Network Outage Planner X2

Location Dungannon
Job ref: 008803
Published: 8 months ago

We are hiring!

Circet NI have exciting opportunities for Network Outage planners to join the Circet power projects Team. This role is based in our Northern Ireland offices, for the scheduling and programing  of overhead powerline outages on the NIEN network covering the whole of their patch. The role will form part of the Circet project management team responsible for the successful delivery of network re-build schemes. The role will have key involvement in the management of NIEN’s customers and CML’s. Will involve compiling outage and CML plans for the network, produce maps and drawings relevant to work sections, and provide support and guidance to the field staff members.


Working with Circet

Circet Ireland & UK (Formerly KN Group) have built an ever-growing portfolio of specialist services. We are leading providers to the Telecommunications, Transport Infrastructure and Power Sectors in Ireland and the UK. We are driven to be innovative and proactive in delivering solutions that meet our client’s expectations while not losing sight of their changing requirements. With over 4000 employees across Ireland & UK we continue to bring people together to make this happen.


Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To

  • Initial outage schedule for each circuit detailing how many outages are required on each section but in keeping with NIEN customer and CML commitments.
  • Compile proposals around locations of temporary switches and agree these with the client.
  • Manage and direct access officers so that agreements are in place for all work sections in keeping with the outage schedule.
  • Manage and direct the pole and material deliveries in keeping with the outage schedule.
  • Manage land owner expectations.
  • Manage and close out all customer queries in a timely manner.
  • Manage all SFA’s if required focusing on continual improvement.

Knowledge & Skills Requirements

  • IT literate with all Microsoft packages
  • Proven track record for delivering results to tight timescales
  • Good communication skills verbal & written
  • Positive approach to problem solving
  • Strong desire to continually improve performance
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also independently     
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Northern Ireland
  • Full driving licence
  • Experience in the overhead power industry


Desired (not essential)

  • Experience in the overhead power industry as supervisor or higher
  • Electrical engineering qualification
  • CNS Knowledge
  • GNIS Knowledge
  • E600 system Knowledge

Why work in Circet?

  • Be part of a company that encourages involvement, diversity and inclusion
  • Be part of a company that nurtures excellence and develops leaders
  • Be part of a company that encourages personal development and career progression through our further education programme, mentoring programme and pathway programme
  • Be part of a company that is dedicated to making a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility
  • You will get a competitive salary and a benefits package which includes 25 days annual leave per annum, life assurance, access to Employee Assistance Programmes and access to career developmental opportunities.