Network Planner

Location Letterkenny
Contact name: Roisin Mc Cullagh

Job ref: 006222
Published: about 1 year ago

Circet Ireland & UK are leading providers to the Telecommunications, Transport Infrastructure and Power Sectors in Ireland and the UK. Our focus is to provide fully managed services to the markets we serve. Circet Ireland & UK (Formerly KN Group) have built an ever-growing portfolio of specialist services. While achieving rapid growth in recent years we maintain an embedded tradition to satisfy our clients’ needs while delivering the highest standard of safety, quality, and customer service. 


Our Future 

We will continue to focus on achieving our vision to become the world leader in delivering innovative and robust solutions. Using our strengthened capabilities, our priorities groupwide will be to accelerate our growth, continue to develop a world class talent pool, further our skills in key strategic areas and continue our route to providing a safe and healthy workplace for everyone. 



  • This role is office based in our Letterkenny offices and will involve the planning and design of FTTP networks across Ireland and internationally. Forming part of the Circet planning team, you will operate a Network Documentation System that includes passive network elements. 
  • You will have key involvement in FTTX network modelling including planning civil, fibre routes, producing maps and drawings, and providing CAD/GIS and mapping support to staff members and clients. 
  • You will be required to assess fibre cable lengths and provide cabling splicing and termination schedules. 
  • This role is suit to all applicants and Circet is an equal opportunity employer. 


  • Initial fundamental design of fibre Passive Optical Networks (PONS) / FPA using multiple different systems / or Circet design tools. 
  • The planning & design of the FTTX networks from the Point of Presence to the premise on the project will involve (but is not limited to): 
  • Creation of Low-level and High-Level Designs. 
  • Validation and revalidation of planned fibre routes, identifying suitable demarcation points and constraints such as but not limited to: D-Poles, low wires, chamber and pole viability, Connectorised Block terminal locations, splice locations, duct congestion, new pole locations, validation of homes passed. 
  • Completion of Bill of Materials/Bill of Quantities. 
  • Completion of Design Risk Assessments. 
  • Completion of construction packs 
  • Ensure design meets the clients architectural and technical requirements and standards. 
  • Status reporting and providing project updates. 
  • Data analysis and / or file comparison 
  • Supporting Survey team and responding to queries 

Skills / Experience

  • IT literate with MS 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 independently.      
  • Flexibility to travel throughout Ireland and Northern Ireland. 
  • Full clean driving licence.  

Desired (not essential)  

  • Experience in communications industry 
  • Engineering qualifications 
  • GIS background 
  • Smallworld system 
  • FME 
  • QGIS 
  • Auto Cad 
  • Coding python c 
  • Business Skills 
  • Team leading 
  • Projecting management 
  • Power BI