
Broadband Distribution (BDUK) Cable (April 2013 to Present)
• Provision or repair of communication services / network to end users on behalf of Communication Providers (CP’s) meeting contractual obligations in a professional and cost effective manner.
• To undertake copper jointing and /or optical fibre cable splicing and blowing in the Openreach network and end user / CP’s premises.
• To work in Openreach’s network to agreed quality standards.
• To inform line management or Control as appropriate of any reasons for lateness, failure to report, or withdrawal from duty.
• To carry out work appropriate to the role and training as directed by line manager in an efficient and courteous manner.
• Maintain high quality of workmanship standards whilst being as efficient and cost effective as possible.
• Delivery of own work within timescales and commitment time.
• Comply with required booking practices, e.g. accurate time allocation and use of the correct product codes.
• Ensure all work is carried out to the satisfaction of end user / CP. Check their requirements and when appropriate ensure test result is recorded via relevant control.
• To maximise performance and business delivery in line with team objectives and individual contribution.
• To deliver effective and timely service delivery in line with RFT practices and behaviours.
• To escalate difficulties that cannot be readily overcome or are likely to jeopardise the delivery of service commitments for the day.
• To ensure Network records are updated on job completion.
• To ensure execution of work to planner’s instructions, and agree any changes with job originator.
• Provide connectivity within the fibre and copper network (inc pressurisation).
• To access, use or disclose customer information only when needed for the job in accordance with BT’s Security Policy. To ensure that you (and your team if applicable) are made aware of the need to safeguard sensitive customer information. To comply with and understand physical security requirements when visiting, working in or accessing BT sites.
• Be responsible for your own safety and aware of the safety of your colleagues and general public by fully complying with all procedures within the Health and Safety Policy. Complete safety training and adhere to all safety standards as per Active Monitoring System (AMS) and adopt a zero accident mentality.
• To have an awareness of BT’s Environmental Policy sufficiently to understand the relevant aspects of the policy in relation to your work eg recycling.
• To understand the regulatory, fair trading and competition rules and have an awareness of the BT Code of Practice relating to your work sufficiently to be able to comply.
• Complete all mandatory and regulatory compliance training within required timescales.
• Ensure that BT’s Code of conduct is fully adhered to at all times.
Cleaning Operative (July 2012 to December 2012)
ACS Cleaning Ltd
• Responsible for cleaning everything from windows to industrial machines.
• Make sure all equipment is serviceable and is up to the required Health & Safety standards.
• Liaise with clients to discuss their cleaning needs and to complete a Method Statement on how the work will be carried out.
Communications Systems Operator (January 2005 to July 2012)
• Trained to setup, maintain and operate secure digital radio systems, satellite communications and wide-area computer networks.
• Served in Iraq, Kuwait (July 07 – Jan 08) – Worked as part of a small multi-national team coordinating Air Logistics and Casualty Evacuation utilising secure satellite, radio voice and data systems to ensure maximum efficiency of available helicopter resources.
• Served in Afghanistan (Mar 09 – Oct 09) – Worked as part of a small multi-national team liaising between British and Danish Forces on the ground, imparting vital tactical information between Headquarters and ground troops using secure tactical satellite radio systems. Required to maintain radio systems as appropriate utilising limited available resources.
• Taught numerous Helicopter Handling Courses to various Armed Forces personnel using self-generated material.
• Implemented tactical and technical communication methods to all H.M Forces and other National Bodies.
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